Maintenance Mechanics

Job Location US-MA-Adams
# of Openings
Direct Hire


Allied Reliability is seeking Maintenance Mechanics for a client in that develops, produces, and markets a broad range of mineral and mineral-based products, related systems and services. The Mechanics will maintain all aspects of plant equipment, conducting preventive maintenance and repairs, and performing varied maintenance duties necessary to ensure continuous operation of the production facilities


Major Duties and Responsibilities:


  1. Reads and interprets equipment manuals, work orders, blueprints, building drawings, and electrical schematics to perform required maintenance and service.
  2. Inspects, diagnoses, and troubleshoots plant equipment/system problems.
  3. Performs advanced mechanic skills including, but not limited to, welding, cutting, lubrication, repair power transmission equipment, millwrighting, pneumatics, hydraulics, rigging, and electrical skills to troubleshoot and repair plant equipment/systems as needed.
  4. Provides scheduled and emergency/unscheduled repairs of plant equipment/systems.
  5. Communicates with others internal and external to the organization to obtain/provide information regarding equipment/system issues as needed.
  6. Receives assignment from supervisor or group leader for particular emergency or maintenance repair to minimize production downtime and expedite production.
  7. May be required to repair various process equipment, power transmission equipment, pumps, valves, piping, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, or instrument systems.
  8. Must be proficient in trade skills such as welding, rigging, use of tools, and testing devices, fabrication, lubrication, set up and calibration.
  9. Performs preventive maintenance inspections and performs or recommends repairs. Recommends preventive maintenance programs, spare parts requirements and suggested inventory levels.
  10. May be required to fill in for group leader or supervisor during vacations or absences.
  11. Assumes a leadership role by promoting a positive work environment/attitude.
  12. Required to complete simple and emergency work orders.
  13. Required to utilize established company computer systems to find repairable spares, inventory items, complete time card entries and sign out parts.
  14. Identifies required parts from equipment drawings.
  15. Ability to read and understand equipment drawings and blueprints.
  16. Assists in troubleshooting equipment problems and finding root cause of failure.
  17. Leads major repair projects to be completed by maintenance team, ensuring successful completion.
  18. Records pertinent labor information from work shift.


  1. Actively participates in the implementation of sustainable improvement processes, such as 5S, Kaizen, Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), Daily Management Control, Standard Work and Problem Solving




Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Knowledge of the English language and advanced mechanical/electrical skills and industrial equipment/systems are required.  Knowledge of computers is preferred. 

Must be able to work with, troubleshoot and install three phase electricity, possess excellent welding, fabrication, and flame cutting skills, possess extensive knowledge of lubrication methods, be able to repair power transmission equipment, use millwrighting skill to troubleshoot and repair major equipment while leading a crew, install troubleshoot and repair hydraulic and pneumatic operated systems, read, understand and follow blueprints, building drawings, and electrical schematics. Ability to perform pipefitting, plumbing, and carpentry are preferred.


Education: High school diploma or equivalent required.  Formal trade training preferred.


Experience: At least five years experience in an industrial environment with equipment including, but not limited to, freight and bucket elevators, conveyor belts, vibratory feeders, diverter valves, drives, gear reducers, bearings, shafts, air compressors, rotary air locks, vacuum pumps, hydraulic drives, mobile equipment such as pickup trucks, forklifts, and commercial motor vehicles such as dump trucks and loaders, is required.






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