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Maintenance Technician II

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Date: Sep 23, 2022

Location: Milpitas, CA, US, 95035

Company: Evoqua

Evoqua has the strength of a major global business while embracing the entrepreneurial spirit of a startup.  Our innovative products have been solving the world’s water problems for more than 100 years.  Today, we are building on that strong history of success – transforming water for our customers enriching the lives of consumers.  


Evoqua’s unparalleled portfolio of proven brands, advanced technologies, mobile and emergency water supply solutions and services helps cities across the world provide and discharge clean water, and equips the leisure and commercial industries to maximize productivity and profitability.  Every day, millions of people and thousands of companies rely on Evoqua Water Technologies to help meet their needs for clean water.


What does it mean to work here. . .


Our Mindset:  We put customers first.  We know we succeed only when our customers succeed. To that end, we make decisions at lowest possible levels, at fastest possible speeds – freeing employees to respond to customers quickly and effectively without sacrificing safety or quality.


Our organization: We work as “One Evoqua”.  We collaborate across our global enterprise. In an increasingly competitive marketplace, no single product, group or unit succeeds on their own, no matter how remarkable they are.  We are one team.


Our People: We hire for brains and heart.  We are industry experts who foster great relationships with colleagues and customers.  We value technical knowledge and experience, alongside business insight and people smarts.  We nurture both the hard and soft skills of our talent.


Our Leadership: We lead from where we are.  We take ownership.  We lead from all levels.  We value the opportunity to grow, as a business and as people.  We hold each other accountable to make the right things happen for maximum performance. 


Our promise:  Grow with the Best. We grow with the best.  We are on the move.  As the world’s first choice for water solutions, our workplace will continue to evolve and expand, and so will the opportunities.  This is a workplace that nourishes talented people.  Immerse yourself . . . in Evoqua. 


Apply today to join our 4000 professionals around the world as we pursue our purpose: Transforming Water. Enriching Life.

The Maintenance Technician II works independently and with other plant personnel to perform preventative, predictive, and routine maintenance tasks to the facility and equipment therein.


  • Collects and assists with documentation of repair details
  • Prepares and sets up equipment for production after repair. Assist and instruct others when required.
  • Works from instruction manual, mechanical drawings and schematics.
  • Troubleshoots and determines appropriate actions for repair of facility support equipment. Engages external contractors for repairs if necessary.
  • Provides technical support to ensure equipment is in a constant state of readiness.
  • Perform Preventive Maintenance to maintain safety and increase up-time of facility equipment.
  • Maintains plant equipment in a state of readiness by safely utilizing hand tools, power tools, hoists, cranes, and measuring/testing instruments, specialty tools, and specialty equipment as required.
  • Participates and contributes in a team environment.
  • Documents all corrective and preventive maintenance work performed throughout the course of the day using computer system.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work area and adheres to 5S standards.
  • Able to work with vendors to source repair parts and equipment

What we can offer you: 

  • Generous PTO package- 15 days/120 Hours to start
  • Paid Holidays
  • Dollar-for-dollar 401k match up to 4% of annual salary, with a profit-sharing component becoming available after 1 year of employment.
  • Customizable benefits package with a multitude of options. Benefits effective immediately provided enrollment is completed within 30 days of hire date.
  • Career progression plans
  • Reward and Recognition Programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid parental leave
  • Flexible Spending Account options
  • Company Wellness Program
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Retirement Plan

The above is only the beginning of what Evoqua has to offer. With over 160 locations spread throughout 10 countries, room for growth is essentially in your hands. If you believe that we would be the right fit for you, please apply today.


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum of five (5) years of manufacturing maintenance experience or related training.
  • Must have knowledge of and be capable of demonstrating maintenance practices and methods when executing mechanical and electrical repairs of equipment.
  • Must have knowledge of plumbing principles with multiple materials.
  • Ability to communicate and work well with others.
  • Be capable of working from and understanding equipment manuals, specifications, P&ID, and BOM’s (Bill of Materials). Be capable of comprehending both written and oral instructions.
  • Ability and certifications to operate mobile equipment such as forklifts, scissor lifts, and other equipment required to perform work duties.
  • Working knowledge of computers.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Knowledge of SAP Maintenance preferred
  • Flexible hours to accommodate work required around production hours




Evoqua Water Technologies prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Evoqua Water Technologies takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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Evoqua does not accept unsolicited resumes/candidates from search firms.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto