Maintenance Associate
at Altra Industrial Motion

Date Posted: 8/4/2017

Job Description

PRIMARY FUNCTION:       To plan and perform simultaneously multiple maintenance tasks under minimum supervision, to install, repair, and rebuild capital investments.

  1. Duties and Responsibilities (List in order of importance)
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  1. Reads and interprets complex blueprints, job specifications, machine design drawings and hand book formulas to diagnose malfunctions and operating difficulties.
  2. Duties require extensive experience and considerable knowledge of machinery technology and principles, tooling applications and mathematics.
  3. Required to furnish own tools as listed in “Required Tool Section”.
  4. Minimize downtime by performing effective repairs and adjustments, both temporary and permanent.
  5. Working knowledge of electricity necessary to perform tasks needed for basic testing, repairing and installation.
  6. Must be able to do basic welding and operation of a cutting torch.

Performs related duties as assigned including, comply with all safety rules, regulations, and quality standards. Keeps work area clean and orderly.

Job Requirements

  1. Qualifications

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, skills and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Plan and perform numerous maintenance tasks under minimum supervision to install, repair, and rebuild machinery, equipment, buildings, and facilities by performing diversified operations. Works from complex blueprints, job specifications, machine design drawings and hand book formulas to diagnose malfunctions and operating difficulties; effect repairs and adjustments, both temporary and permanent as necessary to minimize downtime. Duties require extensive experience and considerable knowledge of machinery technology, mechanical principles, mathematics and tooling applications as well as a high degree of skill to rebuild machines and overhaul troublesome components and attachments; dismantle machines and equipment; layout repair parts; and perform skilled fitting and aligning of bearing, spindles and shafts, adjustment of feeding and limit mechanisms, gibs, and ways. Working knowledge of electricity necessary to perform tasks needed for basic testing, repairing, and installation. Also requires necessary welding skills to perform basic maintenance tasks, as required. Must pass appropriate welding test. Cooperates and works with others. Perform related maintenance tasks as assigned. Pick-up / deliver machine maintenance parts, tools and supplies as required. Comply with all safety rules and regulations using extreme caution. Keep work area and projects clean and orderly.

  1. Education Required

Minimum requirement of a high school diploma or general educational diploma (G.E.D).

  1. Required Skills

Three (3) years of experience preferred. Must be capable of being certified as a forklift driver.

  1. Required Tools Section

Employee shall furnish the following tools: dial indicator with attachments and magnetic base; ball peen hammer, soft face hammer, pliers, 10” screw driver, chisel, scribe, center punch, set of radius gauges 1/64” thru 1/4", 3” scale, 6” and 12” hook scales, 12’ tape, protractor and combination square set and protractor head, 24” blade, and square and center heads, cross test level, torpedo level, 3” and 8” inside and outside spring calipers, 8” spring dividers, box for tools, drill gauges to 1/2", 2# shop hammer, needle nose pliers, 6” feeler gauges, diagonal cutter, 12” pipe wrenches, one set of pin punches, and one set open end and box wrench 3/8” – 1”, and one socket set 7/16” thru 1” ratchet breakover, welding hood, chipping hammer, striker, hack saw, cutting goggles, and framing square.

  1. Work Environment & Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee will constantly move up to ten (10) pounds, frequently move up to twenty (20) pounds, occasionally move up to one hundred (100) pounds. At all times the employee should maximize the usage of mechanical aids at their disposal. The employee will perform the following activities: constantly be reaching, handling and feeling. Frequently, stooping, crouching, and climbing, balancing and kneeling.

The work environment is mostly in a production setting.

  1. General

This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the employees. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global supplier of quality power transmission and motion control products. Providing the essential control of equipment speed, torque, positioning, and other functions, Altra products are used in nearly any machine or process involving motion. Our products are sold in over 70 countries in a variety of major industrial markets, including food processing, material handling, packaging machinery, mining, energy, automotive, primary metals, turf and garden and many others.

Altra products are marketed under a variety of well recognized and established manufacturing brand names. Operating independently, each of these companies is committed to the guiding principles of operational excellence, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

Our products are frequently used in a wide range of high-volume manufacturing processes, where the reliability and accuracy are critical in both avoiding costly down time and enhancing the overall efficiency of manufacturing operations.

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