Maintenance Mechanic

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Ogden, UT


<strong>Chromalox, a Spirax Sarco Engineering company, is a thermal technology company. We engineer thermal solutions for the world&rsquo;s toughest industrial heating applications. Our Heat Trace division delivers temperature management solutions for piping systems, valves, and tanks. Our Industrial Heaters and Systems&nbsp;division delivers process heating solutions for revenue-generating industrial processes, and our Component Technologies&nbsp;division delivers component heating solutions for industrial equipment manufacturers. Chromalox was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, USA.</strong>

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Overview: <p>Repairs and maintains, in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and manufacturer&rsquo;s specifications, machinery and mechanical equipment, such as engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines and equipment, using hand tools, power tools, and precision measuring and testing instruments.</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Observes and listens to operating machines, mechanical devices, or equipment to diagnose machine malfunction and determine the need for adjustment or repair.</li> <li>Dismantles machine, device, or equipment to examine parts for defect or to remove defective parts. May use hoists, cranes, hand tools, and power tools.</li> <li>Replaces defective parts with new parts or repairs or reproduces parts from various kinds of metal stock, using hand tools, such as a scraper, file, and drill, and machine tools, such as lathe, milling machine, shaper, borer, and grinder.</li> <li>Tests malfunctioning machinery, using test equipment and discusses malfunction with other maintenance workers, such as machine repairer, toolmaker, maintenance lead/supervisor, to diagnose malfunction.</li> <li>Troubleshoot, upgrade, and repair machine control circuitry/controls.</li> <li>Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments, using hand tools, electrical multi-meter, gages, feeler gages, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges.</li> <li>May set up and operate a lathe, drill press, grinder, and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts.</li> <li>May initiate purchase order for parts and machines.</li> <li>May weld parts, using arc or gas welding equipment.</li> <li>Performs routine preventative maintenance on machines as scheduled and required for TPM.</li> <li>Works individually and as a team to develop and implement quality and efficiency improvements.</li> <li>Conducts tests and inspections of equipment, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.</li> <li>Must have a high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Position continually requires demonstrated tact and diplomacy.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>High school diploma or general education degree (GED); with one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience with production processes, machines, and/or tools.</li> <li>Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, proportions, and decimals. Ability and understanding of various measuring devices in meeting drawing dimensions and specifications.</li> <li>Ability to read and interpret documents such as blueprints, work orders, work instructions, diagrams, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Good verbal and written communication skills are necessary.</li> <li>Work requires continual attention to detail in follow-through, establishing priorities, and meeting deadlines.</li> <li>Requires forklift, crane, and hoist certification.</li> <li>The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.</li> <li>While performing the duties of this job, the employee is designated to a production floor location and frequently works near moving mechanical parts, and exposed to dust, heat and sounds, and noise levels that may be distracting or uncomfortable.&nbsp; May require exposure to hazardous equipment or physical hazards; requires wearing protective and/or safety equipment.&nbsp; Safety glasses with side shields and steel-toe shoes are required in all areas of the production floor.&nbsp;</li> <li>May work at different workstations as maintenance needs require, or shift from one work cell to another during the work process.&nbsp; Work requires meeting performance deadlines and being exact or highly accurate; requires face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams and working with others in a group or team.</li> </ul>