The State

1401 Shop Road
Columbia , SC
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Maintenance Mechanic

The State
Columbia, SC Full time
Posted on November 28, 2017

SUMMARY:

Under limited supervision, maintain and repair production equipment to ensure maximum production, equipment life and safety.  

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Perform preventive maintenance and repair production equipment to ensure maximum production equipment life and safety. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Clean, lubricate and check equipment for wear.
  • Make necessary adjustments on equipment.
  • Troubleshoot equipment problems, ensuring minimal downtime.
  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production run.
  • Perform welding as necessary.

Perform mechanic skills including but not limited to:

  • Mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic troubleshooting and repair of production machines.
  • Read and interrupt equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Comply with OSHA safety and health rules.

Minimum qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; associates degree in mechanical, electrical or industrial maintenance a plus.
  • 5 yrs. manufacturing experience, demonstrated mechanical and industrial skills preferred.
  • Welding experience.
  • Ability to read schematics.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and consistently meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and to contribute in a team environment.
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing work priorities.

Must be available for night shifts and over time.  

Physical and Mental Demands

  • Frequent standing on concrete floor.
  • Constant walking 
  • frequent stair climbing (press railing)
  • Occasional lifting up to 65 pounds.
  • Occasional pushing/pulling up to 1,000 pounds.
  • Constant kneeling, stooping, bending, crouching, or crawling.
  • Constant reaching with arms and hands.
  • Frequent finger movement (manual dexterity).
  • Constant Twisting or pressure involving wrists or hands.
  • Constant clear vision at 20 inches or less. 
  • Constantly reads and comprehend English language.
  • Constantly speak and write in English.
  • Frequently perform calculations.
  • Constantly reason and analyze. 

 

 

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