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Maintenance Mechanic 3rd Shift

Tennant Company is a recognized leader of the cleaning industry. Since 1870 we have been passionate about developing innovative and sustainable solutions that help our customers clean more spaces more effectively, addressing indoor and outdoor cleaning challenges. Our products include equipment for maintaining surfaces in industrial, commercial and outdoor environments; detergent-free and other sustainable cleaning technologies; cleaning tools and supplies; and coatings for protecting, repairing and upgrading surfaces. With more than $1B in revenue, Tennant Company operates in three geographic business units including the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa and Asia Pacific. Join the company committed to empowering our customers to create a cleaner, safer and healthier world with high-performance cleaning solutions that minimize waste, reduce costs, improve safety and further sustainability goals.



This role will be accountable for inspecting, diagnosing, troubleshooting and repairing problems on all industrial and facility related equipment. Position will support assigned shift but must also having willingness to work flexible hours when business needs dictate.



  • Perform PM inspections on all industrial production and building related equipment.
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot and repair problems on all industrial production and facility related equipment including CNC machines, Lasers, and Robotic Welders.
  • Hazardous waste disposal, with proper training and equipment.
  • Execute general maintenance work orders.
  • Record repairs, PM tasks, work orders, etc. in Preventative Maintenance software.
  • Maintain, adjust, and test facility heating boilers, cooling towers, chillers, water treatment systems, and HVAC equipment.
  • Monitor outside contractor performance.
  • Participate in and support Kaizen and continuous improvement activities.



  • High school education or equivalent.
  • 1-3 years of experience with Industrial Automated Systems Maintenance, Metal Fabrication Equipment Maintenance, Equipment Repair and Maintenance.


  • 2 year vocational school degree from an accredited college with a certificate in one of the following trades: Industrial Maintenance, Automated Industrial Systems, Industrial pneumatic/electronic controls, HVAC, plumbing, electricity, welding, fluid power, or mechanics.
  • Must obtain a Special Engineer State of Minnesota Low Pressure Boiler License within 90 days of employment as a Maintenance Mechanic.


  • The ideal candidate will have a considerable command of automated industrial and mechanical equipment.
  • Previous experience in computerized maintenance management software.
  • Tennant is willing to train internal candidate who possesses related skill sets and is willing to seek external training.



  • Frequent use of ladders, personal lifts at heights of up to 35 feet, and operation of various maintenance shop tools and equipment.
  • Lifting of supplies, and materials up to 60 pounds.


  • Ability to problem-solve.
  • Ability to concentrate on tasks, make decisions and work calmly and effectively in a high-pressure, deadline oriented environment.
  • Willingness to be flexible with time and adjust to a changing work environment.
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships, both internally and externally, while maintaining a client service orientation.
  • Consistent attendance either onsite or remotely as needed by the business.
  • Ability to take direction and accept supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, organize and accurately prioritize work, be detail-oriented, understand when urgency is required and use good judgment in varied situations.
  • Basic knowledge of hydraulics, welding, pneumatics, plumbing, electricity, lubrication, HVAC.
  • Proficient in MS Office products as well as preventative maintenance software.
  • Good communication skills, ability to interpret oral, written instructions for work direction. 
  • Capable of working with equipment operators to determine the nature and extent of mechanical problems and failures.
  • Must be able to read, write, add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.
  • Basic print reading level (electrical and hydraulic schematics desirable).
  • Must be self-directed, able to work independently and in a group environment.
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects and tasks.
  • Proven track record of innovation, ingenuity, creativity, attention to detail, ownership, integrity, accountability, and willingness to seek and take on challenges is required.



Let us introduce you to Tennant Company. We’re everywhere. In your sports clubs, shopping malls, office buildings, parking lots. We make things that make things look like new. We bring new cleaning ideas to market. There is new dirt every day and our machines clean it up. With manufacturing operations and sales, service and support functions across globe, your journey at Tennant can take you places you never expected. If you want to get your hands dirty on a project, step up with your own ideas, or maybe even explore talents you never knew you had, Tennant Company is a place where that can happen. Because at Tennant, we like to think like new. Begin your journey with us. Let's reinvent how the world cleans.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Tennant Company is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made on the basis of individual skill, ability, reliability, productivity, and other factors important to performance. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other basis protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.


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