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Multi-Craft Maintenance Technician at 3M in Alexandria, Minnesota

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

$30.01 per hour

Job Description:

Job Description:

Multi-Craft Maintenance Technician (Alexandria, MN)

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’s 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.

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role

As a Multi-Craft 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:

  • Troubleshoot, repair and/or install production equipment including motors, generators, pneumatic equipment, hydraulic equipment, clutches, bearings, pumps, computerized equipment, and other devices following elementary logic/wiring diagrams, pneumatic and hydraulic diagrams, and equipment manuals

  • Operate hand/power tools and shop equipment including, but not limited to; electric drill, drill press, lathe, mill, grinder, conduit bender, pipe cutter, welder, etc.

  • Work on equipment installed in cramped locations as well as elevated locations using ladder, man lifts, boom truck or on roofs of buildings, in pits or in hazardous locations.

  • Apply mechanical/electrical/electronic theory and related knowledge with a primary focus on control systems and a secondary focus on mechanical systems. 

  • Communicate effectively with production personnel, including but not limited to:  Operators, Process Engineers, members of plant’s leadership group and contractors

  • Support a culture of continuous improvement by implementing operator ideas

Your Skills and Expertise 

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

  • Possess an associate degree in Mechatronics or higher (completed prior to start)


  • High school diploma/GED (completed prior to start) AND five (5) or more years of maintenance experience

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

  • Rockwell PLC and Drive Programming Skills.

Work location:

  • Alexandria, MN

Travel: None

Relocation Assistance: Is not authorized

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

Supporting Your Well-being 

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life – both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope. 

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The starting rate of pay for this position is $30.01 and $35.12. 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.


Learn more about 3M’s creative solutions to the world’s problems at or on Twitter @3M.

Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties.

Pay & Benefits Overview:

3M is an equal opportunity employer.  3M  will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.

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