A.W. Chesterton Company

Maintenance Specialist III

Location US-MA-Groveland
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(1/31/2018 4:43 PM)
Job ID
1st Shift


At Chesterton, we have a laser focus on our customers. This job impacts the customer by supporting the Manufacturing process to ensure quality on time deliverables.




Performs maintenance and conducts routine repairs, improvements and inspections for all equipment, support systems and the facility. Maintenance Specialist III utilizes various equipment including the following; machine shop equipment, hand tools, electrical testing, metal fabrication, carpentry and welding.




  • Performs basic electrical, mechanical, metal fabrication, carpentry or associated work on plant facilities and machinery using hand and power tools as needed.
  • Performs routine, periodic, or special inspections to determine repair or maintenance work necessary to prevent breakdowns of facilities, machinery, and equipment by reporting directly to the supervisor.
  • Tests, inspects, troubleshoots, and repairs industrial machinery including CNC machine tools.
  • Interprets moderate to complex blueprints, sketches, layouts, wiring diagrams, drawings, and specifications in order to determine malfunctions of equipment.
  • Sets up and operates all tools and equipment necessary to perform assigned work such as lathes, milling machines, MIG and TIG welders.
  • Constructs office or other work space areas as required. Maintains or improves all facility structure interior and exterior.
  • Performs other duties required for facility maintenance
  • Assists licensed plumbers, electricians, etc. as needed


Complexity of Duties:


  • Works under minimal supervision. Ability to work independently. Receives minimal to no instruction for assignments.
  • Ability to work in a noisy environment.
  • Ability to plan and lay out work projects by using moderate/complex judgment and logical thinking.
  • Ability to work under frequently changing priorities.
  • Ability to work in an uncomfortable environment, etc., extreme heat, cold, rain, snow, and exposure to unpleasant odors and chemicals.
  • Ability to work overtime when needed


Education and/or Experience:


  • High School/Trade School or equivalence in experience.
  • Eight years plus experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred.

Other Skills and Abilities:


  • Must possess working knowledge of Machine shop equipment, electrical, CNC machine tools, hand tools and other maintenance related equipment.
  • Must be capable of operating a variety of machinists hand tools and precision measuring instruments such as micrometers and venires.
  • Must possess the ability to perform continuous tasks of a highly physical nature. This position does not allow for physical restrictions. Manual dexterity, agility, mobility, and strength are critical to this position.
  • Lifting, bending, crouching, kneeling, climbing, reaching, etc. are continuous daily requirements.
  • Ability to plan and lay out work by understanding shop math and safety regulations.
  • Ability to lift materials, equipment and machinery manually up to 50lbs, with mechanical assistance, 100lbs.
  • Basic math and comprehension skills
  • Ability to understand, specifications, blueprints drawings, etc.
  • Ability to wear a respirator.

Physical Demands:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Employees assigned to certain tasks within this job may be required to participate in our Medical Surveillance Program. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. Occasionally required to sit, talk or hear .  Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds on a regular basis, and lift up to 100 pounds with human or mechanical assistance.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distance vision.  Hazardous materials, high levels of heat and noise exist in the daily work environment. 


All of A.W. Chesterton Company employment is contingent upon successfully passing a background check, drug test, and the respective medical surveillance requirements.


Chesterton is an equal opportunity employer  M/F/V/D




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