Maintenance Mechanic

Location: Carol Stream, IL

Department: Operations

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Use your expertise for repairing and maintaining building and mechanical machinery, hydraulic components and physical structures of production machines and equipment (i.e. engines, motors, pneumatic tools, etc.)


*Dismantles machine equipment to gain access to problem area and to remove defective parts.

*Cleans and lubricates machines and machine parts such as shafts, pulleys, gears, bearings, etc..

*Examines form and texture of parts to detect imperfections and repairs or replaces broken or defective

  parts as needed.

*Inspects used parts to detect wear, misalignment or other problems.

*Replaces or repairs machine belts, filters, fans, etc.

*Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments as needed.

*Realigns and adjusts components such as spindles, clutches, feed mechanisms, etc.

*Locates damaged air or hydraulic pipes on machines and measures cuts, threads and installs new pipe.

*Installs special functional and structural parts on devices.

*Initiates, recommends or processes purchase order requisitions for parts and/or machines.

*Repairs electrical equipment.

*Completes necessary job related paperwork  (i.e. maintenance work orders or logs.)

*Reports any major machine repairs, tools or material shortages and concerns to Maintenance


*May need to paint machines or equipment as needed to prevent corrosion.

*Bends and cuts conduit, pulls wire and drills holes in walls, floors or ceilings for machinery electrical


*Connects wires to motors, fixtures and other electrical equipment, replaces switches, fuses and splices

   wires and insulates wires with electrical tape.

*Performs routine duties as preventative maintenance to machines according to schedule.

*Moves new and existing equipment to remove from service or to relocate.


*High school or GED equivalent.

*Previous experience, apprenticeship or formal training.

*Minimum of 5 years maintenance mechanic experience with related equipment. (i.e.,CNC lathes, mills, etc.)


*Ability to recognize and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

*Extensive knowledge of related machine equipment and tooling required.

*Excellent knowledge with various power tools.

*Excellent knowledge in electrical and mechanical machine repairs.

*Ability to effectively repair and maintain physical structure and operation of machinery.

*Mechanically inclined.


*Regularly required to walk or stand the duration of 8-10 hour shift daily.

*Occasionally required to sit, bend, reach, crouch, stoop or kneel.

*Frequently required to lift, push or pull up to 25 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds.

*Exposed to moving mechanical parts.

*Excellent hearing and vision abilities required to accurately detect machine malfunctions.

*Frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles resulting from metalworking coolants and oils.

*The noise level in the work environment is generally loud in which hearing protection is required.

Pre-employment:  Vision Test, background check, drug screen, ability to lift and carry 50 pounds required (mini physical)

Full-time benefits:  Medical (BC/BS with HSA), dental, vision, life insurance, AD & D, short-term disability, long-term disability, FSA, Tuition reimbursement, 401(k) with MATCH. 

We are a clean shop (heated and air conditioned, ISO Certified)

The next step and requirement to apply for our Account Manager is to submit your resume and complete a Culture Index Survey.  This 10 minute Survey helps us better understand overall "fit" and how you prefer to be managed, motivated and communicated with.  To begin this process, copy this link into your browser and press enter:


In 1959, Edward Miller recognized the need for a high quality, reliable manufacturing partner.  He took a one-person operation and launched Prince Industries into a globally recognized premier designer, engineer, and manufacturer of precision machined and sheet metal fabricated components and hydraulics.  At Prince Industries, we embrace the challenge of today’s rapidly changing global manufacturing marketplace and are prepared to meet the most demanding applications from our customer, including small/mid-size runs, JIT components, and high volume production. 



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