Diagnose and repair machinery and equipment operating problems and breakdowns as promptly as possible to minimize production downtime.Install new machinery, fixtures and necessary plumbing and related hook-ups for the machinery to become fully operational.Diagnose, disassemble, repair and rebuild various company equipment and machines. Make or order required parts for service or repair of equipment or machines, using considerable care to prevent damage to the tools or equipment that are being work on.Perform a variety of duties related to the maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment as assigned.Work with engineering on the design and fabrication of new equipment and machines, as assigned.Build machine guards, shields, chutes, trays, racks, tanks, and related attachments to facilitate production or increase safety.Respond to chemical spills, fires, and injuries to company employees, providing first responder assistance until the arrival of ambulance, and assist ambulance personnel, if requested.Must be knowledgeable in the safety requirements of handling chemicals and/or hazardous waste.Perform preventive maintenance on machines and equipment to ensure they are operating correctly and safely.Perform other responsible maintenance duties involving carpentry, plumbing, painting, welding, brazing, cutting and hydraulics in repairing or improving plant facilities, machinery or equipment.Perform other duties as assigned
Possess own tools and toolbox, preferred.
Considerable mechanical aptitude, use a variety of hand tools and equipment, basic computer skills, and the ability to work with a wide range of people while working under general supervision. Must be able to work weekends providing 24-hour security for the facility. This includes on-call rotation for security purposes.Must be able to diagnose machine breakdown and proceed with or recommend repairs or parts needed to complete job. Work independently on many projects, determining most efficient manner of proceeding. Must have one year in an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic vocational program, or one years? experience as a maintenance mechanic. Must have an understanding of hydraulic and pneumatic systems, and able to read and understand hydraulic and pneumatic prints. Must be able to read mechanical blueprints, weld, braze, and cut with a torch and/or plasma cutter, read precision measuring equipment (internal and external micrometers), precision level, feeler and pin gauges. Should have the ability to use a lathe and mill. Experience with a variety of hand tools, welders, plasma cutters, torches, forklifts, power tools, lathes, and mills.Must have completed or willing to complete the following training: ERT (Emergency Response Training), Confined Space Training, Spill Training, and on-line training for hydraulics, safety, pneumatics, and other programs, as available.?Able to be occasionally exposed to varying degrees of heat and cold, dirt and dust, noise, fumes, poor lighting, odors, confined spaces, humidity and vibrations. Able to work with chemicals, such as the Kolene paint stripping and waste system. Use of a full-face respirator and chemical suit are required at times. The use of a heat-resistance suit is also required for entry into the Kolene system for maintenance work. Uniform safety practices consist of safety shoes, safety glasses and other safety devices as required.?Able to occasionally do heavy lifting, pulling and/or pushing. It also requires working from ladders, and in awkward positions. Considerable standing, climbing, bending, lifting, and reaching required.
No Degree Required
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