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Maint Tech C MN at TCDC Inc Minneapolis in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Position Summary

Skills include mechanics, pneumatics, hydraulics, machining, welding and electrical, and PLC (programmable logic control). Duties include installation, maintenance and repair of production or processing equipment, fabricate machine guards, installing or repairing conveyers, replacement of motors, tear down or replacement of  pumps, and removes repair equipment from the area, as well as, ensures work area is clean after project completion. Maintenance Mechanics perform troubleshooting and machine overhauls using a variety of hand tools and precision measuring instruments. At times they may works with outside vendors.  Additionally, Maintenance Mechanics may provide training to less experienced maintenance staff.


  • Repair or replace defective equipment parts, using hand tools and power tools, and reassemble equipment.

  • Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, or the physical condition of buildings does not deteriorate.

  • Inspect drives, motors, and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters, or perform other maintenance actions, following checklists.

  • Use tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices.

  • Assemble, install or repair wiring, electrical and electronic components, pipe systems and plumbing, machinery, and equipment.

  • Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, and parts catalogs as necessary.

  • Inspect, operate, and test machinery and equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions.

  • Record type and cost of maintenance or repair work.

  • Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.

  • Dismantle devices to access and remove defective parts, using hoists, cranes, hand tools, and power tools.

  • Responsible for knowing and following all environmental, health and safety rules, policies, and procedures for work area and takes responsibility to assure that personal work activity is conducted in such a way so as to not affect the safety of themselves or others.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Problem Solving~ Definition: Identifies and defines problems through the gathering of relevant information leading to the development, implementation, and evaluation of solutions results.

  • Creativity/Innovation~ Definition:  Is committed to developing professionally, attends professional conferences, focuses on best practices, takes advantage of variety of learning activities, and introduces newly gained knowledge and skills on the job. Completes assigned company training in a timely manner, takes responsibility to progress through established training plans.

  • Technical/ Professional Expertise (including use of technology)~ Definition: Possesses, acquires and maintains the technical/professional expertise required to do the job effectively and to create solutions.   Applies and improves extensive or in-depth specialized knowledge, skills and judgment to accomplish a result or to serve one's "customers" effectively.

  • Planning & Organization~ Definition: Effectively managing one’s time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.  Ensures that regular, consistent communication takes place within area of responsibility.

  • Teamwork/Team Player~ Definition: Promotes cooperation and commitment within a team to achieve goals and deliverables.  

  • Initiative/Self Motivated ~ Definition: Acts without being directed. Proactively follows through on work activities and goals to capitalize or resolve them. Has personal desire to improve or enhance processes, avoid problems, and/or develop opportunities. 

  • Basic Communication Skills ~ Definition:  Basic ability to read, to write and to comprehend verbal instructions in English including safety, work instruction, LMS training, etc. Basic ability to verbally communicate in English. 

  • Equipment Operation ~ Definition: Knowledge of appropriate procedures for using, and ability to use specific equipment or machines to meet defined quality and quantity standards.

Core Competencies

  • Safety Oriented ~ Definition: Performs jobs in a manner that minimizes hazards to self, others and the environment.  Maintains a physical work environment that contributes to the well-being of others. Being aware of conditions or circumstances that affect one’s own safety or the safety of others.  

  • Quality Oriented ~ Definition: Produces results or provides service that meets or exceeds set standards.  Monitors and checks work to meet quality standards; demonstrates a high level of care and thoroughness; checks work to ensure completeness and accuracy.

  • Integrity ~ Definition:  Demonstrates responsibility for the image of TCDC.

  • Productivity Focused ~ Definition:  Makes effective use of all equipment and tools available to maintain high productive output without sacrificing quality

  • Customer Focused ~ Definition: Builds and maintains internal and external customer satisfaction with the products and services offered by the organization.

  • Accountability ~ Definition: Sets high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed. 

  • Continuous Improvement ~ Definition:  Continuously looks for opportunities to refine and improve process, systems, products, etc.

Physical Demands

Frequency: Continuous 67-100%, Frequent 34-66%, Occasional 1-33%


  • Occasional lifting and carrying of 50 to 85 lbs.

  • Frequent lifting and carrying of 21 to 49 pounds

  • Continuous lifting and carrying of 1 to 20 pounds

  • Continuous standing

  • Frequent sitting

  • Continuous walking

  • Continuous pull and pushing


  • Continuous twisting and bending

  • Continuous reach(overhead and out-stretched)

  • Continuous kneeling, climbing, crawling, bending and stooping


  • Frequent repetitive motion

  • Continuous use of vibratory tools

  • Continuous grip, torque and fine manipulation

  • Continuous handling/grasping


  • Frequent exposure to hot and cold temperature extremes

  • Functional vision

  • Ability to discern colors

  • PPE Required

  • Occasional Driving

  • Continuous Talking

  • Continuous Hearing

For the purpose of compliance with ADA and Workers Compensation reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentials.

Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is continuously exposed to moving mechanical parts; extreme heat and vibration.

  • The employee is continuously exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.

  • The employee is continuously exposed to fume or airborne particles.

  • The noise level in the work environment is continually very loud.

Education and Experience

  • Require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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