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1st Shift Maintenance Mechanic

Lockport, Il
Seeking a Maintenance Mechanic on 1st shift for a great company in Lockport.  Direct Hire opportunity with a great company that treats their employees like family, enjoy company picnics, catered meals, etc.  Lots of room for advancement and start with a great salary. 

Hours are 8am-4:30pm.
Job Purpose: The Maintenance Mechanic will perform a variety of activities to maintain plant equipment and facilities in optimum operating conditions. These activities include scheduled preventive maintenance and emergency/break down repairs, performing mechanical, pneumatic, electric, plumbing, mechanical lines and other repairs and installation as needed.  This position reports to the Facilities Director.
  • Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.
  • Being proactive on things around all facilities that may be in need of repair before they malfunction.
  • Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, forklifts, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts.
  • Traveling to multiple facilities within 12 miles.
  • Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.
  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges.
  • Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.
  • Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.
  • Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.
  • Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests.
  • Prepares mechanical maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications; establishing personal networks.
  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Using a CMMS software to answer repair needs and other requests.


  •  5+ years of industrial maintenance experience.
  • Experience with electrical, plumbing, mechanical and pneumatics.
  • Ability to read blueprints (schematics a plus).
  • Experience with PLC troubleshooting a plus.
  • Experience in packaging, food, and molding preferred.
  • Preventative Maintenance.
  • Possess a positive attitude with a strong work ethic.
  • Owning tools for repairs of all trades.
  • Work van/ truck for tools and transferring materials and tools.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • High School Diploma or GED (General Education Degree). Language Skills Sets:  
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must have knowledge of email and excel. They must also know how to use a CMMS program for communication.
  • Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.
  • Must be able to activate phone systems utilizing keyboards and buttons.
  • Must be articulate and comfortable speaking in front of others.


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