Independent Stave Company
  • 23-Dec-2019 to 21-Apr-2020 (CST)
  • Maintenance
  • Benton, KY, USA
  • Based on experience
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Benefits: Competitive hourly pay based on experience Continuing education, 401K, Insurance after 90 days, Cafeteria Plan Including Dental, Vision, Short Term/Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance Paid Vacation after 90 days

A Growing Heritage
It's been over 100 years since our founding, and Independent Stave Company continues to evolve thanks to a commitment to quality and innovation, our dedicated associates, and a continual interest in collaborating with distillers and winemakers around the world.

Job Purpose
At Benton Wood Products, the Industrial Maintenance Technician responsibilities ensure that equipment and production lines are operating within proper specifications through daily preventative maintenance actions and required equipment repairs.  This position directly impacts financial, quality and safety metrics which need complete understanding and adherence to federal and state regulatory requirements, as well as company and customer policies for production standards.  A qualified candidate must be able to perform the following:


  • Maintains equipment to ensure it operates safely, and consistently and in the manner, it was engineered to perform.
  • Conduct effective and accepted troubleshooting techniques to locate and find sources of problems by observing machinery in operation, listening
  • for abnormalities, and using precision measuring and testing instruments.
  • Repairs/replaces machinery parts as needed.
  • Clearly and continually communicates with maintenance and production supervisors regarding equipment issues and suggested repairs.
  • Fabricates assemblies and repair parts by using machining, cutting, and welding equipment.
  • Documents preventative and required maintenance actions, irregularities, and continuing needs through the use of the company Computerized Maintenance
  • Management System (CMMS).
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing directed tasks and takes action when a need is identified for continued production and safety.


  • Must be knowledgeable of preventative maintenance techniques
  • Ability to plan and take the initiative in resolving problems on the lines with limited supervision.
  • Ability to lead safety improvements through personal commitment and concern for the well being of employees and equipment.
  • Attention to Detail and production schedules.
  • Strong working knowledge of hydraulic, pneumatic, and electro-mechanical systems/components.
  • Strong mechanical maintenance, electrical maintenance, or reliability maintenance skills and background. Welding and Machining is a plus.
  • Basic Industrial Electrical knowledge preferred (wiring motors and switches).
  • Solid computer skills.
  • Ability to problem-solve and engages employees in a team environment.
  • Must be able to perform duties with minimal/no direct supervision.

  • Competitive hourly pay based on experience
  • Overtime available
  • Continuing education
  • 401K
  • Insurance after 90 days
  • Cafeteria Plan Including Dental, Vision, Short Term/Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation after 90 days

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform substance abuse testing and background verification checks as permitted by state law. 
Independent Stave Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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