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Maintenance Mechanic in Visalia, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 2/5/2019

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Job Description

SUMMARY: Troubleshoots and performs routine and preventative maintenance on plant production machinery, utility equipment and facilities by performing the following essential duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES included but not limited to the following.
•       Adhere to all Kawneer rules and regulations.
•       Consider personal safety first in all situations.
•       Utilizes the preventative maintenance system to record and schedule maintenance requests orders.
•       Observes pneumatic and hydraulic systems, control valves, pumps and plant machinery to locate causes of trouble.
•       Performs specialized tasks within the individual mechanic’s skill area; such as fabrication, assembly, welding, burning, cutting, electrical, pipefitting., PLC,
•       Directs work of helpers as required.
•       Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts.
•       Examines form and texture of parts to detect imperfections.
•       Inspects used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements.
•       Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments.
•       Repairs or replaces defective parts.
•       Installs special functional and structural parts in devices.
•       Lubricates and cleans parts, machinery, and equipment.
•       Starts devices to test their performance. Startup or shutdown Paint line process
•       Sets up and operates lathe, drill press, grinder, and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts.
•       Initiates purchase order for parts and machines.
•       Lifts heavy objects by hand and cleans work area.
•       Stores materials such as metals, tools, or chemicals in designated areas.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • Minimum of one year industrial maintenance experience
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, blue prints and electrical schematic diagrams.
  • Knowledge of Nation Electric Codes preferred.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondents.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with other employees and supervisors. 
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. 
  • Ability to deal with and respond to minor problems in standard work situations.
  • Able to work independently.
  • Ability to obtain a mobile equipment license, forklift certification, side-loader certification, electric pallet jack certification and overhead crane certification are preferred.
  • Proficient in the use of hand tools, power tools, test equipment, meters and gauges.
  • Ability to gas, MIG, TIG and ARC weld in a proficient and safe manner.
  • Requires basic skills in mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic systems, Pumps, PLC.
  • Understand 110V, 220V and 480V power and control systems, combustion, PLC, CNC experience preferred.
  • Must have own tools and locking tool chest.


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