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.
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.