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General Maintenance Mechanic


USA - LA - Baton Rouge - OCI

Job Category: 


Education Level: 

High School Diploma


Full Time

Job Description: 


Maintain and repair operational equipment to meet or exceed facility goals under the direction of facility management staff. Responsibilities include the completion of work orders, preventative maintenance, adjustments and repairs of all facility equipment/infrastructure to assure maximum equipment effectiveness. Trouble shoots electrical and mechanical systems for proper operation. Mechanic is accountable to facility management for duties performed under his or her responsibility.

Essential Job Duties:
• Responding to all maintenance issues, both mechanical and electrical,
• Operates all mobile equipment required to perform repairs and installations.
• Maintaining and repairing all mechanical facilities and physical structures throughout the manufacturing plant. Diagnosing problems, tearing down, repairing and re-assembling intricate mechanisms and machine components.
• Provide both emergency repairs and scheduled maintenance of production equipment, including but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and troubleshooting of production machines.
• Operate hand power tools, grinders, and other hand tools related to the jobs needed.
• Familiar with a variety of welder concepts, practices, and procedures
• Installing, troubleshooting and repairing equipment in compliance with plant codes, policies and procedures
• Installing, adjusting, testing, troubleshooting, repairing, and modifying various electrical/mechanical equipment, electrical controls, PLC’s and instrumentation.
• Train upward to become certified operator on 15 ton mobile crane and associated rigging.
• Assists other maintenance personnel on an as-needed basis in the repair and adjustment of equipment.
• Maintains other equipment such as: conveyors, screw augers, kiln, coolers, water, air and hydraulic systems.
• Assists in the development of written safety procedures prepared for jobs performed.
• Follows ISO procedures to complete duties as required by the job specification.
• Ensures compliance with safety, and other plant procedures or guidelines.
• Willing and able to work any shift, on-call, holidays, weekends and overtime as needed and maintains availability when on standby during off-duty hours.
• Other duties as required.

Education and Experience:
• High School Diploma or GED
• At least three (3) years of mechanical and electrical experience in an industrial or military environment

Preferred Qualifications:
• Two (2) year Technical degree or higher in an electro-mechanical curriculum
• Experience diagnosing mechanical and electronic systems using scanning and diagnostic tools, multi-meters, and computers
• Experience troubleshooting electrical controls, PLC’s, A/C and D/C motors, motor controllers and drives
• Experience troubleshooting issues with bearings, chains, sprockets, gearboxes and conveyors
• Must be able to read a tape measure, length gauge, and precision measuring instruments such as micrometers, and various quality gauges
• Must be able to interact with all levels of employees
• Must have good mechanical aptitude and acceptable math skills (i.e., division, multiplication, fraction to decimal conversion, etc.)
• Able to read and understand basic drawings
• Must be able to understand written and verbal instruction and communicate the same

Physical Requirements:
• Must be able to lift loads up to 60 lbs. and heavier loads with assistance
• Ability to work while standing for long periods of time and work areas with high temperatures.
• Ability to work at heights

If you would like to apply for this job, submit your resume with a cover letter to:

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