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Maintenance Mechanic - Military Veterans

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National food manufacturer wants to hire a Veteran as a Maintenance Mechanic at their local facility. A strong candidate should be able to accomplish the following tasks:


- Visually inspect and test machinery and equipment.

- Listen for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunctions and discuss machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problems or repair machines.

- Dismantle defective machines and equipment and install new or repaired parts.

- Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery and equipment.

- Install and repair electrical apparatus, such as transformers, breakers, switches, receptacles, wiring, and electronic components of machinery and equipment.

- Repair and maintain the physical structure of equipment.

- Operate cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.

- Conduct preventative maintenance on equipment.

Work environment:

- Fast-paced work environment with, in and around industrial machinery.

- Working with material handling equipment daily.

- Cold storage environment. Production rooms are kept at a constant 32 degrees (and below in certain areas). Ability to withstand cold storage temperatures for extended periods of time.

- Noise level varies and at times and can be loud.

Job requirements:

- Prefer experience with forklift electrical systems, mechanic, and hydraulic systems.

- Proven ability to use basic mathematical skills.

- Ability to work occasional to frequent overtime.

- Ability to read and take direction in English.

- Must be capable of becoming certified to operate equipment.

$25 - $32 per hour, overtime, full benefits, 401k and Personal Time Off (PTO) available.

Job 57488

Philadelphia, PA

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