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Plant Maintenance Worker (2nd Shift) in Parsons, KS at Ducommun

Date Posted: 1/10/2019

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Plant Maintenance Worker (2nd Shift)

Job Description

The following describes in general terms the purpose and scope of the position. Installs, maintains, and repairs machinery, equipment, physical structures, and pipe systems.

  • Maintains preventative maintenance database for facility.
  • Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment.
  • Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repair machine.
  • Assists in dismantling defective machines and equipment and installing new or repaired parts.
  • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.
  • Maintains pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, and repairs and replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment.
  • Repairs and maintains the physical structure of establishment.
  • Fabricates and repairs benches, partitions, and other wooden structures.
  • Assists other maintenance personnel.
  • Knowledge of policy and procedures in the event of a Hazardous waste release, fire or explosion.
  • Knowledge of the chemical characteristics and location of hazardous waste in the facility.
  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.
  • Overtime as required to support manufacturing.

Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.

  • Knowledge of policy and procedures in the event of a Hazardous waste release, fire or explosion.
  • Knowledge of the chemical characteristics and location of hazardous waste in the facility.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Regularly required to stand; walk; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop; kneel; or crouch.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate.
  • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Working conditions are: 10% office environment, 80% manufacturing environment, 10% outdoors.
  • Noise level is moderate in office environment and usually loud in manufacturing environment.
  • Frequently works near moving mechanical parts.
  • Occasionally works in high precarious places and in outside weather conditions.
  • Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.
  • Hearing protection must be worn in designated manufacturing areas.
  • Safety glasses (ANSI Z87 compliant) required in all manufacturing areas.
  • Safety Footwear shall be in accordance with the following: ASTM standard F2413-05 with minimum impact resistance, compression resistance and metatarsal designation ratings of 75 foot pounds (i.e. ASTM F2413-05 I/75 C/75 Mt/75), which are viewable on the inside tag of footwear.
  • Performs other duties and assignments as directed.

Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments in accordance with business needs, and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential function of the job. 

Skills & Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, qualifications, competencies, abilities and any physical demands if required. Physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential requirements of this job.

  • Basic computer knowledge and skills required to maintain preventative maintenance database
  • Ability to operate a forklift
  • Ability to operate an overhead crane and hoist
  • Must be able to comply with specific safety policies, i.e. Confined Space, Lockout Tagout, etc.
  • Read and understand internal procedures and policies.
  • Understand and follow through on both verbal and written instructions
  • Team oriented with a continuous improvement outlook.
  • High School Diploma; up to 3 years related experience in job function and/or training; equivalent combination of education and experience
  • One year commercial maintenance experience preferred
  • Basic computer knowledge and skills


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