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Maintenance Mechanic - Sweetwater TX

Sweetwater, TX 79556

Posted: 02/04/2019 Industry: Industrial Job Number: 97035

Are you a Maintenance Mechanic who is self-motivated, and committed to safety? Then we have the job for you! Our client is seeking a safety-oriented individual to join our team as a Maintenance Mechanic. This position creates value by ensuring machine reliability and uptime and identifying opportunities to maximize output without compromising quality or safety. This position is a vital resource for our ongoing success and productivity.


A Day In The Life Typically Includes:


Adhering to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies and procedures and actively participating in the safety program
Troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining mobile equipment and industrial machinery
Installing and aligning new equipment
Performing periodic preventative maintenance activities, including lubricating, changing fluids and filters on mobile equipment for improved reliability and uptime
Maintaining accurate maintenance logs including labor hours and critical preventative maintenance findings
Working with the operations and maintenance teams to identify and prioritize maintenance needs
Interacting with outside vendors to maintain and repair mobile equipment
Helping meet or exceed production and quality goals while optimizing equipment to reduce waste
Assisting in the development and implementation of reliability centered maintenance strategies
Application of simple problem-solving methods such as 5Y to reduce and eliminate failures


What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

At least two (2) years of mechanical maintenance experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment
Experience troubleshooting and repairing hydraulic and pneumatics systems
Experience troubleshooting issues and making repairs on motors (diesel & gasoline), gearboxes, bearings, chains, sprockets, conveyors, etc.
Experience with reading and understanding mechanical drawings
Experience with precision alignment of motors, couplings, bearings and pumps
Willing and able to work in a sometimes hot, cold dusty and noisy industrial environment
Willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations including wearing PPE (protective personal equipment)
Willing and able to work weekends, holidays, and overtime when needed






What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

Associates degree or two (2) years of study from a technical college in the fields of Industrial Maintenance or Industrial Technology
Experience working with heavy equipment such as forklifts, front-end loaders, backhoes, etc.
Five (5) or more years of mechanical millwright experience in an industrial environment
Experience using a Computerized Maintenance Manufacturing System (CMMS)
High School Diploma or GED


Want to learn more about our client?


Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.


email resumes to Sherri.Garza@lkjordan.Com

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