Maintenance Mechanic

* Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.

* Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.

* Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts.

* Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.

* Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges.

* Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.

* Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.

* Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.

* Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.

* Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests.

* Prepares mechanical maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.

* Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications; establishing personal networks.

* Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.

* Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

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