Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Visually, or manually inspects, or listens to machines and equipment to locate causes of malfunctions.
- Visually locates damaged air, hydraulic and grease components on machines
- Measures, cuts, threads and installs new pipes, hoses, valve, and manifolds as necessary. Sets up and operates metal working tools such as drill press or grinder and operates in a safe manner.
- Dismantles machines and equipment to gain access to repair area by using handheld and pneumatic tools.
- Able to use the control systems on equipment and machinery to start , move , test and properly shut down in order to complete work needed.
- Ability to review the operation of equipment before and after repairs and determine degree of repairs needed or success of repairs completed.
- Maintains spare parts inventory by properly requisitioning necessary part(s) for repair and orders replacement part if used. Such as fittings, valves, hoses, filters, etc.
- Consults with outside vendors regarding replacement components.
- Per established guidelines, filters or replaces oil for all equipment using a portable filtering unit and / or 500 gallon tote.
- Make repairs to all hydraulic, oil, pneumatic, and grease leaks.
- Maintain and supports the Preventative Maintenance program for all equipment , including program design and approval, schedule, meeting manufacturing schedules and equipment specifications. Coordinate work with Department Leads and Supervision.
- Repair miscellaneous support equipment such as gate cutters, conveyor systems, air pumps and thermolaters.
- Observe and comply with all safety rules and regulations including the proper use of personal protective equipment.
- Other task, and duties and / or special projects as directed by supervisors and / or manager.
- Must have reliable and consistent attendance as well as be punctual and dependable in order to meet the needs of the department and the organization.
Education and / or Experience: One year certificate (Engineering Technology) from a college or technical school. Or three (3) to six (6) months related experience Basic Hydraulics and Electrical Trouble Shooting) in a manufacturing environment, and / or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules operating and maintenance instructions, procedural manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence that is legible and understandable.
- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
- Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral , diagram, or schedule form.
- Valid California driver’s license and qualifications for driving a forklift.
- While performing the of this job , the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms, and talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell.
- The employee must regularly lift and / or move 25 pounds, frequently lift and / or move 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and / or move 100 pounds.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus frequently.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.