PLC MECHANIC

The maintenance mechanic is responsible for troubleshoot, repair, and maintain equipment in accordance with electrical diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and manufacturer’s specifications. Responsible for performing root-cause analysis for all mechanical and electrical equipment. Must have advanced skills in mechanical and electrical troubleshooting. This position must be able to program PLCs.

Key Accountabilities

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Perform preventive and predictive maintenance of all equipment
  • Perform root-cause analysis, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain mechanical and electrical equipment such as: motors, pneumatic, conveyor, blending, scaling, filling, cartooning, coding/printing, electrical, compressed air, vacuum hydraulic and bulk-filling systems
  • Train junior mechanics on equipment, procedures and troubleshooting practices
  • Troubleshoot mechanical systems related to production and plant support equipment ranging from single phase to three phase equipment along with voltages ranging from 5VDC – 480 VAC
  • Root cause analysis on equipment of systems failure
  • Interpret electrical schematics, mechanical drawings, blueprints, and layouts
  • Troubleshoot electrical wiring, relay logic, control and safety circuits
  • Troubleshoot electronic boards, PLC;s, touch screens, displays, contactors, motors
  • Ability to use and read a volt meter, amp meter, ohm meter, and other electrical testing equipment needed for the facility
  • Troubleshoot mechanical issues related to power transmissions, chain and belt drives, cams, bearings, and actuators
  • Troubleshoot pneumatic and hydraulic controls and components
  • Ability to perform basic HVAC troubleshooting
  • Teardown and rebuild gearboxes, clutches, actuators, and other assembles related to equipment repairs
  • Proficient in using all hand tools, power tools, shop equipment such as: drill press, surface grinders, torch, plasma cutter, pipe threader, breaks, presses, calipers, micrometers, other measuring instruments, and test equipment
  • Fabricate parts, guarding, and parts modifications for equipment repairs and improvements
  • Weld different grades of metal for repairs and fabrication using different plant welding techniques (i.e. MIG, TIG, and Arc)
  • Follow all company policies including but not limited to general manufacturing and safety practices.
  • Perform any other duties as instructed by management.

Essential Minimum Qualifications/Skills

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Ability to write work orders, parts requests, shift logs, routine reports and correspondence. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedures manuals.
  • Ability to stand, walk, bend, crouch, stoop, reach, stretch, step, climb and/or sit frequently or through the duration of the shift.
  • Associate degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school, or 5-7 years of related experience or training, or equivalent combination of experience and education


City
Grand Prairie
Province/State
TX
Job Type
Full-Time Regular
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