Maintenance Technician

Date: Sep 21, 2023

Location: Denton, TX, US, 76208

Company: Southwire Company LLC

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth opportunities. Our nearly seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of our communities. How will you power what’s possible?

Job Description


The Technician 1 position requires 2 Senior Certifications. As a Technician 1, you will support our manufacturing operations and facilities infrastructure by providing a full range of mechanical, electrical and repair tasks with focus on project completion in a timely manner and attention to detail. Project duties will vary; please read requirements and jobs tasks below to understand range of experience needed. 


High school graduate or equivalent
Strong Mechanical & Electrical background & good work record
Must have basic computer skills (Microsoft Office, CMMS, Excel, etc.)
Ability to interpret technical drawings, schematics and OEM manuals
Understand manufacturing processes and manufacturing equipment
Must be familiar with normal shop equipment such as drill press, band saw, portable power tools, welder(s), etc.
Ability to read and interpret precision measuring devices
Must be capable of handling multiple tasks simultaneously
Must have hands-on Certification (Sr. Mechanical & Sr. Repairman or Welding Certification – 3G/4G) 
Must be able to demonstrate welding proficiency
Up to 50% travel possible


Works in safe manner and ensures safety of all employees
Perform all work in accordance with Southwire policies and procedures
Reading electrical and or mechanical schematics, drawings and equipment manuals
Develop material list and order materials required
Good communication skills with Leadership, peers, and external suppliers
Provide direction to contractors & small crews if applicable
Fabricate, install, repair, or replace, building electrical or mechanical components


Report all accidents, incidents, injuries and unsafe acts or conditions, immediately to the supervisor
Must follow prescribed safety procedures to prevent injury and maintain safe equipment and conditions in entire plant


Ability to meet the physical requirements of working safely in an industrial maintenance environment
Follow all company environmental rules/procedures and handle all materials in a manner designed to minimize environmental impact

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Denton
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas