Maintenance Intern
Waukesha, WI 
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Job Summary


This position performs entry-level maintenance activities including supporting production by repairing, maintaining and improving all production and service equipment and building utilities. Must develop skills and be willing to train in specialized maintenance areas such as electronic, electrical, hydraulics, pneumatic and mechanical systems.


  • Receive work assignments, either verbal, written, or computer generated as directed by supervisor together with drawings, schematics, sketches or other data and information.
  • Setup and operate common machine shop equipment. Use a wide variety of precision measuring instruments.
  • Diagnose, repair and maintain all basic electrical and mechanical equipment such as N/C burn machine, hydraulic shears and press brakes, other metal working and cutting machinery, coil winders, ovens, cranes, welders and other equipment.
  • Diagnose and resolve technical problems in the following specialized maintenance areas: electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical systems.
  • Fabricate miscellaneous weldments using various types of welding equipment.
  • Perform machinery rigging, loading, unloading, machinery moving, modify and install mechanical equipment.
  • Work overhead as required to repair cranes, etc
  • Keep tools, equipment and work area clean and orderly. Assures safe handling of oils, chemicals and hazardous waste streams and operation of associated equipment.
  • Proficient use of e-mail, Internet searches, data entry, etc.
  • Perform other work as required.


Must have good communication skills - oral and written

Ability to work independently or on a team

Full range of machine shop equipment and maintenance tools and equipment. Some test equipment, such as multi meters and others.

Oils, solvents, paints and thinners. Nuts, bolts, screws, manufacturer-supplied parts, sheet, plate, bar, round and other stock.

Dismantle or repair equipment as required, using parts, manufacturer's specifications and occasional instructions from other personnel. Will be responsible for maintaining all plant utilities and for ensuring that they are in good working order. Will fabricate and weld with proficiency as required. Work at heights that vary from below ground level to approximately 70 feet and occasionally required to work on various projects on the roof of the building. Working conditions vary from wet, oily and dirty to relatively clean. Occasional outdoor work required in extreme heat and cold. Nature of work dictates that weight range will run the entire spectrum of weights allowable for lifting by hand. In cases when weights are beyond those that are normally lifted, mechanical aids will be provided. The job requires medium to heavy work with possible difficult work positions.


Required Education / Experience

High School Diploma or equivalent

Must be enrolled in Industrial Maintenance program or equivalent

About SPX

SPX Corporation is a supplier of highly engineered products and technologies, holding leadership positions in the HVAC, detection and measurement, and engineered solutions markets. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, SPX Corporation had approximately $1.4 billion in annual revenue in 2017 and more than 5,000 employees in 14 countries. SPX Corporation is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "SPXC. For more information, please visit .

Thank you for your interest in our company.

SPX Corporation is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected basis.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
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