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Maintenance Technician - 2nd Shift

Watertown, SD, US


In accordance with the goals, policies, and procedures of Terex, Maintenance Technician I is responsible and accountable for the following essential functions and other duties as directed that correspond to the overall function of this position.

  • Maintain, modify and repair a wide range of electrical and mechanical equipment such as welders, wire-feeders, positioners, overhead doors, bridge and jib cranes, etc.  Use basic test equipment to locate malfunctions.
  • Interpret and use drawings, sketches, wiring diagrams, manufacturers’ specifications, and other technical material to determine equipment malfunctions after breakdown.
  • Must demonstrate a proficient understanding of single and three phase motor controls including reversing contractors, low voltage controls, manual and magnetic motor starters, etc.  Must be able to use voltmeters, meggers and other test equipment for checking voltage, continuity, amp draw, etc., in electrical circuits.
  • Must be able to generally identify malfunctions in equipment and make repairs in an effective manner.  Inspect and maintain shop machinery and facility equipment including lubrication, minor adjustments, repairs and functional testing.
  • Maintain building and grounds.  Install new equipment, move or rearrange.   Maintain lighting, air conditioning, etc.
  • All other duties as assigned.



  • Detect and report defective material, improper operation of equipment, and equipment needing service or repair; maintain clean, orderly work areas and clean, efficiently operating equipment; observe prescribed safety procedures.
  • Requires attention, thoughtful and proper operation of equipment and duties to prevent injury to self and others; protective equipment required.


Basic Qualifications:

  • HS Diploma
  • 1-3 years experience in Maintenance which may include a combination of maintenance mechanic, industrial mechanical, technical and electrical experience, shop mathematics and/or or equivalent


Preferred Qualifications 

  • Ability to read and interpret complicated drawings, specifications, charts, tables and other measuring instruments specialized to the job or industry
  • Ability to us COMPUTER – basic computer operation to input and retrieve information regarding parts, repairs,
  • EQUIPMENT OPERATION – fork lift, norkel lift, overhead crane, jib crane, electronic diagnostic equipment
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Math, reading, and writing skills 


Working Conditions

Typically works in a manufacturing environment, standing for long periods of time, and requires the ability to move materials weighing up to 50 pounds on a regular basis.  Requires the ability to operate small hand tools as well as common shop floor equipment.


Education and Experience

Requires a high school diploma plus either a formal apprenticeship program or higher education in industrial technology, and three or more years of experience in the facilities maintenance.  Additional experience may substitute for formal training.

Terex Overview:

Terex Corporation is a $4.5 billion, publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services. The company is passionate about producing equipment that improves the lives of people around the world. Terex operations are global, yet each office or factory is a close-knit community. Terex provides team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact. The company values diversity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage and citizenship. It encourages continuous improvement and offers free courses available through Terex University. Women@Terex provides a supportive network for Terex women in their jobs and careers. It’s an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector. Terex is a place where you can work and grow. Come talk to us!


Additional Information:

It is the policy of the company to attract and retain the best qualified employees. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified internal or external candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status as a special disabled veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or other qualifying veteran.


The Company offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits, including paid vacation, 401(k), medical, dental, and vision.


Terex Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.

Nearest Major Market: Sioux Falls
Nearest Secondary Market: South Dakota