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KS-Maintenance Mechanic-Turlock-Industrial
Ref No.: 18-16300
Location: Turlock, California
Dairy Plant

Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for a variety of highly skilled maintenance items including but not limited to; troubleshooting, repair and preventive maintenance on equipment, and other related tasks in and around the facilities.

Essential Functions:

•Diagnoses and repairs or replace faulty electronic components, such as printed circuit boards, I/O cards, temperature sensors and pressure controls.
•Maintains, diagnoses, troubleshoots, adjusts, repairs, rebuilds and overhauls operating equipment and systems including, but not limited to, electrical, refrigeration, pneumatics, hydraulic, computers, and relays.
•Troubleshoot and remove and/or replace faulty electrical components of machine such as relays, switches, motors, valves and position sensing devices.
•Diagnoses malfunctioning apparatus such as motors, gear boxes, lighting fixtures, and replace damaged or broken wires, cables and sensors and other related equipment.
•Safely diagnoses problems and determines the repairs or adjustments on plant equipment
•Welding experience (TIG)
•Organizes, cleans and maintains workshop area, secures plant when necessary at the end of shift.
•Enters paperwork and work orders for maintenance records such as materials, parts, and time.
•May fill in for departmental absences to perform other related work as assigned.
•May be required to work overtime, some production/maintenance and/or project weekends.
•Communicate and work effectively with co-workers and machine operators
•Follow verbal and written instructions and other duties, as assigned
•Must have Industrial Mechanic Experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
•Read and understand maintenance and specification manuals/prints (In English).
•Two year electronic or PLC certificate/training/education and 3 or more years of maintenance experience, or five years as a journeyman/intermediate level mechanic, preferably in food packaging/processing.
•Use of computers (MS Office) and prepare work orders and records of service performed.
•Experienced in use of hand tools, power tools and test equipment (meters, dial indicators, etc.)
•Able to perform all duties of a high level mechanic with little to no supervision.

Equipment Used: Food/Packing, Production equipment, electrical equipment, conveyors, and hand tools

Physical Demands Duration
Standing Entire shift
Lifting up to 50 lbs. Regularly
Noise typical of a production environment Entire shift
Working around moving equipment Regularly
Working in hot/cold temperatures Regularly
Walking, stooping and kneeling Regularly

Time Demands:
•On occasion, business demands may require some employees to work overtime.
•When overtime is required, employees are expected to work extra hours as required to meet business needs – this is a requirement of this position.