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  • Maintenance Mechanic 2

    Location US-AR-Camden
    Job ID
    Facilities/Maintenance - Other
  • Overview

    The Maintenance Mechanic will work under limited supervision to perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance using manufacturer publications, blueprints, schematics and locally generated instructions.  Must be familiar with OSHA and NEC standards.  Will be required to follow work procedures, work on facilities and production equipment, as well as perform general maintenance.  Must understand and be able to work on all Production and Facility equipment.  This position will be located in Camden, Arkansas.


    Note: Relocation assistance is not available for this position.


    Candidates must be willing and available to work other shifts or overtime as needed to meet production schedules.


    The current opening may be filled at this level as posted or at one level higher.




    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    60%- Repair HVAC equipment, general Electrical Maintenance, Production machinery upkeep/ repair/ maintenance, general welding, millwright activities or carpentry.


    20%- Install new equipment


    10%- Conduct preventative maintenance, predictive maintenance, electo-mechanical and mechanical work.


    5%- Perform boiler maintenance: work with, troubleshoot, monitor and repair boilers.


    5%- General shop upkeep, cleaning, and/or organizing.



    Requires an HS diploma or equivalent preferred and two (2) years of related experience.


    Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship).


    This position requires a boiler certificate/ license within a year of start date and Freon recovery license within two (2) years of employment.


    Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship).  Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information.  Having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.



    Considerable knowledge and understanding of service and installation processes of industrial equipment preferred.


    Valid state issued Driver's License.


    Qualification for respirator and breathing air devices and work on fire/rescue teams.


    Continued education in a maintenance discipline and cross training into other disciplines within the department will be required as needed.


    Must be available to work any shift, weekends, holidays and be on call as required.


    Must be very safety and environmentally conscious.


    Desirable Qualifications:

    Training from a trade school or college is a plus.

    Strong experience/ training in one of the following: Mechanical, HVAC, Boiler, and/or Electrical.

    State License in any of these fields is a plus.


    Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

    The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions) with a varied amount of walking, standing, sitting, climbing (i.e. ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces), bending, reaching, handling/fingering (seizing, holding, grasping, turning picking, pinching) stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carry/push/ pull up to 50 pounds. Work may require the ablility to operate material handling equipment (forklift, crane, hoist, man lift, etc.) in a safe manner.  While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels or with fume or airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, etc. requiring the use of personal protective equipment such as face protection (safety glasses, goggles, face shield), foot protection )i.e. steel toed shoes, rubber boots, etc. ), gloves, hard hat, shop coat, and hearing protection.  Some positions may require Respirator clearance up to and including the Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Level A clearance.  Work requires the ability to change into or out of personal protective equipment when entering or exiting manufacturing laboratory, or other areas.  Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the company facility or between locations.  Work duties may also be required to work in standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer and/or the ability to travel by air or auto.  Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary.  This position may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.




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