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Facilities Maintenance

For over 125 years, OPW has led the way in designing and manufacturing world-class retail fueling, fluid handling and car wash system solutions for the safe and efficient handling and distribution of fuels and critical fluids. OPW makes above ground and below ground products for both conventional, vapour recovery and clean energy applications in the retail and commercial markets. Additionally, OPW supplies loading arms, valves and dry-break couplings, tank truck equipment, rail car valves and equipment, and car wash systems. OPW has manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific, with sales offices around the world. OPW is part of the Dover Corporation, which is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under 'DOV'. To learn more about OPW’s 125 years of providing industry-leading solutions, visit our website at


Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenue of over $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty systems, consumable supplies, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments: Engineered Products, Fueling Solutions, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of approximately 24,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under "DOV." Additional information is available at


Position Description:


The Maintenance Technician will engage in performing various maintenance activities at Knappco.   Will respond to maintenance requests after being submitted through an automated system.   The Maintenance Technician will also complete projects as directed by the Maintenance Supervisor.


What You'd Do:

Essential Functions:


  • Analyze mechanical and operational problems on assigned equipment and plans for and takes corrective action.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on machines and equipment at the proper intervals.
  • Make necessary corrections and running adjustments to maintain maximum production and quality.
  • Review production schedule and when equipment is not scheduled for manufacturing, changes over equipment to new sizes or performs scheduled maintenance.
  • Test equipment to check operation.
  • Clears jams and sets aside product for inspection and rework. Tries out equipment after repairs, changeovers or extended downtime. 
  • Examine, tests, and measures product from assigned equipment for quality specifications, using gauges and instruments, and records data on appropriate forms.
  • Checks product for visual defects.
  • Make preventive maintenance check and inspection of assigned equipment, reports findings to supervisor and takes appropriate action. 
  • Examines defects and analyzes spoilage causes and, where possible, takes corrective action.
  • Analyzes and records cause of production delays on daily production report.


Additional Duties: 

  • Repair and adjust small machines, e.g. drill presses, punch presses, grinding and buffing heads, riveters, bench power and hand tools to involve replacement of bearings, spindles, electrical switches, etc. 
  • Work from drawings, sketches, specifications and instruction manuals
  • Use scale, square, levels, miscellaneous power bench tools, wrenches, carpentry tools, etc.  May oil and grease equipment in absence of oiler and greaser.  Performs product examination and rework when line is down due to causes beyond mechanic's control.


What You'd Bring: 

Required Education and/or Experience:

  1. Ten years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment
  2. Must be knowledgeable in skilled trades


Required Qualifications:

  1. Must have well-rounded knowledge of the practices, tools, equipment, and materials used within the Civacon manufacturing environment
  2. Understanding of building codes is desirable
  3. Must possess basic reading, writing, and computation skills
  4. Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  5. Ability to work with minimal supervision
  6. Ability to work collaboratively and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers
  7. Ability to effectively problem-solve
  8. Good interpersonal communication skills


Language Skills:

Ability to read, write, verbalize and comprehend instructions and correspondence in English.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and group situations to team members, co-workers and outside vendors.


Mathematical Skills:

Must have basic computation skills


Physical and Visual Activities:

Standing, walking, sitting, lifting, carrying, balancing, stooping, reaching, handling, feeling, talking, hearing, acuity-far, acuity-near, depth perception and field of vision.  See all colors.


Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, you may be standing, or sitting for long periods of time. You may be frequently required to walk, bend, squat, or twist.


Environment/Atmospheric Conditions:

You will spend time in an office environment as well as out on the shop floor. You may be exposed to loud operating machinery, hot and cold temperatures, chemicals and vapors.


Machines, Tools, Equipment, Software:

Office equipment such as computers, copiers, fax machines, calculators and shop machinery.






We consider several job-related, non-discriminatory factors when determining the pay rate for a position, including, but not limited to, the position’s responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, a candidate’s education/training, the position’s location, and the key skills needed for the position.  Pay is one of the Total Rewards that we provide to compensate and recognize employees for their work.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.


Attention Applicants: If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please let us know. Likewise, if you are limited in the ability to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, we will determine an alternate way for you to apply. Please contact for assistance with an accommodation. 

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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