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Maintenance Mechanic - Warwick, RI (Closed)

Date Posted: 8/5/2020

Job #1575979
Warwick, Rhode Island

* This company is specifically seeking candidates with military experience. *

  • 2nd shift position (3PM-11PM) – Monday-Friday
  • Some OverTime available for projects on SAT 6am-Noon (you’d start work earlier on the FRI before for a longer break in between).



  • Mechanics must have a good understanding of fluid mechanics (hydraulics and pneumatics), and all of the components involved in these processes, such as valves, cylinders, pumps and compressors.
  • Ability to read blueprints and equipment schematics
  • Familiarity with use wide variety of hand, power and machine shop tools (Lathes, Milling and Grinder)
  • Ability to repair, weld and fabricate
  • Familiar with mechanical drive systems
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in mechanical related field or repair environment.


Job Description

The Mechanic will perform repairs and/or improvements to building and related machines and equipment requiring knowledge of basic machining operations. Responsibilities will also include performing scheduled preventative maintenance to building and machines on a daily, weekly, quarterly and annual basis.

  • Assemble and unassemble equipment when needed, using hoisting and moving equipment, positioning the pieces that need to be assembled.
  • Dismantle and overhaul machinery and equipment, using hand and power tools and to direct workers engaged in such endeavors.
  • Mechanic uses lathes, milling machines and grinders to make customized parts or repairs. In the course of work, mechanics are required to move, assemble and install machinery and equipment such as shafting, precision bearings, gear boxes, motors, mechanical clutches, conveyors, and tram rails, using hoists, pulleys, dollies, rollers, and trucks.
  • Mechanics are also involved in routine tasks, such as lubrication of machinery, bearing replacement, seal replacement, cleaning of parts during an overhaul and preventative maintenance.
  • Mechanics are also required to work within precise limits or standards of accuracy, at heights without fear; the use of logical step-by-step procedures in work; planning, solving problems and decision-making based on quantifiable information.
  • Mechanics are trained to work with a wide array of precision tools, such as Vernier calipers, micrometers, dial indicators, levels, gauge blocks, and optical and laser alignment tooling.
  • Perform welding duties using a wire welder.
  • Operate forklifts, hoists, hand power tools, slings, grinders, cutting torch, and other hand tools related to the jobs needs.
  • Read, understand, and follow job order specifications, engineering drawings, and/or work orders.
  • Willingness to cross-train and perform the work of other job tasks in addition to the primary assigned position.


General Labor Responsibilities

  • Material handling as needed (steel, aluminum, etc.)
  • General cleaning of machinery.
  • Painting of facilities and equipment.
  • Sweeping and washing floors as needed.