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Maintenance Apprentice in Mount Vernon, IL at Continental

Date Posted: 5/19/2018

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Job Description

The primary responsibility is to support maintenance and engineering personnel to repair and maintain electrical, electronic, mechanical and hydraulic systems. Apprentices must be able to work with maintenance staff on repairing of equipment and learn from the engineering and maintenance personnel how to maintain and repair that equipment (e.g. air leakages, oil leakages, welding). Work and training will take place in one of the four maintenance areas in the plant.

1. Support Maintenance and Engineering personnel.
2. Learn how to install and maintain piping, both Ferris and Non-Ferris, screwed, welded, flanged or otherwise coupled; shut-offs, controls, check valves, traps, strainers, and all devises normally found in process and service piping.
3. Learn to do machinist work, use common machine tools to cut, shape, form, etc. and other materials into shape.
4. Assist in start-up of equipment for production purposes.
5. Learn to troubleshoot, use common hand tools to adjust, replace worn and broken parts of a structural, rotating, reciprocating or running nature.
6. Establish, maintain, and follow-up on plant wide lubrication schedule.
7. Learn to troubleshoot and repair control devices and motors in the 110 V AC to 4160 V AC range.
8. Learn to troubleshoot and repair relay/limit switch logic devices, and troubleshoot, program and repair PLC’s. Learn to electronic troubleshoot and repair electronic type control devices that utilize solid state components, transistors, diodes, VDC. This repair includes printed circuit board assemblies.
9. Learn to troubleshoot and repair control devices used in conjunction with plant service in steam, water, air, etc. These control devises may be electrical or mechanical.
10. Learn to effectively communicate with maintenance supervision, other engineering/maintenance personnel.
11. Follow all plant policies, environmental policies, and plant and departmental safety policies. Must/Will be certified to operate a Fork Lift through the Safety Department.
12. Perform other duties as directed by Maintenance Supervisor, Maintenance Manager or Plant Engineer.

Basic Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED

Preferred Qualifications: Enrolled in relevant Associates Degree Program in Industrial Electronics /Maintenance

Must be able to work in the US without restriction for an indefinite period of time.

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