Maintenance Mechanic

Tenneco Internal - New, Athens Alabama

Title: Maintenance MechanicID: req17597Type: HourlyFunction: Production / Distribution SupportDivision: PowertrainLocation: Athens, AL, United StatesDUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:General Function:To have the ability to maintain inproper working order all of the machinery involved in production of ourproducts; the knowledge and ability to repair, design, adjust, or modify anymechanical equipment or structure as needed to carry on daily business of theoperation; and the ability to write and troubleshoot programs for ProgrammableLimit Controls (PLC's).Essential Duties andResponsibilities include the following.Other duties may be assigned.Repair, design, adjust, or modify mechanical equipmentand associated machinery necessary for production in a modern stamping plant. Thorough working knowledge of plant electrical distributionsystem. Must be proficient in basic welding, use of shopequipment, piping, and sheet metal fabrication. Programming and troubleshooting PLC's. Experience in installation and troubleshootingelectrical components. Knowledge and ability to comprehend and completeprojects as assigned by use of technical, physical, or mental attributes, asneeded. To keep production in operation as well as maintainingthe rest of the plant structure. Responsible for good housekeeping of work area andequipment.May be given certain authority within job scope by ManagerREQUIREMENTS:QualificationRequirements:Must be able to work 2nd or 3rd shift.To perform this job successfully, an individual must be ableto perform each essential duty satisfactorily.The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,skill, and/or ability required.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals withdisabilities to perform the essential functions.Education and/orExperience:The ability to pass a Basic Skills Test. Technical school training or equivalentrequired (to include electronic and PLC's).Requires use of shop math, formulas, and a wide variety of precisionmeasuring instruments. Five or moreyears experience in maintenance required (to include minimum of two yearsexperience in design, wiring, and troubleshooting of PLC's). Jobs with a wide variety of assignments tolearn. Ability to read and interpretdrawings, diagrams, schematics, prints, technical manuals, and manufacturer'sspecifications a must.Reasoning Ability:Requires the use of a high degree of judgement, initiative,and ingenuity working independently to devise new methods, processes, layouts,equipment, designs, circuitry, etc. to accomplish difficult tasks or to solvedifficult problems. Develop details andbuilding of complicated, new, or changed machine or equipment.Other Skills andAbilities:Continuous mental attention and visual attention required.Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of thosethat must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functionsof this job. Reasonable accommodationsmay be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentialfunctions.Average work requires continuous physical effort. Climbing, lifting, bending required. Must be able to lift heavy parts.Work Environment:The work environment characteristics described here arerepresentative of those an employee encounters while performing the essentialfunctions of this job. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to performthe essential functions.Failure to comply with safety precautions established forthe job would probably result in lost time accidents for others. Must obey all safety rules at all times. Responsible for own work. This includes aiding in the training of newemployees.Somewhat disagreeable working conditions. Continuous handling of oily and/or greasymaterial or use of coolants, water, flux, etc. required. Must work with electricity and hydraulics.Exposure to accidents or occupational disease as related tofactory environment.Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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