Maintenance Technician Intern


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Simpsonville, SC

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:


Fitesa is a global leader in nonwoven fabric solutions, specializing in providing innovative fabrics the hygiene, medical, and industrial markets. Our North American headquarters in Simpsonville, SC has an excellent opportunity for a Maintenance Technician Intern to join our rapidly growing team. In addition to a highly competitive pay structure, we offer these additional benefits:

Fitesa Benefits:

  • 7% 401(K) paid by the company up to 4% dollar for dollar match + additional 3% company contribution


The maintenance technician position is responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment whether it be electrical or mechanical according to safety, predictive and preventative maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of Fitesa's business goals and objectives.

Job Functions:

  • Assist highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and the plant facility's equipment.
  • Assist emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.
  • Perform simple machinist duties and responsibilities.
  • Assist and learn maintenance skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines.
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and plant facilities.
  • Assist a variety of plumbing maintenance and carpentry functions.
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.
  • Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision.
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.
  • Other duties, activities or responsibilities as assigned

Physical Demands:

  • This position requires frequent lifting and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • The position requires frequent lifting, walks and stands for long periods of time and performs strenuous physical labor under extreme temperatures.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Educational Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Enrolled in a AA or AS degree in Mechatronics or related technical degree

Preferred Certifications:

  • Certified Maintenance Reliability Technician (CMRT)
  • OSHA 10

Additional Information:

Fitesa offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. Fitesa is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Fitesa will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

  • Eligibility to apply is in accordance with Fitesa hiring policies and practices. Please contact Fitesa HR with questions regarding eligibility.