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Freedman Seating Co Maintenance Mechanic in Chicago, Illinois

Position: Maintenance Mechanic

Reports to: Department Supervisor

Position Statues: Non-Exempt

Shift: Monday- Friday 3:00pm-11:30pm

Position Summary: Repairs and maintains machinery and mechanical equipment such as engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines and equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Abides OSHA and FSC rules and regulations for safety.

  • Wear typical protection gear in an environment that contain dust, odors and noise.

  • Work well under pressure.

  • Repairs and maintains hydraulic, mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic manufacturing equipment.

  • Inspects and troubleshoots machines work properly.

  • Diagnose and resolve equipment breakdowns on the production floor.

  • Run electrical conduit, as well as data and air lines to work areas and equipment.

  • Evaluate and fix pneumatic, power, and mechanical hand tools.

  • Complete and turn-in all work order paperwork.

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Physical Demands

  • Required to stand for long periods of time and walk frequently.

  • Must be able to frequently lift and/or move objects of 50 pounds or more.

  • Must be able to cover other shifts/overtime as necessary.

  • Must be able to bend and squat frequently.

  • Must be able to stand for 8 hours or more daily.

    Required Knowledge and/or Experience

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED).

  • 2 years minimum relevant technical experience, degree or certifications; Or combination of education and experience.

  • Experience working with 3-phase 480V, reading electrical schematics, and troubleshooting DC-motors.

  • Welding, HVAC, plumbing, and residential electrical experience a plus

  • Ability to read English.

  • Must have strong math and measurement skills.

  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with others.