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Maintenance Mechanic

Company: SureStaff LLC
Location: Skokie
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSURESTAFF is immediately hiring a Maintenance Mechanic for a large, well-known client in Skokie, IL. SURESTAFF is invested in its team members! All temp-to-hire employees are offered competitive compensation ($23- $31 DOE) as well as a benefits package including health insurance (medical, dental, and vision). Generous referral bonuses are available upon hire. Available shifts include 3rd. Overtime is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. ROLE SUMMARY The Maintenance Mechanic will safely install, maintain, repair, move, replace, modify, upgrade, troubleshoot, diagnose, adjust, calibrate and perform preventive maintenance on industrial food equipment and devices used in production, office, and utility areas. The role will also provide support as needed to various departments including production, quality, and safety. The Maintenance Mechanic will be a team player, serve as a mentor, and help train production operators when needed.


  • Troubleshoot, repair, adjust, and replace equipment and components involving mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, plumbing, relay logic systems.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on equipment.
  • Responsible for communicating equipment breakdown status to shift dispatcher.
  • Move equipment and machinery using standard methods of lifting, rigging, hoisting, blocking, skidding, and rolling.
  • Accurately document information on work orders, such as time to perform a task, parts used, etc.
  • Ability to read and interpret equipment manuals to assist in troubleshooting and identifying parts needed for repairs.KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required
    • Possess a 2-year technical degree in a maintenance field or a minimum of 5 years of experience in a maintenance field. Two of the five years must be in a food processing or manufacturing environment.
    • Ability to take measurements and troubleshoot problems without supervision
    • Ability to read electrical schematics and diagrams
    • Ability to understand and troubleshoot mechanical equipment and machinery
    • Basic knowledge of bearings, bushings, gearboxes, fixed / variable power transmissions systems, pump seals, clutches, brakes, manual/automatic control valves, motors, couplings, hydraulics, pneumatics, pumps, variable frequency drives, transducers, solenoids, relays, motor starters, switches (flow, Photo, proximity, level, pressure, etc.), encoders, tachometers, AC and DC drive controls, pipe, tubing, pipe fittings, circuit boards, programmable logic controllers, transmitters, machining, welding, and fabrication, etc. About SURESTAFF:SURESTAFF is the leading provider of light industrial, logistics, general labor, skilled trades, manufacturing, and distribution labor in the Chicagoland area with 21 local branches. SURESTAFF is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and we follow CDC and Illinois Dept of Health guidelines for everyone's safety and health.

Keywords: SureStaff LLC, Skokie , Maintenance Mechanic, Engineering , Skokie, Illinois

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