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Mechanical Maintenance Tech at Howmet Aerospace in Martinsville, Virginia

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Work is performed throughout a heavy industrial facility. Potential hazards include high heat applications, proximity of moving machinery, noise, heavy lifting, working at heights, in pits and in confined spaces.
  • Will perform routine service, setups, adjustments, installations, repairs and modifications to production equipment, buildings and grounds
  • Perform preventive and predictive tasks associated with plant and equipment
  • Troubleshoot and repair hydraulic circuits
  • Identify and correct defects in equipment;
  • Installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of tapered, cylindrical, spherical roller and sleeve bearings;
  • Repair and troubleshooting of reducers and gearboxes;
  • Perform welding (MIG, TIG and stick), burning and flame cutting as required; Practice/understand rigging fundamentals to change out large components;
  • Basic electrical (fuse replacement, small motor replacement, etc.) and will work with electricians as required;
  • Work with operations to resolve issues;
  • Work with little supervision to complete work on time;
  • Understand and perform lockout/tag out, fall protection, confined space and other safety related procedures.
  • Will maintain clean and organized work areas.
  • Will use hand tools, portable electric tools & typical shop stationary equipment.
  • Completes required daily paperwork and make computer entries.
  • Operates production equipment as required or needed.
Basic Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in a related field OR equivalent experience of at least 2 years in a manufacturing or industrial
  • environment;
  • Ability to read blueprints and diagrams, hydraulic diagrams in particular;
  • Experience and skills with bearing maintenance and replacement;
  • Experience and skills in lubrication practices and principles;
  • Experience with power transmission systems (gearboxes, couplings, chain drive).
  • Must have permanent authorization to work in the U.S. without need for sponsorship;
  • Can work in a manufacturing atmosphere safely and follow safety practices and regulations
  • Must be willing and able to work any shift in a 24/7 operation and overtime including weekends and holidays;
  • Ability to lift at least 50lbs as needed;
  • Must have basic computer skills to create work orders, complete work orders, plan work, identify parts, and locate spare parts using a computerized maintenance management system after training;
  • Must have strong math skills including reading fractions and decimals;
  • Must have strong troubleshooting skills;
  • Basic welding and flame cutting experience with a basic understanding of hydraulics and pneumatics.
  • Must have communication, reading and comprehension skills.
  • The position requires an individual to stand, climb, stoop, move equipment; bend, reach, or lift for prolonged periods of time.
  • Qualified candidates must be able to pass a background test, physical and drug screen.