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maintenance associate

New Haven, CT

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Description

Westaff is seeking a Maintenance Associate in New Haven area. Company is relocating to Wallingford by September 2019. 

Hours: 7am or 8am start time and 3:30 to 5:00 End Time. 

Direct hire $15- $18/hr 

POSITION SUMMARY & FUNCTIONS:

 Perform various duties as assigned to assist with facility and operating equipment maintenance.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Open and prepare facility daily
  • Police company grounds for litter and weather associated conditions; assist with snow removal, sanding and salting. 
  • Assist Facility Manager with projects and repair work. 
  • Maintain work areas and job sites in a clean and orderly condition. 
  • Check emergency lights and exit signs and change light bulbs as needed. 
  • Use a variety of hand tools and materials handling equipment; use measuring instruments including scale, micrometer, and verniers as necessary. 
  • Detect and report defective materials and/or shortages and unusual conditions to Manager.  Maintain good housekeeping.  Observe and comply with all safety rules and regulations. 

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Job Requirements

COMPETENCIES:

  • Ability to build and foster open, honest communication and effective working relationships. 
  • Able to perform simple maintenance operations on facilities and machines.
  • Ability to read/interpret a variety of instructions and maintenance information in English.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated use of basic shop math, and use precision measuring tools.

 EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  •  A minimum of 1-3 year’s related experience specific to maintenance activities. High school diploma required. Must also possess valid driver’s license.

PHYSICAL AND VISUAL REQUIREMENTS:

  •  While performing the duties of this job, the individual is regularly required to use hands and fingers.   
  • Work is not sedentary; the individual is regularly required to move about manufacturing areas.
  • Moderate physical demand, frequently moving (40% and up to 70%) moving average material (over 25lb. and up to 60% lbs.) or occasionally (over 15% and up to 40%) moving heavy weight material (over 60 lbs) with assistance or mechanical devices.
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