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Maintenance Mechanic

Job Type: Full-time

Job Purpose: Maintains production and quality by ensuring operation of machinery and mechanical equipment. 



  • Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions. 

  • Dismantles devices to gain access to and repairs or replaces defective parts, using hoists, cranes, hand tools, and power tools 

  • Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments. 

  • May repair electrical equipment. 

  • Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments. 

  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges. 

  • Lubricates and cleans parts 

  • Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance. 

  • Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment. 

  • Responsible for the safekeeping of precision measuring instruments and all tools issued to the maintenance area. 

  • Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt. 

  • Prepares mechanical maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends. 

  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs. 

  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. 

  • Position requires lifting and/or carrying minimum 40 Lbs, standing for the majority of the shift, using wide range of motion to include working in awkward physical positions. 



  • At least 2 years of maintenance and repair experience with mechanical equipment and machinery 

  • Able to work from blue prints, shop drawings, schematics, sketches, and written instructions 

  • Proficient with precision measuring instruments commonly used in the trade 

  • Technical Zeal, Deals with Uncertainty, Basic Safety, Power Tools 

  • Attention to Detail, Flexibility, Supervision, Productivity 

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills 


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