Maintenance Technician – South Boston, VA

RTP Company, headquartered in Winona, Minn., is a global compounder of custom engineered thermoplastics. The company has over 20 manufacturing plants located in the United States, Mexico, Europe, Singapore and China. RTP Company’s engineers develop customized thermoplastic compounds in over 60 different engineering resin systems for applications requiring color, conductive, elastomeric, flame retardant, high temperature, structural, and wear-resistant properties.

We are currently seeking a Maintenance Technician for 3rd shift (11:00pm-7:00am) at our South Boston, VA facility. A Maintenance Technician is responsible for completing repairs, performing preventative maintenance, and troubleshooting emergency maintenance problems on all production lines to include routine maintenance and repair of plastic extruders, blenders, and other related equipment. The individual must be flexible in order to accommodate and assist general building maintenance repairs and other RTP Company facilities.


  • Two-year degree in Industrial Maintenance, Millwright, or similar and minimum of two years’ experience working in Industrial Maintenance
  • Must be team oriented with excellent problem solving and communication skills
  • Maintenance experience required
  • Ability to work overtime is required
  • Must have experience troubleshooting and repairing industrial equipment in a manufacturing facility
  • Welding experience is a plus
  • Ability to follow equipment manuals and drawings to adjust, align, replace, or repair machinery and keep records such as work orders and test and maintenance reports
  • Ability to work independently and solve problems with little direction
  • Must have a positive attitude
  • Must be dependable and flexible
  • Must have excellent attendance and a strong work ethic
  • Must have safety awareness
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English

We offer a highly competitive benefits package and a competitive pay based on experience. For immediate consideration please apply online.

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