Maintenance Technician

Orchid Orthopedics
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Job Details

  • Location: Portland, OR, 97204
  • Date Posted: 2024-02-24
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Manufacturing/Production
  • Req Number: R-6775
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The Oregon City, OR site was established in 1973 and joined the Orchid team in 2012. Our 80,000 square foot facility employs approximately 300 team members. We specialize in hip and knee joint implants that enable our customers to live a longer active life. We are a full-service plant, meaning our team can manufacture medical implants from start to finish in-house. A career with Orchid provides growth opportunities, a great benefits package including performance bonuses, insurance, 401(k) with company match, and paid time off. For more information, please visit


ORE - Shift 1 ($0) (United States of America - Oregon)

The Maintenance Technician performs machine maintenance and basic facility repairs according to safety regulations and processes to support the achievement of the site's business goals and objectives, reporting to the Manager, Maintenance and Facilities.


  • All facility and equipment maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting specific to the casting industry is performed by the Orchid Oregon maintenance team.

  • Maintain and repair all equipment used for environmental protection.

  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment as required.

  • Perform highly diversified duties to install and maintain the site's equipment.

  • Perform simple machinist duties and responsibilities.

  • Perform mechanic work including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines.

  • Troubleshoot and diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.

  • Perform annual and semi-annual preventive maintenance on all machines, equipment and plant facility.

  • May perform basic plumbing or electrical maintenance functions.

  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.

  • Perform major repairs on production equipment.

  • Comply with OSHA Safety and Health rules.

  • Is trained on and can independently perform maintenance on all of the machines in the shop.

  • Serves as a Subject Matter Expert for maintenance repairs and service.


  • High School Or Equivalent (Required)

  • Vocational training or equivalent number of years of education (Required)


  • 4+ Years Experience in production equipment maintenance (Required)

  • Electrical, hydraulic, mechanical and/or industrial Experience (Required)

  • Plumbing and HVAC experience (Preferred)


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  • Millwright/HVAC/Oregon Electrical or similar certification required.


  • Problem Solving - Working Experience

  • Blueprint Reading - Working Experience

  • Mathematical Ability - Working Experience


  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position - Occasionally

  • Must be able to move about the inside of the building - Constantly

  • Must be able to move equipment around the building - Constantly

  • Must be able to ascend/descend stairs or ladders - Occasionally

  • Must be able to position oneself and move under/around/over equipment - Frequently

  • Must be able to handle/adjust/inspect/position various items and equipment - Frequently

  • Must be able to communicate and exchange information with others - Frequently

  • Must be able to perform tasks that require repetitive handling/adjusting/inspecting/positioning of items and equipment - Frequently

  • Must be able to distinguish and detect information such as writing and defects - Constantly

  • Must be able to move equipment - Constantly


  • Extreme cold - Rarely

  • Extreme heat - Rarely

  • Humid - Rarely

  • Wet - Rarely

  • Noise - Frequently

  • Hazards - Frequently

  • Temperature Change - Frequently

  • Atmospheric Conditions - Frequently

Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.


  • Opportunity to work in a growing company
  • Ability to help people live a longer, more active life
  • Comprehensive benefit package
  • Ability to work in an organization that values:
    • Integrity First: We do the right thing
    • Teamwork: We are one Orchid
    • Results: Our results matter


  • Candidates offered employment may be required to submit to a pre-employment background check and pre-employment drug-screening based on position requirements
  • Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States through eVerify

At Orchid, we fully support a diverse and inclusive workplace and we are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, hair type, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

Orchid Orthopedic Solutions only pays fees for solicited presentations of job seekers submitted through our preferred vendor job board by recruiters, employment agencies, or other parties.