Maintenance / Repair Mechanic Apprentice - Quakertown, PA - 104606

Job ID:  104606
This role is responsible for the overall maintenance and repair of equipment, tools, and machinery as assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor or Head Mechanic

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
 * Install, adjust, and repair production equipment, heavy trucks and special purpose machines as assigned
 * Operate a variety of hand and power tools to repair, grease, weld, cut, change parts and complete tasks as assigned
 * Weld and use cutting torch as required
 * Perform general repairs to plant structures
 * Keep work area in a clean and orderly condition
 * Test and troubleshoot malfunctioning machinery, determine repairs and discuss with Head Mechanic for approval and repair as needed
 * Replace faulty parts, electrical wires, motors, controls and circuit boards
 * Install equipment and electrical components and test to ensure proper functioning
 * Dismantle equipment to gain access to and remove defective parts using hoists, cranes, hand tools and power tools
 * Replace and install parts as needed
 * Lubricate and clean parts and equipment to ensure proper operation
 * Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job.

Requirements / Education / Experience
 * High school diploma / equivalent, or comparable in training, education or experience
 * Technical or vocational school certification or equivalent in training or experience
 * Ability to read and interpret instructions and operations manuals and follow step by step instructions
 * Mechanical aptitude and ability are essential
 * Skilled in the use of hand and power tools
 * Knowledge of hydraulics, mechanics, electricity, carpentry or related field preferred

Physical Requirements
 * Lift tools, machinery parts and other objects weighing up to 60-80lbs each, assistance available if needed
 * Endure intermittent bending, crouching, pushing, pulling, stooping and reaching
 * Standing for extended period of time
 * Able to work under extreme conditions such as hot or cold temperatures, noise, dust and dirt

What Oldcastle Offers You
 * A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion
 * Highly competitive base pay
 * Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
 * Group retirement savings program
 * Health and wellness programs

Lawn and Garden is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
Lawn and Garden is part of the Oldcastlecareers™ network.

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