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Maintenance Mechanic A

Tue, 2013-02-12 12:45 -- hragas
Location: 
Venice, FL
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Description: 

PGT Industries
Job Description

Job Title:  Maintenance Mechanic A
Department:  Maintenance - Equipment
Reports To:  Group Leader - Maintenance
FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt
 

SUMMARY
Responsible for the installation, operations, maintenance and repairs of production machinery and mechanical equipment, the operations of pneumatic controls and tool systems, conveyor systems, hydraulic systems and related functions and machine processes. Trouble shoots mechanical and automated computer controlled systems used in the manufacturing departments by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Sets up, plans procedures, installs and repairs production equipment and special purpose machines, including equipment’s electrical supply lines and circuits, electrical/electronic controls, piping and tubing, pneumatic controls and systems, and hydraulic systems.

Inspects equipment for proper lubrication and performs general preventative maintenance duties. Utilizing the MP#2 system, establishes guidelines for equipment, assessment and scheduled service.

Diagnoses trouble, disassembles, determines extent of repairs, determine estimated labor time for outside repairs, or makes necessary repairs and adjustments.

Operates machine tools to assure proper sequence and accurate operation. Makes control adjustments and makes a noted record of change in logbooks, where  applicable.

Performs welding and sheet metal operations as required. Evaluates safe guard placement and protection of equipment for production personnel.

Inspects equipment and tests performance of equipment following repairs, checks for correct dimensional accuracy and visible material part defect acceptabilty.

Performs most complex repairs independently with little or no supervision. Performs equipment and control problem diagnosis in a timely manner.

Plans and coordinates major equipment repairs, requisitions needed replacement parts and utilizes alternate sources to meet production needs.

May diagnose electronic control problems to circuit board.

Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures. Informed and utilizes Lock Out and Tag Out  procedures


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
None, although may assist leaders in training lower level Maintenance Mechanics

QUALIFICATIONS  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Minimum of five years experience in journey-level equipment maintenance
Solid knowledge of electrical/electronic, pneumatic and hydraulic systems.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Basic English language skills

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Algebra and computation skills

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot malfunctions
Attention to detail and established procedures

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Journeyman in Equipment Maintenance

PHYSICAL DEMANDS  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be able to climb, bend, and stoop to inspect, repair and perform maintenance of equipment. Must be able to transport self throughout plant to equipment.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Generally work in unclimatized plant environment