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Maintenance Mechanic in Hannibal, MO at PTC Alliance

Date Posted: 12/26/2018

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Job Description

Job Summary: 

If you are looking for the chance to use your mechanical skills and knowledge in a variety of applications, joining our team is the right move; you will have the opportunity to work with various types of equipment and systems in an industrial environment. Become an essential part of our business operation by keeping our systems running. We understand and appreciate the crucial part our mechanics perform. Here you will use your mechanical expertise to ensure top-level operation of vital mechanical equipment. Experience this chance to utilize and expand your skill set while working with a solid and knowledgeable team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Will help ensure the efficient operations of the machinery and mechanical equipment
  • Complete PM’s as needed
  • Will troubleshoot electrical problems including PLC’s
  • Performs building maintenance as needed
  • Assists in the controlling of downtime by keeping production informed of potential issues
  • Performs all work in a safe manner and follows all Company and Regulatory standards
  • Communicates effectively with team members
  • Install, assemble and test new machines and equipment; understand and comply with workplace safety regulations.
  • Inspect machines regularly for signs of malfunctions, including visual inspections, listening for irregular noises and conducting scheduled testing as appropriate.
  • Monitor, identify and respond promptly to signs of malfunction in machinery such as changes in performance, temperature fluctuations, sounds, smells or atypical energy usage; perform troubleshooting for production machinery.
  • Schedule and perform routine preventative maintenance and service for each piece of equipment.
  • Perform emergency repairs on various types of machinery, including mechanical, electric and hydraulic; identify and replace worn or damaged parts in a timely manner.
  • Use a variety of power and hand tools to perform job functions.
  • Maintain machinery and the adjacent workplace in a state of appropriate cleanliness; create and maintain a schedule for inspection, service and testing of machinery.
  • Read and comply with work orders concerning service, modification or installation of machinery.
  • Work effectively with other team members in a loud environment.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education and/or Experience Requirements: 

  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Maintenance or equivalent certification or continued relative education preferred
  • One to three years of relative experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Must be knowledgeable of the interaction of electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • Excellent mechanical troubleshooting skills needed

Skills and Abilities: 

  • Basic shop math skills. Must be able to pass pre-employment tests. 
  • Basic computer and communications skills needed.
  • Equipment Selection -- Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
  • Repairing -- Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
  • Troubleshooting -- Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
  • Complex Problem Solving -- Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Equipment Maintenance -- Performing routine and preventative maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Reading Comprehension -- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active Learning -- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Judgment and Decision Making -- Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Operation Monitoring -- Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations: 

A valid driver’s license is preferred.

Work Environment:  

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; and extreme heat.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, and climb or balance.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and smell.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


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