GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:
This is the entry level class in Maintenance Mechanic series. Positions in this class usually perform most of the duties required of the Maintenance Mechanic II but are not expected to function at the same skill level and usually exercise less independent direction and judgment on matters related to work procedures and methods.
Performs a variety of semi-skilled and/or skilled tasks in maintenance and repair of facilities equipment.
Receives limited supervision from higher level staff progressing to general supervision over time with training and demonstrated work performance.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:
- Ability to perform semi –skilled and skilled maintenance, construction, and repair work in the area of work assigned; perform heavy manual tasks; work safely and adhere to established safety principles and practices including the proper PPE; to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and other departments; to work effectively in the absence of close supervision; to operate a variety of vehicles and equipment in a safe and effective manner; to read and interpret basic maps and diagrams; to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
- Performance of assigned tasks in accordance with SOP”S, job plans, engineering orders, maintenance manuals and other approved documents
- Actively participates in all company training
- Other assignments as required, within job scope and abilities
- High school diploma or equivalent GED; technical school a plus
- Mechanical mindset with ability to think outside the box
- Two years of journey level experience.
- Strong verbal communication skills
- Ability to diagnose problems and find solutions
- Ability to work in a fast paced, cold temperature environment
- Experience working on processing machinery in the foodservice industry a plus
- Ability to read wiring diagrams and parts breakdowns a plus
- Understand and abide by all safety regulations as well as policies and procedure
- Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance
- Ability to work overtime, as warranted by business needs
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Hand tools and small power tools such as those used for maintenance and repair of facilities equipment such as hammers, screw drivers, wrenches, drills etc. Use of personal computer, word processing, phone, calculator, copy machine. Etc.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear; frequently lift, carry, drag and push objects of varying shapes and sizes, bend, twist, The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, use hands to finger, handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and/or move 15-35 pounds and occasionally up to 50 lbs.
Combination of inside and outside with changing climate conditions moderate to high noise level, low to moderate risk for exposure to hazardous chemicals, vapors, or materials. Subject to work weekends and or overtime as deemed by business needs.
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