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Maintenance Industrial Electro/Mechanic – Shelbyville, IN | $26.97/hr| 6 pm – 6 am Rotating Shift
Must be able to obtain and maintain current OSHA Certified Industrial Truck Operator License| H.S. Diploma or GED required*| Journeyman certification preferred

Classification Summary: The Electro/Mechanic position is responsible for ensuring the safe and efficient operation of plant equipment and facilities.

Essential Functions:

  • Uses safe work practices and counsels other employees to do the same, as necessary. This includes understanding and complying with the lock‑out/tag‑out procedures.
  • Installs, services, trouble shoot, and repair all electrical equipment in the plants.
  • Assembles and installs conduit, outlets, panels, junction boxes, etc.
  • Read blueprints and specifications.
  • Guides activities of apprentice electrician.
  • Prioritizes work when more than one-issue needs addressed at a time.
  • Communicate maintenance issues with other shifts to ensure continuity of operation.
  • Installs, maintains, and troubleshoots PLC and computer based control systems. Uses computer skills and computer related equipment to diagnose problems with production equipment.
  • Determines if production equipment needs to be repaired or serviced; coordinates machine downtime and repairs with production management.
  • Takes an active role in the requisitioning of parts/materials necessary for the continued operation of the plant.
  • Maintains work area in clean, orderly and safe condition.
  • Will be required to be trained and operate all equipment necessary to perform all functions of the job.
  • Takes an active role in the requisitioning of parts/materials necessary for the continued operation of the plant.
  • Maintains as a minimum, personal tools as per “Knauf minimum tool list” in good, safe condition and available for use at all times.
  • Must be proficient in all aspects of troubleshooting and machine repair including but not limited to: welding cutting (all disciplines), mechanical drive trains, pumps, fluid power systems, material handling systems, compressed air systems, and combustion systems (mechanical elements).
  • Must be proficient in all aspects of troubleshooting and machine repair including but not limited to: welding cutting (all disciplines), mechanical drive trains, pumps, fluid power systems, material handling systems, compressed air systems, and combustion systems (mechanical elements).
  • Perform preventative maintenance as scheduled and as needed.
  • Read and record comments on both Maintenance and Production logbooks.
  • Ensures that housekeeping in the Maintenance Department is maintained to a safe level and that equipment, tools, supplies, etc. are properly stored at all times, as well as before leaving such areas for breaks, meal times, and end of the shift.
  • Assists in training and guidance of apprentices as directed.

Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skill & Abilities:

  • Applies general knowledge of proper and safe use of shop equipment and tools.
  • VFDs, A/C and D/C motor controls, and combustion systems.
  • Apply troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
  • Able to read, write, and interpret written information.
  • Accurately count and perform basic math functions, including mental calculation of simple equations and/or fractions.
  • Computer literate and familiar with the NEC code book.
  • Apply basic computer skills and knowledge.
  • Observe safety and security procedures, report potentially unsafe conditions, and use equipment and materials properly.
  • Applies general knowledge of proper and safe use of shop equipment and tools.
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics, rotary machinery, pumps, pipe fitting, welding and fabrication skills.
  • Apply troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
  • Able to read, write, and interpret written information.
  • Accurately count and perform basic math functions, including mental calculation of simple equations and/or fractions.
  • Apply basic computer skills and knowledge.

Minimum Requirements:

Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Licenses/Certifications: Must be able to obtain and maintain current OSHA Certified Industrial Truck Operator License.

Journeyman Certification preferred

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