Apprentice Mechanic Job Description

Apprentice Mechanic Job Description

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Apprentice mechanic provides troubleshooting, preventive and demand maintenance work on a variety of equipment and systems including centrifuges, compressors, gear boxes, autoclaves, washers, blowers, mixers, reactors, pumps, heat exchangers, piping systems, etc.

Apprentice Mechanic Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Read and interpret manufacturing blueprints and other pertinent documents used for assembly of landing gear
Perform other duties as required to achieve team goals
Troubleshoot, repair and maintain standard facility systems
Identify and report needed maintenance and facility repairs to Maintenance Supervisor
Learn and performs basic liquid and gas plumbing, rough carpentry and finished carpentry with guidance
Performs routine mechanical repair to winery vehicles with guidance
Assist in the movement of materials and equipment
Will perform all types of daily duties
Responsible for assisting A&P Mechanics with their duties as asked
Will be picking up parts, preparing part and read manufacturing manual as necessary

Apprentice Mechanic Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Apprentice Mechanic

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ASE, EPA, CIP, A&P, HET

Education for Apprentice Mechanic

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the apprentice mechanic job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and High School Degree in Education, General Education, Technical, Automotive, Associates, Technology, Technical Education, Industrial, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Trades

Skills for Apprentice Mechanic

Desired skills for apprentice mechanic include:

Basic welding and use of acetylene torch
Electrical systems and troubleshooting fundamentals
Hydraulic systems and troubleshooting fundamentals
Preventive maintenance practices and inspection criteria
Customer business processes in relation to product rebuild
Drilling rig components is an asset
General shop safety
Ministry of Transportation rules and requirements
Powered industrial equipment
Air brake systems

Desired experience for apprentice mechanic includes:

HVAC/R certified (type 1 &2)
Basic Electrical and refrigeration training or schooling
Basic level of computer operations skills
Ability to have flexibility in scheduling including some travel up to 75% of the time
Must have good oral and written communication skills, and be proficient in the use of personal computers, specifically MS Word and MS Excel
This position is governed by Section II of the current Residency Policy which requires living within 20 miles or less of the Hydro Maintenance Building

Apprentice Mechanic Examples


Apprentice Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an apprentice mechanic. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for apprentice mechanic
  • Required to qualify once a year on all forms of plastic fusion such as butt fusion, socket fusion and electro fusion
  • Tap and stop both plastic and steel mains and services
  • Obtain an 80% passing grade on operator qualification tests
  • May be required to assist tapping crews
  • Properly wrap metal mains and services
  • Cut, thread, and assemble screwed joint pipe and fittings
  • Install mechanical joints and repair sleeves, repair clamps, or pipe (on gas mains and services)
  • Sets-up, operates and taps live main lines, and install branch and service connections using high pressure tapping equipment
  • Operate power tools and excavating and ditching equipment as required
  • Install, maintain, and replace various types of metering and regulating equipment
Qualifications for apprentice mechanic
  • Previous automotive/aviation or related maintenance experience preferred
  • Must be knowledgeable of the Aircraft Manufacturer’s Maintenance Manuals and able to make proper log entries as required by Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR)
  • Obtain a Class “C” driver license in the state of Hawaii
  • Ability to perform duties as asked to assist in getting aircraft prepared for the flight line
  • Ability to maintain a high-level of alertness as job requires working around flying, taxiing and running aircraft
  • Successful experience working independently with time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines as necessity

Apprentice Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of apprentice mechanic. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for apprentice mechanic
  • Perform minor diagnostics and make recommendations on needed repairs
  • Clean or strip vehicles to prepare for auction or to be returned for service
  • Perform basic shop clean up tasks
  • Perform wheel and tire repair, including mounting and dismounting
  • Attend meeting and training classes dealing with both technical and procedural skills
  • Must respond to plant emergency issues within the guidelines of the PEO (Plant Emergency Operations)
  • Maintain all facilities HVAC and HVAC facilities service and Utility systems in support of 24*7 operation of a high volume diesel engine manufacturing plant
  • Perform multi-craft tasks associated with HVAC maintenance
  • Participate in preventive maintenance and maintenance duties such as filtration system changes, greasing and oiling of motors, gears
  • Inspect and adjust belts and pulleys
Qualifications for apprentice mechanic
  • Enrollment in a current technical/trade school for vehicle repair required
  • Read and understand work orders, shop instructions, specifications and procedures manuals, and posted safety instructions
  • High School Diploma (or Equivalent GED) combined with 2 years successful completion of a High School Automotive Technology program or Certificate of Completion, or High School Diploma (or Equivalent GED) combined with successful completion (Certificate of Completion) of 1 year Automotive Technology program vocational school/college, or 3 years of Auto Mechanic experience
  • Experience with automotive maintenance and/or routine minor repairs (e.g., oil change, battery replacement, wiper blade replacement, light bulb replacement)
  • Valid Commercial Drivers' License with DOT certification required within 90 days of hire
  • Must live within 30 minutes of assigned work location

Apprentice Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of apprentice mechanic. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for apprentice mechanic
  • Drives truck to and from job and transfers required employees, materials and equipment
  • Cleans and maintains truck, mechanized equipment, regulator stations, town border stations, pole yards, substation yards, and construction sites
  • Operates air tools such as paving breakers, tampers, drills, and air compressors
  • Aids and assists employees in higher classifications in connection with welding, plastic pipe joining, pipe fitting, main tapping, making main connections, operating power equipment, installing leak clamps, cleaning and coating joints, performing routine leak survey work and with other gas distribution work
  • Aids and assists workmen in other classifications installing electric, gas, and other utility equipment for a project where facilities are installed in a common or non-common trench
  • Aids and assists in patrolling overhead and underground circuits on foot, by air, or as otherwise directed to inspect as routine patrol or for damage due to storm, electrical failure, and sabotage
  • Operates winch line and boom and any other mechanical driven equipment to perform any operations for which equipment is suited
  • Performs restoration and clean up
  • Aids and assists higher classifications in underground fault detection where applicable
  • Must have the ability to read electrical and mechanical schematics and drawings
Qualifications for apprentice mechanic
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume and apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
  • Able to read, comprehend and follow instructions when provided written, oral, or diagram forms, interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, blueprints, drawings and procedure manuals
  • Able to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization
  • Able to utilize computers
  • Heavy Equipment Technician Journeyman Certification preferred
  • Proficient knowledge and ability in welding, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems

Apprentice Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of apprentice mechanic. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for apprentice mechanic
  • Refer to specifications, technical manuals, blueprints, schematics and ladder diagrams as needed in order to resolve equipment issues
  • Performs precision repairs to plant mechanical equipment and devices
  • Troubleshoots plant equipment, identifies equipment problems, and performs effective repairs
  • Performs some predictive maintenance tasks
  • Disassembles and reassembles equipment to gain access to and remove and replace defective parts
  • Examines parts to detect imperfections
  • Evaluates used parts
  • Installs, adjusts, and aligns machinery
  • Fabricates some new parts
  • Sets up and operates, presses, grinders, shop tools, hand tools, and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts
Qualifications for apprentice mechanic
  • Must be reliable and safely perform the duties of the classification which may include lifting at least 50 lbs
  • Ability to intelligently and constructively communicate with Electric Repair Center Personnel, other co-workers and customers
  • Must be respirator qualified or must have the ability to obtain the respirator qualification
  • Highly developed mechanical ability and previous experience in electrical field desired
  • Will be required to perform duties, when necessary, from scaffoldings, catwalks or other lift equipment in high and confined areas
  • May be required to meet driver qualification requirements, including the possession of a valid commercial driver’s license (CDL)

Apprentice Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of apprentice mechanic. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for apprentice mechanic
  • Inspect rear axle, springs, air suspension, air bags, spring hangers, spring pins, bushings, torque rods, swing arms, line, hoses, hubs, driveline u-joints, axle shaft, seals, bearings, shocks differentials or gears as needed
  • Inspect front-end, ball joints, kingpins, steering links, tie rods, drag links, steering gear, steering wheels, steering shafts, power steering pump, hoses, shocks, springs, spring hangers, shackles, spring pins and bushings
  • Inspect air and exhaust systems and turbochargers, air to air after coolers, manifolds, plumbing and piping for exhaust system safety check and modifications as needed
  • Inspect fuel system and identify pumps, injectors, injection pumps, mechanical/electronic controls, throttle body assemblies, line, hoses, tanks that may require further troubleshooting
  • Inspect automatic and standard transmissions and troubleshoot operational issues within same systems
  • Identify flaws in vehicle designs
  • Inspect diesel and gas engines for repairs
  • Service district generators
  • Act as a technical resource to the District and CDE regarding transportation safety issues and mechanical issues
  • Perform scheduled maintenance services such as oil changes, lubrications and tune ups
Qualifications for apprentice mechanic
  • Class “A” CDL required
  • Two to three years' related experience preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Trainee must have relevant experience and strong mechanical aptitude
  • Potential for exposure to hazardous materials, heights, temperature extremes, equipment in motion, dusty and dirty conditions, stooping, bending and heavy lifting
  • Basic mechanical skills in order to read and interpret technical manuals and sophisticated diagnostic equipment to perform required maintenance and service
  • Able to reassemble large, complex equipment after completing a repair

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