Maintenance Mechanic

Posted 26 April 2022
SalaryUS$25 - US$27 per hour + Health, Dental, Vision, 401K
DisciplineLife Science
Contact NameDanielle StGeorge

Job description

Maintenance Mechanic

Direct Hire position

Overnight shift- 6pm-6am

Rotating schedule: 2 days on, 3 days off, 3days on 2 days off

OT required on weekdays and weekends


Austin, TX


Orion Group is now looking for a maintenance mechanic to work directly for our intravenous medical device manufacturing company in Austin, TX.

The Maintenance Mechanic will perform preventive maintenance duties; make repairs and modifications to production equipment; troubleshoot, check out and start up new plant equipment. Upgrade skill level in production maintenance to keep up with advances in technology and automation in the production processes.

****MUST have strong electrical systems experience with ability to read and interpret electrical schematics and symbols.***

Maintenance Mechanic Responsibilities:

  • Make repairs or modifications to production equipment utilizing the following skills: read pneumatic, mechanical, hydraulic and electrical schematics; utilize basic electronic test equipment (volt/ohm and amp meter); pneumatics and electrical controls, pipefitting, welding and mechanics.
  • Assist with installation checkout, and start-up of new or modified plant production equipment.
  • Perform PM's on production equipment and determine by these regular inspections, the repair and maintenance work necessary to prevent failure of production equipment.
  • Must effectively and efficiently determine equipment issues to minimize downtime and manage cost.
  • Complete required documentation of PM's on time and accurately.
  • Effectively and efficiently troubleshoot production equipment/process to make repairs to minimize downtime.
  • Effectively communicate verbal and/or written information/issues, to supervisor/manager and peers in a professional manner regarding equipment repairs or problems.
  • Order maintenance machine parts
  • Track and turn in repair parts.
  • Assist Maintenance Supervisor or Manager with facts and details for formal investigations.
  • Upload and download PLC programs.
  • Record all downtime on the appropriate form for reporting to Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Train other mechanics as requested, must be a qualified fellow employee (QFE)
  • Maintain plant tools and tool boxes in compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Adhere to cGMP guidelines, SOP's and plant policies/rules.
  • Work effectively and cooperatively with all levels of employees.
  • Following problem analysis, identify routine maintenance corrective actions
  • Recognize problem trends and propose solutions. Incumbent must be able to effectively communicate in both verbal and written form the nature of the problem and proposed resolutions.
  • Evaluate rejects to determine corrective action.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or required.

Maintenance Mechanic Qualifications:

0-3 years experience

  • Must be able to use tools such as, but not limited to, volt-meters, amp meters VPU's microprocessors, hand tools, welders, sheet metal equipment calipers, and micrometers.
  • Must be able to work with all customers and peers to understand situations and properly communicate issues and resolution
  • Must be able to use computer software including word processing, work order processing (CMMS), and e-mail required.
  • Must be able to understand and interpret electrical and mechanical drawings and functions of industry standard symbols.
  • Must have strong electrical systems experience with ability to read and interpret electrical schematics and symbols.***
  • Must have a basic understanding of programmable logic controllers (PLC) and variable frequency drives (VFD) operation and setup
  • Ability to use Outlook mail required.
  • Basic understanding of DOS computer language preferred.
  • Must be able to work overtime during the week and on weekends, adjust schedule quickly and willing to be called in to meet operational demands to minimize downtime.
  • Provide company with current working phone number.
  • May be required to become Qualified Fellow Employee (QFE) and forklift operator.
  • High School diploma required. An associate's degree from an accredited college or university is preferred.
  • Minimum two years related industrial mechanical or industrial electrical experience OR completion of two year applicable technical school and one year related industrial mechanical or industrial electrical experience.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must pass technical skills test.

Maintenance Mechanic Travel Requirements:

  • Typically requires travel less than 5% of the time

Maintenance Mechanic Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • Work environment can range from clean room and proper gowning requirements to a production area that is open, potentially noisy, and with moving equipment.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted, be able to lift and move equipment/parts up to 600 lbs. assisted.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.