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3M MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN (Clinton, TN) in Clinton, Tennessee

Job Description:


Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it is equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with other curious, creative 3Mers.

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military experience to a 3M career.

Job Description:

The person hired for the position of Maintenance Technician will work at our 3M Clinton, TN Site.

Responsibilities/ The Impact You Will Make in this Role:

As a(n) Maintenance Technician you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:

  • Maintaining a safe work environment and perform duties safely.

  • Troubleshoot/Repair mechanical equipment and components such as: bearings, bushings, gear boxes, pump seals, clutches, brakes, drive components, valves, motors and couplings.

  • Troubleshoot/Adjust mechanical equipment such as: hydraulic and pneumatic machinery and equipment, variable speed power transmission systems, conveyors, spraying systems and extruders.

  • Troubleshoot control valves, hydraulic/pneumatic systems, and pumps, and replace AC and DC drive, PLCs, and HMIs

  • Maintaining a safe work environment and perform duties safely.

    Your Skills and Expertise : To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:


  • High School Diploma/GED or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution.

  • Possess a two-year technical diploma/degree or higher in a Mechanical, Electrical/Electronics or Maintenance discipline from an accredited institution OR possess a minimum of three (3) years’ maintenance experience in a private, public, government, or military environment.

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:


  • Five (5) years’ experience of manufacturing, equipment installation and troubleshooting maintenance support.

  • Documented education, training, and industrial work experience.

  • Direct experience with manufacturing equipment.

  • Proven skill level in working with original equipment manuals, prints, drawings, and charts.

  • Knowledge and skills of mechanical concepts needed to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair mechanical equipment and electrical devices.

This position will require:

  • Working overtime

  • Weekend work.

  • Holiday work

  • Working on-call

    Work location: Clinton, TN

    Travel: None

    Relocation Assistance: NA

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Pay Transparency:

The starting rate of pay for this position is $ 29.90/hr ., with the potential to reach $34.72/hr. This targeted compensation range represents a good faith estimate and can vary based on factors including, but not limited to, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

Other benefits and incentives may apply; pay and benefits overview: . This information is being disclosed in accordance with local Pay Transparency Rules.

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Applicable to US Applicants Only:The starting rate of pay for this position is $29.90, with the potential to reach $34.72 . This range represents a good faith estimate for this position. The specific compensation offered to a candidate may vary based on factors including, but not limited to, the candidate’s relevant knowledge, training, skills, work location, and/or experience. In addition, this position may be eligible for a range of benefits (e.g., Medical, Dental & Vision, Health Savings Accounts, Health Care & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, Disability Benefits, Life Insurance, Voluntary Benefits, Paid Absences and Retirement Benefits, etc.). Additional information is available at:

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