Position title
Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Technician career position available! Maintenance technicians are vital to our operation.  They prevent breakdowns by effecting proactive maintenance. They keep watch on critical equipment and systems.  Providing critical assistance through the areas of preventative maintenance, pipe, fabrication and rolling stock. Maintenance Technicians work throughout our facility both above and below ground. They keep our systems running 24 hours per day, and are a critical part of our operation

Primary Responsibilities
  • Inspect and lubricate bearings on our conveyance systems
  • Repair mechanical breakdowns.(bearings, conveyor belts, ect.)
  • Read blueprints
  • Perform daily maintenance in wet/dry plant
  • Assist plant operations with safety and guarding issues
  • Help/assist other departments when asked or needed.
  • Respond to calls from the plant's process lines for mechanical breakdowns, and make on the spot repairs
  • Identify part(s) needed, find and retrieve part(s) from parts inventory
  • Complete maintenance work orders
  • Complete daily reports on work completed
  • Perform housekeeping in areas of the plant as assigned
Qualifications & Requirements

Must have the ability to:

  • Wear a half-mask respirator for up to 12 hours at a time
  • Work up to 12 hour shifts
  • Self-motivated and work with minimal supervision
  • Work any assigned shift, overtime, weekends and holidays
  • Lift 60 to 80 pounds without mechanical assistance
  • Stand for 6-12 hours on uneven sandy/rocky surfaces and bend or stoop
  • Climb on and off equipment and ladders
  • Accurately handle numerical analysis
  • Work at heights
  • Work in damp, dimly lit and confined work areas
  • Proficient speaking and writing English
Education & Work Experience
  • High school diploma desirable but not required
  • 2 year technical degree or prior experience will be given priority
Credentials & Licenses Required
  • Part 48 MSHA required. Training available onsite.
  • All Pattison employees must hold a valid Driver's License
Job Benefits

Pattison Sand Company offers a comprehensive benefit program! Some of the benefits include:

  • Paid time off
  • Affordable health, life, flex spending, dental and vision insurance
  • Company sponsored short term disability & life insurance
  • 401k with matching

Advancement Opportunities: Pattison Sand Company encourages and sponsors internal and external training to develop employees’ skills in order to promote from within the company.


Mandatory Drug Testing - Pattison Sand Company is a drug-free workplace and all prospective employees have to pass a pre-employment drug test and employment physical.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement - To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Listing Valid until
May 22, 2022
Base Wage/Salary
$Based on experience.

PSC offers an additional $2.00 per hour for night shift work.

Full or Part Time
Full-time, Part-time
Permanent or Temporary
Job Location
701 1st Street, Iowa, Clayton
Shift Details
Primarily Monday - Friday with some weekend project work. Day and Night Shift available
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You may contact the Pattison HR department for assistance at:

phone: (563) 964-2640
email: hr@pattisonsand.com

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