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Maintenance Mechanic I at Geneva Pipe and Precast Company in Washington, Utah

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

$25.20 - $30.00 per year




Job Description:

Get ready to grow with us!


Northwest Pipe Company is the nation’s leading manufacturer of water infrastructure products—and with over 50 years of experience, we’re just getting started! Our business is growing, and we’re looking for great people to grow with us. We’re immediately seeking a Maintenance Mechanic to join our Geneva Pipe and Precast team in St George, UT.



WE OFFER:



  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and AD&D Insurance (1st of month after hire)

  • Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Sick Time

  • Weekly Paycheck

  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match

  • Bonus Potential

  • Tuition Reimbursement 

  • Safety Footwear and Eyewear Voucher (day 1 of employment) 

  • On-Site Refreshments

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Opportunities for Career Advancement 

  • Values-Driven Culture Committed to Diversity, Inclusion, and Safety 


 


OUR VALUES:




  • Accountability is evident when we do what we say we are going to do and people accept responsibility for their actions. We do not point fingers and blame others. We own our actions.


  • Commitment is not only promising to do something, but actually investing in the necessary effort and actions to make it happen.


  • Teamwork is essential for competing in a challenging and constantly changing business environment. Working together across all job functions is critical to achieving our success. 



ABOUT THE JOB:


Under supervision perform mechanical maintenance and preventative maintenance work. Diagnose and repair gas, diesel and heavy equipment, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, and general plant equipment or other tasks as assigned.  Coordinate with other maintenance personnel and production crews as needed. Work on special projects with Maintenance Mechanic and/or Plant Manager.


 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • Fabricate new equipment, modify existing equipment as needed

  • Maintain Power equipment: Forklifts, manlifts

  • Work with other mechanics repairing equipment as needed

  • Perform general maintenance duties throughout facility

  • Help maintain safety, environmental and other equipment and programs as needed

  • Troubleshoot, repair and maintain machinery

  • Maintain machinery

  • Perform preventative maintenance on machinery

  • Perform inspections on fire system, water system, and cranes

  • Design and build new equipment for various processes. Modify old equipment as processes change

  • Work with Plant Manager on projects 

  • Regular, reliable and predictable attendance is necessary in order to perform the essential functions of this position


 


 


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:



  • Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and written

  • Must have a basic knowledge of mechanics, hydraulics, or electronics

  • Must have experience working on diesel engines and equipment: motors & forklifts

  • Must be able to read blue prints

  • Must have basic computer skills

  • Must be able to operate the following tools and equipment:

    • Hand tools

    • Mobile and stationary equipment in plant

    • Drill press




 


 


EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: 


 


  • High school diploma or equivalent required, additional technical education and/or training is preferred

 


Northwest Pipe is an equal opportunity employer. As such, the Company considers individuals for employment according to their abilities and performance. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, age, religion, color, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law. All employment requirements mandated by local, state, and federal regulations will be observed.


 


PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be meet by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Project timelines and work volume / deadlines may often require working outside of standard office hours, weekend, or evening work. 


 


Physical Activity


Over 2/3 of the time:



  • Walking: Moving about to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.

  • Standing/Sit: Remain upright in a stationary position, particularly for sustained periods.

  • Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling to use hand tools.

  • Grasping” Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm to use hand tools


Up to 2/3 of the time:



  • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.

  • Communicating: Expressing or exchanging ideas and information accurately, in written or diagram form

  • Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound

  • Repetitive Motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers such as using hand tools


Less than 1/3 of the time:



  • Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, Stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles, and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized. (This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required exceeds that required for ordinary locomotion.)

  • Stooping: Positions self to 90 degrees (This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.)

  • Kneeling/Crouching: Position self to work on the floor

  • Crawling: Moving about to general maintenance tasks, few feet

  • Reaching: Grabbing things from a distance above or from the side

  • Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward downward of outward

  • Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion

  • Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips


 


Physical Requirements


Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


 


Visual Acuity


The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: operating machines (lathes, drill presses, power saws and mills where the seeing job is at or within arm’s reach) performing mechanical or skilled trades tasks of a non-repetitive nature such as ones by carpenters, technicians, service people, plumbers, painters, mechanics, etc.


 


Vision Requirements


Up to 2/3 of time :



  • The worker is required to have close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)

  • The worker is required to have distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)


Less than 1/3:



  • The worker is required to have peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point)

  • The worker is required to have depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)

  • The worker is required to have the ability to adjust visual focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus


 


Weather Condition


Over 2/3 of the time:


  • The worker is subject to both environmental condition: activities occur inside and outside

Up to 2/3 of time:



  • The worker is subject to outside environmental conditions: No effective protection from weather.

  • The worker is subject to extreme cold: Temperatures typically below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour. (Consideration should be given to the effect of other environmental conditions such as wind and humidity.)

  • The worker is subject to extreme heat: Temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour. (Consideration should be given to the effect of other environmental conditions such as wind and humidity.)

  • The worker is subject to noise: There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level.

  • The worker is subject to hazards:  Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals


Less than 1/3 of the time:



  • The worker is subject to vibration: Exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities of whole body.

  • The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions: One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin:  Fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation.

  • The worker is subject to oils: There is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids

  • The worker is required to wear a respirator

  • The worker frequently is in close quarters, crawl spaces, shafts, man, holes, small, enclosed, rooms, small sewage and water line pipes, and other areas which could 


 


Noise Levels


Up to 2/3 of the time:



  • Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)

  • Loud noise (Examples: metal can be manufacturing department, large earth-moving equipment)


Less than 1/3 of the time:



  • Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)

  • Very loud noise (examples: jack hammer work, front row at rock concert


 


Supervision Received


General Supervision: The incumbent normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work and receives general instructions on new assignments





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