Maintenance Mechanic in Paterson, NJ at Elite Staffing Inc.

Date Posted: 2/15/2021

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Job Description

Maintenance Mechanic


  • Sets up and operates machine and adjusts controls that regulate operational functions to ensure conformance to specifications.

  • Lubricate machinery, repair or change parts, and perform other routine machinery maintenance (i.e. mixers, pumps, valves, homogenizes, filter housings, forklifts, pallet jacks, etc.).

  • Lubricates, oils, or applies adhesive or other material to machines, machine parts, or other equipment, according to specified procedures.

  • Starts machine and observes mechanical operation to determine efficiency and to detect defects, malfunctions, or other machine damage.

  • Installs, replaces, or changes machine parts and attachments, according to production specifications.

  • Dismantles machine, removes machine parts, and reassembles machine, using hand tools, chain falls, jack, crane, or hoist.

  • Cleans machine and machine parts, using cleaning solvent, cloth, air gun, hose, vacuum, or other equipment.

  • Removes hardened material from machine or machine parts, using abrasives, power and hand tools, jackhammer, sledgehammer, or other equipment.

  • Collects and discards worn machine parts and other garbage to maintain machinery and work areas.

  • Transports machine parts, tools, equipment and other material between work areas and storage, using crane, hoist, or dolly.

  • Weld and/or repair tanks, vessels, tank stands, and tank frames.

  • Inventories and requisitions machine parts, equipment, and other supplies to replenish and maintain stock.

  • Records and maintains production, repair, and machine maintenance information.

  • Marks, separates, ties, aligns, threads, attaches, or inserts material or product preparatory to machine operation or to identify machine process.

  • Measures, mixes, prepares and tests chemical solutions used to clean or repair machinery and equipment, according to product specifications.

  • Communicates with or assists other workers to repair or move machines, machine parts or equipment.

  • Replaces, empties, or replenishes empty machine and equipment containers, such as gas tanks or boxes.

  • Reads work orders and specifications to determine machines and equipment requiring repair or maintenance.

  • Cuts, shapes, smooths, attaches or assembles pieces of metal, wood, rubber, or other material repair and maintenance machines and equipment.

  • Inspects or tests damaged machine parts and determines appropriate actions to affect repairs.


  • Experience: 5-7 years in a manufacturing/mechanical environment

  • Ability to lift and move objects up to 50 lbs

  • Ability to use various hand, bench, and power tools

  • Ability to perform general metal working carpentry, plumbing and electrical related repair

  • HVAC repair experience is a plus

  • Welding is a plus

  • Forklift repair experience is a plus

  • Boiler license is a plus


Temporary to hire 

 7:00AM - 3:30PM

Paterson, NJ


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