Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

Industrial Maintenance Mechanic¬ ¬ 
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Job:¬ Production
Primary Location:¬ South Gate,¬ California
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Employment Status:¬ Full-Time
Pay Grade:¬ CLS 6.5A S 5¬ 


Primary Duties:¬  Such duties shall include but not limited to: installation, fabrication, repair, trouble shooting, operation and adjustment of mechanical and electrical equipment, machinery and motors.¬  This includes all auxiliary equipment, utilities and associated parts such as piping, valves, pumps, switches, compressed air systems, chiller and boilers.¬  As required observe mechanical devices in operation, uses condition monitoring tools to diagnose problems and predict performance while striving to remove sources of failure from equipment.¬  Operate various types of shop tools and machines. Complete preventive maintenance inspections.¬  Other tasks and duties may be assigned.


Skills, Qualifications and Expectations

  • High School Diploma/GED required.¬  Trade school or apprenticeship a plus.

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years' experience working in an industrial environment within the maintenance department / group.¬ 

  • Experience completing a variety of PM / PDM routine activities and equipment overhauls.

  • Must have strong mechanical knowledge, experience, and troubleshooting skills.¬ 

  • Experience repairing, operating and starting up and shutting down a variety of mechanical equipment.¬  Examples ‚€“ dust collectors, packers, hydraulic systems, pneumatic transfer systems, compressors, water towers, chiller, pumps dryers, softeners/polishers, AC units, propane systems, mobile equipment, piping / plumbing, lubrication systems,¬  and other facility related equipment.

  • Knowledge in use of general shop equipment such as lathes, mills, welding equipment, etc. as well as measuring tools such as calipers, micrometers and dial indicators.

  • Safe and proper use of hand tools, power tools and shop equipment.

  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret mechanical and process drawings

  • Demonstrated communication skills at all levels and the ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

  • Knowledge of CMMS Software, SAP PM preferred.

  • Ability and willingness to work extended shift hours, other shifts, call-ins, holidays and weekend and overtime.

  • Basic computer skills to include MS office products including email and internet.

  • Able to work alone or with help to diagnose and correct mechanical & electrical problems.

  • Accept constructive criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high-stress situations. This includes continuing to persevere and remaining calm in challenging or frustrating circumstances

  • Excellent communication skills and interaction with coworkers, supervisors and contractors.¬ ¬  Teamwork is a must.

  • Experience utilizing documentation processes such as work orders, reports & work history, cost tracking, parts usage, labor costs, and job procedures.

  • Aggressively maintains a safe working environment to include good housekeeping practices of assigned work area and comply with all applicable environmental, health and safety policies.

  • Notify production supervisor of any problems.¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ 

  • Perform quality workmanship and complete work in a timely manner.¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ 

  • Initiate and complete all necessary documentation


About the Location (South Gate, CA):


The South Gate, CA plant,¬ established in 1938, is a key strategic player in the manufacturing of resilient tile flooring and is one of six US vinyl flooring plants in the division. It employs approximately 120 people working across 3 shifts.¬ ¬ The City of South Gate is located just 12 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles.¬  South Gate is the sixteenth largest city in Los Angeles County and encompasses 7.5 square miles.¬  Incorporated in 1923, South Gate is a blend of residential, commercial, industrial, educational, and cultural worlds.¬  Today, South Gate is in constant motion. The city is continually enhancing its downtown, renewing buildings and public infrastructure, attracting new merchants and customers and promoting a revival of the city's history.


Equal Opportunity Employer:¬ Armstrong Flooring is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets.¬ 

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