PABCO Industrial Maintenance Mechanic I-III

City:  Vernon, CA
State:  CA
Country/Region:  US

Imagine an opportunity where you are truly valued as an employee in a family-owned environment that has never had a layoff!


PABCO, a building product company that values individuals and their families has a job opening for an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic in Vernon, California.   In this role, you will have the support of your supervisors and colleagues to learn and grow with a deep-rooted company in the manufacturing and building supply industry.  PABCO values family, loyalty and safety. 


A few more reasons why you should join the PABCO family:


  • Excellent compensation – very competitive starting wage
  • Great benefits package – Including multiple medical plans, dental, vision, flex spending, HSA, paid vacation, 401k, profit sharing, life insurance, wellness programs, employee assistance, educational assistance, scholarships for children of employees, company discounts, and opportunities for community service.
  • Rich history – PABCO Paper joined the PABCO family in 1984. The plant however, began making paper in 1912, over one hundred years ago. In the 1920's it became a division of Fiberboard Products and sold again in 1977 to Pacific Coast Packaging Company. Today in our historic building, PABCO paper turns pre-and post-consumer recycled content into new paper products used as gypsum board facing and backing paper, packaging paper for bakery boxes and other paper goods.
  • A compassionate workplace – As a family owned company, PABCO cares about its brand, its values and its people.  Work/life balance is important.

PABCO provides quality building products created by quality people.  PABCO is a subsidiary of a family-owned group of companies that provide employees with the security, benefits and respect they need to build meaningful interpersonal relationships with colleagues and clients.  PABCO takes pride in their American made products that are used in homes and buildings across the country.   


SCHEDULE: This role will primarily work day shifts, specific hours will be dependent on mill need. Long shifts will occasionally be required to support mill outages.

POSITION SUMMARY: A responsible maintenance technician/mechanic/millwright with some mechanical knowledge/experience and a high level of mechanical aptitude for use in an industrial manufacturing setting.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to:

  • Assist in routine and scheduled maintenance on mill equipment to maintain uptime.
  • Assist in troubleshooting and repair breakdowns as needed.
  • Clean and lubricate parts, equipment and/or machinery.
  • Assist in fabricating small parts as needed.
  • Assist in existing inventory parts and report use for reorder.
  • Maintain excellent attendance and punctuality.
  • Maintain work area according to plant standard for safety, efficiency and cleanliness.
  • Abide by all safety rules set forth by company.
  • Exhibit company core values.
  • All other tasks and/or responsibilities as assigned.




  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
  • Up to two (2) years related experience and/or training for the Mechanic I level.
  • Able to perform basic math computations and understand angles, percentages and dimensional measurements.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience considered.
  • Ability to apply common sense, rules and similar past experiences to carry out written or verbal instructions.
  • 1+ years using power tools including saws, drills,etc with basic safety precautions.


  • Ability to identify when you are unskilled in a task or unable to perform as requested and need additional direction or support.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, safety instructions.
  • Ability to work with a team and independently.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to use personal computer.



  • Familiarity with reading hydraulic or pneumatic schematics and using for troubleshooting.
  • Familiarity with many different types of bearings, seals, pumps and other rotating equipment.
  • Able to determine the steps needed to complete a job safely and describe to team members and manager before starting work.
  • Able to lead and mentor less experienced technicians in job planning and execution.
  • Background (formal education or hands on training) in at least one of the following:
    • Industrial Lubrication
    • Industrial Equipment Manufacturing and Assembly or Rebuild.
    • Welding/Fabrication
    • Bearing installation
    • Machine Alignment
    • Pipefitting



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual's race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles