Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Location: Grand Rapids, MI

Department: Maintenance

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Junior Mechanical Maintenance Technician – 1st Shift

Bilfinger Industrial Services Inc., known as a leading provider for complex industrial services, is seeking a Junior Mechanical Maintenance Technician – 1st Shift to work within an adhesives manufacturing facility in Grand Rapids, MI. Candidate will be responsible for performing highly diversified duties including routine corrective and preventive maintenance, installation and troubleshooting of plant equipment, safety walk-downs, and other activities necessary to support the achievement of the site’s business goals and objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment.
  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment.
  • Conduct routine mechanical testing of plant equipment.
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test, and make adjustments.
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment, and plant facilities.
  • Perform a variety of plumbing maintenance and carpentry functions.
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters, and material handling equipment in performing duties.
  • Detect faulty operations or defective material and report those, and any unusual situations to proper supervision.
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.
  • Conduct Safety Walk-downs to ensure the health and safety of all the workers at the facility.
  • Work with the Client’s operations crew to ensure that production is not affected during maintenance activities.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma/GED; enrollment in an apprenticeship program or an Associate degree in mechanical, electrical, or industrial maintenance or engineering preferred.
  • 2+ years of maintenance experience; hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, and industrial skills.
  • Working knowledge of pumps, gearboxes, compressors, piping and valves.Knowledge of reaction vessels preferred.
  • Experience with SMAW, TIG and MIG welding strongly preferred.
  • Ability to work at heights.
  • Ability to work while wearing a respirator or other breathing equipment.
  • This position requires standing, walking, sitting, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, balancing, kneeling, and crawling
  • Be willing to work weekends and holidays in order to fully support our Client’s operational needs.

Interested applicants can review our company website at: www.is-usa.bilfinger.com

Bilfinger Industrial Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive pay and benefits including 401(k).  A background check in compliance with the fair credit reporting act and a drug screening is required. 

 

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