Maintenance Mechanic
Job Opportunity at Joseph Michaels International

Posted on Dec 31

http://www.josephmichaels.com    800-786-1099

Location: Arlington, TX
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4143522

Large and industry leading DFW based plastics manufacturer is looking for 2nd shift maintenance mechanics due to recent sustained growth.  The shift is from 2:45pm to around 11pm.  Compensation is highly competitive, and this is a direct hire scenario (NOT CONTRACT!).


1.  Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment, using electrical and electronic test equipment. Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repair machine.
2.  Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts, following specifications and blueprints, using precision measuring instruments and handtools.
3.  Installs and repairs electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring, and electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment.
4.  Lays out, assembles, installs, and maintains pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, and repairs and replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment
5.  May operate cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.
6.  Records repairs made and costs.
7.  Trains new and less qualified mechanics in troubleshooting and other maintenance procedures.
8.  Presents summary of work related events at staff meetings.
9.  Other duties as assigned.

1.  Requires a HS Diploma/GED. Graduation from an industrial trade school highly preferred.  Extensive previous experience in an industrial maintenance environment.
2.  Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, benefits, repair, and maintenance.
3.  Must be able to lift and/or move up to 30 lbs.
4.  Must be able to stand and walk for an entire shift.
5.  Must have normal color vision and be able to work all shifts.
6.  Strong skills dealing with troubleshooting and repairs of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic problems on production and associated equipment.
7.  Team-oriented individual with the ability to read, write, and speak English.
8.  Excellent leadership skills and the ability to train and develop others.
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