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Employment opportunities at Robison & Smith

Maintenance Technician - Full Time

Location: Gloversville, NY (HQ/Plant/Service Center)
Job Code: MNTCH
# of openings: 1


This position is responsible for the repair and maintenance of industrial washers, dryers, boilers, compressors, conveyors, and other equipment; performs related work as assigned. Diagnoses, rebuilds and repairs equipment, performs inspections and preventive maintenance of equipment.


  • Minimum of three years of experience as a maintenance technician or equivalent.
  • Must possess a variety of experience and in depth knowledge in areas such as mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, Industrial Controls, PLC ladder logic, plumbing, HVAC, welding, and metal processing equipment.
  • Strong mechanical knowledge of pumps, valves, gears, bearings, lubricants, etc.
  • Knowledge and ability to read blue prints
  • Minimum of two years of technical school or certified training related to above experience requirements can supplement above.
  • Proven ability to aggressively meet goals and/or objectives.
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to work any shift and long hours.
  • Required to troubleshoot, install minor equipment, analyze and repair complex mechanical and electrical faults, including compressed air operated machines, and hydraulic and pneumatic equipment with very little help.
  • Able to read blueprints and electrical/electronic schematics with little direct supervision.
  • Perform all preventive maintenance tasks.
  • Perform minor fine-tuning of laundry systems.
  • Perform major project work.
  • Able and willing to aid chief engineer in completing all tasks.
  • Has detailed knowledge of equipment operation


Excellent attendance Ability to work any shift, weekends, and long hours
- Able to physically walk, crawl, climb ladders, lift up to 50lbs, bend and squat to perform normal maintenance work.



  • High school diploma – 2 years of skilled trade school or maintenance vocational schooling.
  • 3 years experience as a Maintenance Technician in a similar sized facility in an engineering or maintenance discipline.  
  • Mechanic experience with high volume laundry equipment. 
  • Excellent mechanical aptitude with the ability to keep laundry equipment running at optimal level. 
  • Ability to read, comprehend and transmit complicated detailed instructions in writing and orally.  
  • Reads and understands blueprints and schematics.
  • Trade skills in one or more: welding, electrical, mechanical, HVAC, instrumentation, boilers.
  • Prior Laundry experience is preferred but not a must.


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