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EJ Maintenance Mechanic in Phoenix, New York

EJ has an immediate opening for a Maintenance Mechanic on our first shift (Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 PM), salary - $25.64 - $27.64 per hour depending on experience. Generous Benefit Package that includes: Vacation & Holiday Pay, Medical, Dental, Vision, Employee Assistance Program, Wellness Program, 401K (with match), Life Insurance, etc. About EJ: We are the leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of access solutions for water, sewer, drainage, telecommunications, and utility networks. We have a presence worldwide and our corporate headquarters is in East Jordan, Michigan. The core strength of our business is our dedicated employees. Employees who embrace our values, understand the importance of relationships, and strive for excellence. Our values, which have been passed down for generations, are the essence of our company’s identity and our guide for making decisions. Core values at EJ include, safety and security, honest and integrity, environmental responsibility, respect for others, quality and excellence, and social responsibility. EJ is a family-owned company and remains one of the most stable, progressive, well-tooled manufacturing companies in the world. Location: Phoenix, NY ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. * Promotes the culture, the mission and vision, and the core values of the company. This includes adherence to and promotion of the company safety beliefs, employee engagement, competencies, code of conduct, and other policies and procedures. * Respond immediately to production request. Assess equipment, perform adjustments, repair/replace as needed. * Optimize and/or repair equipment. * Uses power and/or hand tools per work instruction database and associated information systems. * May drive industrial equipment to move materials. * Uses computer to obtain and/or input information. * May be assigned to jobs in other departments. * May aid in training of others. * Provides suggestion for improvement of all of our systems. * Ability to troubleshoot equipment. * Reads and understands diagrams/prints. * Attends seminars, workshops and classes on maintenance related subjects and teach others. * Must meet physical demands as stated below. * May be required to work overtime on regular basis. * May be required to work holidays. 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, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES Good trouble shooting skills with VFD’s, PLC’s and other electronic components, pneumatic and hydraulic systems with applicable computer knowledge to support this type of work. Experience with motor starters, variable frequency drives and soft start motor drives. Thorough knowledge and experience in the areas of basic mechanics, hydraulics, control valves, pneumatics, schematic diagrams, maintenance, electrical components including solid state controls, motor power, control wiring and basic process control. Must be able to operate man lifts, scissor lifts, arial lifts and forklifts. LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance. REASONING ABILITY Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Fork Truck Driver’s License, Industrial vehicle/equipment license where applicable PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. This position requires the ability to successfully pass the respirator testing protocol and wear a respirator as needed. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to extreme heat and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; and extreme cold. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled