• ü  Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.

      ü  Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.

      ü  Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts.

      ü  Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.

      ü  Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges.

      ü  Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.

      ü  Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.

      ü  Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.

      ü  Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.

      ü  Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests.

      ü  Prepares mechanical maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.

      ü  Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications; establishing personal networks.

      ü  Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.

      ü  Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

      ü  Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

      Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Skills and Qualifications:

      Equipment Maintenance, Technical Understanding, Technical Zeal, Deals with Uncertainty, Basic Safety, Power Tools, Attention to Detail, Flexibility, Supervision, Job Knowledge, Productivity