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The purpose of an Irving Mechanic is to perform as a professional, highly skilled and

exceptionally competent maintenance person, who participates in teams to develop and

implement solutions.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

·       Must work safely and follow all safety policies and procedures.

·       Energy Control Procedures (ECP’s) and Lock Tag Try (LTT) system.

·       Forklift operation, licensed – will provide certification.

·       PLC basics — Ability to use laptop for troubleshooting and see what limit switch or photo.

·       eye is not working and ability to adjust where needed. Internal various times in the program.

·       the ability to access status files to diagnose and clear PLC faults.

·       Troubleshooting basics, how to analyze a problem and step to the root cause. Help reduces.

·       cycle time to problem resolution

·       Installs, modifies, or maintains plant equipment and assists in determining appropriate.

·       methods to accomplish these tasks.

·       Read, understand, and analyze blueprints and other technical data references.

·       Expert use of hand and power tools.

·       Inspects plant equipment to identify potential problems prior to breakdown occurrences

·       Complies with good housekeeping practices on the job and ensures work areas are clean and

·       picked up after each job completion.

·       Follows all environmental compliance polices & programs.

·       Work as instructed with outside contractors.



·       Machining bores, keyways, drill press, grinding; lathe and mill operation.

·       Ability to properly, precision align belt, gear or direct coupled shafts using proper tools to

·       specified tolerances.

·       Understanding of lubrication principles and bearing tolerances and basic bearing “physics”-

·       I.E. how it works in terms of need for extreme care, keeping clean, etc.

·       Hydraulic systems understanding – hydraulic flow principles. Effects of pipe sizes and

·       valves on pressure drops, making proper fittings per system requirements, proper valve.

·       application, etc. Applied to water systems, hot oil, and hydraulic systems.

·       Same as above for compressed air and steam, (where applicable) systems.

·       Understanding of pump basics and operating characteristics including effects of suction

·       pressures, head pressures, sealing/packing techniques.

·       Ability to track conveyor belts properly and understanding the physics of belt operation and

·       tracking including bucket elevators; belt splicing.

·       Ability to read air and power fluid schematics.

·       Basic welding for all; structural and piping welding for at least one craft per plant.

·       Pipefitting – alignment, flange, threading.

·       Ultrasonic rotating equipment troubleshooting.



·       Basic industrial electrical code.

·       Capability to read schematics and P&ID drawings.

·       Fusing, thermal overload protection, wire sizing, motor theory, etc.

·       AC, DC, and Servo drive system (basics).

·       Be able to safely conduct motor control and power circuit troubleshooting. Understand fuse.

·       sizing, take motor amp readings, understand basic DC motor control, etc.

·       Ability to fully troubleshoot drives-DC and AC variable frequency and communicate.

·       technically with outside technical support when needed.

·       Ability to fully understand the various control loops in the plant including IM/APC systems.

·       and weight control equipment.

·       Fully competent in electrical noise avoidance-grounding, shielding, etc.

·       Burner system understanding, troubleshooting and properly tuning.



The employee should hold the following abilities:

·       Basic Computer Skills

·       Electrical

·       Basic PLC

·       Hydraulic

·       Pneumatics

·       Basic Blueprint & Schematic reading

·       Proficient in SAP PM Module




·       Basic Welding

·       Able to think under pressure and make quick decisions.

·       Ability to work well in a team or alone.

·       Good attention to detail


·       The employee must be able to:

·       Must be able to operate a computer or other keyboard instrument.

·       Computer literacy – email, Excel, Word, etc.


·       The employee should have the following:

·       High School, GED, or equivalent

·       Complete and pass testing and/or training provided by the site.

·       Must be able to learn the responsibilities of this position.


·       Preferably five (5) years in a related maintenance trade or occupation that involved.

·       electrical, hydraulic machinery and equipment in a manufacturing environment.

·       Able to demonstrate trouble-shooting techniques and have a basic understanding of

·       blueprints.

·       Basic ability and knowledge of welding practices and hydraulic circuitry.

·       Advanced understanding of electrical circuitry.

·       Must have the ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

·       Must be able to work independently or in a team atmosphere with minimal direct. supervision with drive toward accomplishment, and to produce high quality work.


·       The employee should possess the ability to:

·       Ability to stand for 10 – 12 hours straight.

·       Lift and push and pull 50lbs.

·       Must be able to squat, bend at the waist and knees freely.

·       Exposure to temperature extremes

·       Exposure to loud sounds or noise levels

·       Bending and twisting

·       Handle, control or feel objects, tools, or control.

·       Repetitive movements

·       It is a requirement to be a U.S. citizen OR have valid proof of authorization to work in the United States.



401(k) with Employer Match, Dental insurance, Employee assistance program, Employee discounts, Medical Insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off, Parental leave, Retirement plan

Vision insurance


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