Mechanical Craft Specialist in Alcoa, TN at Arconic

Date Posted: 6/26/2019

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Job Description

Arconic is currently in search of Mechanics to join our global Rolled Products (GRP), business unit in Alcoa, TN. Arconic’s Tennessee Operations, is one of the most modern aluminum fabricating facilities in the world. Our plants produce high-quality molten metal and aluminum sheet, and are recognized as a world leader in the business. The facility has been located at the Foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains for 100 years, and continues to thrive and grow. 

  The Mechanic will maintain, troubleshoot, and repair a variety of heavy industrial equipment in a manufacturing environment. Duties include, but are not limited to: • Read basic mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic prints to troubleshoot equipment. • Create job kits for maintenance jobs including repairs, new equipment installation, and preventative maintenance. • Repair and maintain piping systems (pneumatic, hydraulic, gas) • Responsible for hot work and rigging. • Perform preventative maintenance on production equipment. • Ability to work at heights •  Adhere to all safety procedures and state and federal regulations. • Operate a variety of hand and power tools, measuring devices, and test equipment. • Follow instructions and respond to management direction. • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. • Exercise strong communication skills and being a good team player. • Maintain a safe and clean work environment. • Provide improvement suggestions to increase quality, production, and safety. • TN Operations is a 24/7 operation.  The position requires the ability to work a variety of shifts and schedules including overtime. • Successful candidate must pass Arconic Mechanical Craft Specialist entrance exam


Basic Qualifications High School diploma or GED

Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status.  ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee. Preferred Qualifications 1+ year mechanical maintenance experience with a variety of areas, including troubleshooting, millwright, pipe fitting, plumbing, hydraulics, and pneumatics; basic working knowledge of welding and burning. 
Associates or bachelor’s degree in an applicable field.
Completion of an approved technical training or apprentice program.
3G, 6G welding; certification.
Knowledge of predictive tools such as vibration, thermography, oil analysis, and/or ultra-sonic application.
Proficiency with basic computer applications.  
Experience with Lean Manufacturing principles and applications.
Strong communication skills, written and verbal.


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