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Maintenance Mechanic in Fairbury, IL at PTC Alliance

Date Posted: 11/28/2018

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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 trouble shoot 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

  • 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 interaction of electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • Excellent mechanical troubleshooting skills needed


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