Industrial Maintenance Technician - Fabrication Shop

Sioux Falls, SD

For over 100 years, Maguire Iron has been an industry leader in the fabrication, construction, and maintenance of water storage tanks and elevated water towers. The Maintenance Technician will safely perform electrical and mechanical maintenance repair work, trouble shooting, routine and preventative maintenance on all plant facilities, equipment and buildings.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform preventative maintenance – regularly inspections of oil, grease, clean and/or repair equipment.
  • Ability to respond quickly to repair and fix equipment, get it up and running as quickly as possible.
  • Order spare parts, replacement parts and other materials with approval from supervisor.
  • Ability to work without direct supervision and in a team environment.
  • Communicate with supervisor and ownership about on-going issues and ability to provide resolution.
  • Collaborates with product manager or plant engineer regarding new products being added and modifications that will be required.
  • Makes necessary modifications and implements tests runs; confers with product manager regarding test results and makes additional alterations to machinery as required.
  • Perform others duties assigned
  • Ability to work with ladders, catwalks and in confined spaces.
  • Records and reports damaged, worn, or broken parts.
  • Identifies the causes of unexpected breakdowns of machines.
  • Cleans, organizes, inventories, stocks, and otherwise maintains shop areas, parts, tools, and supplies.
  • Thoroughly cleans machines and machine parts, removing parts and reinstalling as necessary.


  • High school diploma/GED.
  • Technical School diploma in electrical or mechanical field preferred.
  • 3+ years of industrial maintenance experience.
  • Valid driver’s license with insurable driving record.
  • Must be able to read and interpret both electrical and mechanical drawings.
  • Strong working knowledge of typical electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Knowledge of welder and fabrication equipment and machines.
  • Skill and knowledge in overhead cranes, rollers and presses.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and stressful environment.

Work Environment:

  • Majority of the time is spent in a shop environment.
  • Frequently required to sit, squat, talk and hear. 
  • Constantly required to use hands and fingers to feel, handle or operate objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. 
  • Required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and walk.
  • Adhere to Maguire Iron’s PPE Policy and Safety Programs.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities. Requires close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Able to work at a sustained pace and produce quality work.

At Maguire Iron, we believe in protecting and storing quality water. We do this by being the best water tank company for our customers and employees.

Maguire is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Maguire complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding hiring and employment. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.