Industrial Maintenance Mechanics


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Industrial Maintenance Mechanics

Headquartered in the Houston metropolitan area, Universal Plant Services has 16 full-service facilities spanning the U.S. Gulf Coast, West, and Midwest, making it one of the largest specialty service companies in North America. With our demonstrated commitment and capability to address client needs and requirements wherever their operations occur, UPS offers a world of equipment service capabilities.

For over 30 years, Universal Plant Services (UPS) has been a comprehensive service provider for the energy industry, providing project management, installation, maintenance and repair services for rotating and fixed equipment for daily maintenance requirements, turnarounds, and capital projects.


Position Summary:

Universal Plant Services is accepting applications for Industrial Maintenance Mechanics in Northwestern Illinois. These team members will be responsible for the repair, inspection, modification, dismantling, troubleshooting, and maintenance of plant equipment, to ensure optimal production quantity and quality, while supporting the policies, goals, objectives, and safety of the facility.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Repairs or replaces plant equipment or systems on a scheduled or emergency basis throughout the plant
  • Perform daily inspections and maintenance of the plant equipment in order to ensure safe, reliable, and compliant operations to maximize production and minimize interruptions.
  • Perform a variety of tasks that assist with the operation of the plant, including programs and procedures required to ensure plant cleanliness.
  • Assists with diagnosing and trouble-shooting maintenance related issues.
  • Assists with new installations and other projects, as requested by supervisor.
  • May participate in plant turn-arounds.
  • Participates in Health, Safety and Environmental programs.
  • Perform record keeping and documentation functions


  • Knowledge of industrial machinery and equipment
  • Knowledge of various craft specific industrial tools, their uses, and maintenance.
  • High degree of mechanical ability and the ability to problem solve.
  • Must have good mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity
  • Good reading comprehension
  • Ability to work with others – team player
  • Good communication skills with co-workers and supervisors
  • Ability to Read blueprints, technical and mechanical drawings, Process & Instrument Diagrams (P&ID’s) and schematics
  • Proficient with the safe usage of manlifts, forklifts, or other mobile equipment as needed.


  • High School diploma or GED
  • 4 years’ experience as a Multi-Craft Mechanic
  • Industrial Maintenance training or NCCER certification in a trade such as Millwright is a plus.
  • Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.
  • Must be able to pass a physical and PFT/FIT test.


EEO statement

Universal Plant Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or physical or mental disability.

Tagged as: Industrial Maintenance, Millwright, multicraft, Petrochemical, plant maintenance, repair

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