Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

Skillwork • Des Moines, IA

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Des Moines, IA


Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

Job description

Skillwork is currently seeking Traveling Industrial Maintenance Mechanic’s to join our team! Find freedom and flexibility in your work, travel the country, and learn new skillsets working with new companies.

  • Medical, dental, vision, company paid life insurance, PTO and 401k options provided for all employees.
  • Skillwork also offers per diem, housing, and travel compensation.

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“The Industrial Maintenance Mechanic has responsibilities to maintain, troubleshoot and repair a variety of electrical and mechanical equipment in a manufacturing environment. This position requires proficiency in multiple skill clusters, such as electrical controls, fluid power, mechanical systems, welding, fabrication and manufacturing processes. This person will perform medium to high-level machine systems troubleshooting and repair, and provide technical support for all phases of the operation. This work will be of average to considerable difficulty in the accomplishment of a variety of mechanical maintenance actions.”


  • Ability to work various shifts / overtime / days per week.
  • 3-5 years of industrial maintenance experience
  • Knowledge of mechanical/electrical components including shafts, bearings, gear boxes, pumps, motors, drives, 3 phase power
  • Proficient in repairing and troubleshooting a variety of conveyor systems
  • Troubleshooting hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Must be able to read and interpret both electrical and mechanical blueprints/schematics.
  • Fully computer literate


  • Automation and controls troubleshooting and problem solving ability with practical, mechanical, & electrical aptitude
  • Educationally certified through a tech/trade school beyond High School

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Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $24.00 – $32.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


Experience level:

  • 3 years



  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 4×12
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Night shift
  • On call
  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed



  • Driver’s License (Required)


Willingness to travel:

  • 100% (Preferred)


Work Location: Des Moines, IA

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