Maintenance Mechanic

Saint Louis, MO

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Westaff is looking for an experienced maintenance mechanic for a machine shop located in St. Louis, MO. The is a 90 day contract-to hire opportunity on 2nd shift paying from $23.00-$25.00 an hour based on experience. This will be an opportunity with a Union company



  • Observe, test, and assess the operation of machines to detect the causes of malfunction.
  • Tear down and reassemble machines and machine components.
  • Troubleshoot and repair CNC machinery and equipment with minimal supervision using safe techniques and schematics.
  • Perform mechanical and electrical work as needed to achieve assigned task.
  • Perform electronic component replacement per familiarity and/or training. Verify equipment as functional and leave the area clean and safe.
  • Perform mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic, and CNC machine repairs as required.
  • Utilize diagnostic tools and techniques to define problem areas and assist with resolution.
  • Utilize measurement devices to hold tight tolerances and industry standards while performing machine repairs and assembly.
  • Update drawing/prints, suggest spare parts and suitable replacements, and perform various forms of machine repair/rebuild in a professional manner per line-up and schematics.



  • Minimum three years’ experience in industrial maintenance, electrical, plumbing or related field.
  • Experience with hydraulic, pneumatic and electronically controlled equipment.
  • Strong working knowledge of 480v electrical circuitry and can interpret schematics and use basic electronic test equipment.
  • Ability to troubleshoot production equipment in order to recognize and identify potential problems with equipment.
  • Lock Out/Tag Out, hazardous materials and safety
  • May set up and operate lathe, drill press, grinder, and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts.
  • Ability to weld MIG, TIG and stick
  • Experience in repairing Mazak, Fadal, Brown and Sharpe lathes and mills
  • Experience with automated brazing and welding equipment

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