Maintenance Technician Grade 8

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Date: May 27, 2024

Location: Madison, IN, US, 47250

Company: Dover Corporation

Part of Dover Corporation’s Engineered Systems segment, Vehicle Service Group (VSG) is a strong, diverse and dynamic global leader in the vehicle service industry. VSG comprises 13 major vehicle lifting, wheel service, diagnostic and collision repair brands: Rotary Lift®, Chief®, Forward®, Direct-Lift®, Ravaglioli, Hanmecson®, Revolution®, Elektron, Blitz, Nogra, Butler, Space and Sirio.


Installation, repair, and maintain all manufacturing, facilities, and infrastructure machinery and systems.  Perform necessary preventive maintenance to equipment and provide support to production in consistent conformance with customer expectations. Support all continuous improvement activities.



  1. Follow safety first work methods and procedures to avoid injury to self and co-workers or damage to company property, including use of all required personal protective equipment, following safety precautions (e.g. LOTO), ensuring proper machine guards, etc.
  2. Provide quick response to maintenance requests and calls from maintenance leadership and manufacturing operations teams.
  3. Follow proper housekeeping standards to ensure clean and organized maintenance work areas.
  4. Operate motorized equipment, including but not limited to scissor lifts, JLGs, fork trucks, etc.
  5. Lubricate and oil machinery as needed.
  6. Perform necessary preventive maintenance to all equipment to insure proper operation. Document all preventive maintenance.
  7. Make necessary repairs to equipment such as replacing bearings, repairing relays, switches and gearboxes, etc.
  8. Installs and maintains pipe systems and related hydraulic, pneumatic, Water, welding gas equipment. Repairs and replaces gauges, valves, and pressure regulators.
  9. Must be able to work from ladders, lifts, and at different heights to perform duties.
  10. Maintain, sustain and continuously improve VSG Preventative Maintenance program.
  11. Perform any required maintenance welding, using electric arc or gas processes as needed.
  12. Repairs and maintains physical structure of facility.
  13. Perform facility infrastructure equipment and electrical repairs & installations.
  14. Troubleshoot, maintain and repair all type of mechanical and electrical equipment.
  15. Install of new machinery, and relocate new machinery as needed; ensure machinery is set up properly.
  16. Complete work assignments as directed.
  17. Assist with spare parts inventory.
  18. Logging work hours in CMMS system
  19. Assist in root cause analysis utilizing Dover fast problem-solving methodology.
  20. Other duties as assigned.


Other Functions:

  1. Safety: Observe and maintain all safety requirements. Facilitate safe work practices and contribute resources to creating a safe work environment. Participate in in-house safety program or with the safety committees as needed.
  2. Ethics & Work Standards: Maintain the highest ethical and work standards, while promoting the same attributes in co-workers and others. Ensure that all business activities - with both internal and external customers - be performed with a professional demeanor and that all participants be held accountable to this high standard.
  3. Communication: Expresses thoughts clearly, both orally and in writing, using good grammar. Presents concise, well-organized reports. Listens to understand input, feedback and concerns. Provides complete information in an open, honest, and straight-forward manner. Responds promptly and positively to questions and requests.
  4. Teamwork/Relationships: Works with other employees willingly and in a spirit of cooperation, and teamwork. Supports cooperation. Demonstrates a commitment to the entire business and is supportive of all initiatives (company and departmental) to help grow VSG's business in the U.S. and abroad. Cooperates fully with others to achieve organizational goals. Is tactful, courteous, and considerate. Embraces a positive outlook. Is respected and trusted by others.
  5. Continual Improvement and Problem Resolution: Identifies and communicates suggestions for work improvements. Uses technical/analytical abilities to assure existing work practices are the most efficient and cost effective possible. Performs root-cause analysis and implements viable, permanent solutions to problems. Works with both internal and external customers to develop solutions which meet company-wide needs and objectives. Applies a sense of urgency to resolve problems or create opportunities that will increase productivity and create value. Shares best practices with other employees across the business.
  6. Accountability: Accepts responsibility and accountability for both the strategic planning and the successful implementation of all projects/programs/duties as outlined in this job description. Advises supervisor of concerns, problems and progress of work in a timely manner. Demonstrates a sound balance between quality and quantity of work while maintaining a sense of urgency toward completion.  Deadlines are met. 
  7. Maintenance Log: Update necessary logs and check sheets to ensure preventive maintenance files are accurate and OSHA requirements are met.
  8. Training: Willingness to upgrade electrical/mechanical skill set both on and off the job.


Working Conditions:

Perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation, including, but not limited to:

    • Performs work in a loud/noisy environment.
    • Change shifts/working hours, work overtime and weekends, as required.
    • Work with parts/equipment which may be hot, cold, and/or wet.
    • Work outside in all weather conditions and work at heights.
    • Use a wide range of powered tools and hand tools and vibratory tools/equipment.
    • Prolonged standing, frequently handling various parts for assembly, frequent walking, reaching at waist level, pushing/pulling, grasping/squeezing, pinching.
    • Have fine motor dexterity, neck flexion, and be able to use air tools.
    • Be able to reach overhead, reach at shoulder level, reach at knee and floor level.
    • Bending, stooping, squatting, crouching, kneeling, crawling, ladder/stair climbing, pivoting, twisting, neck extension/rotation, shoulder circumduction, lying supine and using vibratory tools also required
    • Handling and lifting up to 70 lbs. required.



CONTACTS (Internal and External):

Interacts extensively with all manufacturing personnel and on an occasional basis with other functional areas within the Business Unit.



Education: High school graduate with at least two years of verifiable experience in three of the following mechanical, machine shop, hydraulic, electrical or automation disciplines.

Experience:  Should be able to read and understand electrical, hydraulic and mechanical schematics and apply them to repair equipment and to order necessary parts.  Should be able to troubleshoot mechanical, hydraulic and relay logic controls.

Personal Tool Requirements: Following is a list of tools employee must provide to perform this job.

- Welder Hood

- Mechanical Tools Necessary to Perform Job per tool list.

- Voltage Tester

- V.O.M. (Analog satisfactory)

Supervision: Reports to the Maintenance Supervisor or Maintenance Manager for job assignments and instructions. Must be willing to work shifts, weekends, and holidays as needed.

Responsibility: Exercises moderate degree of judgment.  Questionable matters referred to the supervisor for assistance.

The above description represents a general synopsis of the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a comprehensive listing of all requirements that may be inherent in the job.












Equal Opportunity Employer



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.


Nearest Major Market: Bloomington Indiana
Nearest Secondary Market: Seymour

Job Segment: Pipe Welding, Gas, Gas Technician, Maintenance, Facilities, Manufacturing, Energy, Operations

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