Manufacturing Maintenance Mechanic in Branford, CT at Arconic

Date Posted: 9/30/2019

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Job Description

Job Summary
Support electrical and mechanical facility maintenance, preventative maintenance, equipment upgrades, and new system installation. 

Essential Functions
  • Work both independently and with the maintenance team to perform daily maintenance and preventative maintenance tasks on all facility equipment and systems.
  • Monitor outside contractor maintenance and new equipment/system installation activities.
  • Assist in monitoring and controlling spare component inventories.
  • Assist in the implementation of TPM initiatives and follow all Corporate Environmental Health and Safety programs and initiatives.  
Job Responsibilities

Perform preventative maintenance and basic inspections, including, but not limited to, the following equipment and systems:
  • Facility auto-blasters and manual grit blast systems including duct work, system hoses, compressed air supply regulators/hoses, blast guns, system tables and mechanical motion systems.
  • Inspect and maintain facility dust collection systems, including photohelics/magnehelics, pulse solenoids, and cartridge inspection and replacement.
  • Perform furnace inspections on components such as fire eyes, argon panels, furnace cooling systems, and combustion air filters.
  • Perform Metallurgic Lab equipment inspections and preventative maintenance on components such as closed loop water systems, sample polishing, and cutting equipment.
  • Perform inspections on all roof heating, facility exhaust, and HVAC fan and filter systems.
  • Perform EHS inspections of GFCI’s, Emergency lighting, Power cords/strips, and fire extinguishers.
  • Perform daily inspections of facility part washing systems, air compressors, compressed air dryers, holding tanks, and evaporators.
  • Locates the source of equipment issues with maintenance supervision and works with guidance to rectify those issues to minimize production interruptions in a safe manner.
  • Reports potential circumstances surrounding equipment failures and recommends measures for their correction and future prevention
  • Maintains maintenance logs and other required records for weekly, monthly, and quarterly inspections.
  • Assist in developing, monitoring, and documenting spare component inventories.
  • Assist in developing PM and equipment repair tool kits.
  • Perform PM’s on Low Temp furnace doors and tracks.
  • Uses a variety of hand and power tools as required to perform repairs and PM’s.
  • Work with the maintenance team to develop work instructions for standard and non-standard maintenance activities. (B4’s and JSA’s)
  • Candidate must have the ability to monitor and document maintenance and PM actions in the maintenance DATA base.
  • Responsibilities are not limited to the listed items above and can be changed or modified based on skill level, proficiency, and overall performance.
  • Some additional duties might include preparing and performing furnace surveys, monitoring and controlling thermal couple needs of the furnaces, and assisting in specified calibration assignments.
  • Performs preventative maintenance inspections of furnaces and support systems to identify issues and malfunctions of standard mechanical equipment. 
  • As part of the maintenance team works to assist in estimating time and materials to repair the issues.  Recommends changes in PM procedures and practices to provide an improved level of maintenance.


This position requires three (3) plus years general maintenance, electrical, or plumbing experience and a High School diploma or equivalent. 

This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status.  ITAR defines U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. Green Card Holder), Political Asylee, or Refugee.


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