Maintenance Mechanic

Richmond, VA 23231

Post Date: 04/05/2018 Job ID: 12494 - Maintenance Mechanic Industry: Warehouse Pay Rate: $19.00 - $23.00/hr

 Performs routine and extensive preventative maintenance and repair procedures on mechanical equipment, building and electrical systems.

Goals:
Develop preventative maintenance program
Measure equipment up time
Respond to equipment repair needs
Participate in new equipment modification, set up and design

Tasks:
Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.
Performs preventive maintenance procedures on mechanical equipment on a scheduled basis; inspects belts, checks fluid levels, replaces filters, greases bearings, seals, etc.; repairs or replaces broken parts. 
May operate a computer which controls and monitors mechanical equipment. 
Installs electrical wiring and equipment, replaces and repairs wiring as needed. 
Responds to emergency maintenance requests as required. 
Maintains records of scheduled maintenance procedures. 
Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.
Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts.
Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.
Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.
Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.
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.
May obtain estimates for supplies, repair parts; orders parts as needed.
Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests.
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.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
Competencies
Customer Focus
Decision Quality
Drive for Results
Displaying Technical Expertise
Managing Time
Problem Solving
Priority Setting
Learning Quickly



Requirements:
High School diploma and at least 5 years experience with repairing and troubleshooting industrial machines
Technical understanding of how machines work
Experience working with power tools
Ability to read blueprints, diagrams, sketches, engineering specifications, operations manuals and manufacturer?s instructions
Attention to detail
Ability to effectively manage time and establish priorities
Good organizational skills
Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite)
Good communication skills
Ability to work a flexible work schedule
Must be able to adhere to safety policies and procedures
Supervisory experience a plus

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The work is performed in an outside/inside setting with moderate noise level. This job frequently requires the employee to stand; walk; sit; use hands; climb stairs; balance; stoop; kneel; read; talk or hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee should never attempt to lift more than 50 pounds.  


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