Current Positions


US Synthetic is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunity for all people. Employment is based on qualification and ability. The following is a list of current employment opportunities at US Synthetic.

Maintenance Technician 2

Department: Maintenance
Reports to: Tech Team lead
Pay Scale: Range 6
Education: High school diploma preferred or equivalent experience
Preferred Experience: Two years higher education or five years of experience in mechanical and electrical repair of industrial machines


Troubleshoot and perform advanced repairs to equipment of electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic controls. Perform preventative maintenance on machines to ensure maximum operational availability. Participate in machine moves and perform upgrades. Ensure safety at all times.



• Perform machine moves per factory needs
• Hook up new or moved machines for production
• Perform preventative maintenance on machines
• Respond to work orders and down-calls from dispatch
• Design and perform upgrades on machines with automation
• Hook up coolant, power, water, etc.
• Advanced troubleshooting with machine issues on down-calls and repair equipment per machine schematics whether mechanical, electrical or hydraulic machines and presses
• Train others to maintenance responsibilities as needed; direct and train production employees in Total Production Maintenance (TMP) efforts
• Perform preventative maintenance on machinery
• Understand mechanical, electrical and hydraulic schematics and utilize when performing maintenance repairs
• Use a multimeter in trouble-shooting and diagnosing problems

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Attributes

• Advanced root cause analysis
• Mechanical and electrical control and motor experience
• Willing to comply with safety regulations and maintain clean orderly work area (5S)
• Associates of Applied Science in Machine Controls or Robotics
• Basic computer and math skills
• Great interpersonal and communication skills
• Clear and concise writing skills
• Ability to organize priorities and manage multiple tasks at once
• Detail oriented
• Knowledge of three phase and single phase power systems
• Apply learned Lean manufacturing principles to problem solving and daily work
• Troubleshooting skills, utilization of PDCA method for problem solving
• Certified to operate overhead crane, fork truck and scissor lift
• Independent worker, self-motivated and works well with little supervision
• Ability to complete projects with accurate documentation and repairs
• Team player
• Machinist training
• Ability to think critically when problem solving and weighing cause and effect during down-calls


• Computer
• Multimeter
• Hand tools: wrenches, screwdrivers, etc.

Safety Equipment

• Safety Glasses
• Steel-toed shoes
• Hearing protection
• Occasionally wear a respirator

Physical Demands

• Lift up to 50 lbs.
• Climb and work from ladders, platforms and machinery
• Full range of body motion, i.e. lifting, kneeling, squatting and twisting


All employees will support the organization’s mission and vision by exhibiting the following behaviors:

• Trust: Demonstrate belief in others
• Fun: Enjoy life
• Respect: Genuinely value everyone
• Openness: Provide access to people and information
• Growth: Improve continuously
• Service: Give of yourself
• Follow all company policies (Attendance, No Tobacco Products on Campus, Illegal Drug & Alcohol, Family Medical Leave Act, Personal Appearance, Personal Electronic Devices, Vacation & Personal Time, etc.)

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