The Machine Repair Tradesman will be responsible for diagnosing defects in operations, disassembling, repairing, replacing parts and reassembling to operating condition all machines, machine tools and mechanical equipment. The selected candidate will perform all layout, machining and mechanical operations associated with tearing down, rebuilding and reconditioning machines and mechanical equipment, and other specialized mechanical repair work. In addition, he/she will reline spindles and shafts, scraping and fitting bearings, repairing and adjusting clutches, repairing valves, solenoids and cylinders, fitting precision parts, cutting and matching gears, changing feed and speed control gears, setting automatic timing devices, aligning and balancing work and ensuring that the completed work is properly functioning and in a safe operating condition. Candidate must be able to perform incidental tasks as required to complete the larger task.
High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
Ability, with or without reasonable accommodation, to work any shift and work overtime, including daily, weekends and holidays as required
Basic knowledge of mathematics, algebra and physics
A minimum of 4 years of combined experience and training similar to that required in a bona fide apprenticeship program as Machine Repair; OR A U.S. Department of Labor Completion of Apprenticeship Certificate as Machine Repair; OR Eight (8) years of documented Machine Repair; OR Five (5) years of documented Machine Repair experience and three (3) years in a related trade
Experience as a Machine Repair Tradesman in a manufacturing environment
Ability to work from layout plans, blueprints, drawings or other specifications to determine work procedures
Ability to clean, lubricate, or adjust parts, equipment, or machinery
Ability to disassemble machinery or equipment to remove parts and make repairs
Ability and knowledge to repair or replace broken or malfunctioning components of machinery or equipment
Ability to repair or maintain the operating condition of industrial production or processing machinery or equipment
Ability to examine parts for defects, such as breakage or excessive wear
Ability to reassemble equipment after completion of inspections, testing, or repairs
Ability to observe and test the operation of machinery or equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using voltmeters or other testing devices
Ability to operate newly repaired machinery or equipment to verify the adequacy of repairs
Ability to analyze test results, machine error messages, or information obtained from operators to diagnose equipment problems
Ability to provide mechanical support to manufacturing operations to locate and diagnose trouble in mechanical systems or equipment
Ability to complete required preventive maintenance at defined intervals on all mechanical equipment
Ability to perform tasks historically assigned to other mechanical classifications (i.e., Pipefitter, Millwright)
Perform other duties as required to meet the needs of the department and company
Strong computer skills
Experience with computerized maintenance management systems
Relocation is not provided for this position.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.