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Goshen, CA

Salary: $20.00 - 24.00/HR DOE
Date Posted: July 9, 2018
Job Type: Direct Hire
Job ID: 252970

Job Description

Maintenance Mechanic

Maintenance Mechanics are needed for local Manufacturing Company in the Tulare County.  The ideal candidates will need to have expertise in extruders, dryers, hammer mills, pneumatic airflow systems, instrumentation, troubleshooting, and developing effective preventative maintenance programs etc.. 


  • Performs maintenance in all areas of the plant on a scheduled or emergency basis as directed by work orders and/or direction from supervisor and Shift Lead:
  • Mechanical repairs on extruders, dryers, and pneumatic systems
  • Electrical repairs on motors, motor starters
  • General building repairs and cleaning
  • Respond to unscheduled/emergency work orders in an expedient and urgent manor
  • Conduct root cause of equipment failure and develop with Shift Lead, equipment operator, supervisor and/or maintenance manager course of action to prevent future failures
  • Take direction from Maintenance Lead, Supervisor and/or Maintenance Manager
  • Complete assigned work by Maintenance Lead, Supervisor and/or Maintenance Manager
  • Inspects equipment to determine location and nature of malfunction such as leaks, breakages and faulty equipment
  • Determines and executes repair and maintenance of equipment
  • Maintains the required parts inventory, tools inventory and maintenance logs as required by management
  • Communicates directly with productions to coordinate maintenance and repair work
  • Monitors all equipment to verify safe and efficient operating conditions
  • Organizes and maintains a clean, organized shop
  • Helps develop and implement the plant preventative maintenance program
  • Works with contractors and assists with new installations and other projects, as needed
  • Knows and understands city, county, state and federal regulations relating to maintenance and plant equipment, and works in a manner to ensure that these regulations are met at all times
  • Participates in safety, health and environmental programs
  • Housekeeping duties as necessary to include sweeping, cleaning and sanitizing both work areas throughout the plant and maintenance shop area
  • Be available for overtime work on a scheduled or call-in basis as required
  • Report any food safety issue observed to Manager or Supervisor
  • Report any security breaches, attempts at product tampering or contamination, or other suspicious behavior observed to Manager or Supervisor
  • Provide back-up support for other roles as required


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill or ability necessary to perform this job successfully:

Education/Experience/Physical Requirements:

  • A high school diploma is required
  • A minimum of five years industrial maintenance experience required
  • Experience with industrial dryers, hammer mills, extruders and bucket elevators desired
  • Working knowledge of boilers, PLC programming, and electrical systems required
  • Understanding of plant operational processes and procedures, including routine and emergency start-up and shutdown practices
  • Must be self-motivated, proactive and able to work independently and as a team
  • Must be able to lift and/or move 60 lbs on a regular basis

Pay Rate: $20 - 24/HR (DOE)