Job Description Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Repairs and maintains mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic components of production machines and equipment, like semi-automated sorting machines, pallet conveyors and stackers, following specifications using hand tools, power tools, and precision measuring instruments. Visually inspects and listens to machines equipment to locate causes of malfunctions. Dismantles machines & equipment to gain access to problem area, using hand/power tools. Inspects measures parts to detect wear, misalignment, or other problems. Removes and replaces worn or defective parts of all machinery, using hand tools, power tools, and diagrams, and service manuals. Replace shredder teeth, screens and conveyor belts using hand tools, power tools, and a torque wrench. Makes repairs as needed.
Education and/or Experience: Experience as a maintenance mechanic with HS Diploma and/or Vocational Training required. Preferably 3-4 years of working experience. Excellent knowledge of machinery, electrical and other systems and their components to assist in the ability to quickly and efficiently troubleshoot and repair electrical and mechanical problems.
Work Environment: Requires activities involving being around moving machinery, exposure to marked changes in temperature and humidity. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is performed while standing, sitting and/or walking. Requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations. Frequent bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching. Requires the ability to lift, carry, push or pull medium weights, up to 100 pounds