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Sr Industrial Maintenance Technician

Date:  Aug 31, 2022

Fort Smith, AR, US, 72901

Onsite or Remote:  Onsite
Company Name:  PRADCO Outdoor Brands

PRADCO Outdoor Brands (POB), a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., is the largest company in the world that manufactures and markets major hunting and fishing brands and products under one parent organization. We are a leader in producing game calls, scents, attractants, game feeders, game cameras, tree stands and fishing lures. PRADCO Hunting owns the brands Moultrie, Summit, Knight & Hale, Code Blue, Texas Hunter Products and Whitetail Institute. PRADCO Fishing owns more than 20 brands including Rebel, YUM, Booyah, Lindy and Bomber Saltwater Grade. For more information on PRADCO products, please visit our website at As a member of the EBSCO family of companies, PRADCO team members participate in a selection of outstanding benefits, including: EBSCO Profit Sharing Trust, Excellent Medical/Dental/Drug/Vision benefits, and many other benefits.


            Work Schedule

            Must be able to work Monday-Thursday 6am-4:30pm


            Job Summary

       Repair, test, installs, and maintains machinery, equipment, physical structures, and pipe systems, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical control systems, and equipment in our manufacturing facilities.


             Scope and Responsibilities

  • Visually inspects and test machinery equipment
  • Assemble control cabinets and program PLC's
  • Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance employees to diagnose problem or repair machine
  • Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts
  • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery
  • Installs and repairs electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring, and electrical and electrical components of machinery and equipment
  • Lays out, assembles, installs, and maintains pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, and repairs and replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment
  • Repairs and maintains physical structure of establishment
  • Installs, programs, or repairs automated machinery and equipment such as robots or programmable controllers
  • Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathe, grinder, drill, and milling machine to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs and fixtures, and tools
  • Operates cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts
  • Fabricates and repairs counters, benches, partitions, and other wooden structures
  • Other duties may be assigned
    Job Requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • One-year certificate from college or technical school in Industrial Maintenance
  • 5+ years’ experience in a manufacturing facility required
  • Experience in plastics manufacturing helpful but not required
  • Must be forklift certified or be able to pass certification test.  Must be able to operate man-lifts as needed
  • Must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds
  • PLC programing and controls experience a must
  • Ability to read and understand industrial equipment schematics
    Knowledge and Skills
  • Demonstrate time management
  • Ability to multi-task, set priorities and meet strict deadlines
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Strong trouble shooting skills with equipment
  • Experience in plastics manufacturing helpful but not required



EBSCO Industries, an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.  EBSCO strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

EBSCO complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Fort Smith

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