Maintenance Mechanic at Turlock CA

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Responsible for performing all phases of plant maintenance includes: mechanical, electrical, refrigeration, PLC, plumbing, and welding with very little direction. Performs all assigned tasks to maintain plant equipment and facility in reliable condition. Troubleshoots and corrects production line breakdowns quickly and efficiently. Completes projects to improve plant productivity and efficiency. Completes assignments in a professional manner.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Efficiently perform welding, grinding, and metal cutting tasks as assigned. This duty is performed daily, about 5% of the time.
  2. Safely and efficiently operate fork lifts and other mobile equipment; possess ability to obtain operator certification. This duty is performed daily, about 5% of the time.
  3. Safely and efficiently perform mechanical repairs to correct production line breakdowns. This duty is performed daily, about 25% of the time.
  4. Safely and efficiently complete required tasks on repair, PM and OH work orders. This duty is performed daily, about 20% of the time.
  5. Safely and efficiently perform electrical repairs, and installation of electrical equipment. This duty is performed daily, about 20% of the time.
  6. Understand refrigeration or possess the ability to learn operation of plant refrigeration equipment. This duty is performed daily, about 10% of the time.
  7. Attend and understand technical training, safety and food safety meetings as scheduled. This duty is performed daily, about 10% of the time.
  8. Follow lock out/tag out procedures. This duty is performed daily, about 5% of the time.
  9. Understand and follow all company and department policies, and SOP's. This duty is performed daily, about 5% of the time.

This job description is not designed to cover and contain a comprehensive listing of activities and responsibilities. Other related duties may be assigned, required or expected according to changing organization needs.

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
High school, plus specialized schooling and/or on the job education in a specific skill area; E.G. data processing, clerical/administrative, equipment operation, etc, plus 5 years related experience and/or training. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

RESPONSIBILITY FOR FUNDS, PROPERTY and EQUIPMENT
None.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Directly supervises 0 subordinate supervisor(s) who supervise(s) a total of 0 employee(s). Supervises 0 non-supervisory employee(s). Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS
Ability to read and understand documents such as policy manuals, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to prepare and interpret bar graphs.

CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS
Ability to utilize common sense understanding in order to carry out written, oral or diagrammed instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving several known variables in situations of a routine nature.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED
Under general supervision where standard practice enables the employee to proceed alone on routine work, referring all questionable cases to supervisor.

PLANNING
Limited responsibility with regard to general assignments in planning time, method, manner, and/or sequence of performance of own work operations.

 

DECISION MAKING
Performs work operations which permit frequent opportunity for decision-making of minor importance and also frequent opportunity for decision-making of major importance; the latter of which would affect the work operations of other employees and/or clientele to a moderate degree.

MENTAL DEMAND
Moderate mental demand. Operations requiring almost continuous attention, but work is sufficiently repetitive that a habit cycle is formed; operations requiring intermittent directed thinking to determine or select materials, equipment or operations where variable sequences may be selected by the employee.

ANALYTICAL ABILITY / PROBLEM SOLVING
Moderately structured. Fairly broad activities using moderately structured procedures with only generally guided supervision. Interpolation of learned things in somewhat varied situations.

USE OF MACHINES, EQUIPMENT AND/OR COMPUTERS
Regular use of complex machines and equipment (desktop/laptop computer and software, road and production machines and equipment, etc.)

ACCURACY
Probable errors of internal and external scope would have a moderate effect on the operational efficiency of the organizational component concerned. Errors might possibly go undetected for a considerable period of time, thereby creating an inaccurate picture of an existing situation. Could cause further errors, losses, or embarrassment to the organization. The possibility for error is always present due to requirements of the job.

PUBLIC CONTACT
No public contact.

EMPLOYEE CONTACT
Contacts of considerable importance within the department or office, such as those required in coordination of effort, or frequent contacts with other departments or offices, generally in normal course of performing duties. Requires tact in discussing problems and presenting data and making recommendations, but responsibility for action and decision reverts to others.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Not indicated.

PREFERRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Ammonia Refrigeration Certification through a recognized ANSI program, such as RETA, CARO Certification.
Hands-on skills in PLC programming and refrigeration.

SOFTWARE SKILLS REQUIRED
Basic: Alphanumeric Data Entry, Contact Management, Database, Spreadsheet, Word Processing/Typing

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES
The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk or hear, taste or smell;

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, wet or humid conditions, extreme cold; and occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, vibration.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
§ Ability to read, write and communicate in English
§ Seeks opportunities to improve skills and worth to compan
§ Possess sound and accurate judgment
§ Self motivated and requires little supervision to be productive
§ Approaches others in a tactful, professional, respectful manner
§ Has skill sets to keep plant operating efficiently with a minimum of
downtime.
 

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