Industrial Maintenance Technician I - 1st Shift

Hours Monday - Friday 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM; 3:20 PM - 11:50 PM

Who is Oatey?

Since 1916, Oatey has provided reliable, high-quality products for the residential and commercial plumbing industries.  We believe that our purpose is to deliver quality, build trust and improve lives.

The Oatey family of companies are Oatey, Cherne, Keeney, Quick Drain, Hercules, Dearborn, GF Thompson, William H. Harvey, Masters, Contact, and Belanger.  

Our brands are synonymous with quality, integrity, and trust in the plumbing industry.

Join the Oatey team!

We’re big enough to matter & small enough that…

YOU matter!

Omaha Manufacturing **4334 S 67th St Omaha NE 68117**

Because our business is growing, we need to hire top talent. We're hoping you're that future team member!

Omaha is an air-conditioned environment with a team atmosphere and a commitment to safety and quality!

What we’re looking for…

The Maintenance Technician will support and sustain production equipment to continuously improve operations of production lines and complete Preventative Maintenance requests. Accountable for machine down time and is involved in the OEE metric for each department and maintaining the entire plant’s physical property.

What you’ll need to be successful…

  • Supports manufacturing in mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical PLC related troubleshooting systems and equipment issues.
  • Works in a team environment and assumes a team role while being engaged in departmental problem-solving operations.
  • Learns to process and complete all Preventative Maintenance requests for the respective departments in a timely manner and according to training provided.
  • Production support of answering calls, assisting in changeovers and setups.
  • Uses tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, wrenches, precision measuring instruments including any other shop tools and equipment.
  • Supports and drives all Lean Manufacturing goals, Including all 6S processes and good communication to the production teams and management.
  • Develop a customer/supplier relationship with the production teams.
  • Follows all safety guidelines and promotes safety in the work areas.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience that will set you apart….

  • Knowledge of various equipment (drills, saws, hand tools, electronics, Welder torch) and a variety of maintenance equipment.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Ability to take initiative in the problem-solving process.
  • Ability to multi-task in fast paced environment.
  • Ability and willingness to successfully complete the 24-hour Haz Mat training refresher course provided by the company and adhere to appropriate procedures.
  • Understand, comprehend and comply with the Lock Out Tag Out procedures with all equipment, including fire extinguisher training and Hot Work sheets.
  • Understands mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical systems, Digital Electronics, PLC trouble shooting, and applies knowledge and principles to trouble shoot electrical devises and read AC and DC circuits.
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible and supportive to meet changing work demands.
  • Strong communication and customer skills to maintain updates/status of department’s equipment.
  • Three (3) years of Production Maintenance preferred.
  • 3rd Grade Boiler License and/or PLC classes a plus.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Associate degree in electrical or mechanical field of study or equivalent experience in a manufacturing or laboratory environment preferred.

Oatey Total Rewards

  • Annual Cash Profit Sharing (discretionary)
  • Health Insurance for our associates’ averages $100 or less a month (single coverage)
  • Generous benefits including up to $2600 company contribution to Health Savings Account
  • 401(k) with a 5% company match
  • Tuition reimbursement in an environment that encourages advancement.
  • Associate well-being benefits including CALM App and mental health therapy options
  • Recognized for our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

Why Oatey?

  • At Oatey, our purpose has always been to deliver quality, build trust and improve lives.
  • We value Collaboration, Integrity, Respect, Courage, Leadership, and Excellence above all else.
  • We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion - acknowledging, valuing, and leveraging the unique experiences and perspectives of our associates.
  • Our vision is to continue to grow as a market leader, to enrich the lives of our Associates, and to foster an inclusive environment in every regard.
  • Our purpose, mission, and vision are not possible without the right people, and we are committed to fostering an inclusive, engaging, and rewarding environment for our Associates.
  • Oatey has a total rewards philosophy which encompasses compensation, benefits, work-life effectiveness, recognition, performance management, tuition reimbursement, mental health wellness, and talent development.


At Oatey we are committed to help our Associates grow their career. Apply today and grow with Oatey!