Kelly Services Operator/Maintenance Technician in Jacksonville, Florida

Job Description


The primary focus/objective of the operator/maintenance technician is to produce alum, control operations and provide maintenance support for the site.


  • Produce Liquid Alum according to companyStandards and quality procedures such as:

o Operate a variety of process equipment, including reaction systems, filters, forklifts and pumps in compliance with prescribed operating procedures

o Load and unload tank trucks

o Connect and disconnect hoses

o Troubleshoot equipment/operational problems and operating plant equipment as needed

o Monitor and record reactions

o Operate valves and controls to maintain system at specified parameters

o Log process readings on forms during shift production

o Rectify equipment or process malfunctions as necessary

o Perform general laboratory analysis and calculations required to manufacture products and blends

o Make batch corrections, set up and adjust controlling devices.

  • Perform detailed preventive and corrective maintenance on equipment and systems for both alum and milling operations. Able to repair equipment and systems to restore them to safe operational status.

  • Complete and maintain safety, quality, and ISO documentation and records.

  • Be a proactive integral Safety Team member, proactively eliminating hazards and promoting a Zero incident Safety Culture.

  • Comply with plant policies and procedures.

  • Provide housekeeping duties.

  • Be available for fire watch.



  • High School Diploma or GED. Two year Associate-s Degree is a plus.

  • 5 years of industrial manufacturing and maintenance experience preferred, including: welding/metal fabrication, pipe fitting, pump repair, and pump installation, etc.

  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and computer knowledge.

  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work with a minimum of supervision, is highly motivated, energetic, and enjoys working as part of a team.

  • Must have a working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, SAP and Outlook.

  • Experience operating a forklift and or other heavy equipment preferred.

  • Must be able to work overtime as needed.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

  • Employee is occasionally required to sit, stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Employee is occasionally required to climb stairs/ladders (including vertical)

  • Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

  • Must be able to work in confined work spaces as necessary.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job may include close vision.

  • Must be -fit for duty-.

Work Environment-

  • Must be able to perform under the following conditions as necessary:

  • Work in awkward or confining workspaces

  • Work in elevated places

  • Work in outdoor environment

  • Work in noisy environment

  • Safety is a job requirement

  • Able to work in Adverse Weather Conditions

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