Journeyman Machine Repair/Maintenance Mechanic
Pay: 24-35/hr Depending on Experience
- Completes preventative maintenance to ensure the operation of machinery and mechanical equipment. May include, but not limited to, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, bowl feeders and production machines.
- Identifies sources of problems by observing machinery in operation, listening for problems, using testing equipment, analyzing test results, reviewing machine error messages, using information obtained from the operators, interpreting schematics and other methods.
- Examines parts for defects and removes defective parts by dismantling devices using hoists, hand tools and power tools.
- Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts and using rules, calipers, micrometers, voltmeters and other measuring devices.
- Adjusts functional parts of device and controls instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs and straightedges.
- Repairs or replaces broken or malfunctioning parts of mechanical equipment.
- Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.
- Maintains equipment, parts and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level and anticipates needed equipment, parts and supplies.
- Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests.
- Maintains technical knowledge through various methods that may include, but is not limited to: attending educational workshops, reviewing technical publications and establishing personal networks.
- Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities and continuing needs.
- Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.
Required Work Experience & Skills
- Journeyman’s certification – Required
- 6+ years of industrial equipment maintenance experience – Preferred
- Knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics, electrical, PLCs and PCs. – Preferred