Maintenance Mechanic in Visalia, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 6/24/2019

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Job Description

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, and pipefitting.
•         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.
•         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.
•         One to six years related work experience is preferred.
•         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 and pneumatic systems.
•         Understand 110V, 220V and 480V power and control systems, preferred.
•         Must have own tools and locking tool chest.



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