Mechanical Tech Job Description

Mechanical Tech Job Description

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Mechanical tech provides expert analysis and plant support pumps, fans, motors, chillers compressors and other key mechanical equipment condition assessment.

Mechanical Tech Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Responsible for trouble shooting and repairing mainline pumps, booster pumps, tank mixers, main line densitometers, valves, meters, and pressure safety devices
Responsible for the efficient operation and maintenance of all StockPot equipment ensuring product quality, employee safety, and food safety standards, regulatory requirements are met or exceeded
20% of time spent performing electrical and controls troubleshooting and repairs as necessary to support continued operation of the process including instrumentation, controls, motors, VFD's, PLC's, HMI's and basic electrical work
10% Special projects and/or equipment improvements
Repair and/or replace defective parts dealing with motors, batteries, controllers and other industrial systems
Utilize safe work methods
Responsible for safe and efficient operation of the assigned mechanical equipment maintenance and repair activities
Responsible for preventative maintenance and condition monitoring on assigned Westover Area mechanical equipment
Responsible for the accurate documentation of assigned maintenance equipment records in the MAXIMO computer program
Provide after hours on call and emergency response for a seven day period with in a shared rotating schedule to, Lynton, Long Lake, Cheecham, Jacos, AOC pump stations including all remote stations mainline valve sites and communication equipment

Mechanical Tech Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Mechanical Tech

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ASE, DRS, US, HVAC, E.P.A, I-CAR, CFC, OSHA, CAT, MLT1

Education for Mechanical Tech

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the mechanical tech job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and High School Degree in Associates, Technical, Education, Industrial, Electronics, Engineering, Military, Computer, Mechanical Engineering, Design

Skills for Mechanical Tech

Desired skills for mechanical tech include:

Laboratory techniques
3 phase power
Automated industrial machinery which includes
Communication devices

Desired experience for mechanical tech includes:

Operate all facility vehicles
8 years of US Navy Engineman or commercial merchant mariner equivalent experience
Preference will also be given to personnel with specific experience with US Navy diesel engine applications
Must have at least an active Confidential security clearance
Provide engineering, technical and administrative oversight for Code 421 working from San Diego, CA
Responsible for product technical accuracy

Mechanical Tech Examples


Mechanical Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a mechanical tech. 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 mechanical tech
  • Carry out major services, overhauls and intrusive maintenance on site equipment
  • Carry out and participate in Root Cause Analysis to improve equipment reliability
  • Troubleshoot, repair, maintain, and improve mechanical equipment and components
  • 65% of time spent performing mechanical troubleshooting and repairs as necessary – pipe fitting, welding, machining, hydraulics, pneumatics, and working with sheet metal
  • 5% Participation in safety programs, TPM teams, and PM optimization
  • Comply with all plant rules and corporate policies with regard to business conduct
  • Regular attendance on site and ability to rotate varying shifts
  • All other job classification relative duties as assigned or needed
  • Perform assigned diagnostic repair or maintenance to the standards of the service center and factory specifications
  • Look up parts to perform the service
Qualifications for mechanical tech
  • Requires one (1) to three (3) years of experience in the field or a related area
  • Read and understand mechanical drawings, reports, specifications, and engineering instructions in order to make, assemble, build, operate, and repair test machines that accomplish certification of aircraft components or systems
  • Familiarity with hydraulics
  • Has own set of hand tools
  • Must have experience reading schematics and blue prints
  • Must have experience with the operation and use of machine shop tools and wood working shop tools

Mechanical Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of mechanical tech. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for mechanical tech
  • Troubleshoot all electrical, electronic and mechanical equipment problems
  • Test and maintain automated, servo-mechanical or electromechanical equipment
  • Responsible for all assigned tools and equipment
  • Assist the Manager in creating a proper estimate by informing them as to discrepancies or abnormalities in time required to perform the service and parts required for the job
  • Make sure work area conditions do not threaten employee or customer safety
  • Generate Cad drawings of “simple” dies, templates, fixtures, process flow diagrams, , as required for use in department
  • Maintains and repairs components of the mechanized system installed in the New Main grocery facility, in conjunction with vendors and contractors
  • Read and interprets blue prints, schematics and wiring diagrams
  • Test, troubleshoot, calibrate, repair and perform preventive maintenance on a variety of complex industrial mechanical and electronic components and devices, such as programmable logic controllers
  • Use a variety of hand tools , brazing, soldering and welding
Qualifications for mechanical tech
  • Average physical mobility to move around an office or lab environment, and the ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Willingness to travel 1-2 times per year
  • Candidates must hold an active DoD security clearance for consideration
  • Applicants must have achieved or achieve a satisfactory score on the NSM Maintenance Assessment at the next available assessment testing date – see HR for more information
  • Strong mechanical troubleshooting skills are required
  • Electrical troubleshooting skills are preferred

Mechanical Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of mechanical tech. 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 mechanical tech
  • Ensure calibration and maintenance is performed on inspection equipment
  • Investigates equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operation, and to make recommendations
  • Performs maintenance on conveyor systems, hydraulic components and pneumatic components
  • Use a computer based maintenance system
  • Use of written and verbal communication skills
  • Other maintenance related duties as assigned
  • Assist in the preparation and monitoring of operating costs specific to mechanical needs
  • Participates in an On-Call rotation so 24/7 mechanical coverage is available
  • Assist the PLM group in Emergency Response activities when required
  • Participates in the Performance management process
Qualifications for mechanical tech
  • Hydraulic troubleshooting skills are preferred
  • Must be able to read and understand schematics
  • Proven mechanical aptitude in a previous applicable position
  • Experience working with locomotives is preferred
  • Highly motivated to learn new tasks and assist co-workers
  • Must have excellent communication skills, demonstrated positive attitude, and good work ethic

Mechanical Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of mechanical tech. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for mechanical tech
  • Communicating with production operations personnel for Start-up and Shut-down of mechanical rotating equipment
  • Undertaking planned and corrective maintenance on all Mechanical equipment, ensuring all works are carried out fully in compliance and conformance company procedures
  • Supporting installation and commissioning of new equipment as required
  • Make minor repairs to valves, fittings, pumps
  • To keep work activities and focus on company strategic objectives
  • Act as Operations Liaison to Regional and Major Projects with the commissioning of new faculties to meet in service dates
  • Complete preventative and remedial maintenance in accordance with schedule and work instructions, with particular emphasis on safety critical activities
  • Create detailed 3-D models using Solidworks
  • Create MATLAB and Excel calculations
  • Interested in learning advanced Finite Element Modeling techniques in ANSYS and LS-DYNA
Qualifications for mechanical tech
  • Must be self-directed and have a collaborative approach to problem solving
  • Must meet vision requirements (specific to determining colors)
  • Knowledge of gearboxes, feeding and adjusting mechanisms, dismantle machines to gain access to defects
  • Preventative maintenance experience necessary and computer skills a plus
  • Willingness to work on any shift and to work overtime
  • Team orientated, strong communication skills

Mechanical Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a mechanical tech. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for mechanical tech
  • Re-design mechanical components to reduce installation cost, solve equipment interferences, and correct inadequate designs
  • Interested in learning railcar dynamics modeling in NUCARS (railway multi-body dynamics computer program)
  • Interested in learning shock and vibration testing techniques and data post processing
  • Interested in learning about multiscale-multiphysics modeling of corrosion degradation of used nuclear fuel canisters
  • Fabricate electrical systems including circuit boards, machine control panels and simple mechanical components
  • Assemble electrical and mechanical systems as directed by an engineer
  • Repair, rework and calibrate pneumatic, mechanical and electrical assemblies and systems to meet operational specifications and tolerances with minimal supervision
  • Perform and document necessary inspections and maintenance
  • Test performance of electromechanical assemblies
  • Verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to specifications
Qualifications for mechanical tech
  • Have the ability to occasionally sit, crawl, reach, twist, push, pull, grip, pinch, crouch/squat, forward bend, forward sit, forward stand, and climb stairs/ladders
  • Have the ability to frequently stand and walk
  • Have the ability to exert light lifting and carrying under 25 lbs up to 33% of the time
  • Have the ability to exert moderate lifting and carrying of 25-49 lbs up to 33% of the time
  • Have the ability to exert heavy lifting and carrying of 50+lbs up to 33% of the time
  • Have the ability to occasionally perform repetitive motion activities such as hand/wrist, forearm/elbow, and shoulder

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