Primary Duties & Responsibilities
- Repair or replace defective equipment parts, using hand tools and power tools, and reassemble equipment.
- 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 drives, motors, and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters, or perform other maintenance actions, following checklists.
- 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.
- Assemble, install or repair wiring, electrical and electronic components, pipe systems, plumbing, machinery, and equipment.
- Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, and parts catalogs as necessary.
- Inspect, operate, and test machinery and equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions
- Must be able to lift a maximum of 75 pounds from floor to chest occasionally
- Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis
- Must be able to stand, bend, squat and kneel frequently
- Must be able to carry, push, pull, reach, climb, balance, stoop, crouch, crawl, talk, hear and perform work while in sometimes awkward positions
- Must be able to climb heights as required and while lifting up to 30 pounds
- Must be able to work around fumes, heat up to 110 degrees especially near machinery, dust, odors, humidity and large machines
- Must be able to see both near and far distances, have good color vision, and good depth perception
Education & Experience
- Minimum high school diploma or equivalent
- Previous maintenance – mechanical related skills, knowledge, and experience is required