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Universal Forest Products Maintenance Mechanic in Belchertown, Massachusetts

The Maintenance Mechanic I is responsible for performing basic preventative maintenance on machinery, equipment, and tools, and assists other members of the Maintenance Department in various machine/building repairs. Works under immediate supervision; relies on specific direction and instructions. Principal Duties and Responsibilities ? Performs regular, preventative maintenance on all machinery, equipment, tools and building. ? Assists in repair of woodworking machinery, infeed/outfeed systems, hand tools and forklifts in accordance with diagrams, operating manuals and manufacturer specifications. ? Orders supplies and parts as required. ? Performs preventive maintenance as scheduled. ? Maintains records of repair and maintenance activities. ? Performs duties consistent with established safety rules and procedures. ? Maintains a clean and organized work area ? Participates in safety, CI and other programs and meetings. ? If assigned to Treating Department, performs duties consistent with hazardous waste and hazardous material handling procedures and practices. ? Prepares various reports as required. ? Performs other duties as required. Job Specifications Knowledge ? High school diploma ? Minimum 1 year of experience in machine repair in maintenance. ? Working knowledge of electrical, hydraulic and control technology, and welding. ? Working knowledge of safe equipment practices and applicable laws, rules and regulations. ? Demonstrate working knowledge of hazardous waste and hazardous material handling procedures and practices ? Must be at least 18 years of age. Skills and abilities ? Ability to understand and use basic math and numbers, and to use a computer and a calculator. ? Demonstrates ability to follow specific instructions and directions ? Demonstrates ability to read blue prints, technical diagrams, and operating manuals. ? Demonstrates ability to use precision measuring instruments or tools, and to use manual tools. ? Ability to understand verbal and written instructions in English; ability read and write English ? Ability to identify safety issues in their work area ? Ability to work under immediate supervision ? Ability to pass a drug test ? Ability to work hours mandated by management Conduct ? Safety conscious ? Team player and goal oriented ? Leads by example ? Participates in Safety and CI programs ? Looks for ways to improve productivity and department results