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Maintenance Assistant


Job Summary:

Provides quality preventive maintenance, and repairs to production equipment in order to ensure the safe efficient operation of machinery and all mechanical equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts.
  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments.
  • Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.
  • Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.
  • Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests.
  • Prepares mechanical maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information.
  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Basic equipment maintenance; able to follow directions precisely and perform repetitive maintenance tasks.
  • Technical understanding of maintenance concepts and practices.
  • Deals well with uncertainty in a flexible and proactive manner.

Basic common safety practices, OSHA certifications a plus.

Experience and Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1 – 2 years maintenance experience preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience

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