Maintenance Mechanic I (3rd)-Mfrs. Rd.

  • Roadtec
  • Chattanooga, TN
  • Oct 09, 2020

Job Description

*Description/Job Summary* SUMMARY The Maintenance Mechanic I will be responsible for general building and grounds maintenance as well as performing both predictive and preventative maintenance and repairs on equipment. As a Mechanic I, he/she may have independence on some duties while close supervision on others. He/She will work in a learning capacity performing a range of maintenance/mechanic duties. Maintenance Mechanics are also involved in routine tasks, such as lubrication of machinery, seal replacement, cleaning of parts during repair, adjusting valves and seals, investigating breakdowns, removing and replacing motors, starters, relays, limit switches, fuses, primary control components. Must be able to read blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures. Must be able to safety and correctly use hand and power tools. Ability to troubleshoot mechanical problems, control and power electrical systems, hydraulics, and/or pneumatics and focus on problem solving issues. Responsibilities and skills in, but not limited to; installing, maintaining, dismantling and repairing new and existing machinery or equipment and its components such as machining centers, press brakes, burn tables, mechanical clutches, gear boxes, control and power electrical systems, hydraulic and pneumatic control systems. The Maintenance Mechanic position requires working within precise limits or standards of accuracy, at heights without fear; the use of logical step-by-step procedures in work; planning, solving problems and decision-making based on quantifiable information. Maintenance Mechanics are trained to work with a wide array of precision tools, such as calipers, micrometers, dial indicators, levels, gauge blocks, and optical and laser alignment tooling. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (may include but not limited to) * Install, maintain, overhaul, modify and repair machinery and stationary equipment (e.g. conveyors, hydraulic systems, pneumatic devices, pumps, engines, motors, programmable logic controls, machining centers, press brakes, burn tables, etc.) * Inspect and examine machinery and equipment to detect and investigate irregularities and malfunctions through troubleshooting production problems and taking preventive or corrective action * Perform pre- and post-operational checks of equipment ensuring operating safety devices function properly upon completion of repairs, modifications and installations * Read and interpret blueprints, manuals, schematics, and process specifications to visualize layouts and guide work * Collect, analyze, summarize, and communicate information, irregularities, or trends in order to prepare mechanical maintenance reports to support ongoing maintenance program requirements * Collaborate with production departments and maintenance shop personnel to ensure maintenance requirements are completed in timely fashion * Maintain a clean, orderly and safe work environment practicing 6S principles, environmental sustainability, and continuous improvement related to maintenance processes and procedures * Operate hoisting and lifting devices such as cranes, jacks, forklifts, scissor or boom lifts to position equipment and parts during the installation, set-up and repair of machinery * Maintain all equipment by performing routine repair work, daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual maintenance * Perform minor repairs which should include, mechanical, plumbing, building and grounds to keep the entire facility in working order * Coordinate any electrical repairs with Electrician or contracted Electrician * Responsible for observing and following all safety procedures and regulations * Miscellaneous other duties as directed by department supervisor MINIMUM EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE REQUIRED /Experience/ * Minimum two (2) years' experience as a mechanic, maintenance mechanic, or millwright * Experience reading, understanding, interpreting, troubleshooting and problem solving mechanical and electrical challenges * Experience with repairing CNC machine centers, lathes, press brakes, plasma burn tables, forklifts, scissor-lifts, knuckle boom, cranes (overhead & jib), slings, chains ironworkers, drill presses, welders, saws, or similar equipment * Computer knowledge to include the following: Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook and also include maintenance software ManagerPlus or similar /Education/ * High school diploma or general education degree (GED) /Job-related Skills and Abilities/ * Ability to accurately read and interpret schematics, blueprints and other related drawings * Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals * Ability to apply concepts such as basic math skills, fractions, micrometers, percentages, ratios, proportions to practical situations, and able to convert decimals into inches * Ability to accurately read and interpret a tape measure, blueprints, and bills of material (BOM's) * Continue to grow lean knowledge and use the tools to identify and assist with continuous improvement * Skilled in working efficiently and accurately to keep up with production requirements * Safe material handling skills in working with steel * Capacity to learn quickly, parts machined are unique to manufactured equipment and change orders are frequent * Flexible and adaptable in coping with pressures, deadlines, and rapidly changing situations * Self-starter, self-motivated, and flexible using a variety of skills and the ability to change tasks as needed * Maintain positive, cooperative working relationships by working, acting, and communicating with various personalities getting along with customers, vendors, co-workers and management working both individually and as part of a team OTHER REQUIREMENTS * Eighteen (18) years of age or older * Pre-employment drug screen, physical and background check * May be required to provide basic hand tools to perform duties * Dependability * Willingness to train on first shift if required * Willingness to work any shift when needed * Flexibility to work additional hours when required * Willingness to work at either Chattanooga location when required * Availability to be called back to duty in the event of required emergency repairs for other shifts, including evenings and/or weekends * Valid driver's license and ability to safely operate a motor vehicle * Ability to provide transportation to and from either Chattanooga location when required * Ability to drive between plant locations and other local destinations when required * Required to carry $100,000/$300,000 liability insurance coverage on any personal vehicle used for company business. Mileage reimbursed through expense reports submitted to the Company's accounting department. PREFERENCES * Heavy equipment manufacturing plant experience * Technical degree in maintenance or engineering with a focus in industrial, manufacturing or mechanical field SAFETY Astec is dedicated to a culture of Behavior Based SAFETY and a Healthy Environment! * Proficient in promoting safe and healthy work environment * Notify supervisor of product discrepancies or equipment malfunctions * Adhere to established company policies and procedures paying special attention to safety regulations * Report defective materials, equipment, or questionable conditions to the supervisor/manager to identify and correct the root cause * Wear personal protective equipment in accordance with training guidelines * Separate scrap or waste materials for recycling, reuse, or environmentally sound disposal * Maintain cleanliness in designated workspace by practicing 6S principles to reduce safety risks * Attend weekly department safety meeting ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS Qualified applicants *must* apply online at *NOTE:* Individuals will only be considered for employment if there is an open position, the individual meets the minimum qualifications of the position and applies for the position in the manner requested.