Maintenance Mechanic

Milwaukee, WI

Post Date: 11/20/2017 Job ID: 480313 Industry: Industrial

Milwaukee area company needs a well experienced Maintenance Mechanic.

         2nd shift

         $17- 21/hr. based on experience


Position overview:

This position is primarily responsible for maintaining proper maintenance of equipment in the plating

department, wastewater treatment system, monitoring and measurement equipment, and material

moving & storage equipment. Will execute schemes and systems for maintaining up-time and increasing

time between failures by performing the following duties:


Core duties include the following.

         Confer with operators and observe, test, and evaluate operation of machinery and equipment to

         diagnose cause of malfunction

         Weld to repair broken metal parts, fabricate new parts, and assemble new equipment

         Enter codes and instructions to program computer-controlled machinery

         Record repairs and maintenance performed

         Document, as appropriate, records required by ISO procedures and work instructions.

         Consult with supervisor regarding changes in scope of projects assigned and obtain approval

before proceeding

         Track and manage inventory of stock MRO items as related to assigned jobs; submit requirements to supervisor for procurement

         Repair and/or replace all required plumbing to equipment including PVC, steam, copper sweat,

hydraulic, steel, and stainless steel lines

         Service building equipment as required (i.e. HVAC units, pumps, scrubbers, and overhead doors)

         Repair and rebuild various pumps including: air diaphragm, reciprocating, drum, and submersible

         Perform bench repairs on racks, carriers, pumps, and motors as directed

         Perform all duties in a safe manner; following all safety procedures and guidelines

         De-energize and perform basic electrical work such as changing fuses, resetting overloads,

connecting or disconnecting 480V motors.

         Open and close facility in support of planned hours of operation and facilitate timely activation of production lines

         Maintain work areas in clean and orderly manner

         Perform general housekeeping required

         Attendance - Must be punctual and timely in meeting all requirements of performance, including, but not limited to, attendance standards and work deadlines; beginning and ending assignments on time; and scheduled work breaks; where applicable

Required Skills:

         Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes

information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations.

         Project Management - Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and


         Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development

opportunities;  Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

         Customer Service - internal - Manages difficult or emotional situations; Responds promptly to internal needs; Solicits feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.

         Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget.

         Business Necessity Adaptable - The needs of the employer may be dependent on responding to and anticipating rapidly changing external and internal demands in all aspects of how business is conducted. This may include, but is not limited to, organization structure, finance goals, personnel, work processes, technology, and customer demands. Therefore, it may become necessary to no advance notice to employees. Accordingly, the employees must be capable of adapting, with minimal or no advanced notice, to changes in how business is conducted and work is accomplished, with no diminishment in work performance.

         Safety and Security All employees are responsible for observing safety and security procedures

as applicable and reporting potentially unsafe conditions to management.

         Education and experience

Education: Associates Degree in Industrial Maintenance (or equivalent)

         Work Experience: 2 years of experience or;  5 years of similar work experience (i.e. building trades) to become proficient at job duties.

         Language Skills:

         Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

         Computer Skills - To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of: Spreadsheet Software (Excel); Word Processing Software (Word).

         Physical Requirements - Must be able to lift 60 lbs. occasionally.  Must be able to lift, repetitively, up to 40 lbs.  Must not have any have any respiratory restrictions or medical restrictions that would preclude working with other employees at their normal work area.

         Ability to safely maneuver over, in, and around active production equipment

         Must be able to stand for 8 hours per day.



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