The Plant Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for installation, inspection, repairs, and maintains machinery and assures electrical and mechanical equipment are in proper working order.
Performs mechanical tasks related to installation, repair, and maintenance of mechanical, electrical, and related equipment.
Assures that equipment is operating in accordance with manufacturers specifications.
Completes preventive maintenance tasks as assigned.
Selects stock, tools and supplies for assigned tasks.
Loads and unloads stock, tools, and supplies from vehicles and stores them in assigned locations.
Reads diagrams, sketches, operation manuals and manufacturers specifications to accomplish assigned tasks.
Completes sections of service requests, work requests, and/or projects forms as directed.
May repair and maintain lawn and snow moving equipment and operate same.
May perform tasks that include installation and repair of ceiling, floor tile, and base.
May relieve the plant operating engineer when needed after completing proper training and instructions.
May be assigned a specific activity to assist, or may be working toward a formal apprenticeship with any one of the following: Plumber, Carpenter, Painter, Electrician, Refrigeration Mechanic, Elevator Mechanic, or Plant Operating Engineer.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
POSITION PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must possess physical abilities to endure standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling; exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Medium Work.
High School Diploma or GED equivalent, AND
Must have a background in the mechanical field which includes either (A) one (1) year of training in a technical school in the mechanical field and one (1) year of experience; or (B) three (3) years of documented experience from previous employer(s) performing mechanical duties.
Technical school(s) must be a combination of classroom study and shop experience. The course should contain no less than 650 hours and be in the mechanical field.
Cooperative education programs where the student receives on-the-job experience with business and industry may be substituted for either work or shop experience.
Six (6) months to one(1) year on-the-job training is required to attain proficiency of performance of assigned duties.