We are looking for a Utility Technician who works safely in a fast-paced environment, has a strong work ethic, is dependable, has a positive attitude, and works effectively in a team environment.

A Utility Technician is typically scheduled to work Monday to Friday from 7 am to 4 pm, occasional weekends depending on production needs.  This position would be working on setting up racks for production and operating a robotic offline cutting system.

 What Cardinal-Portage has to offer:

  • Competitive Starting Base Wage with increases at 6-month intervals
    • Day Shift Base Wage - $20.25/hour
  • Monthly Profit-Sharing plan - earn up to $1,684/month through 401(k) savings and/or check.  This adds up to $10.50/hour to the starting wage.
  • New Hire Bonus $1,900 gross total payout within 1st year of employment
  • Perfect Attendance & Safety rewards – Check and/or paid time off starting at 6 months
  • Excellent Health and Wellness Benefits including:
    • Nurse practitioner
    • Physical therapist
    • Fitness trainer
    • 24/7 Fitness center
    • Health Insurance
    • Health Savings Account with employer contribution match
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan
    • Company Paid Life and Disability Insurance
    • On-site Wellness Services free to all employees
  • Participation in a Proactive Safety Culture
  • Paid Breaks - Two ½ hour breaks
  • Paid Holidays PLUS premium pay when working the holiday
  • Paid Time Off - Float time and vacation earned within 90-days of employment
  • Advancement Opportunities from within
  • On-Site Cafeteria – Full-service kitchen plus FREE hot beverages


  • Tape measure reading and basic math skills needed
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English
  • Desire to work in a team environment
  • Must be 18 years of age to apply
  • Able to safely lift at least 50 pounds
  • Pass a pre-employment physical ability test and drug screen

Cardinal is an equal employment opportunity employer and a substance- and tobacco-free workplace.

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