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DATE ADDED: Thu 11/10/2018

Maintenance Mechanic II

Houston, USA


Job Description

The Maintenance Mechanic II performs highly skilled mechanical and electrical work in the maintenance and repair of light to medium duty packaging, processing and building equipment such as conveyors, elevators, blowers, sifters, burners, grinders, conventional & high speed packaging machines, labeling/printing equipment, vacuum & hydraulic pumps, forklifts and air compressors. Works independently or with minimal supervision applying mechanical/electrical knowledge and considerable independent judgment in the repair, overhaul and re-manufacturing of plant equipment. Duties include troubleshooting and performance testing of production machinery, parts requisitioning/ordering and preventive maintenance/work order assignments.

Assignments are made orally or in writing; work is reviewed through observation of results obtained, conferences and periodic reports or evaluations.


· Inspect, repair and perform overhaul on mechanical drives/motors, pneumatic & hydraulic components, motor control center devices, transport conveyor systems and rotating, cutting, & grinding equipment.

· Use micrometers, calipers, dial indicators and other precision instruments to determine working clearances on mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic components.

· Troubleshoot and repair motor control centers, electro-mechanical drives and sub-electrical panels utilizing volt and amp meters. This is a plus

· Perform typical building maintenance repairs through assigned work orders.

· Perform machine shop duties such as general metal fabrication, welding and machining.

· Requisition shop supplies and equipment such as replacement parts, hardware, lubricants, tools, testing instruments and gauges.

· Comply with Safe Quality Food 2000 Code (SQF 2000 Code).

· May perform other duties as assigned.


· High school Diploma or possession of a G.E.D. Certificate.

· 3+ years of journeyman level experience in the maintenance and repair of industrial equipment or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.

· Knowledge of the principles of electronic, electrical, hydraulic, mechanical, pneumatic/vacuum systems and components found in industrial equipment.

· Knowledge of the occupational hazards, safety precautions and inspection techniques of repairing and operating equipment in the industrial industry.

· Skilled in the use of tools, machines and testing instruments that are used in the repair and overhaul of plant equipment and building services.

· Ability to apply knowledge of equipment operating principle to diagnose and correct malfunctions in plant equipment.

· Ability to use manuals and schematics in servicing equipment.

· Ability to endure long periods of standing, walking or working in inclement weather and possession of sufficient physical strength and agility to lift and move heavy objects.

Company Description
NLS is a complete 3rd party strategic business partner that specializes in unloading, sanitation, janitorial and warehouse solutions for our clients so that they can focus on their core business.

Role: Maintenance Mechanic II
Job Type:
Location: Houston,

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