3rd Shift Maintenance Tech Position Available – South Boston, VA

             Maintenance Tech  —   RTP Company – South Boston, VA

RTP Company is a specialty thermoplastics compounder with corporate headquarters located in Winona, MN.  We operate eighteen production plants in the United States, Europe, Mexico and Asia and have sales offices in major commerce centers around the world.

We are currently seeking a Maintenance Tech. The Maintenance Tech takes direction from the Plant Manager.

Key areas of responsibility:  Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Responsible for repairing non-functioning equipment and installing new equipment and responsible for the proper usage of general maintenance tools and equipment. Must have a basic understanding of maintenance, trouble shooting and root cause equipment failures. Knowledge in the proper use and operation of welding equipment and has the ability to initiate change.


  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.
  • Prefer a minimum of four (4) years’ experience in manufacturing environment.
  • Maintenance experience required.
  • Ability to work and solve problems with minimal supervision
  • Forklift experience preferred
  • Properly uses multimeters, recorders, pyrometers, grinders, sanders, pipe cutters, threaders, and hand and power tools.
  • Demonstrates the ability to operate measuring equipment such as: micrometers, dial indicators, depth gauges and other measuring tools.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of maintenance language, written and oral, shop arithmetic, elementary trigonometry and physics.
  • Interprets prints, schematics of hydraulics and pneumatics.
  • Trouble shoots, determining failures and developing root cause analysis.
  • Effectively repairs, adjusts, tears down and rebuilds to OEM specifications any equipment in the plant.
  • Demonstrates a basic knowledge and understanding of all plant processes, equipment/machinery, plant utilities and predictive and preventive maintenance programs.
  • Sets up and effectively uses gas, T.I.G. and arc welders.
  • Constructs, assembles and installs guards and repair equipment.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of metals and various electrode properties and their combination results.
  • Dependable
  • Excellent attendance
  • Strong work ethic
  • Works well with others
  • Safety awareness
  • Willing to work weekends and overtime

Ability to read, write, and speak English.  We offer a highly competitive benefits package and a competitive pay based on experience.  For consideration, please submit resume to:  RTP Company, Attn: Human Resources/Maintenance Tech-South Boston, VA, 1150 Green’s Folly Road, So. Boston, VA 24592 

www.rtpcompany.com, employment@rtpcompany.com

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