Dexter Axle

  • Maintenance Technician

    Location US-TX-Royse City
    Posted Date 7 months ago(8/23/2018 2:02 PM)
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  • Overview

    Rockwell American, a Dexter company, the premier supplier and manufacturer of axles, doors, venting products and related components in the utility trailer, boat trailer, recreational vehicle, heavy duty and manufactured housing markets, has an opportunity for a Maintenance Technician at our Royse City, TX facility - conveniently located near Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) area.


    Dexter is an industry leader with a highly developed distribution network and plants in the states of Indiana, Oklahoma, Georgia, California, Tennessee, Florida, and Texas and in the provinces of Ontario and Alberta in Canada. Dexter has achieved its many years of success through a commitment to the principles of superior quality, continuous improvement, and unparalleled customer service. 


    Dexter has achieved its many years of success through a commitment to the principles of superior quality, continuous improvement, and unparalleled customer service. In 2013, Dexter expanded our product offering with the acquisition of Unique Functional Products (UFP), a leading axle manufacturer in the marine industry. In the late 2014, Dexter Axle Company also acquired AL-KO Axis. In 2015 Dexter acquired the Titan Brake and Actuator business. In September 2016, Dexter purchased Rockwell American. In December of 2016, Dexter purchased the heavy duty axle and suspension manufacturing assets of Ingersoll Axles, along with the light duty axle manufacturing assets of Standen’s from the IMT Group. In February of 2017, Dexter purchased the axle, brake and actuation business assets from Tie Down Engineering.  Dexter is well known for providing superior quality, service, and support.


    For more information about our company, access Dexter's web site at


    Dexter offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits. Dexter’s benefits package includes Health, Dental, Vision, Life, STD, LTD, FSA, HSA, and 401(k) Plan with company contributions.

    Position Summary

    The Maintenance Technician reports directly to the Maintenance Supervisor.  The Maintenance Technician will support production operations, maintenance of existing equipment and the implementation of new machinery in order to drive continuous improvement in product quality, process efficiency and safety. 

     Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Troubleshoot mechanical, electrical, PLC’s, pneumatic and hydraulic systems using schematics, technical drawings and maintenance manuals.
    • Repair equipment, fixtures, systems, and other machinery in the facility as required.
    • Ensure equipment and machines operate in a safe manner and are in compliance with all safety related regulations.
    • Perform routine preventive maintenance.
    • Perform emergency repairs to equipment or machines as needed.
    • Fabricate components as needed for machinery repairs (cutting and welding).
    • Support plant growth by installing new equipment and support services including electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic lines.
    • Perform other duties as required.



    Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or 3 + years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  In addition, must have a minimum of 5years related experience with single phase and three phase electrical and have a working knowledge of controllers. 


    The technician will be required to provide their own tools for mechanical and electrical repairs. Must have working knowledge and be skilled in 110, 220-240 volt testing, repair and installation.  480 volts experience is a plus, but not required.

    Must possess the ability to read and understand electrical schematics and be capable of troubleshooting and diagnosing electrical and mechanical problems.  Candidates must have a working knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics, good work and attendance history, a safety-first attitude, good communication skills, and the flexibility to work overtime, including some weekendsMust have a can-do attitude combined with a high energy level.


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