Facilities Mechanic in Granite City at Elite Staffing Inc.

Date Posted: 9/22/2022

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Job Description

Facilities Mechanic

Building Maintenance Mechanic/ Facilities Technician


Under the direction of the Maintenance Manager and/or Maintenance Foreman, Maintenance Mechanics install, overhaul, dismantle, construct, inspect, replace, test and make mechanical and electrical repairs to buildings and mechanical equipment such as boilers, compressors, sprinklers, piping, plumbing, production and material handling equipment and controls.

Job Duties:

• Installs, overhauls and repairs production and other equipment

• Operates and overhauls, electrically and mechanically, all boilers, compressors, sprinklers, cooling towers and pumps as needed

• Installs and maintains all plant piping, such as steam, water, air, gas and chemical lines

• Welds and fabricates necessary for repair or projects

• Maintains interior and exterior of buildings including windows, drain spouts, roofs, floors, ceiling, etc.

• Performs plumbing repairs as required

• Reads and interprets blue prints and schematic diagrams

• Troubleshoots and accurately diagnoses equipment problems and makes plans to perform repairs

• Requisitions parts and tools

• Assembles parts and tools necessary to perform repairs

• Coordinates the scheduling of repairs with department managers

• Performs preventative maintenance as directed

• Performs various inspections on safety equipment

• Inputs and retrieves information from the AS/400 main frame

Additional Job Duties include:

• Actively participates in adhering to plant housekeeping requirements by picking up trash, sweeping work areas, and returning materials and equipment to their proper locations

• Adheres to all safety and work rules

• Participates in training for lock out/tag out procedures and confined space entry, as well as OSHA training

• Assists and trains new employees

• Assists in emergency evacuations

• Adheres to and follows job specific SOPs

• Assists and trains new employees

• Maintains regular and on-time attendance

Job Requirements:

Formal training in electrical, building and machine operation

• Education or equivalent experience in electrical circuitry, including AC/DC, motor controls, hydraulics, pneumatics, pipe fitting, and hoist and crane repair

• High school level reading and writing, visual acuity to read blue prints, diagrams, operating instructions, labels, meters, gauges, documents and instructions

• 3 to 5 years work experience in an industrial environment

• Ability to safely operate manual and electric tools

• Experience with boilers, compressors and sprinkler systems is preferred

• Knowledge of PLCs is preferred

• Available to work up to 12 hours per day on rotating shifts, that could include weekends and holidays

Equipment used:

• Fork trucks, propane and electric

• Overhead cranes

• Upenders

• Jib crane

• Lathes

• Various small hand tools

• Power saw

• Mills

• Shears and knives

• Coil grabbers

• Welding equipment

• Testing devices

• Personal protective equipment

Permanent plus benefits (2 weeks vacation, federal holidays, dental paid / Vision and Health paid by employee

$29.92-34.85/hr plus OT


(4 days on and 3 days off then will work 3 days on and 4 days off)

Mon-Friday plus weekends

Granite City, IL

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