Corydon, IA – Maintenance Mechanics

At East Penn, our people are our business.  We are a family-owned enterprise committed to fostering an atmosphere that honors the contributions of everyone.  We want our employees to have long-term careers, and many do – more than 30% of our workforce has over a decade of service.



Varied.  Ability to work overtime is necessary.


JOB SKILL REQUIREMENTS:    Knowledge and/or experience in the following areas:

  • Be able to perform preventive maintenance tasks with minimal or no supervision
  • Ability to perform duties necessary to the plant operation
  • Ability to repair, rebuild and maintain pumps, conveyors, pneumatic tools, gearboxes, cylinders and air valves with some supervision
  • Have basic knowledge of hand and power tools
  • Have basic troubleshooting skills of pneumatics, hydraulics and power transmission
  • Ability to dismantle and reassemble equipment using hoists and hand tools with some supervision
  • Basic knowledge of piping repairs, including PVC and steel piping using plumbing tools such as PVC cutter and pipethreader
  • Capable of reading and working with parts and equipment manuals
  • Basic knowledge of print reading, schematics and blueprints
  • Capable of gas welding with an oxy/acetylene torch and use a gas torch necessary for cutting steel, bending and heating metal
  • Basic computer knowledge. Capable in the use of SOMAX
  • Licensed and able to drive material handling equipment
  • Capable of using a plasma cutting torch
  • Knowledge of plant layout necessary parts and service manuals



  • Maintain, Repair, Troubleshoot and Install Industrial Manufacturing Equipment and Systems
  • Examines parts for damage or excessive wear
  • Operates and inspects machinery to diagnose defects
  • Tests overhauled equipment to ensure operating efficiency
  • Basic welding-completes basic repairs with some supervision
  • Minor electrical troubleshooting to include fuses and solenoids
  • Replace defective motors and sub-assemblies, such as gearboxes
  • Works in teams and independently with some supervision
  • He or she is responsible for the quality of work produced.


East Penn offers a growing environment, competitive wages and excellent benefits including 401K.

To apply, submit your resume by mail or in person or stop by our location to complete an application:

Mailing Address:

Personnel Department
East Penn Manufacturing
2185 Hwy 2
P.O. Box 286
Corydon, IA 50060

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 7:30am – 4:30pm

Job Application

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