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Thursday, August 02, 2018 8:07:00 AM

OVERVIEW
Perform work involving the skills to keep machines, mechanical equipment, or the structure of the building in repair.  Duties may involve pipe fitting; insulating; welding; machining; carpentry; repairing electrical or mechanical equipment; installing, aligning, and balancing new equipment, and repairing buildings, floors, or stairs.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
• Design and build (weld) metal racking for plastic parts to maximize production efficiencies and finished good quality.
• Maintain and repair specialized equipment and machinery found in factories- particularly compressors, motors and conveyor systems.
• Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, and the physical condition of buildings does not deteriorate.
• Repair or replace defective equipment parts using hand tools and power tools, and reassemble equipment.
• Inspect drives, motors and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters, and perform other maintenance actions, following checklists.
• Use tools ranging from common hand and power tools to precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices.
• Keep accurate inventory records of all parts, tools and supplies in the maintenance department.
• Assemble, install and/or repair wiring, electrical and electronic components, pipe systems and plumbing, machinery, and equipment.
• Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, and parts catalogs as necessary.
• Inspect, operate, and test machinery and equipment in order to diagnose machine malfunctions.
• Record maintenance and repair work performed and the costs of the work.
• Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.
• Dismantle devices to gain access to and remove defective parts, using hoists, cranes, hand tools, and power tools.
• Plan and lay out repair work using diagrams, drawings, blueprints, maintenance manuals, and schematic diagrams.
• Order parts, supplies, and equipment from catalogs and suppliers, or obtain them from storerooms.
• Adjust functional parts of devices and control instruments, using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges.
• Paint and repair roofs, windows, doors, floors, woodwork, plaster, drywall, and other parts of building structures.
• Operate cutting torches and welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.
• Align and balance new equipment after installation.
• Inspect used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements, using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.
• Set up and operate machine tools to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs and fixtures, and tools.
• Fabricate and repair wooden and metal structures.
• Estimate repair costs.
• Grind and reseat valves, using valve-grinding machines.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
• HS Diploma or GED preferred

WORK HOURS/SHIFT
• 1st shift - 5:30 or 6am start with overtime as needed

WAGE
• $16 or higher depending on Skills/Experience

LOCATION
• De Witt, IA

SCREENING/TESTING REQUIREMENTS
• Pre-employment Drug Screen

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