Maintenance Technician

Location: LaVergne, TN

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Trinidad Benham Corp., a national leader in the consumer food products industry, is seeking a Production Maintenance Technician for our LaVergne, TN facility.   This 2nd shift position will support all production/facility equipment, perform preventive maintenance, troubleshooting and repair on all equipment and maintain the facility to be in excellent condition.  The successful candidate must have a strong electrical background.


  • Perform electrical, electronic and mechanical maintenance, troubleshooting and repair on complex packaging equipment, bulk unloading equipment and printing equipment.
  • Perform maintenance, troubleshoot and repair of 480V 3 phase electrical control circuits, 277 volt single phase, 208 volt 3 phase supply voltage, 110 volt ac, 24 volt ac/dc machine control wiring, wiring motor starter, breakers, relays, switches, motor control circuits, device control circuits and PLC control systems.
  • Running EMT and flexible liquid tight conduit. 
  • Machinery and equipment installation to include ability to read blue prints, electrical schematics, welding and sheet metal fabrication.
  • Perform preventative maintenance as required on all systems and equipment.
  • Maintain records to ensure accountability of time, parts and repairs to meet regulatory compliance.


  • Qualified applicants must be at least 18 yrs old and hold a high school diploma or GED.
  • Strong electrical and mechanical experience preferably in a manufacturing/production environment.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills with the ability to manage priorities and workflow.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work within constantly changing priorities.
  • Advanced Vocational training in areas such as Industrial Maintenance and Electrical.

Physical Requirements:

  • Lift, carry, push, pull up to 50 lbs.
  • Use Ladders.
  • Walk, stand, sit, crawl, kneel, climb up to 10 hrs per day.
  • Ability to work at heights and in inclement weather.


Trinidad Benham Corp. is a private label, employee owned company established in 1917; a national leader in the consumer food products industry we process and package beans, rice, popcorn and household aluminum foil.  Our customers include major grocery chains and food service companies throughout the U.S.    We offer a full benefit package including: Health, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurance, 401(k) and Employee Stock Ownership Plans, Paid Holidays and Vacation.  Trinidad Benham Corp. is an equal opportunity employer and drug-free workplace. 

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