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Maintenance Mechanic

USG Corporation Norfolk Full-Time
$21.01 - $27.86 / hour
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  1. Ensure operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on: motors, pneumatic tools, hydraulic systems, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.
  2. Locate sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments such as laser alignment tools, stethoscope, tachometer, infrared camera, ultra sound and vibration analysis tools.
  3. Remove defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand /power tools.
  4. Determine changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using tape measures, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.
  5. Adjust functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges.
  6. Maintain equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.
  7. Conserve maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  8. Provide mechanical maintenance information by answering questions, requests and completing feedback documentation.
  9. Maintain technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and reviewing technical publications.
  10. Maintain continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  11. Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  12. Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  13. Mechanical / Technical Understanding - Mechanical Fundamentals: mechanics, lubrication, understanding maintenance documents, pumps, piping systems, welding/cutting (stick, mig, tig and torch). Mechanical power transmission: basic mechanics, bearings. Hydraulic power transmission: basic hydraulics, hydraulic troubleshooting. Basic pneumatic: Pneumatic Principles, Reciprocating Compressors, Rotary Compressors, Primary Air Treatment, Secondary Air Treatment, Piping, Hoses, and Fittings, Directional Control Valves, Pressure-Control Valves, Pneumatic Cylinders, Pneumatic Motors. 
  • Must have ability to work off of blueprints
  • Must have arc welding experience
  • Must have experience with cutting torch and plasma cutter
  • Must have experience with motor/pump alignment
  • Must have experience with the installation of welded, threaded and PVC piping
  • Industrial fabrication experience
  • Must have experience with the use of basic shop equipment (i.e. drill press, stationary band saw, pedestal grinder, etc.)
  • Basic knowledge of rotary valves and dust collector systems
  • Understanding of basic rigging principles and equipment
  • Must have basic mechanical troubleshooting skills
  • 5+ years’ experience as a mechanic in an industrial manufacturing setting
  • Able to work on rotating shifts: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM, 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM and 7:00 PM - 7:00 AM.

EOE including disability/veteran 

Skills required

Machinery
Hydraulics
Maintenance
Preventive Maintenance
Perform Repair
Installations (Manual/Mechanical)

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For more than 115 years, Chicago-based USG has been a leader in producing innovative products and systems to build the environments in which we live, work and play. As the inventor of wallboard and mineral wool ceiling tile, USG created North America's building materials industry. Our products are used in everything from major commercial developments and residential housing to simple home improvements. Our flagship brands include SHEETROCK® Brand gypsum panels and DUROCK® cement board, which are recognized around the world.

USG is North America's leading producer of gypsum wallboard, joint compound and a vast array of related products for the construction and remodeling industries. We are also the global leader in the manufacture of ceiling suspension systems and are recognized as the premier acoustical panel and specialty ceiling systems innovator. Our family of products provides creative building solutions that set new standards for productivity and efficiency, helping contractors and architects deliver high quality and innovative designs.

Our steadfast commitment to the company's core business beliefs - safety, integrity, service, innovation, diversity, efficiency and quality - have helped us become the industry leading company we are today. USG's over 7,000 employees are dedicated to helping our customers and partners achieve success. We are committed to the highest levels of customer satisfaction and quality in everything we do.

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