The role of Mechanic is highly variable day to day with a large degree of autonomy and self direction. The list below attempts to encompass the types & styles of duties that this role performs within Calmont but it is not to be considered a complete list of responsibilities for the role.
- Analyze test results, machine error messages, and information obtained from operators in order to diagnose equipment problems.
- Clean, lubricate, and adjust parts, equipment, and machinery.
- Disassemble machinery and equipment to remove parts and make repairs.
- Examine parts for defects such as breakage and excessive wear.
- Observe and test the operation of machinery and equipment in order to diagnose malfunctions, using voltmeters and other testing devices.
- Operate newly repaired machinery and equipment to verify the adequacy of repairs.
- Reassemble equipment after completion of inspections, testing, or repairs.
- Repair and maintain the operating condition of industrial production and processing machinery and equipment.
- Repair and replace broken or malfunctioning components of machinery and equipment.
- Study blueprints and manufacturers' manuals to determine correct installation and operation of machinery.
- Cut and weld metal to repair broken metal parts, fabricate new parts, and assemble new equipment.
- Demonstrate equipment functions and features to machine operators.
- Record parts and materials used, and order or requisition new parts and materials as necessary.
· Record repairs and maintenance performed.
· Use tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices.
- Adjust functional parts of devices or control instruments, using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, or straightedges.
- Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, or the physical condition of buildings does not deteriorate.
- Order parts, supplies, and equipment from catalogs and suppliers, or obtain them from storerooms.
- Assemble, install, or repair wiring, electrical or electronic components, pipe systems, plumbing, machinery, or equipment.
- Inspect drives, motors, and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters, or perform other maintenance actions, following checklists.
- Repair or replace defective equipment parts, using hand tools and power tools, and reassemble equipment.
- Clean or lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, or other parts of machinery.
- Inspect, operate, or test machinery or equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions.
- Dismantle devices to access and remove defective parts, using hoists, cranes, hand tools, and power tools.
- Plan and lay out repair work, using diagrams, drawings, blueprints, maintenance manuals, or schematic diagrams.
- Perform general cleaning of buildings or properties.
- Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, or parts catalogs, as necessary.
- Operate cutting torches or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.
- Maintain and repair specialized equipment and machinery found in offices, or factories.
- Paint or repair roofs, windows, doors, floors, woodwork, plaster, drywall, or other parts of building structures.
- Record type and cost of maintenance or repair work.
- Inspect used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements, using rules, calipers, micrometers, or other measuring instruments.
- Align and balance new equipment after installation.
- Estimate repair costs.
- Fabricate or repair counters, benches, partitions, or other wooden structures, such as sheds or outbuildings.
- Train and manage maintenance personnel and subcontractors.
- Set up and operate machine tools to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs, fixtures, or tools.
Calmont Wire & Cable has provided innovative solutions for exciting projects like the Apollo and Space Shuttle Programs, and the Hubble Telescope. Our designs and manufacturing processes solve complicated problems in solar expedition and research, cryogenics, and surgical devices. In our southern California facilities Calmont designs, manufactures, tests, and provides on-demand inventory.
In 1958, Calmont’s founder said of his infant company "We are problem solvers...and we also sell wire and cable." The Calmont culture of Growing People and Making a Difference has helped mankind explore the universe, battle sickness and disease, and improve productivity and safety by designing custom wire and cable for extreme environments and delicate conditions.
Calmont Wire & Cable has been a privately held company since 1958.
It is Calmont Wire & Cable’s mission to develop people and make a difference in the world by designing and delivering custom wire and cable solutions that make amazing products come to life.
We are a U.S. manufacturer, and we are leading the charge to bring manufacturing back to the United States by offering guaranteed satisfaction that isn’t available anywhere else in the world. At Calmont, our culture and our vision enable us to do more for our customers. Our team of innovative problem solvers, and our organizational dedication to continuous improvement, have led to a 99.4% customer acceptance rate.
Role: Industrial Equipment and Tooling Mechanic
Location: Santa Ana,
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