General Maintenance Level B
Milwaukee, WI 
Posted 2 days ago
Job Description

The Perlick Company is a fifth-generation family business built upon a bedrock of core values that have guided our success since 1917 and will lead us into the future.  We seek excellence in all that we do.

Vision Statement:  Innovating the solutions that power the world’s best entertaining and food service experiences.

Mission Statement:  Perlick is a 5th generation family business that serves as an essential partner in the commercial foodservice and residential appliance industries.  We put our customers first in everything we do by engaging a team of world class associates to develop, produce, and deliver premium products and customer experiences that provide a lifetime of exceptional value.


Lead by Serving – others before self

Grow by Innovation – solutions that exceed our customer’s expectations

Continuous Improvement – strive to get better every day

Live the Legacy – maintain our positive reputations with the future in mind


SUMMARY: The Maintenance associate is responsible for a variety of different tasks including, moving, installation, repairing of equipment, performing preventive maintenance tasks, and building maintenance.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES & REPONSIBILITIES: This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.
  1. Repair and maintain machines, bench and hand powered tools and miscellaneous equipment
  2. Assist Mechanics of higher skill classification in the repair and rebuilding of the more complex and Involved machine and machine tools
  3. Diagnose machine malfunctions and operation difficulties; determine need for repairs procedures and effect repairs and adjustments to keep machines in production.
  4. Scope of work may involve on the spot adjustment; replacement of purchased parts and details involving occasional fitting, simple alignment and temporary improvisation of machinery and equipment.
  5. Layout work and operate woodworking machinery to cut and construct bins, benches partitions, shelves, crates, work platforms, etc.
  6. Repair small motors, pulleys, belts; do pipe fitting, welding incidental to work assignments.
  7. Work from drawings and specifications
  8. Work outside of building as necessary on assignments involving cutting of grass, landscaping, snow removal, painting, etc.
  9. Use scale, calipers, levels, micrometers, indicators, etc. to effect repairs.
  10. Perform continuing assignments in company preventive maintenance program, and routinely oil and lubricate machinery and equipment.
  11. Under general supervision of the Foreman and maintenance mechanic of higher skill classifications, instructions, and guidance provided on many procedural problems or difficulties.
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to be successful in this role.
  • Requires knowledge of machining fundamentals
  • Basic operating skills
  • Shop arithmetic
  • Print reading and measuring procedures as is generally acquired through two years of high or vocational school supplemented by on-the-job training
  • One to two years of applied machine shop experience.
PHYSICAL/SENSORY DEMANDS: 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Daily work may include sitting, bending, standing, crouching, reaching, and some lifting (up to 50 lbs.).


Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Salary and Benefits
$20.05-$24.79 per hour
Required Education
Required Experience
3+ years
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