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Maintenance Mechanic

Wed, 2013-04-03 08:17 -- hragas
Venice , FL
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2013


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. 

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


Minumum of five years experiance in journey-level equipment maintenance

Solid knowledge of electrical/electronic, pneumatic and hydraulic systems.


To apply for this position:

  1. Download an application: pgt_job_application.pdf
  2. Complete all sections
  3. Return the completed form to PGT's Human Resources Department located in the main office building at 1070 Technology Drive, N. Venice, FL between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday

  4. Fax to (941) 486-0809