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Maintenance Technician – Day Shift (2024-6410)

Posted on: May 16, 2024
Machine Technician (2021 4256)
  • Full Time
  • Brookings, SD
  • This position has been filled
  • July 31, 2024

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Honest. Helpful. Humble.

When you work at Daktronics, you’ll be part of something amazing. We design, engineer, manufacture and support bold, eye-catching digital LED display technology and audio systems.

Our products bring excitement to professional, college and high school games. They attract customers for businesses around the world, and even provide direction for people as they travel, work and play.

As part of the Daktronics team, you’ll have interesting, impactful work with flexible opportunities. You can learn and grow at a company that provides competitive compensation and meaningful benefits – and the people are second to none.

Our efficient, clean factories are home to top-of-the-line automated equipment, which requires care and attention from a stellar team of Maintenance Technicians to operate properly. That’s where you come in. 

Who You Are 

You’re a hands-on, figure-it-out type of person who:  

Enjoys tinkering with machines.   
Loves the satisfaction of problem solving.  
Wants a consistent schedule with a steady paycheck. 
Seeks opportunities to learn and grow your career. 
Strives to work in a clean, organized, climate-controlled factory.  
Desires to take pride in your workplace, product, and company reputation. 
Completed a two-year Associate degree in Electrical, Robotics, Mechatronics, Diesel Mechanics, or a similar technical field OR seeking an Associate’s degree currently in one of those areas. 

If that sounds like you, you sound like us! Come join our team as the next Maintenance Technician. 

What You’ll Do 

You keep Daktronics factories running smoothly and without incident. You do this by:

Performing scheduled preventative maintenance on automated equipment. 
Making emergency repairs to electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic systems. 
Training peers to perform maintenance tasks. 
Communicating effectively over the phone to repair equipment. 
Performing other duties as assigned and as needed to meet customer expectations. 

Because you bring a unique perspective to maintenance, you’ll impact operational excellence by:

Evaluating and improving preventative maintenance programs. 
Operating automated equipment. 
Inputting details into work orders on work performed and materials consumed.  
Contributing to discussions regarding new equipment purchases, processes, and materials. 
Maintaining records of maintenance procedures and parts. 

You’ll have a consistent schedule each week:  

Monday – Friday, 7:30am – 4:00pm.
There may be occasional overtime opportunities, paid at time and a half. 

Your Benefits: 

Competitive Base Pay. 
Relocation Assistance offered to the Brookings, SD area. 
Learn more about Daktronics and our Benefits package at daktronics.com > Employment > Careers. 

Completion of or current enrollment in a two-year Associate degree in Electrical, Robotics, Mechatronics, Diesel Mechanics, or a similar technical field.  
Strong computer and communication skills.   
Ability to follow work plans and prioritize work orders, escalating issues when needed.   
Work effectively as a team member with little supervision.  

Physical requirements:   
Ability to distinguish and identify wire colors.   
Be able to lift and carry heavy (up to 75 lbs.) and/or awkward items.   
Able to work with your hands; stand and/or sit for the full shift.   
Full range of motion (including but not limited to bending and lifting).   
Work with your hands. Maintain steady hand-eye coordination.   
Reach in all directions and in potentially awkward positions.   
Ability to read fine print with or without corrective lenses.   
Be able to work with various manufacturing odors. 

Wear all proper protective equipment as required in work area in accordance with Daktronics Safety Policy and OSHA standards. Items may include the following: safety glasses, safety shoes/boots, hearing protection, electrostatic discharge wear, and others as determined necessary by Daktronics Risk and Safety Department. Pulmonary function tests for use of respirator may be required.   
Fluent in English, both written and verbal.   
Ability to travel by air and ground. Valid driver’s license and good driving record. Motor vehicle record will be checked.    
Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. 
Daktronics does not sponsor, renew, or extend immigration visas for this position. 

Daktronics is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetics, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or citizenship status.