Mechanical Lab Technician


Position: Mechanical Lab Technician – ENTRY LEVEL

*Interested in learning a skilled trade? Do you enjoy using your hands, working with tools and solving problems?

*Call Snelling Staffing 502-814-9800! Well-established manufacturing company is seeking an entry level candidate to train in the Lab department

Industry: Manufacturing

Job Type: Temp-to-hire

Location: Louisville, KY 40219

Pay Rate: $18.00/ Hr – $22.00/ Hr, with quick advancement opportunities

Available Shifts:

1st Shift: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Job Description:

Snelling has an immediate opening for a Mechanical Lab Technician – Entry Level in Louisville, KY. This position will be responsible for the set up and testing of products and rentals. The Mechanical Lab Technician – Entry Level should be able to work independently and demonstrate a proactive, problem-solving attitude. Job duties include:

  • Set up equipment for tests and rentals.
  • Properly handling of Safety Data Sheet Materials.
  • Assist Project Engineers in running tests and collecting data.
  • Instrumentation calibration.
  • Electrical wiring of PLCs, controllers, motors and others 3-phase components.
  • Light welding.
  • Lab and rental area housekeeping, track supplies & indicate when to reorder, etc.
  • Perform monthly Test Material Inventories.
  • Perform other tasks as directed.
  • Perform Rental Technician duties as required.

Mechanical Lab Technician Requirements:

  • Ability to troubleshoot mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical and electrical schematics.
  • Ability to understand and follow safety procedures with mechanical equipment and high voltage electrical equipment.
  • Understanding of controllers, control valves, transmitters, and other process instrumentation.
  • Operate fork trucks and cranes.
  • Ability to use MS Office software, especially Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills – must interface with other departments, sales representatives, and customers.


  • Medical, Vision, Dental, and Life Insurance after 30 days
  • 401K (eligible from start date, matched after 1 year)
  • Weekly Electronic Pay

About Snelling: Since 1951, Snelling has helped match exceptional people with exceptional opportunities, and we continue to set the standard of excellence in our field. By combining our award-winning history with industry-leading technology, our team has what it takes to connect you with the job opportunity you seek quickly and efficiently.

Keywords: Lab Technician, Mechanical, Electrical, Hydraulic, Pneumatic, Entry Level


Alabama 40219