NV Employer Industrial Mechanic A in Las Vegas, Nevada

Industrial Mechanic A
Hourly rate ranging from $24.00 - $28.00 per hour with holiday pay and paid shift differential

Summary: Increased production lines have created two A Mechanic positions in the maintenance department. A clean well organized maintenance shop with well working machinist tools and equipment are just a few of assets and benefits we offer. A clean and neat well stocked parts and materials department make it quick and easy to make repairs and replacement of worn or failing parts.

Members of the Maintenance department are equipped with a company tool chest(Mechanics are responsible for supplying hand tools), lap-top computers to access the CMMS throughout the plant with Wi-Fi connection, E-mails, look up parts, access equipment files, prints, schematics, technical support contacts and previous service records.

Must be 18 or older due to employer insurance requirements.
High School Diploma or GED required.
5 years working as a Maintenance Mechanic, in an industrial setting preferably.
Must possess or be able to obtain a current health card.
Must have ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
Must have ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
Must be capable of answering trouble calls throughout the facility, training new and less experienced mechanics, and actively pursuing and correcting problems with components and systems within the fields of technical qualifications.
Thorough knowledge of pump theory, operation and repair, thorough knowledge of automated packaging machinery operation, troubleshooting and repair, ability to weld (gas & arc) and solder, plumbing experience to include pipe threading and fitting (iron, copper, and PVC) thorough knowledge of pneumatic principles, application troubleshooting and repair, ability to read electrical schematics, and working from manufacturers documentation; capable of troubleshooting solid state and processor based controls. Previous food manufacturing experience preferred.
Employer conducts Drug Test and Background Check.

To access all areas of the plant and grounds in order to accomplish assigned duties.

Job Duties and responsibilities include the following:
Actively pursue and correct problems with components and systems throughout the facility
Thorough knowledge of automated packaging machinery operation, troubleshooting and repair
Thorough knowledge of pump theory, operation and repair
Capable of reading and interpreting electrical schematics
Work safely with both low and high voltage circuits
Diagnose electric motor, motor control and device control problems
Ability to troubleshoot and repair electrical control and power circuits
Ability to troubleshoot and repair electrically controlled equipment, including PLC controlled and solid state equipment
Ability to weld, gas and arc, and solder
Basic knowledge of typical facility and manufacturing support systems including steam, hot water, compressed air, and refrigeration systems
Basic plumbing and carpentry skills
Ability to identify and order parts and materials from manufacturers manuals and prints
Communicate both oral and written instructions
Other duties as assigned