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Maintenance Mechanic

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, this person will be responsible for general maintenance of the plant.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Use tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices.

  • Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, or the physical condition of buildings does not deteriorate.

  • Inspect, operate, or test machinery or equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions.

  • Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, or parts catalogs, as necessary.

  • Assemble, install, or repair wiring, electrical or electronic components, pipe systems, plumbing, machinery, or equipment.

  • Inspect drives, motors, and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters, or perform other maintenance actions, following checklists.

  • Clean or lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, or other parts of machinery.

  • Adjust functional parts of devices or control instruments, using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, or straightedges.

  • Repair or replace defective equipment parts, using hand tools and power tools, and reassemble equipment.

  • Operate cutting torches or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.

  • Keep records of parts and equipment.

  • Communicate with vendors and order parts.

  • Other tasks as requested.

Qualifications and Skill Requirements:

  • 2+ years of experience in the maintenance field required.

  • Knowledge of common hand and power tools required.

  • Self-motivated, a team player, and have the ability to work independently with little supervision.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to lift/carry up to 50 pounds frequently. Job requires frequent reaching and able to push/pull up to 75 pounds.

Art’s Way is proud to be an EEO employer.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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