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Maintenance Mechanic

Amware Pallet Services, now doing business as Symbia Logistics, is in need of a Maintenance Mechanic in our Roanoke, VA facility.  Pay range $18-$22 an hour!

Summary:  

Repair a wide variety of equipment and machinery using good electrical troubleshooting, complex problem-solving and decision-making skills.  Conduct regular inspections to identify faulty equipment, test new machinery before use or installation, keep records of maintenance and activities and train junior mechanics.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Repairs and maintains mechanical and hydraulic components of production machines and equipment, like metal fabricating machine tools, material handling system, and automated lubrication system, following blueprints & specifications using hand tools, power tools, and precision measuring instruments
  • Visually inspects and listens to machines equipment to locate causes of malfunctions
  • Dismantles machines & equipment to gain access to problem area, using hand/power tools.
  • Inspects measures parts to detect wear, misalignment, or other problems
  • Removes and replaces worn or defective parts of drive mechanism or hydraulic system, using hand tools power tools, and following blueprints, diagrams, and service manuals
  • Realigns and adjusts components, like spindles and clutches, using hand tools following diagrams
  • Locates damaged air hydraulic pipes on machine, measures, cuts, threads, and installs new pipes
  • Starts machines equipment to test operation following repair.
  • Repairs broken parts, using brazing, soldering, and welding equipment hand tools
  • May modify computer-controlled motion of robot, applying knowledge of program commands and using robot controller teach pendant.
  • May set up operate metalworking tools, like lathe, drill press, or grinder, to make or repair parts

Education and/or Experience:

  • Must have a strong knowledge in Programmable Control Logistics (PLCs), Hydraulics, and Pneumatics.
  • 3 to 4 years of On-the-job work experience as a Maintenance Mechanic and Electrical Troubleshooting. 
  • HS Diploma and/or Vocational Training in Industrial Mechanics and/or Electrical Program.
  • Basic Welding Skills

 

  • Physical Demands:
  • Work is performed while standing, sitting and/or walking.
  • Requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations.
  • Frequent bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching.
  • Requires the ability to lift, carry, push or pull medium weights, up to 100 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

Work Environment:

  • Requires activities involving being around moving machinery, exposure to marked changes in temperature and humidity, and exposure to dust, fumes and gases.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Work is performed while standing, sitting and/or walking.
  • Requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations.
  • Frequent bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching.
  • Requires the ability to lift, carry, push or pull medium weights, up to 100 pounds

 

Please apply in person at 3736 Tom Andrews Road, Roanoke VA 24019.

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