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Industrial Mechanic in Lincoln, NE at Continental

Date Posted: 7/3/2018

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Job Description

• Keeps machinery and mechanical equipment of the plant in good repair. Examines machinery and mechanical equipment for defects, and faulty parts, while in operation or by other methods based on his/her mechanical knowledge. Dismantles or partially dismantles machinery and mechanical equipment and removes and repairs or replaces defective part, assembles machinery and mechanical equipment and makes necessary adjustment to assure efficient operation. Affixes special attachments such as guides, dies etc. Make or repair and assemble parts or equipment. Assist other crafts in performance of their duties. Perform all work within the craft.

• Constructs and repairs all kinds of metal parts, tools and machines. Must understand blue prints, written specifications. Must be familiar with the working properties of such metals as: aluminum, brass, cast or wrought iron and various tolerances.

• Furnishes own hand tools up to twenty­five millimeter.

• Performs PM’s including hoists and hanging hook type hoists up to ½ ton rating, plant tooling, calibration equipment, major equipment PM’s, and others.

• Coupling alignment for rotating equipment. Machinery alignment ex: mill cutters and grinders.

• Affixes special attachments, set dies guides, repairs belts and other similar duties.

• May do minor machinist work as qualified including but not limited to knife sharping, sprocket boring, slotting, shaft repair.

• Will set­up and complete roll grinding.

• Repairs equipment such as trucks, tractors and intra plant transportation devices.

• Adjusts brakes, tightens body bolts and aligning wheels and etc.

• Service, overhauls and repair defective scales, tests scales with standard test weights, making necessary adjustments to mechanism to produce accuracy. This excludes electronic scales.

• Construction and repair of all kinds of metal parts, tools and machines.

• Fabricates, including minor basic welding, installs and maintains sheet metal work such as guards, containers, funnels, chutes, traps, and perforated wire.

• Employs various techniques such as riveting, soft soldering and lock­joining.

• Make layouts on sheet metal and steel or other material according to blue print or specifications.

• Perform any and all work necessary to prepare and maintain molds for production. Work may be performed in the mold repair area or at the cure site of the mold involved. Includes: connecting tubing & hoses directly associated with mold, connecting actuating devices, such as cylinders, applying insulation, assembly and preparation of new molds for production, cleaning molds and changing diaphragms. Work from prints, sketches, and/or drawings when required. Does not include electrical repair work.

• Repairs & installs pumps (mechanical seals): Gear pumps, horizontal split case pumps, vertical turbine pumps and large air only pumps.

• Perform all functions necessary to produce a quality product. Perform miscellaneous duties at supervisor’s request. Responsible for accurate records, data, quality and quantity of production. Maintain clean, neat and orderly condition of tools, equipment and immediate working area.

• Use polycarbonate for guards – plexi­glass or substitute.

• Adjusts feeds from oil cups or reservoirs so that proper amount reaches moving parts.

• Keep sumps or wells for lubricating systems filled with oil.

• Applies special grease to machines to prevent rusting when being shipped.

• Lubricates in routine manner, with oil or grease, all moving parts or wearing surfaces of all equipment in the plant. Fills oil can, grease gun, or other container with lubricant. Is responsible to see that proper amount of oil and grease reaches moving parts, forces grease into bearings, or packs grease cups by hand and screws down cap, pours oil or smears grease on friction surfaces. Greases and

• High School Diploma
• Prefer Associates Degree


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