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Maintenance mechanic

Date: Feb 6, 2019

Location: Janesville, WI, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Maintenance mechanic


Location: United States : Janesville, WI

Function: Production & Technology

Career Level: Graduates (< 2 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Corporation

Business Line: BL not assigned


What we offer

You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.

Click here to learn more about Evonik from our employees

This position is responsible for the safe and efficient maintenance and repair of plant and process equipment, preventive and predictive maintenance duties, knowing and understanding established procedures and practices at the facility and improving the equipment uptime and reliability.



  • Performs routine preventive and predictive maintenance tasks.
  • Test process equipment after repairs to verify equipment performance.
  • Uses and maintains tools required to perform assigned equipment repairs, including power tools, cutting tools, welders, measurement tools, rigging, shop equipment, electrical measuring devices, laser alignment, etc.
  • Uses SAP to lookup maintenance notifications and spare parts.
  • Tests and chemically treats the water side of boilers. 
  • Physical mobility and agility required, for example climbing ladders and stairs, working off scaffolding, prolonged stooping, stretching, and bending and confined space entry.
  • Must be able to wear a respirator for confined space entry.
  • Requires frequent working outdoors with exposure to weather and temperature extremes
  • Requires working in a shift environment including weekends and holidays
  • Requires adequate physical strength to perform the essential job tasks (for example, ability to lift 50 lbs. without mechanical assistance).


  • Maintenance experience in an industrial environment of 1-3 years or either a 2-year technical diploma in Industrial Maintenance or the equivalent vocational training of a 2-year technical diploma in Industrial Maintenance  required.
  • Valid driver’s license required.

Your Application

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Evonik Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.


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