Date Posted: October 20, 2017
Job Type: Temporary to Hire
Job ID: 285897
Under general supervision, this position is responsible for installation, repair and preventative maintenance of both the production equipment and the physical plant. The work can be very complex, requiring in-depth knowledge of general industrial maintenance practices and procedures to select the appropriate course of action.
Troubleshoot and repair production equipment and the physical plant, focusing on forklift repair
Perform preventative maintenance on the production equipment and physical plant
Install new equipment and systems
Other duties as assigned
Moderate physical activity performing strenuous daily activities of a primarily production and/or technical nature.
Working in the manufacturing area is required, exposing this position to high noise levels, electrical shock, handling or working with potentially dangerous equipment, proximity to moving mechanical parts and some exposure to extreme heat and cold.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Strong knowledge and/or experience in repair of both LP and electric forklifts
Experience in welding and cutting
Experience in hydraulic and pneumatic repairs and installation
Basic knowledge of electrical systems and the use of a multimeter
Basic machine shop ability
Strong mechanical aptitude
Able to provide own tools
Able to work unusual hours on short notice
Able to interact effectively with employees at all levels of the company
Able to read and interpret safety rules, work instructions, operating instructions, maintenance information and procedure manuals written in English
Able to write routine reports, instructions and correspondence in English
Able to effectively present information to small groups and/or individuals
Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals; able to compute rates, ratios and percentages
Able to occasionally lift over eighty (80) pounds
Visual acuity sufficient to see objects clearly beyond 20 feet and within 20 inches; and a field of vision to see an area up and down or left and right while eyes are fixed on one point
Hearing ability sufficient to receive information through verbal communication
One-year certificate from a technical school; OR
Three to six months of related experience and/or training; OR
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience
Able to demonstrate, by training, experience and/or testing the knowledge, skills and abilities shown above.
THE INDIVIDUAL SELECTED FOR THIS POSITION MUST HAVE HIS/HER OWN TOOLS TO PERFORM JOB
SOME OVERTIME, UNUSUAL HOURS, AND WEEKEND WORK IS REQUIRED ON SHORT NOTICE