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MECHANIC TECHNICIAN

Description

Primary Responsibility:

Includes installation and maintenance of a range of equipment that includes reciprocating and positive displacement pumps, compressors, turbines, gear reducers, valves, and piping. Motive forces include hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical, electro-mechanical, and steam systems.

  • Troubleshoot, plan, and perform corrective maintenance on mechanical systems.
  • Plan and perform predictive and preventive maintenance to prevent breakdowns and major overhauls.
  • Expectations:

  • Troubleshoot and repair fixed and rotating industrial equipment.
  • Troubleshoot, plan, and perform corrective maintenance on mechanical systems.
  • Plan and perform predictive and preventive maintenance to prevent breakdowns and major overhauls.
  • Diagnose problems by interpreting and working from engineering drawings, blueprints, schematics, and equipment manufacturer’s literature.
  • Meets safety requirements at all times
  • Work well in a team environment – good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Climb ladders and gain access to difficult areas around equipment, structures, and roofs.
  • Work with minimum supervision.
  • Resolve problems calling for technical analysis and creativity in the field.

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Three years or more experience as an industrial mechanic or millwright.
  • Experience performing machinery troubleshooting, inspections, and repairs.
  • Ability to wear all required PPE for the work. This can include wearing hot suits for mechanical/pipe work.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with laser alignment.
  • Experience troubleshooting, overhauling and repairing polymer re-melt equipment (polymer pumps, additive feeders, extruders, etc.).
  • Experience using precision measurement instruments including calipers, micrometers, to measure bearing and thrusts clearances. Understands bearing and gear mesh wear performance to make go/no go decisions.
  • Experience installing mechanical seals, including setting seal pre-loads and repairing pumps of all types.
  • Experience performing pipefitting work.
  • Experience troubleshooting and repairing hydraulic and pneumatic problems.
  • Experience with allowable machinery tolerances with ability to measure and set critical clearances.
  • Experience using other precision instruments to measure gearbox backlash and to accomplish reverse dial indication alignment
  • Experience using SAP system.
  • Physical Requirements, with or without accommodations:

  • Climbing and working from ladders to gain access to equipment, structures and roofs on a weekly basis.
  • Bending, stooping, climbing, reaching, pushing, pulling and lifting on a daily basis.
  • Lifting may be up to 50 lbs.
  • Climbing up and down six flights of stairs occasionally.

Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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