Pattison Career Center

Preventative Maintenance Technician

Wage Ranges from $42,000 to $68,000- Based on Experience
PSC offers a $2.00/HR Night Shift Differential

Our Maintenance Technicians are responsible for implementing the repair requests of the Maintenance Manager and Maintenance Coordinator including assisting with Pipe, Fabrication, Preventative Maintenance and Rolling Stock. Maintenance techs work throughout our entire facility both above ground, and inside the mine. They work to keep our systems running 24 hours per day, and are a critical part of our everyday operation

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The Position at a glance

Education Requirments
High school diploma desirable but not required, see Education & Experience section below.
Credentials & Licenses

Part 48 MSHA required. Training available onsite. All Pattison employees must hold a valid Driver’s License.

Shift Information
Night Shift – See Shift Details below
Benefits & Incentives
Full Benefits Package & Quarterly Safety Incentive. See Benefits Section below for more details.

Detailed Position Information

This is an excellent career opportunity with a well-established, solid company, with outstanding benefits. If this sounds like something that might interest you, we encourage you to apply now! It could truly change your life!

Primary Responsibilities

Primary duties and responsibilities include: Inspecting and lubricating all bearings on our conveyance systems, Repairing any mechanical breakdowns..(bearings, ,conveyor belts, ect.), Performing scheduled daily maintenance in wet/dry plant, Assisting with plant operations on safety and guarding issues, Helping/assisting other departments when asked or needed.

Maintenance Techs must also respond to calls from the plant’s process lines for mechanical breakdowns and makes necessary repairs to continue running the lines and Repair or replace defective or damaged components that affect any of the process lines. This includes identifying the part(s) needed, finding and retrieving the part(s) from Spares and installing the parts as needed.

They must complete work as assigned on Maintenance work orders. These work orders include any type of maintenance work (rolling stock, fabrication, pipe and preventative maintenance) and are performed either on downtime or while the machine is running. They must also fill out daily reports on work completed and perform housekeeping in all areas of the plant as assigned.

Working Conditions & Expectations
  • icon May work up to ten hour shifts
  • icon Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
  • icon Must be able to communicate and coordinate with coworkers and supervisors
  • icon Must have high safety standards for self and others
  • icon Must be willing to work any assigned shift, overtime, weekends and holidays
  • icon Must have the ability to stand for 6-10 hours on uneven sandy/rocky surfaces
  • icon Must have the ability to lift 60 to 80 pounds without mechanical assistance
  • icon Must have the ability to bend or stoop
  • icon Must have the ability to climb on and off equipment and ladders
  • icon Must be able to work at heights
  • icon Must have the ability to work in damp, dimly lit and confined work areas
Shift Details
Primarily Monday – Friday with an alternating 3rd or 4th weekend
Night Shift
In addition to these general requirments, the applicant must:
  • icon Must possess a valid driver's license
  • icon Be proficient spoken and written English
  • icon Be able to pass pre-employment physical and drug screen
  • icon Be able to safely wear a half face mask for up to 12 hours at a time
Education & Experience
High school diploma desirable but not required
2 year technical degree or prior experience will be given priority
Benefits & Advancement
Pattison Sand Company offers a comprehensive benefit program! Some of the benefits include:
  • icon Quarterly Incentive Program
  • icon Paid Time Off
  • icon Affordable Health, Life, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • icon 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.

Disclosure & Important policies

Apply for this exciting career position now!

This could be the start of an exciting career with Pattison Sand Company!


We offer excellent benefits to our employees such as paid time off, education assistance, and more. These are just a few of the numerous benefits and perks enjoyed by of our employees.

About Pattison

The Pattison family has, for their entire 60-year history, consistently proven their commitment to their customers, employees, their community and the environment.

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Contact Information

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Pattison Sand Company, LLC
701 1st Street
Clayton, IA 52049
  (563) 964-2860
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