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Plant Maintenance Technician

What's the role?

The Plant Maintenance Technician is responsible to perform cost-effective and safe maintenance, repair, modifications, and/or installations of electrical systems. This role provides electrical expertise to Maintenance Team for all aspects of electrical and electronic systems located in the facility, including IT and Security.

Who is Hilti?

Hilti is where innovation is improving productivity, safety and sustainability in the global construction industry, and beyond. Where strong customer relationships are creating solutions that build a better future. Where there is pride and a sense of belonging across our 120 locations, carrying right into our lives and homes. Where people are exploring possibilities, leveraging their potential, owning their personal development and growing lasting careers.

What does the role involve?

  • Ensure all work is completed in observance of standards, regulations, or practices as set forth in the National Electrical Code or other applicable regulatory agencies.
  • Maintain correct government licenses and permits, as required, to legally perform job tasks under statutory control such as an electrical journeyman’s license.
  • Practice preventive maintenance, adjust, calibrate and service mechanical or electrical equipment with appropriate service as delineated in manufacturer’s specifications.
  • Apply broad and in-depth knowledge of electrical and electronic test instruments to diagnose troubles with electronic, electrical, mechanical, pneumatic or hydraulic equipment, and repair or modify to eliminate problems or improve performance.
  • Maintain records of initiated material requests for repair or upgrade parts or components.
  • Operate material moving and worker positioning equipment such as forklifts and boom lifts, as required.
  • Train other personnel to trouble-shoot and repair equipment at levels commensurate with their ability, (i.e. minor maintenance or cross-training among peers and colleagues).
  • Promote a safety orientation by example and intercede to correct unsafe situations.
  • Execute job duties in a way to ensure standards and requirements of Hilti’s Environmental Management System are maintained.
  • Communicate and contribute to one-on-one situations and in a team.
  • Remain flexible and responsive in anticipation of impromptu requirements.
  • Proactively utilize talent and resources to take advantage of improvement opportunities and adhere to Business Process Manual, as appropriate.
  • Assist in planning, organizing, and coordinating Hilti North America corporate projects; assist in orchestration of all project aspects.
  • Coordinate inter-company resource involvement in the project process to ensure timely delivery of requested actions by corporate customer.
    • Trumpf Laser
      • Create preventative maintenance plan according to manufacturer's specifications.
      • Co-lead machine connectivity
    • Plant equipment
      • Create preventative maintenance plan according to manufacturer's specifications for all production equipment.
      • Create, maintain critical spares list for all plant equipment
      • Maintain “Up time "to the highest standards through preventative maintenance planning and scheduling.
    • SAP Plant Maintenance Module
      • Overall responsible for the Maintenance Module in SAP as our “System of Record” for everything around equipment maintenance.
      • Asset list, preventative, spare parts, etc.
  • Additional duties, as assigned.

Two percent of Hilti's annual net income is invested in projects of the Hilti Foundation.

What do we offer?

In addition to a competitive base salary and bonus potential, we offer a robust benefits package including a generous paid time off policy that includes vacation, personal days, health & wellness, and 2 days per year to give back in your local community, paid family leave, educational reimbursement and student loan assistance, 401(k) matching, medical/dental/vision coverage, and a variety of other benefits to fit the needs of our employees.

What you need is:

•High School or equivalent, required.
•Minimum five (5) years’ experience, required:

  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience as Electrical journeyman.
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience providing network and security system support.
•Written and verbal communication skills.
•Organizational skills.
•Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Projects, SAP.
•Must possess expert knowledge of Electrical wiring, distribution and motor control systems as well as low voltage control systems, door monitoring, security, and network systems.

Why should you apply?

Let’s face it, we know there are lots of other companies out there. We have an excellent mix of people, which we believe makes for a more vibrant, more innovative, more productive team. This role gives you the opportunity to help shape the future of construction.


Hilti, Inc is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

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