Job: Plant Maintenance Mechanic – Class B – Plant Maintenance

Location

Fredericksburg, PA

Department

Plant Maintenance

Basic Purpose

Provide routine maintenance on complex machinery, including hydraulic and pneumatic, assist in installation of new equipment and repair of existing equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Perform routine preventative maintenance and simple troubleshooting of machinery and equipment to ensure smooth business and production operations.
  2. Install equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
  3. Disassemble machinery and equipment to remove parts and make repairs.
  4. Examine parts for defects such as breakage and excessive wear.
  5. Repair or replace broken or malfunctioning components of machinery and equipment.
  6. Repair or replace defective equipment parts, using appropriate tools and equipment.
  7. Clean, lubricate and adjust parts, equipment, and machinery.
  8. Reassemble equipment after completion of inspections, testing, or repairs.
  9. Ability to work in all departments in the processing plant environment, which includes cold, damp conditions.
  10. Provide a means of notification/communication during non-working hours for emergencies. Respond to emergency call-ins within 30 minutes.
  11. Ensure shop and surrounding areas are kept clean by the removal of all debris in work areas, work benches and break rooms.
  12. Ensure a safe work environment by eliminating unsafe acts or conditions.
  13. Perform other comparable and related duties as assigned.
  14. Install, test and maintain electrical equipment.
  15. Utilize drawings and blueprints to facilitate maintenance and repairs.
  16. Disassemble control circuits, modification of existing instrument/electrical systems as requested, clean components and preform simple repairs.

Shift defined as a weekend shift, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Monday if required

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  1. Post-secondary certification in related field plus five years of experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Use tools ranging from common hand and power tools to precision instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices. Provide all hand tools needed to safely perform the job.
  3. Good problem solving skills.
  4. Ability to organize the tasks to be performed.
  5. Ability to work with or near blood.
  6. Must be able to read, write, and comprehend English.
  1. Must be self motivated and be able to work with minimal supervision.

 

Physical Demands

Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs., climb ladders, bend, twist and work at heights.

Standing 70%

Walking 25%

Sitting 5%

Near acuity (clarity of vision at 20 inches or less)

Speaking-ordinary speech

Hearing-ordinary conversation

Work Environment

Exposure to fluorescent lights

Climate variation – Refrigerated Temperatures

Exposure to confined spaces

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