Work in Ames

Maintenance Technician (Copy)

Company Name:
Hawkeye Molding Company, Inc.
Company Description:

Hawkeye Molding specializes in Iowa-made custom injection molded parts & products serving the industries of appliance, agriculture, furniture, industrial, lighting, and manufacturing components.

Hawkeye Molding has two facilities in the Iowa heartland – Roland and Albia, and are ISO 9001:2015 certified. With our 38 horizontal injection molding machines ranging from 15 tons to 1375 tons, we are fully committed to providing high-quality injection molded products to our customers.

Job Type:
Full Time
Posted Date:
September 3, 2021
Deadline Date:
June 30, 2023
Job Categories:
Advanced Manufacturing, Maintenance
Home Base Iowa Company:
Salary Range:
$18 - $32
Job Description:


The Maintenance Technician is responsible for the repair and maintenance of the equipment and facilities at Hawkeye Molding.


  • Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following diagrams, schematics, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.
  • Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation.
  • Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques.
  • Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.
  • Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests.
  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Skills and Abilities

  • This individual must have good communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Must have the ability to work independently, and with other personal within the department and organization.
  • Driver’s license and a clean driving record required.
  • This individual must be self-motivated, with high energy and an engaging level of enthusiasm.


Skills and Abilities (Continued)

  • This individual must be very detail and safety oriented.
  • This position requires an aptitude for working on heavy equipment and troubleshooting problems.
  • Welding and Fabrication knowledge preferred.
  • Electrical knowledge preferred.
  • HVAC knowledge preferred.
  • Hydraulic and pneumatic knowledge preferred.
  • Operational knowledge of Skid steer, Fork lifts, Scissor lifts and other types of equipment preferred.


  • 3-5 Years


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Trade School or Certificates Preferred
Resume Required:
109 Progressive Ave.
Contact Person:
Keith Miller
Contact Email:
Contact Phone:
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