Job Description Maintenance Mechanic

Job Description

Maintenance Mechanic

Department: Maintenance

Shift: Days

Supervisor Responsibilities: None


  1. Perform preventive maintenance on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines using diagrams / sketches / operations manuals, manufacturer’s instructions, and engineering specifications.
  2. Troubleshoot all machinery malfunctions by locating source of problem(s) through observation of mechanical devices in operation, listening for problems and using precision measuring and testing instruments.
  3. Remove (dismantle) and examine defective parts.
  4. Install replacement / new machinery parts as needed.
  5. Fabricate repair parts by using Machine shop instrumentation and equipment.
  6. Must have working knowledge of rules, calipers, micrometers and other measuring instruments for determining changes in dimensional parts.
  7. Have working knowledge of hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straight edges to adjust functional parts of devices and control instruments.
  8. Monitor compliance and control downtime when performing routine preventive maintenance.
  9. Attend educational workshops, review technical publications as needed.
  10. Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions:
Ensure the operation of machinery and mechanical equipment. Perform preventive maintenance. Troubleshoot mechanical issues by locating problem sources, removing defective parts, and installing replacement / new machinery. Maintain safe and proficient working environment. May work independently and as part of a team. 40-55+ hours per week.

Education Requirements: High school diploma, with trade school experience preferred.

Experience Requirements: 2+ years experience in reading blueprints and schematics

Skill Requirements:
Strong troubleshooting / critical thinking skills to diagnose root causes and know the processes for repairing the issues; mechanical skills to read blueprints and schematics; use a variety of tools and diagnostic devises to service and install electrical parts.

Physical Requirements:
Physical Requirements: Must be able to work in tight spaces and elevated positions; twisting, turning, bending, and holding arms at / above the head are all common movements; able to life up to 50 lbs.

TFC Property Responsibilities:
All Maintenance Staff responsible for all tools and walkie-talkies: Channel locks, pipe wrenches, pliers, side cutters, screwdrivers, air-operated tools, grinders, cut-off wheels, socket wrenches and sets (metric and standard), Allen wrenches (American and metric), hammers, chisels, and measuring tapes.