Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

Posting ID : A1068457851
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Skilled Trades Artisan

Herff Jones Inc. is a world-wide leader in rewarding academic and athletic excellence with world class symbols of achievements. We currently have an opening for an experienced Industrial Maintenance Mechanic at our Warwick, Rhode Island Jewelry Manufacturing facility.

Job Summary:
Performs repairs and maintenance, in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and manufacturer's specifications on machinery, equipment, electrical wiring, fixtures and the physical structure. This is a skilled position responsible for repairing and installing production/manufacturing equipment. A Maintenance Mechanic inspects equipment for proper functioning and performs preventative maintenance duties, per manufacturer's specifications. He / she also diagnoses equipment malfunctions and makes repairs or adjustments, as needed. This position requires continuous work near heat, noise, gas, chemicals; and frequent lifting, climbing, standing, walking, crouching, squatting, bending and kneeling.

Specific Responsibilities:
Diagnoses causes of electrical or mechanical malfunction or failure of operational equipment and performs preventative and corrective maintenance.
Adjusts, calibrates, aligns and modifies equipment and components.
Assembles and installs mechanical components and systems using a variety of tools common to the trade.
May work on assembling, installing and Repairing pipes, fittings, and fixtures of heating, water and in opening clogged drains.
May act as a carpenter in the alteration, repair and maintenance of buildings, floors, roofs, stairways, partitions, doors, windows, screens, scaffolding forms, wood fixtures and furniture.
May operate all kinds of hand and power tools such as (but not limited to) hand saw, planer, joiner, shaper, table saw, wood lathe, drill press, sanding machine, router etc.
Will maintain tools and machinery in good condition and use all tools carefully. Must always wear the appropriate PPE for the task that is being performed! Safety First!
Will be an "on call" employee and will have to respond on nights, weekends (including Sundays) in the event of an emergency for equipment malfunctions, snowstorms or other unforeseen happenings.

Minimum Qualifications - A Minimum of 3-5 years of Industrial experience is required to include:
Troubleshooting mechanical breakdowns (for example, pinpointing and repairing problems associated with high speed manufacturing line breakdowns)
Working with hydraulic systems (for example, understanding high-pressure cylinders, pumps, or valves and reading schematics and using for troubleshooting in high-speed manufacturing)
Working with pneumatics (for example, working with solenoids, cylinders, or motor brakes and reading schematics and using for troubleshooting in high speed manufacturing)
Working with electrical systems (for example, working with frequency drives, motor testing, troubleshooting, or panels in high speed manufacturing)
Working with Programmable Logic Controllers -- PLC (for example, understanding instructions, editing documentation, and/or navigation for A-B PLC-5 and A-B SLC-500)
Performing preventative maintenance (for example, conducting computerized preventative maintenance check-ups or reading SPC charts and data)
Basic or in depth knowledge of any / all of the following: Hydraulics, Pneumatics, X-Y Tables, electronics, piping and carpentry.
Minimum of a High School diploma or GED required; additional technical/vocational education and/or certifications preferred.

Physical Demands:
This position requires continuous work near heat, noise, gas, chemicals; and frequent lifting, climbing, standing, walking, crouching, squatting, bending and kneeling.
Lifting heavy objects on occasion -- must be in good physical condition and have the physical ability to perform all tasks on a continuous basis.


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