House 1st Mechanic

House 1st Mechanic Moorhead, MN If you are interested in this position, please email your resume to (Mason) email removed JOB Overview:
The House 1St Mechanic will perform a wide variety of duties and tasks predominantly associated with the mechanical (millwright) discipline.
These duties and tasks include a multitude of maintenance interventions ranging from basic parts replacements to equipment refurbishment to optimizing equipment performance to advanced troubleshooting.
Maintenance activities include, but are not limited to, inspection, (parts) replacements, alignment, balancing, installation, and refurbishment.
The Mechanic is required to understand and maintain complex processing equipment including their operating principles.
Individuals will be required to understand the operating principles of this equipment and its role in the process/factory.
Additionally, Mechanics are expected to understand equipment function and application to the extent that equipment performance can be optimized.
Individuals will work closely with Production gaining a detailed understanding of operating parameters to ensure that Maintenance interventions are both appropriate and effective.
The Mechanic coordinates with production supervision to execute Maintenance interventions on production equipment ensuring that equipment is properly configured and/or set up.
Must have the ability to think in abstract terms, solve complex problems and apply troubleshooting skills.
The Mechanic will be required to maintain mechanical power transmission equipment including drives and conveying equipment employed in a variety of factory specific applications.
Fluid systems, including liquid, pneumatic, and hydraulic, will be maintained by the Mechanic.
Fluid systems include pumps, valves, compressors, blowers, and fans.
Fluid flow principles and requirements must be understood to troubleshoot system operation.
The Mechanic will be required to perform a variety of joining and fabrication activities.
To that extent, individuals will weld, cut, braze, and solder a variety of materials.
This includes welding carbon steel using the SMAW and GMAW processes and welding stainless steel metals using the SMAW process.
MINIMUM Qualifications:
Candidate must, at a minimum, possess:
2-year technical degree (such as Industrial Technology, Manufacturing Technology, Mechanical Design, Machinist & Toolmaker, or related degree) OR must have fully completed a state-approved millwright apprenticeship (non-ACS) AND a minimum of 2 years of full-time industrial millwright experience.
Industrial millwright experience is defined in the "Minimum Qualification Essential Functions" section and includes installing, maintaining and repairing most types of industrial mechanical equipment; setting of many types of conveyors; laser coupling alignment; precision optical leveling and alignment; layout, fabrication and installation of production equipment; and welding.
OR, A High School degree or diploma although a GED certificate is acceptable and a minimum of 5 consecutive years of full-time industrial millwright experience.
Industrial millwright experience is defined in the "Minimum Qualification Essential Functions" section and includes installing, maintaining and repairing most types of industrial mechanical equipment; setting of many types of conveyors; laser coupling alignment; precision optical leveling and alignment; layout, fabrication and installation of production equipment; and welding.
OR, Minimum of 2.
5 years successful completion of the ACS Hose 1st Class Mechanic Apprentice.
Candidates must not have been removed or demoted from a prior House 1st Mechanic classification within the last three (3) years.
Candidates will be required to take the following tests.
The test scores will be considered along with skills and abilities to determine whether a candidate is the most qualified for the position.
Minimum Qualification
Essential Functions:
minimally qualified House 1st Mechanic must be experienced as required in bullet A of the Education and Experience section and able to immediately perform the following job functions with minimal to no instruction or supervision:
Possess basic keyboarding skills and be able to navigate in a Windows Operating Environment.
Be competent in the use of a word processing software program.
Must be able to read and write in English.
Perform basic to advanced troubleshooting of equipment mechanical issues.
Interpret drawings, blueprints, and schematics.
Install and troubleshoot bearings, seals, and gaskets.
Install, maintain, repair, and troubleshoot equipment generally classified as mechanical power transmission including gearboxes/drives, transmissions, conveyors (belt, scroll, bucket), and rollers.
Install, troubleshoot, and align shafts and couplings (laser or dial alignment).
Fabricate and install tubing and piping systems, including fittings, manufactured from various materials.
Install, maintain, rebuild, replace, and troubleshoot valves.
Install, maintain, rebuild, replace, and troubleshoot centrifugal or positive displacement pumps.
Maintain, repair, and replace fans and blowers including airlocks (rotary valves).
Cut metals using plasma and/or oxyacetylene equipment.
Optimize mechanical equipment operation.
Understand and use precision measurement equipment.
Essential Functions:
Although experience performing the following essential job functions is not required to be considered qualified for the job award, it is expected the House Mechanic 1st will satisfactorily perform the following tasks with minimal to no instruction or supervision:
Comply with federal, state, company, and factory safety requirements.
Comply with Good Manufacturing Practices, (GMPs).
Comply with company quality standards.
Interpret and apply technical codes.
Participate in the training of new hires and apprentices.
Comply with and support the principles of Operational (Maintenance) Excellence.
Use and safely operate hand and power tools.
Perform rigging to move, locate, or relocate equipment using portable rigging and overhead cranes.
Operate various pieces of mobile equipment including but not limited to fork trucks, manlifts, trucks, and skid steer loaders.
Perform a variety of lubrication related functions including inspections, changes, lubricant application, and auto-lubricator maintenance.
Perform routine equipment maintenance tasks.
Communicate with appropriate personnel to optimize equipment performance.
Perform basic planning and scheduling activities.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Must be able to work overtime as required.
Describe the basic operating concepts and fundamentals of the major factory systems.
Install and align trunions for large rotating equipment (including requisite rigging) Install, maintain, rebuild, replace, and troubleshoot mechanical seals.
Maintain and troubleshoot pneumatic (vacuum) systems including air compressors and air handling units.
Maintain and troubleshoot hydraulic systems.
Maintain and repair fired heaters and boilers including coal-handling equipment, ash handling equipment, soot blowers, and vibrators.
PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL JOB CONDITIONS Physical duties required, as identified in the Functional Job Description, which include, but are not limited to, the job requirements defined below.
Physical Demands Daily activities include:
Lifting/carrying, pushing/pulling, manual tool operation, hand work, standing, walking, sitting, hand manipulation and strength, bending, twisting, reaching, squatting, crouching, kneeling and crawling.
Individuals are required to climb ladders and stairs.
Lifting and carrying will not be in excess of 50 lbs.
Occasionally to frequent, mechanical parts are located at heights requiring elevated work.
Working with a variety of stationary equipment where elevated work is required due to confined space and limited access by ladder.
The Mechanic will need to identify the safest manner in which to access the work area.
The Mechanic must be able to identify where to tie off, secure the tie or lanyard, and tolerate working while tied off with a safety harness.
Individuals will be required to work at elevated conditions.
Environmental Conditions Work is primarily indoors, but may involve working outdoors for short periods of time.
Indoor temperatures may exceed 80 degrees F and outdoor temperatures may fall below 0 degrees F.
Some tasks require additional outdoor time (Anamet equipment, screen house, and/or clarifiers).
Conditions in plant may include foggy areas with moisture condensation on equipment, walkways, and/or steps/stairs.
Will encounter and/or maneuver between wet, sticky, snowy, dusty, uneven, and/or broken flooring areas.
Will be exposed to dust, dirt, mud, condensation.
Noise level may exceed 85 dB near some equipment; hearing protection is required in these areas.
Lighting inside the factory is generally artificial and somewhat dim in some areas:
space lighting may be needed in some spaces Exposure to elevated work heights and/or work underground at times.
Exposure to fumes inside the plant; odors may vary from natural (pulp/fiber) to chemical in nature.
Exposure to the hazards of low, medium, and high voltage electricity.
Work within designated confined spaces, entry may require crouching, crawling and/or climbing.
Whole body exposure to vibration of machinery (example centrifugal area) as well as vibration experienced through hands and arms with use of air driven tools and shop machinery.
Stairs (approximately 6-7 stories) exposed to weather and elements.
Extreme heat and humidity in summer months, extreme cold/snow/wind in winter months.
In determining who is the most qualified applicant, the Company reserves the right to consider a variety of factors including skills, training, education, employee's job performances evaluated by employee's supervisor, employee's disciplinary record and employee's attendance record Attachment I Minimum Tool List:
1 each Crescent Wrenches (adjustable wrenches) 8", 10", 12" 1Torpedo level 1 each 6" and 8" locking vise grip 1 Set Open-Box Standard Combination Wrenches:
" to 1 " 1 Set Open-Box Metric Combination Wrenches:
8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 17 -19-24 1 Set 1/2" Drive Standard Ratchet Socket Set:
3/8, 7/16, 1/2, 9/16, 5/8, 11/16, 3/4 1 Set 1/2" Drive Metric Ratchet Socket Set:
9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 1 Set Assorted punches 1 Needle nose pliers 1 each 6" & 10" Slip joint (Channel locks) 1 Set Assorted chisels 1 each 14" and 18" Pipe wrench 1 Set Slotted screwdrivers:
3 ", 4", 6", 8", 10 " 1 Set Phillips screwdrivers:
3 ", 4", 6" 2 Sets Standard Allen wrenches:
5/64 to 3/8" folding sets 2 Sets Metric Allen wrenches:
5 - 10 mm (9) folding sets 1 Set Hammers (Ball peen, dead blow,) 1 Set Pry Bars (Line up, pry, wonder) 1 V-belt tension gauge 1 Pulley (sheave) gauge 1 16' tape measure 1 Utility Knife 1 6" Steel rule (1/32" graduations) 1 set " Impact sockets 3/8" to 11/4" 1 0 - 6" Caliper (0.
001 accuracy, w/English-metric option) 1 Set Thickness feeler gauge set (0.
0015" - 0.
200" / 0.
03 - 5 mm) 1 Tri square 1 Framing Square 1 Tool box (Lockable) If you are interested in this position, please email your resume to (Mason) email removed .
You may also call my direct line at 248.
4648, my cell at 248.
8976, or text me any time until midnight PST (weekends are okay as well) if you have any questions.
Feel free to also send me an invitation to connect on LinkedIn.
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