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Maintenance Mechanic

Portland, OR 97220

Industry: Skilled Trades/Light Industrial Job Number: 56639

This position is responsible for keeping machinery and equipment in good repair to manufacturer specifications.

Essential Job Functions
  • Examines machines for defects in operation, replaces defective parts, and produces replacement parts in emergency situations.
  • May be involved with removal of old equipment or setup and installation of new equipment.
  • Performs general, non-specialized tasks in the maintenance of the building and general property such as replacing light bulbs, covers, filters, plumbing tasks, etc.
  • Troubleshoot and identify malfunctioning components
  • Basic knowledge of how machine operates
  • Maintenance intervals for machine components
  • Must have thorough knowledge, skill and considerable experience with routine as well as complicated methods and processes.
  • Routine machine lubrication, maintenance and hydraulic systems theory of operation
  • Install electricity and air to machines
  • Ability to use man-lifts and lift trucks
  • Mechanical and electrical disassembly, repair and reassemble
  • Machining capabilities
  • May have to manufacture machine components
  • Installation of piping systems for air, water, and gas
  • Maintenance - will keep machinery and equipment in good repair to manufacturers
  • Preventive maintenance schedules must be understood and adhered to
  • Observe all lockout-tag out procedures at all times
  • To maintain repair parts, inventory, initiating purchase requisitions as appropriate.
  • To keep maintenance are clean and organized.

Knowledge, skills and abilities required
  • Must understand production equipment and its effect upon product quality.
  • Must have a general or working knowledge, average skill and experience with ordinary to semi-complex equipment
  • Must have thorough knowledge, skill and considerable experience with routine as well as complicated methods and processes.
  • Ability to recognize quality problems, identify equipment malfunctions, determine corrective actions to be taken and implement such corrective action. Computer literate
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Must be capable of effectively communicating with employees, management team, and others
  • Must be able to service and maintain production equipment on a continuous basis.
  • To aid in the overall plan to improve operational efficiency and to lower the unit cost of maintenance activity
  • Teamwork skills are essential
  • Frequent lifting required, up to 70 pounds
  • Must be able to work independently, with little or no supervision
  • Conscientious and attention to detail

Education and Experience Required
  • Minimum five years of recent experience as an industrial maintenance mechanic.

  • Electrical and PLC experience.
  • Experience performing routine maintenance, such as machine lubrication, preventive maintenance and hydraulic systems.
  • Ability to use man-lifts and lift trucks

Dylan Houston

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