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Aerotek Maintenance Mechanic $28/hour in Ankeny, Iowa

Job Summary:

Install, repair, and maintain machinery and equipment specific to the operations, in accordance with blueprints, schematic drawings, operations manuals, and manufacturer’s specifications. Diagnose malfunctions in production machinery and equipment. Services, repairs, and replaces defective parts. Lubricates machinery and performs other routine maintenance on production machinery.

Responsibilities :

Repairs and maintains, in accordance with diagrams, operation manuals, and manufacturer’s specifications, plant machinery and mechanical equipment specific to the operation.

Analyzes and diagnoses production machinery and equipment malfunctions; services, repairs and replaces defective parts using hand tools and power tools and starts machines/equipment to test their performance.

Calibrates and makes adjustments on production machinery and equipment to improve operational capabilities using hand tools.

Provides technical assistance to the production department in set-up and changeover of production equipment.

Performs preventive maintenance on machinery and equipment and documents tasks performed in preventive maintenance records.

Rebuilds and installs functional parts of production machinery.

Confers with and assists the Engineering Department in the implementation and modification of maintenance programs.

Maintains and services the external components of the dust collection system.

Tools :

Various hand tools including wrenches, pliers, hammers, screwdrivers, file, various power tools, saws, welding equipment, meters and measuring devices, battery charger/changer, welder (tig, stick), plasma cutter, personal computer, and other technology developed that may be required to meet operational needs.

Machines :

Forklift, pallet jack, aerial lift, stand up

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Mechanical aptitude, including a basic understanding of pneumatics, hydraulics, mechanical and piping systems and the ability to identify and understand mechanical components and their relationship in a mechanism in order to make repairs or improvements.

Knowledge of various machines, their operation and parts; and skill in using work-related tools including their design, benefits, repair and maintenance.

Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety rules and precautions of various mechanical/electrical systems.

Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose problems associated with work processes by applying job specific knowledge.

Ability to read and understand various set up/operational diagrams, schematics, drawings, manuals, and manufacturing specifications as it relates to plant machinery and equipment.

Individual must pass required maintenance testing and demonstrate hands on ability and or knowledge in the following areas: hydraulics, pneumatics, welding, power transmissions, lubrication, pumps, pipe rigging, mechanical maintenance, operation of shop machines, use of work-related tools, combustion, motors, schematics and print reading, basic AC and DC theory.

Prior industrial maintenance experience preferred.

For more information information, please contact me directly:

Paul Maharry

pmaharry@aerotek .com


About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.