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Maintenance Mechanic

Caldwell, Idaho

Post Date: 11/17/2017 Job ID: 990 Company: KW - Caldwell

Koontz-Wagner Custom Controls - Caldwell, Idaho

Koontz-Wagner offers:

 - Competitive compensation

 - Medical, dental and vision insurance from date of hire

 - Paid vacation, sick leave and holidays

 - 401 K with company match

 - Bonus Plan and other incentives

Maintenance Mechanic

Position Summary:  The Maintenance Technician is responsible for periodic maintenance and preventative maintenance repairs of machinery and mechanical equipment.

Essential Functions/Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and ensure operation of machinery and mechanical equipment; completing routine preventive maintenance, troubleshooting malfunctions, coordinating vendors for specialized maintenance and repair.

  • Make recommendations for plant and equipment improvements to improve reliability and availability of equipment.

  • Maintain safety of machinery by perform routine inspections and risk assessment of maintenance activities in conjunction with other stakeholders like engineers, operators, EHS personnel  and provide feedback on maintenance issues and trends associated with failures and root causes.

  • Maintain equipment, parts, and maintenance supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.

Technical Skills:

  • Knowledge of mechanical operating systems of gas, diesel and natural gas engines and motors.

  • Mechanical abilities to perform preventative maintenance on equipment and machinery.

  • Knowledge of the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System.

  • Basic knowledge of fabrication, welding and machining 

  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and specifications.

  • Ability to work from drawing and sketches.

  • Ability to operate a forklift and other machinery.

  • Ability to operate hand tools.

  • Ability to work under minimal supervision.

    Behavioral Skills:  

  • Ability to effectively interact and communicate with individuals at all organizational levels.

  • Ability to conduct self in a respectful and appropriate manner.

  • Ability to safely perform tasks and produce a quality product in an efficient and productive manner to meet schedule.

  • Ability to reason and apply principles of logic to a wide range of factors when monitoring and working on jobs.

  • Being reliable, responsible and dependable

  • Being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.

  • Ability to work independently without constant supervision.



    Supervisory Responsibilities:   No

    Education:    High school diploma, Technical training preferred, NITEC or vocational certificate in relevant discipline (mechanical/electrical/ chemical). Equivalent experience considered at the discretion of management.

    Experience:  3 years of hands-on mechanical maintenance experience and knowledge of machinery in a manufacturing environment. Prior experience on working with CMMS and MS Office Related experience considered at the discretion of management.


    Physical Requirements: 

  • Ability to work in a heavy manufacturing environment requiring awkward stances and positions for periods of time throughout an 8 to 10 hour day.

  • Ability to stand and walk for majority of 8 to 10 hour day.

  • Ability to bend, climb ladders and scaffolding 10 to 25 feet above ground level.

  • Ability to lift product, equipment and tools up to 50 pounds throughout the day; push or pull product up to 100 pounds on an infrequent basis.

  • Ability to use hand tools up to 20 pounds over extended periods of time.

  • When required, work on shifts or be on call to ensure quick resolution of any issues that come up during campaigns

Work Environment: Production/manufacturing

This job description is a general description of essential job functions.  It is not intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform.  All employees of Global Power and subsidiaries are expected to perform tasks as assigned by supervisory/management personnel, regardless of job title or routine job duties.

The above statements reflect the general information considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should be construed as a detailed description of work requirements which may be inherent in the position. I have received a copy of this job description and understand and can perform the essential functions of the job.

Federal contractors are required to state in all solicitations or advertisements for employment that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.



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