Mechanic Job Description

Mechanic Job Description

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Mechanic provides lower level technicians guidance in aircraft repair and technical inspection techniques and procedures according to directives, technical manuals, work standards and operational policies throughout all aircraft modifications and/or maintenance efforts.

Mechanic Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective mechanic job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included mechanic job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Perform electrical work (limited)
Support of various areas in the manufacturing operation
Ensuring a safe and efficient plant operation
Construction – basic framing, drywall repairs, floor repairs, painting
Fabrication – basic welding (minor repairs, non-load bearing applications)
Operate warehouse equipment and knowledge of Scissor lift and Boom lift
Follow Process Control plan to build world class prototype engines
Assemble rebuild and teardown prototype and production engines
Work with Project Managers and Product Engineers toward the development of engine assembly procedures
Assist Experimental Engineering Test Facilities and Product Engineering in identifying root causes and resolutions

Mechanic Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Mechanic

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ASE, A.S.E, MOT, QW-484

Education for Mechanic

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the mechanic job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in Technical, General Education, Education, Associates, Diesel, Industrial, Manufacturing, Automotive, Business, Welding

Skills for Mechanic

Desired skills for mechanic include:

Torque wrenches
Dial indicators
Sheet metal brakes and sheers
Aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting
Repair procedures and replacement of parts
Aircraft sheet metal/structural modifications and repair
Technical publications and Logistics Information Systems

Desired experience for mechanic includes:

Maintain expected 95+% "On Time Delivery" rating to our customers
Cross-train to improve product knowledge and support present and future job needs
Monitor and record data
Knowledge and proficient in use of standard gaging and standard shop equipment
Two plus years of engine assembly experience
ASE Mechanic certifications in Engine Repair, Engine Performance, and Light Vehicle Diesel Engines

Mechanic Examples


Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of 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 mechanic
  • Operation of Prunus blast equipment
  • Write and maintain standard operating procedures (SOPs) and Job Safety Analysis (JSAs)
  • Perform all duties in accordance with safety policies and procedures
  • Dismantles and repairs heavy equipment including mobile cranes, excavator, forklifts, loaders, dozers, crusher
  • Diagnoses problems and make repairs to heavy equipment and assets dismantling, assembling, and installing parts and or service on equipment / machinery
  • Rebuilds parts such as crankshafts, cylinder blocks and valves
  • Inspect rides and attractions, notifying appropriate management of any and all hazards that may endanger our guests or employees
  • Keep all daily repair logs and ride journals current and accurate of maintenance performed
  • Resolve customer/ co-worker complaints in a friendly, courteous manner and advise the manager of any serious complaints or incidences
Qualifications for mechanic
  • Efficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of small engine repair
  • Ability to inspect equipment and related component
  • Must be highly motivated, goal driven and self-starter
  • Troubleshoot, install, align, dismantle, repair and maintain industrial machinery and mechanical equipment for improved reliability and up-time
  • Precision measurement skills are required

Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a 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 mechanic
  • Ensure housekeeping and appearance of shop and work sites both on and on and off site
  • Perform other duties as assigned when asked or needed
  • General maintenance throughout location
  • Have the ability to drive tender truck during seasonal times or when needed
  • Comply with all plant and company regulatory requirements for safety and environmental to include, but not limited to confined space entry, lock-out/tag-out, permit to work
  • Reconditions and replaces parts, such as engine, transmission, brakes, suspension
  • Secures pre-approval on purchases of necessary shop tools, equipment, parts, from supervisor on the repair and maintenance items
  • Performs random spot checks on trucks, trailers, equipment, and yard
  • Follows OSHA requirements
  • Regularly in a shop office environment
Qualifications for mechanic
  • Must be able to perform duties in a variety of physical positions
  • Knowledge of all types of conveyor systems
  • Strong background mechanic skills with experience in engine assembly
  • Flexible to work overtime and any shift as required
  • Skills in proper lubrication application
  • Computer skills to support interface with work order system

Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of 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 mechanic
  • Keeps Production Supervisor/Manager informed of operational status of equipment
  • Complete job related paperwork
  • A position with broad assignment under periodic supervision
  • Disassembly of aircraft Wheel
  • Dismount of aircraft tyre
  • Cleaning of aircraft wheel small parts
  • Paint stripping of aircraft wheels and brakes
  • Inspection of aircraft wheel small parts
  • Preassembly inspection and assembly of aircraft wheel hub
  • Mounting of aircraft tyre
Qualifications for mechanic
  • Able to apply common sense understanding to carry out more complex instructions in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Expected to supply a standard industrial mechanic set of tools
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)and 2 years work experience as a mechanic or an Associate’s Degree in Industrial Technology or an Industrial Maintenance Certificate or a Journeyman’s Card in Skilled Trades
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in manufacturing/industrial or related field performing general mechanic tasks such as millwright, pipefitting, rigging, pump and gearbox re-builds
  • Experience working with automatic punch presses, progressive dies and various machine maintenance other operating production machines
  • Proven machine shop skills and strong machinery maintenance experience

Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of 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 mechanic
  • Repairs electrical equipment, where local law allows
  • Performs tune-ups on company vehicles routinely as needed
  • Welds equipment as needed
  • Sand blasts, paints and repairs body of equipment as needed
  • Prepares shop work orders on equipment repair
  • Orders parts as needed to maintain stock
  • Checks and schedules work as needed
  • Cleans shop, storage area and parts room
  • Provide excellent service, work with all department employee's in scheduling service work needed on company trucks
  • Performs repairs and maintenance on front-end loader, roll off and other District vehicles to maximize safe and productive operations
Qualifications for mechanic
  • A high school graduate or equivalent with 5+ years working experience in a manufacturing setting (high-speed manufacturing is preferred)
  • An Associates/technical degree is preferred or a related vocational/technical certification (journeyman card, technical license)
  • Strong proven working experience in preventative maintenance, troubleshooting skills and equipment re-build expertise are required for these roles
  • Experience in using controls and settings on high-speed automated equipment
  • Effective and proven communication skills working in a team environment
  • Both domestic and international travel may be required for training for this position

Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of mechanic. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for mechanic
  • Performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance activities including electrical, plumbing, carpentry, welding, masonry, glazing, boiler operations, hydraulic, pneumatic, irrigation, welding, pipe fitting, painting, office/cubicle remodels/ repairs and other similar work
  • Performs service, repairs and adjustments to all components of AMR vehicles, including engines, transmissions, differential units, generators and hydraulic and electrical systems
  • Pushes or pulls large tool box weighing up to 1,000 lbs
  • Inspects visually and/or listens for problems
  • Drives service vehicle to location where WCI truck needs service
  • Repair and maintain Rice shuttles
  • Work with outside repair shops to repair shuttle when needed
  • Conduct pre-shift/trip inspections of vehicle sand report any bus malfunctions or needed repairs
  • Disassembly/assembly of MWD line
  • Utilize proper measuring equipment for each function
Qualifications for mechanic
  • Employees must have their own set of basic tools
  • Must be able to work twelve (12) hour shifts, both day and evening
  • Must have the ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds on occasion
  • Mechanical experience working with hand tools on disassembly and assembly on industrial components such as cylinders, gearboxes, pumps
  • Performs all aspects of accessory repair and overhaul, including disassembly, cleaning, inspecting, implementing of special processes, assembly, troubleshooting and testing of one major product line
  • Inspects work performance ensuring compliance with repair data, reviews SRO and service reports for accuracy and customer compliance

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