Plant Mechanic - Quincy, WA

Employer: Imerys

Job Description:
The Company:
Imerys is a world leader in creating specialty solutions that improve everyday life through minerals. Our success is built on our people, and creating an environment where our 17,800 employees around the globe can thrive.
We passionately believe that our teams are at their best when they have the opportunity to learn, collaborate and find new ways to solve our customers’ challenges, no matter what part of the business they are in.
We can offer you a variety of work and real opportunities to make an impact and be part of our evolution.

If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at

The Position:
Plant Mechanic

Job Summary
The Plant Mechanic is responsible for performance of mechanical troubleshooting, repairs, installations, inspections and preventive and predictive maintenance activity. The Mechanic adheres to all Environmental, Health and Safety regulations, policies and procedures
The Plant Mechanic is responsible for the safe work execution of assigned tasks, and for safety of the surrounding areas, for both her/himself, co-workers, and visitors.

- Perform repairs with minimum supervision.
- Demonstrate safe and proper application of hand, pneumatic and electric tools.
- Assist other qualified technicians in repair tasks such as removal, installation and repair of components/machines.
- Perform departmental or equipment cleaning as required.
- Demonstrate safe and proper application of hand, pneumatic and electric tools.
- Demonstrate proper lockout tag-out procedures.
- Demonstrate proper pre-start inspection procedures. basic operation, and shutdown of equipment
- Know locations of fire safety equipment identify ABC extinguishers and their use and demonstrate knowledge of company fire emergency procedures.
- Demonstrate the ability to change fluids, filters and screens, and to properly dispose of waste materials.
- Demonstrate proper torque procedures using a torque wrench, torque wrench extension, and torque multiplier.
- Demonstrate proper usage of Service Manuals and associated maintenance literature – Lubrication specifications, Service Magazines, etc.
- Demonstrate proper use of jumper cables and battery charger..
- Demonstrate safe rigging, use and storage of lifting tackle and overhead cranes.
- Demonstrate safe machine lifting and blocking techniques.
- Demonstrate proper use of seal removal tools and easy- out tooling
- Demonstrate proper use of thread taps and dies and threaded inserts.
- Show proficiency in the identification and use of seals, lubricants, hose, chemicals, hardware and filters.
- Identify proper tools required for an assigned service operation.
- Troubleshoot and repair opens, shorts, and shorts to ground in all electrical systems.
- Check for proper electrical relay operation.
- Check and all mobile equipment as per company standards
- Repair all packaging equipment in timely and proper manner
- Trouble shoot and repair Haver packers
- Run all manlifts, forklifts and any other mobile equipment to full capacity..
- Charge nitrogen accumulators as required.
- Test and adjust scales for ISO2015 standards
- Check, evaluate equipment for wear, and adjust if needed or available.
- Inspect and fill bulk trucks upon request
- Measure/analyze coolant, oil, air filters on mobile equipment as required.
- Inspect and repair air compressors and air system as needed
- Perform and evaluate Pneumatic cylinder testing.
- Patch worn equipment as it wears

- One-year certificate or A. S. degree from a community college or technical school; or equivalent education (including High School diploma or general education degree (GED)) and 4 years’ experience in industrial plant maintenance.
- Basic computer Skills

Physical Conditions of Employment:
Sitting – 10%
Standing – 50%
Walking – 40%

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to constantly talk, hear, and work in a noisy/dusty environment, operate a computer, climb stairs/ladders, walk on slick uneven surfaces, kneel & crawl, replace bolts and other manual labor, use a cutting torch, weld, and work at heights.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Although an eye exam is not given specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Also must be able to work various shifts (Grave, Swing, Days) in differing hourly arrangements.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts; in high precarious places; and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Hearing protection is required in certain areas.

Position Type
Full time

Contact Person:
Location: Quincy, WA
Application Method: Online
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on June 24, 2019
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