Maintenance Technician


Kai USA Ltd., manufacturer of Kershaw Knives and Zero Tolerance Knives in Tualatin, has an immediate opening for a Maintenance Technician.

  • Do you like to troubleshoot, repair, and make upgrades to various types of CNC controlled machines and factory equipment?
  • Do you enjoy working both independently and in a highly diversified team environment with multiple skill levels?
  • Do you like to work under limited supervision?
  • Do you want to work in a company that makes products that customers consider some of the best in the world?


The Maintenance Technician will have:

  • Understanding of electro-mechanical equipment including servo driven machines
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair mechanical devices
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair industrial controls including, but not limited to, PLCs, motor starters, switches, relays and contactors, solenoids, valves, motors and timers
  • Ability to read engineering drawings including electrical and pneumatic schematics, ability to create drawings and schematics is preferred
  • Experience using a variety of tools including hand and power tools, electric meters, manual machine tools, welders, and material handling equipment
  • Experience with high voltage wiring (220V-480V)
  • Ability to design and perform light fabrication of custom tools for specific jobs
  • Understanding of lubrication and ability to properly lubricate equipment

Requirements / Qualifications

The qualifed candidate must:

  • Have 5+ years experience in equipment maintenance and repair
  • Certification and/or accreditation is not required, however applicants may be asked to prove their skills in an interactive interview and skills assessment
  • Have the skills and ability needed to perform the all the duties and responsibilities listed above
  • Be fluent in English
  • Be authorized to work in the United States

Wages are $18 to $30/hr. D.O.E.

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    18600 SW Teton Avenue
    Tualatin, Oregon 97062

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