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Mechanic

Position Overview

The Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for conducting machine setup, troubleshooting, repairs and preventive maintenance services.

Essential Functions

Routine Maintenance: Performs unplanned maintenance in a timely and safe manner ensuring repairs are performed to minimize downtime.

  • Provides emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and completes a “Maintenance Request Form” for each repair and records any parts used on “Parts Used” forms.
  • Performs “Daily Shift Checks”, Waste Water checks, Boiler Checks and communicates any issues as well as work completed in the handover log book.
  • Communicates clearly any relevant issues to the following shift during the hand-over period.

Preventative Maintenance: Performs preventative maintenance in a timely and safe manner ensuring downtime is minimized and communicating with Production Supervision.

  • Performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment completing the “Planned Maintenance” work ticket in full. Records any parts used on “Parts Used” forms.
  • Reports any issues during the completion of planned maintenance to Supervision.
  • Proposes improvements to the Planned Maintenance routines

Safety: Ensures that all work is conducted in a safe manner according to training received and Manufacturers' recommendations.

  • Assures all equipment is repaired according to training received and the manufacturer’s instructions. If a safe temporary repair is required, then this should be communicated to the supervisor.
  • Ensures workplace is left clean, tidy, and safe following work either in production or workshop.

Communication and Teamwork: Communicates with both Maintenance Team Members and personnel from other departments to ensure activities are coordinated and well planned.

  • Communicates in a timely fashion with production managers and supervisors before and after conducting Maintenance work.
  • Follows safety guidelines and “Lock-out Tag-out” procedures especially communicating to “affected” employees before work starts and after work is complete..

General Maintenance: Assists others in the department by sharing knowledge and working on special projects as required.

  • Applies sound reasoning in troubleshooting maintenance issues to identify the root cause of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments or other techniques.
  • Uses mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic troubleshooting for production and ancillary equipment using appropriate equipment.
  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment ensuring all Standard Operating Procedures are followed.
  • Can be asked to participate in project work as required.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Comply with all safety policies, practices, and procedures. Report all unsafe activities to the

Supervisor and/or Human Resources

  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Prioritize tasks in conjunction with Maintenance and Production Supervision.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibility

Travel

Minimal overnight travel (up to 10%) by land and/or air

Mental and Physical Demands

  • Moderate physical activity performing somewhat strenuous daily activities of a primarily production/technical nature
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items works with the fingers and perceives attributes of objects and materials

Work Environment

  • Outdoors and indoor shop environment with adequate ventilation
  • An atmosphere with moderate noise

Qualifications

  • Ability to write simple correspondence and reports.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, and other employees of the organization
  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of weight measurement, volume, and distance.
  • Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Basic computer skills.

Preferred Education, Experience, Certifications, and licenses

  • Previous Forklift Experience

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, and licenses

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED);
  • Two years related mechanical experience and/or training

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.





PI174690296

Posted
04/26/2022
Type
Full Time
Salary Range
$47,000.00 - $61,000.00
per Year
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Location
Reno, NV, US