Title:  Sr. Maintenance Technician

Requisition Id:  33589
Job Function:  Plant/Processing Operations
Career Area:  Operations
Work Location:  Dallas, TX*, Garland, TX

$23.80-$26/HR, 3rd 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, this position is capable of preventative maintenance on all plant equipment & repairs and should be able to fabricate & install most equipment, understand regulations & train co-workers.

Key Job Activities:

  • Scheduling repairs/repairing equipment (analyze work flow, initiating repair, performing repair etc). Inspect drives, motors, and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters, and perform other maintenance actions, following checklists. Use tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices.
  • Un-scheduled downtime repairs (weld, troubleshoot & repair electrical, hydraulics, pneumatics, plumbing, wood, concrete, metal, fabricate parts, follow instructions, provide long term repairs, etc). Repair or replace defective equipment parts using hand tools and power tools, and reassemble equipment. Assemble, install and/or repair wiring, electrical and electronic components, pipe systems and plumbing, machinery, and equipment. Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, and parts catalogs as necessary. Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery. Light truck and trailer maintenance (proximity lights, air hoses, etc.)
  • Fabrication (metal, plastic, wood, concrete, etc). Plan and lay out repair work using diagrams, drawings, blueprints, maintenance manuals, and schematic diagrams. Operate cutting torches or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts. Align and balance new equipment after installation. Set up and operate machine tools to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs and fixtures, and tools.
  • Equipment/ boiler testing (utilizing water test kit, corrective actions, boiler inspection (parts, controls, valves, switches, etc). Inspect, operate, and test machinery and equipment in order to diagnose machine malfunctions. Filling out & filing reports (boiler, maintenance, recordkeeping, inventory, etc). Record maintenance and repair work performed and the costs of the work.
  • Inspecting Equipment (boiler, autoclave, compactor, washer, HVAC, trolley, compressors, testers/samplers, motors, pumps, valves, etc).  Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, and the physical condition of equipment does not deteriorate.
  • General housekeeping of the shop and tool storage area (understands importance of housekeeping, perform housekeeping).
  • Work with data control systems and troubleshoot any issues.
  • Performs other related duties as required or requested.


  • Required Years of Experience:   3+ years
  • Must have experience with the performance of lockout/tag out and permit confined space programs related to maintenance activities.
  • Must have experience with general air pneumatics, including air compressor operation and maintenance, regulator replacement, solenoid valve replacement, 2-way and 3-way valve, tubing installation, pneumatic pumps and general system troubleshooting.
  • Must be able to use acetylene torches for cutting steel.  
  • Must be able to use a welder to fuse carbon steel and perform repairs.
  • Knowledge of how to maintain a hydraulic system and the ability to read hydraulic flow diagrams. 
  • The ability to weld stainless steel or higher alloys and to operate a TIG welder.
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of excel and word.
  • Journeyman level experience.
  • Experience with light programming, maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Preferred Experience:   
    • 3-5 years related experience and/or training, demonstrating the ability to identify and perform repairs that are needed and to assure scheduled production run.  
    • 3-7 years’ experience in related field working with hydraulics, pneumatics, basic electrical, pumps and plumbing. Must have experience with the use of forklifts, man-lifts, and various rigging equipment in the performance of maintenance activities.
    • Boiler License, Electrical License, Instrumentation and Controls (I&C) certification and/or Welding Certification is preferred.


Shift:  10:00PM-6:30AM (Sun-Thurs)


Location:  2821 Industrial Lane, Garland, TX


***Must be willing to work OT 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.

Our Promise:

Stericycle is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce, and to valuing unique perspectives and identities. We foster a culture of belonging that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of our team members. It fuels our innovation and strengthens our connection to our customers and the communities we serve. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.


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. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, and it does not constitute any right or guarantee of employment condition. This position is open to people with disabilities. Stericycle will consider requests for workplace accommodations for protected physical or mental limitations in accordance with its human resources and risks prevention 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