Preventative Maintenance Tech

Fisher Barton - Zenith Cutter

Watertown, WI

Job Posting:  Preventive Maintenance Technician

 As a Preventive Maintenance Technician, your goal is to perform semi-skilled maintenance tasks in order to assess failure modes of semi-automated and automated equipment, eliminate wear/tear and emergency maintenance requests.  Maintain the preventive maintenance program and keep accurate maintenance records.  The Preventive Maintenance Technician ensures that maintenance PMs are completed in a timely and accurate manner to maintain current production requirements.  The Maintenance Technician will use continuous improvement to remain proactive in identifying and addressing maintenance related issues.

 You will do this by:

  • Complies with all safety standards and regulations.
  • Performs scheduled preventative maintenance and minor repairs on all machinery and mechanical equipment, following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer’s instructions, and engineering specifications.
  • Coordinates with production to prioritize maintenance repairs to maximize productive time of equipment.
  • Work with peers and management to develop, implement and refine Preventative Maintenance actions for manufacturing equipment
  • Diagnose and repair or replace worn parts in equipment.
  • Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.
  • May weld parts, using arc or gas welding equipment.


  •  Hand tools, power tools, welding equipment, all manufacturing equipment and related energy sources

 Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Certification or Associates degree in Industrial Maintenance or a related field
  • 1-2+ years’ experience working in a Maintenance position in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to use basic math to analyze information
  • Experience with computer systems
  • Ability to work safely and efficiently
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to be self-directed and work independently
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow instruction and written processes
  • Strong organizational skills and a sense of urgency
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Electrical experience  

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Forklift certification
  • Experience with EPICOR

Additional Knowledge & Skills:

  • Ability to read a tape measure
  • Ability to read check sheets
  • Ability to use special micrometers and gauges
  • Ability to work safely and efficiently
  • Ability to work with close tolerances
  • Ability to work in a team and independently
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow instruction and written processes
  • Ability to lift 50lbs repeatedly

 Physical | Visual Demands:

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to wear appropriate, required PPE
  • Ability to work in both humid and cold environments

Work Environment:

  • Manufacturing: Loud (Examples: metal can, manufacturing department, large earth moving equipment)

Work Location:  1040 S. 12th Street | Watertown | WI | 53094

Shift/Hours/Days: Friday – Monday, 10 hour shifts

Benefits Package:

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Company Paid Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Prescription Drug Benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • 96 hours of Paid Time Off minimum to start
  • FSA (Health and/or Dependent Flexible Spending Account)
  • Participation in quarterly bonus program
  • And more!

Who we are:

At Fisher Barton, we combine years of experience across multiple industries to deliver unparalleled innovation. Our world-class talent understands the behavior of materials and develops leading-edge solutions that meet your unique needs. We’re more than a source for high-quality parts; Fisher Barton is your resource for the highest quality solutions you’ll find—anywhere.

Fisher Barton is an equal opportunity employer who welcome and encourages diversity in our workforce. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to any status or characteristic protected by law.

Friday – Monday, 10 hour shifts
10 hour shifts