Collectors is the leading creator of innovative technology that provides value-added services for collectors worldwide. We grade, authenticate, vault and sell millions of record-setting collectibles, all while modernizing and digitalizing the process to further our mission of helping collectors pursue their passions. We’re always on the lookout for talented people to join our growing team.

Our services span collectible coins, trading cards, Funko Pops!, video games, event tickets, autographs, and memorabilia. Our subsidiaries include PSA, PCGS, WATA, Card Ladder and the Long Beach Expo collectibles trade show.

Since our founding in 1986, we have graded and authenticated millions of items. We employ more than 1,700 people across our headquarters in Santa Ana and offices in Jersey City, Seattle, Hong Kong, Paris, Shanghai, and Tokyo.

We’re looking for a Maintenance Engineer (Entry Level) to join our Engineering & Quality team to assist with preventative maintenance tasks, unplanned maintenance, machine upgrades, and other tasks related to process machinery, including mechanical, pneumatic, and electrical systems.

You’ll report to the Director of Operations & work from our Jersey City office. 

What You’ll Do:

  • Perform preventative maintenance tasks to ensure quality production
  • Collaborate with Engineering to develop and track PM schedules for process machinery in the facility
  • Perform unplanned maintenance and troubleshooting tasks when the need arises 
  • Perform machine upgrades and testing
  • Collaborate with Engineering and Production to implement maintenance logs, best practices, and operator-led maintenance tasks
  • Identify opportunities for equipment and process improvements
  • Work with cross-functional groups to determine standard maintenance procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned 

Who You Are: 

  • 2+ years of proven experience as a maintenance tech
  • Written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplying & dividing) 
  • Basic computer skills (email, google suite, microsoft) 
  • Advanced hands-on mechanical, pneumatic, and electrical aptitude
  • Familiarity with industrial automation and factory equipment
  • Curious and seeks to learn new processes and systems, ask questions to ensure understanding
  • Takes direction well
  • Attention to detail
  • Safety first mentality
  • Ability to work in a deadline sensitive environment
  • Former experience as a maintenance technician, mechanic, service technician, machinist, or similar is a plus

Physical Requirements:

  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time
  • Extended periods of time in office and warehouse settings, both at Collector’s Universe and local vendors
  • Hearing and vision within normal ranges is essential for normal conversations, email correspondences, to receive ordinary information, and to prepare, inspect, and receive submissions.
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 50lbs
  • Working with and around equipment and machinery
  • Occasional exposure to machinery noise from forklifts, injection presses, and other machinery
  • Occasional exposure to warehouse temperatures and humidity

Hourly Range: 

The hourly range for this position is $23-$37. Entry level operations positions generally start at an hourly rate of $17. Actual compensation in this range will be based on a variety of non-discriminatory factors, including location, job level, prior experience, and skill set.

Reasons To Join Us: 

  • Health Insurance: All full-time employees are eligible to enroll in Medical, Dental, and Vision 
  • 401(K) Matching Plan: We are proud to offer a competitive 401k matching plan to our employees to support their future financial goals 
  • Vacation: All full-time employees are eligible for paid vacation 
  • Holiday Pay: All regular, full-time employees are eligible for ten company paid holidays 
  • Employee Discounts: Employees receive discounts on select grading services for approved submissions 
  • Flexible Hours: Many of our teams offer flexible schedules with varying shifts and will work with you to accommodate your needs 
  • Fun Working Environment: Our team members are invited to participate in celebrations, holiday events, and team building activities 


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We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, veteran status, or other class protected by applicable law. We believe that a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills will better service the diverse community of collectors we support.

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