Mill Mechanic - Lynchburg, VA
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Mill Mechanic - Lynchburg, VA
1801 Concord Turnpike
Lynchburg, Virginia, 24504
The Mill Mechanic performs various maintenance procedures including installation of equipment, troubleshooting, piping and tubing, use of oxy/acetylene torch for cutting and heating and stick welding carbon or stainless steel. The mechanic is expected to follow plant safety procedures such as Lockout/Tagout and perform pre-task checklists. Typically, a day shift position, overtime may be required to complete equipment repair, perform maintenance on extended machine outages or other requirements that may arise.
The position reports to the Mechanical Maintenance Superintendent but at times may be reporting to the Maintenance Manager, Production Superintendent, Production Supervisor or General Manager depending on who is present during the time.
Participates in the safety program for the maintenance department and works to exceed all safety standards and requirements mandated by the plant and OSHA
Understand basic piping and tubing requirements including correct fittings, couplings and unions. Able to cut and thread pipe up to 3 inches for installation
Understand and be able to troubleshoot, repair and maintain motors, drives, couplings, bearings, seals, etc. Maintain mechanical components and perform machine alignments
Perform preventative maintenance on equipment
Fabricate parts & equipment as necessary
Perform basic stick welding on carbon and stainless steel. Able to safety utilize oxy/acetylene torch for heating and burning
Ability to construct frame and pour concrete for equipment bases.
Ability to read and understand shop drawings for equipment installation and troubleshooting
Assist in failure analysis to improve work and equipment performance
Maintain clean work area and perform housekeeping as required.
Other Duties as assigned
Welding & Cutting
Ability to use hand tools such as saws, wrenches, micrometers, lather, keycutter, torches, etc
Ability to communicate effectively across departments
AS – degree from technical school (related experience may substitute)
Minimum of 5 years maintenance experience, preferably in a heavy industrial setting
Excellent problem solving ability
JDE or other computer experience
Knowledge of paper mill processes and equipment
Physical requirements: Heights, confined space, ability to lift 51 lbs and carry up to 50 lbs
If this sounds great to you and you think you fit in, please submit your application. We want to hear from you!
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