LaCrosse Footwear
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k with employer match, life insurance, PTO, Accident, Critical Illness, Hospital, and Pet Insurance

We are seeking a Maintenance Tech Trainee to join our on-site Maintenance team located at our Danner Boot Factory in Portland, OR. If you are looking for an opportunity to learn new skills, work for a well established brand in Manufacturing, and opportunities for growth, we encourage you to apply!

We offer a full benefits package eligible your first day, competitive wage rates, and an employee discount!

Training for this position will be approximately 1-3 months in length working 6am-2:30pm. Then once training is complete working hours will be 2:30pm-11pm.

Watch this video to view the Danner Factory!

This position is an entry level trainee position for Maintenance Technician I. The position description listed below is what responsibilities of a fully trained Maintenance Technician I should be able to perform at a satisfactory level.

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.


This position is responsible for performing duties following established procedures in all areas of the factory, keeping production equipment operating and performing preventative maintenance to support the production plan.


  • Provides quick troubleshooting and timely repairs to fully support the production workflow.
  • Repairs and maintains all production machines and equipment in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals and manufacturing specifications for the electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical systems.
  • Maintains safety of machinery, equipment, and factory.
  • Reads blue prints, ladder logic, electrical, hydraulic/pneumatic schematics to troubleshoot machines.
  • Manually dismantles defective mechanical/electrical/pneumatic equipment using handheld tools.
  • Completes routine maintenance cost effectively and on time per the Preventative Maintenance program.
  • Provides maintenance assistance as necessary at the corporate headquarters and retail locations.
  • Delivers/pick-ups parts and machinery as required.
  • Ability to fabricate parts and materials using the appropriate tools.


  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must be willing to conduct oneself in accordance with Company's Core Values
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with all levels of workers
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions in a manner consistent with the essential job functions
  • Understand and follow directions as given
  • Ability to get along well with others and work as a part of a team
  • Ability to work overtime and be flexible with daily work schedule
  • Computer proficient including strong Microsoft Office skills


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the essential job duties satisfactorily
  • Lifting, standing, bending and walking a minimum of 8 hours a day
  • Must be able to lift/pull 50 pounds with no restrictions
  • Ability to read and write and type at a level necessary for successful job performance
  • Good hand/eye coordination and manual dexterity
  • Required to use arms, hands and fingers frequently to handle, feel or reach
  • The sensory requirements for this position include vision, hearing, and touch


Working knowledge of hand & power tools.


10% work is spent in an office environment with the other 90% in distribution and factory setting.


This position reports directly to the Maintenance Manager.

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen. As a federal contractor, we participate in E-Verify. LaCrosse Footwear, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer that strives for and celebrates diversity in its workforce.

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