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Maitenance Mechanic - Second Shift in Riverside, CA at OSI Group

Date Posted: 12/20/2017

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Job Description

This position is responsible for maintaining, repairing, and troubleshooting the electrical, PLC and computer functions on industrial equipment in a food manufacturing plant. Applies knowledge of electrical/electronics and mechanical principles in determining equipment malfunctions and applies skills in restoring equipment to operation.  NOTE:  HOURS: 5:30pm-2am.


  • Perform highly diversified duties to install and maintain production equipment and plant facility’s electrical equipment; including regular preventive maintenance on equipment and facilities.
  • Plan, layout, install and repair a wide variety of complex electrical equipment including automatic machine and process controls, motor control centers and panels, relays, circuit breakers, and electronic controls.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical/electronic equipment including but not limited to programmable controls and power supplies.
  • Perform work to National Electric Code (NEC) and California Building Code 2010 (CBC 2010).
  • Install, start up and shut down equipment in accordance with company safety procedures for machine activation and shutdown and in line with OSHA requirements.
  • Advise operators and line mechanics of operation procedures and requirements for working safely with electrical/electronic and mechanical equipment and components and assist other maintenance staff with technical troubleshooting.
  • Maintain company-required performance and maintenance records for identified equipment.
  • Keep immediate supervisor up to date on all on-going projects, with regards to project status, completion time projections, and any problems that may have arisen during the course of the project.
  • Comply with all organization policies including, but not limited to, safety, good manufacturing practices, and employment policies.
  • Maintain a neat and clean work area, follows established tool and instrument control procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Hours are 5:30pm-2:30am

Job Requirements


  • Associates Degree or other technical degree in Electrical Engineering or Technology or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 3-5 years of proven experience in the electrical/electronics, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic fields are required and the ability to demonstrate high proficiency in these areas.

  • Functional knowledge of standard manufacturing practices including, but not limited to: general safety, lock-out tag-out, HAZMAT, forklift safety, and electrostatic discharge awareness,

  • Ability to read, follow and revise electrical prints and PLC ladder logic.

  • A thorough knowledge of electrical/ electronic components and equipment including the use of special instruments for diagnostic purposes. 

  • Proficient use of various meters, testing devices and testing programs, including but not limited to multimeters, strip chart recorders, and laptop/PC programs.

  • Must be able to work well with all levels of personnel whether individually or in a team environment, and especially must be able to interface and communicate with line operators in order to assist with repairs and troubleshooting.

  • Must be available to work any shift or overtime as required to meet production and operation schedules.

  • Ability to climb in overhead structures, to work beneath machines and in close quarters performing analysis and repair work.

  • Experience and ability to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.

  • Exposed to high voltage electricity.

  • Ability to diagnose and repair malfunctioning production equipment; includes mechanical, pneumatic, conveyer, and hydraulic systems.

  • Ability to disassemble and reassemble tooling for Sanitation.

  • Rebuild pumps, cylinders, and other mechanical components.

  • Repair pipes and plumbing problems throughout the plant.

  • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance on production equipment.

  • Build machine modifications or systems improvements as directed.

  • Ability to move objects up to 50 lbs.

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