Maintenance Mechanic - NC

Afco Steel   Greensboro, NC   Full-time     Mechanic/Technician
Posted on January 8, 2023

Maintenance Mechanic

Job description
W&W|AFCO Steel has immediate openings for individuals with desire to Work – Learn – Grow in a fast-paced, manufacturing environment.

We are searching for experienced maintenance technician to join our team of highly skilled maintenance professionals. Qualified candidate will possess strong mechanical aptitude and have hands-on experience maintaining CNC machinery, electrical and hydraulic systems, overhead cranes, and routine and preventive maintenance on various fabricating equipment.

Job Duties include:
*Perform responsibilities in a safe manner and adhere to safety guidelines at all times.
*Plan, set up and perform a wide variety of general electromechanical maintenance duties involved in maintaining the equipment, machinery, tools, etc.,
*Requires use of rules, meters (OHM and volt), test lights, ladders, screwdriver, pliers, hammers, hoists and various hand tools, together with the use of wiring and assembly diagrams, repair manuals, etc.
*Perform repairs on production tools and machinery as required. Repair and/or replace wheels, bearings, gears, switches, wiring, air lines, water lines, etc., on shears, saws, cranes, punches and other equipment. Repairs involve the testing, disassembly, assembly and operation of the equipment together with the reworking or replacement of defective parts.
*Perform mechanical and electrical maintenance as well as plumbing repairs. Maintain welding equipment, replace electric motors, change and adjust blades on shears as required. Hook up new equipment. Make air, water and electrical connections and hook-ups. Wire controls and power feed. Install wiring for cranes. Perform preventative maintenance on equipment as scheduled. Keep required records of maintenance, time, parts, etc.
*Use extreme care while handling high voltage electric lines and while working overhead to prevent injury to self or others
*Responsible to instruct, train and check the work of a helper and/or a lesser-classified maintenance mechanic.
*With approval of Maintenance Supervisor or Plant Manager, determine needed replacement and repair parts and prepare requisition for the parts or order parts or specialty repair work as needed. Maintain the maintenance shop and work areas in a clean, orderly and proper manner.
* Detect unsafe conditions and behaviors and immediately report to supervisor.

*High school diploma, GED, or equivalent relevant experience.
*3-5 years maintenance experience in industrial environment.
*Ability to stand for entire shift and walk throughout the facility.
*Must be able to repeatedly lift 10-20 lbs and occasionally up to 50 lbs.
*Ability to work from heights to repair and maintain overhead cranes.
*Ability to perform basic math computations.
*Must be able to communicate effectively with others.
*Must be flexible with required working hours, including overtime.
*Must be team oriented with focus on safety and quality.