Axalta Coating Systems

Maintenance Mechanic

Job Locations US-TX-Houston
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/17/2022 11:40 AM)
Requisition ID
Functional Category
Manufacturing/Operations/Supply Chain

Primary Responsibilities

  • Uses safe work practices and reports hazardous conditions at all times.
  • Wears safety shoes and other protective clothing and equipment as required.
  • Plans and lays out work to accomplish their assigned job for maximum safety and efficiency.
  • Must be able to understand, troubleshoot, and repair relatively specialized equipment throughout the plant.
  • Safely inspects machinery and equipment while in operation for proper safeguarding, diagnosing faulty operation, making adjustments or repairs as necessary to keep the equipment in safe operating condition.
  • Removes from service those machines which require major repairs, revisions or additions to machinery and reinstalls, including proper safeguarding.
  • Operates, maintains, inspects, lubricates, and repairs equipment as necessary.
  • May make repairs to systems under emergency conditions in order to maintain plant operations.
  • Cuts, drills, taps, files, grinds, and fits all types of metal for fabrication, alterations, or repair to machines, building equipment, jigs and fixtures.
  • Uses hand and power tools of all kinds and a variety of measuring and testing instruments in a safe manner.
  • Able to read, interpret, follow instructions from the operational manuals
  • Makes out work orders, requisitions, inspection reports, time distribution, material usage, etc., and performs other clerical duties necessary to maintain proper records relative to the work performed utilizing a computerized maintenance management system.
  • Inspects used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements as necessary.
  • May operate mobile equipment, including fork lifts, manlift, crane, and carts.
  • Works with other maintenance employees by performing any duties to get equipment back into operation in minimum time.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and four years related experience and/or training; or any combination of education and experience at the supervisor's discretion.
  • The individual must be able to use computer based software for data entry into the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
  • Trade or vocational school graduation preferred
  • Basic electrical knowledge is a plus


Under the general supervision and direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, the Maintenance Mechanic inspects, maintains, and repairs machinery, equipment, systems, buildings, facilities and physical structures. 


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