The State

1401 Shop Road
Columbia , SC
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Maintenance Mechanic

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


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



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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