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Maintenance Mechanic

Saint Louis, MO

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Westaff in Saint Louis is Hiring for a Maintenance Mechanic for a well know Manufacturer


This is a first shift position with potential for hire. Pay starting between $23-24 per hour based on experience.


Essential Functions

  • Observe, test, and assess the operation of machines to detect the causes of malfunction.
  • Tear down and reassemble machines and machine components.
  • Communicate with operators and supervisors about machinery and maintenance issues.
  • Read and follow blueprints, sketches, diagrams, lubrication charts, operation manuals, and engineering specifications.
  • Examine equipment component parts for indication of defects, such as breakage or excessive wear.
  • Repair, replace, adjust, and align machinery and equipment components, using basic power and hand tools, specialized tools, welding torches, lifts and hoists.
  • Clean and lubricate machine components.
  • Fill out and retain repair and maintenance logs using maintenance software program.
  • Prepare mechanical maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends.
  • Specify and requisition for order of replacement parts or fabricate parts by using shop instrumentation and equipment.
  • Working knowledge of motors and drives
  • Maintain equipment, parts and supplies by placing and expediting orders and verifying receipt. 
  • Test machines after repair to ensure proper operation of the machine or equipment.


Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • 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
  • Must be computer literate and have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office and preventive maintenance software programs

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience in repairing Mazak, Fadal, Brown and Sharpe lathes and mills
  • Experience with automated brazing and welding equipment
  • Manufacturing using Lean methodology

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