Title:  Maintenance Technician

Requisition Id:  32235
Job Function:  Plant/Processing Operations
Career Area:  Operations
Work Location:  Dallas, TX*, Garland, TX

$20.26-$23.99/Hr , Daylight Shift and Great Benefits:

Stericycle is a U.S. based business-to-business services company and leading provider of compliance-based solutions that protects people and brands, promotes health and well-being, and safeguards the environment. Since our founding over 30 years ago, we have grown from a small start-up in medical waste management into a leader across a range of increasingly complex and highly regulated arenas, serving healthcare organizations and commercial businesses of every size. Every day, we help our customers solve complex challenges by safely managing materials that could otherwise spread disease, contaminate the environment, or compromise one’s identity.  Join us on our mission to protect health and well-being in a safe, responsible, and sustainable way.

Position Purpose:

Under direction, perform routine preventative maintenance on all plant equipment & some troubleshooting / repairs. The employee should be able to coordinate maintenance vendors to handle any facility breakdown.

Key Job Activities:

  • Performs all duties and tasks in accordance manufacturer and Stericycle procedures and with strict adherence to relative safety programs and standards including Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO), Confined Space, Fall Protection, Electrical Safety, etc.    
  • Performs diagnostic evaluation on equipment and makes repairs when needed and is willing to be on-call and respond to urgent repairs. Ensures that repairs are performed properly in the shortest amount of time possible to maintain the highest level of operational readiness.
  • Performs routine, preventive, corrective, and scheduled maintenance on a variety of machinery within the plant including but not limited to: Incinerator process equipment/systems maintenance (including burners, Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems (CEMS), high temperature refractory, controls, Process Logic Controllers (PLC), combustion air blowers, pressure controls and conveyance systems), air pollution control devices (to include bag houses, evaporative coolers, acid absorbers, and carbon beds), various pumps and related components, hydraulic systems, hosing and valves, cylinders, pH control and chemical injection, fire tube boiler and ancillary equipment, steam delivery systems, water softeners and other water treatment equipment, air handling equipment, commercial washers, pneumatic and hydraulic systems, and conveyor systems, steam turbine and electrical generator systems, general air pneumatics (including air compressor, regulators, solenoid valves, 2-way and 3-way valve, tubing installation, pneumatic pumps and related systems) and general plumbing (including but not limited to hard piping, CPVC/PVC, copper, A-lock). 
  • Performs light electrical maintenance on all plant equipment to include 480V/ 240V/ 120V/ 24V powers systems. PLC, light robotics troubleshooting and 4 to 20 milliamp control loop systems.
  • Light to heavy fabrication, demonstrating proficient welding (arc/electrode); acetylene torch; grinding cuttings skills.
  • Assists Facility/Maintenance Manager by performing general work or other assignments necessary to ensure a safe, clean, healthy and efficient facility and vigorously support Stericycle’s commitment to Safety.
  • Documents results through completed work orders or in a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) based on schedule and priority or as required.
  • Performs other related duties as required or requested.
  • Stays current on all required safety training.
  • Shares time to be on-call and ready to complete emergency or urgent repairs outside of normally scheduled shift.
  • Necessary to ensure a safe, clean, healthy and efficient facility and vigorously support Stericycle’s commitment to Safety.                                  
  • Shares time to be on-call and ready to complete emergency or urgent repairs outside of normally scheduled shift.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities, as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 2+ years of experience, preferably in:
    • Must have experience with the use of forklifts, aerial-lifts, and various rigging equipment in the performance of maintenance activities.
    • Must have experience with the performance of LOTO out and permit confined space programs related to maintenance activities.
  • Possession of boiler, welding, or electrical certification or license is helpful.
  • Demonstrates the ability to ask questions and gather information in order to identify problems and repair or arrange for repair of machine.  
  • Demonstrates the ability to think critically and remain calm during stressful situations.
  • Capable of working collaboratively in teams and alone.
  • Capable of providing feedback and participating in continuous improvement initiatives (Cause Analysis, Proactive solutions, threat detection, etc.).
  • Demonstrates the ability to function independently and resolve problems without direction.


Shift:  6:00AM- 2:30PM (Tues-Saturday)


Location:  2821 Industrial Lane, Garland, TX


***Must be willing to work overtime and be on call as needed***

***Schedule subject to change based on business needs***


Stericycle currently offers its employees the option to participate in a full range of benefits, including a health care program which includes medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage, healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, an employee assistance program, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation and sick time, a 401(k) plan, and an employee stock purchase plan. Participation in some programs requires that employees be regularly scheduled to work a minimum number of hours and/or to have fulfilled a waiting period after they begin employment with Stericycle.


The above description is meant to provide a summary of the nature and level of work being performed; it should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements of the job or person. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. Stericycle will consider requests for workplace accommodations for protected physical or mental limitations in accordance with its human resources policies and local laws.To the extent permissible under local law, and consistent with business necessity, Stericycle reserves the right to modify the content formally or informally, either verbally or in writing, at any time with or without advance notice.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth