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Maintenance E&I Technician-Nights



Richmond, VA, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 22, 2024

Job Details

Full Time
High School
Night Shift (Overnight)

Maintenance E&I Technician-Nights

Maintenance E&I Technician-Nights


TemperPack is a rapidly growing company based in Richmond, Virginia. We design and manufacture innovative, sustainable packaging components for cold-chain shipping of food and pharmaceutical products. The markets we serve have an urgent need for disruptive, sustainable alternatives to replace the wide array of non-sustainable packaging materials conventionally used in the cold chain such as Styrofoam coolers. Our aspiration is to provide packaging solutions that customers and end-consumers feel great about using.

Job Title: Maintenance E&I Technician-Nights

Supervisor’s Title: Maintenance Manager

Department: Maintenance

Location: 4447 Carolina ave, Richmond, VA 23222

Job Description:

We are seeking a Maintenance E&I Technician who will ensure that our production and manufacturing assets are fully utilized and maintained daily while adhering to proper safety rules and regulations. The incumbent will be asked to perform routine maintenance on sophisticated equipment. The E&I Technician will work with the Maintenance Manager and Engineering to plan and schedule equipment downtime, along with documenting logs and machine failures. Compensation and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience level.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Install, maintain, and repair industrial control systems and power distribution systems including electric motors, motor control devices, and variable speed drives.
  • Responsible for preventative maintenance and calibrations for all electrical, instrumentation, and process equipment.
  • Maintain instrumentation including analytical, flow, pressure, and level transmitters.
  • Maintain accurate equipment files such as maintenance and inventory logs, manuals, blueprints, and program revision archives.
  • Operate and perform maintenance of hand tools, light, and heavy equipment.
  • Read and understand manuals, blueprints, and schematics.
  • Responsible for installing equipment, servicing it, troubleshooting problems and making repairs when necessary.
  • Responsible for installing and maintaining electrical circuits, repairing motors and generators, fixing robotics and programming controllers.
  • Responsible for carrying out equipment isolation, planned and unplanned maintenance, inspections, fault diagnosis, calibration and testing electrical equipment, instrumentation, and control systems.
  • Understands how to program and troubleshoot PLC’s.
  • Clearly understands LOTO.
  • Must be able to perform preventative maintenance on a wide variety of electrical systems, equipment, and components including but limited to, transformers, switchgear, bus bars, high and low voltage motors, and panel wiring.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • High-level efficiency of hand tools, power tools, drill presses, grinders, etc.
  • Knowledge of safe working practices with rotating and high voltage machinery.
  • General understanding of OSHA requirements including lock-out/tag-out, confined spaces, SDS, etc.
  • Working knowledge of motor control circuits.
  • Understand local, state, and national electrical codes.
  • Ability to disassemble and assemble gearboxes and pumps.
  • Ability to identify and measure critical tolerances or dimensions.
  • Ability to know when gearboxes and pumps need alignment.
  • Ability to work cohesively with other team members, and to contribute positively to the work environment.


  • Experience with extrusion or lamination machines or comparable manufacturing processes.
  • Experience with industrial process equipment and instrumentation.
  • Familiar with PLC ladder logic and editing.

Education and Certifications:

  • HS diploma or GED required, Technical or Vocation School, preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Be on your feet for 10-12 hours
  • Able to lift 40 pounds unassisted.
  • Able to reach, bend, kneel and climb while performing repetitive tasks
  • Ability to work in hot and cold environments
  • Able to correctly wear PPE for entire shifts
  • Able to react and respond quickly to noises, smells, visual hazards, and alerts

*Important notice:

At this time, our company will not be engaging with external agencies or third-party vendors for recruitment services. We appreciate the interest of recruitment agencies, but kindly request that they refrain from contacting us regarding potential candidates. We are excited to build our internal recruitment capabilities and establish direct relationships with potential hires.

TemperPack provides Equal Employment Opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or status as a covered veteran/reservist, and any other class of protected individuals, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit