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Maintenance Millwright $34.25 hr

Date:  Jan 23, 2023

Peoria, IL, US, 61639

Req ID:  21325
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, industrial and forestry industries that maximizes value for customers through innovative solutions. With a full line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels and a global service network, we help customers safely and sustainably optimize their operations. Our Komatsu, P&H, Joy, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC and Gigaphoton equipment and services are used to extract fundamental minerals and develop modern infrastructure.


In the Peoria community we employ more than 700 employees performing all aspects of Manufacturing, Engineering, and Product Support. The Peoria worksite manufactures some of the largest mining trucks found anywhere in the world.

Job Overview

Komatsu’s Maintenance Millwrights are responsible for keeping all aspects of the factory and warehousing operating properly.  They are required to maintain, troubleshoot, repair or replace machinery such as cranes or fork trucks to maintain production activity.  They may perform preventative maintenance to prolong the life of existing mechanical systems.  They must be able to troubleshoot and perform repairs with minimal supervision.  They may work with Komatsu Electricians as necessary to complete interrelated work.  

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Assembles, installs, services, diagnoses and repairs any and all mechanical equipment.
  • Removes and installs components and equipment including wiring connection and disconnection, up to 60 volts.
  • Remove and replace starters, alternators, batteries, clean and/or replace battery cable ends, and open contacts on any vehicle up to 60 volts.
  • Repairs furnaces and other Heat Treating equipment.
  • Performs plumbing repairs throughout the plant.
  • Where safety is not a factor, may use hand torch and may do simple welding to complete assigned job.
  • Be able, after being qualified, to operate material handling equipment to aid in completing job as needed and can transport maintenance related items from building to building.
  • Will use computer systems as necessary to gather work orders, review technical information as required


  • Three or more years of documented experience as Journeyman or First Class Maintenance Technician or Millwright.
  • Experience working with hydraulics, pumps, and other industrial mechanical equipment
  • Ability to learn and apply the safety protocols to work safely, including while performing non-standard work
  • Must pass a qualification test on mechanical principles
  • Will be required to complete a physical commensurate with DOL Medium duty work requirements which includes drug testing.

Additional Information

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Peoria

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