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Century Linen & Uniform Inc Maintenance Engineer in Somerville, Massachusetts

Company Summary:

Century Linen is a fast paced, growing company and we're always seeking talent on all levels. We’re more than laundry! Tour our plants and you’ll see what we mean. Our 400 Somerville, MA location team members operate modern, high-tech washing, drying, and finishing equipment and work in a fast-paced and upbeat environment. We have many different positions and it’s nothing like the laundry you might do at home.

We are currently looking to hire in our Somerville, MA location.

Job Summary:

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for the overall maintenance of all equipment. The position

performs preventative maintenance on all production and supporting equipment

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

• Read and interpret drawings, blueprints, schematics, and electrical code specifications

• Troubleshoot, maintain and repair industrial, electrical, and electronic control systems and other

related devices

• Conduct preventive maintenance programs and keep maintenance records

• May install, maintain, and calibrate industrial instrumentation and related devices.

• Maintain, repair, test and install electrical motors, hydraulic and pneumatic electrical control


• General mechanical maintenance as required

• Able to lift or manage up to 25 pounds without assistance

• Experienced in legacy equipment maintenance

• Troubleshoot, support and repair of all production equipment

• Determine material, parts, and equipment to be used for repair, installation, and stock

Communicate same to Chief Engineer or Assistant Chief Engineer

• Participate in scheduled/preventative maintenance on all production equipment

• Install, inspect, repair, and maintain the mechanical, electrical, and other related systems in all

production and supporting departments

• Inspect, operate, and maintain steam, heating cooling and water treatment systems in entire


• Complete all necessary documentation as described under company guidelines. Must comply

with all company safety rules and policies

Supervisory Responsibilities:

• N/A

Minimum Qualifications:

• Minimum 5 years’ industrial/commercial maintenance experience, with strong problem solving


• Ability to effectively communicate (both written and oral)

• Ability to read and troubleshoot electrical schematics at basic level

• Quality orientation and high attention to detail

• Able to manage multiple tasks and priorities and easily adapt

Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field preferred

• Bilingual - English/Spanish

Travel Required:


Physical Requirements:

This position requires constant walking throughout the service center. May do lifting of objects up to 75

pounds on occasion with assistance. May carry tools and equipment.

Work Environment:

Plant environment, including hot, noisy, and wet conditions. Some work in office environments. Subject

to calls during hours away from plant (24/7). Constant exposure to hazards including confined spaces,

chemicals, steam under pressure, climbing, working in positions above and under equipment and

throughout/outside of the facility

Note: This job description is not an employment agreement or contract, nor designed to contain a

definitive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the employee.

Century is an equal opportunity employer. In furtherance of our commitment to equal employment

opportunity, we also take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,

protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or other legally recognized

protected status.