Maintenance Class C|
1. Must demonstrate the ability to properly use various tools and equipment:
Qualifications & Requirements
• Voltage Tester
• V-O-M meter
• Frequency Counter
• Dial Indicator
• Belt Tachometer
• Shop Equipment
• Pip Threading Machine
• Pipe Threader
• Computer/ Ipad
2. The ability to obtain location of all plant equipment
3. The ability to locate, set, and align all plant equipment including but not limited to: conveyor system, mixers, extruders, packing equipment, motors, valve systems, pumps, gear boxes, etc…
4. The ability to perform and apply calculations (belt speeds, sprocket ratios, etc…) with the formulas supplied.
5. The ability to assist other mechanics in installations.
6. The ability to obtain thorough knowledge of the plant flow and how it relates to their position.
7. The ability to perform or assist other mechanics in sheet metal fabrication.
8. The ability to inspect equipment for malfunction and arrange needed repairs.
9. The ability to perform various functions in the machine shop:
• Turn and center bore a shaft on the lathe.
• Cut a keyway, set up mill and use arbor attachment of the milling machine.
10. The ability to perform mig, tig, and arc welding on various types of metals.
11. The ability to properly set up the welding location, choose appropriate welding tools, and accessories (rod, wire) and heat range.
12. The ability to perform all non-code piping as required.
13. The ability to troubleshoot and assist in the repair of various hydraulic and pneumatic controls.
14. The ability to troubleshoot and maintain simple circuits and components.
15. The ability to run systems tests and document them correctly.
16. The ability to perform various electrical installations as required by the coordinator. The following are examples of a few of the items that a mechanic may be required to install:
• Start and stop switches
• AC Invertors
• Limit Switches
• Motor Starters
• Fuses/Circuit Breakers
• Various Instrumentation
17. The ability to troubleshoot various electrical problems and how to read and understand the schematic or diagram that will assist in repair of the item as required by the coordinator.
18. The ability to use various tools (megger, VOM) to assist in troubleshooting.
19. The ability to operate and maintain the emergency generator.
20. The ability to troubleshoot, locate, and make necessary repairs to the line, load, and control circuit for motor controls as required by the coordinator.
21. Knowledge on safe use of ropes, chains, slings, hoists, chain falls, come-alongs, and all other safety equipment.
22. Knowledge of the fire protection system and how it operates.
23. Thorough knowledge of electrical and mechanical safety to include lockout/tagout procedures (locking out a cubicle, checking circuits for power with a meter, etc…)
24. Thorough knowledge of the work order system. *SAP experience a plus*
25. Knowledge of dust explosion and 2G areas.
26. Knowledge of emergency evacuations and all necessary exit locations.
27. Knowledge on the dangers of screw conveyors and the importance of guarding on this type of equipment.
28. Knowledge warehouse related equipment, dock locks, dock levelers and roll up doors ect
29. Knowledge of HVAC troubleshooting and basic principles of operation, *Universal EPA Certification is a plus*
30. Knowledge boiler operation, basic troubleshooting and principles of operation.* Boiler operator’s license or certification is a plus*
31. The ability to identify and repair hazard causing conditions. For example:
• Electrical Sparks
• Dust Leaks
• Hot Bearings
• Unusual noises in equipment
• Grain Leaks
• Smoke or odor of smoke
• Propane and natural gas leaks
• Liquid/Chemical leaks
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum):
High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Technical Degree Preferred
At least 2 years of experience working in preventative and routine machine maintenance in a manufacturing or technical/military environment.
Experience (Years/Type): Minimum of five years experience as a mechanic or electrician in an industrial environment. Preventative maintenance required. Must possess ability to handle multiple priorities. Three years prior supervisory experience a plus.
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