As a KEITH Manufacturing Co. Woodshop/Maintenance Specialist, you will maintain buildings and grounds and keep them in top condition to ensure full and productive use of KEITH facilities.  The ideal candidate will have a steady hand and keen attention to detail.

Essential Functions

  • Building repairs: plaster or drywall repairs, fix or paint roofs, windows, doors, floors, woodwork, and other parts of building structures
  • Production work – build crates, saw plastic, etc.
  • Perform grounds keeping and building maintenance duties
  • Mow lawn, trim shrubs & trees, pull weeds
  • Remove snow and ice from buildings, walkways, and steps; sprinkle ice melt
  • Able to operate the required machinery in the area
  • Maintain a “customer first” mindset for productivity and quality
  • Maintain 6S in the work area
  • Meets agreed on Company and department goals on time
  • Arrives to work, meetings, and appointments, and other work-related functions on time and as scheduled

Peripheral Duties

  • Able to operate other equipment in the area when necessary
  • May perform other duties when necessary

Minimum Qualifications

  • Previous maintenance experience preferred
  • Ability to read material safety data sheets (MSDS)
  • Able to read a tape measure, pressure gauge, level and square
  • Have a valid driver’s license, be able to drive, and qualify under the district’s insurance carrier when driving a company vehicle
  • Forklift experience preferred
  • May be required to pass employer performance tests
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Demonstrate effective verbal, written and communications skills

Working Conditions

  • Works in all areas of the facility
  • Daily exposure to continual noise from machines
  • Exposure to outdoor temperatures
  • May perform duties of heights over 6 feet

Equipment/Machinery Used

  • Lawn mower and landscaping tools
  • Forklifts
  • Ladder
  • Manlift
  • Assorted machinery including power tools, lathes, grinders, saws, and standard hand tools

Physical Requirements

  • Able to sit or stand for 8 to 10 hours at a time
  • Able to lift 25 lbs.
  • Able to climb ladders and perform duties at heights over 6 feet

Personal Attributes

  • Useful interpersonal skills and relationship-building skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated and directed
  • Ability and willingness to follow directions
  • Able to work independently
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment


This job description does not list all the duties of the job.  You may be asked by management to perform other functions.  KEITH Manufacturing Co. has the right to revise this job description at any time.  This job description is not a contract for employment with KEITH Manufacturing Co. is by mutual consent.