Role details

Maintenance Mechanic

Hartford   •   USD45,000 - USD50,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Working the third shift Friday to Monday, at a growing company
  • Three weeks paid vacation, along with time and a half overtime.

About Our Client

Distribution of a wide array of dairy products of the utmost quality, including cheese, fluid milk, extended shelf-life milk and cream products, cultured products and dairy ingredients. We are one of the top ten dairy processors in the world,

Job Description

Knowledge of electrical schematics and abilities to troubleshoot basic control circuit wiring. This includes motor control circuits, variable frequency drives, motor diagnosing and main / secondary branch electrical circuits.

  • Ability to effectively use a VOM meter, amp probeAbility to navigate and comprehend HIM screens associated with all filler machines and processing equipment.
  • Knowledge and comprehension in liquid filling



Product pumps

    • Component identification
    • Comprehensive knowledge and use of technical manual



  • Knowledge of the boiler, plant air and ammonia refrigeration systems in order to maintain daily operations. Demonstrate knowledge of the ice builders, condensers, refrigeration compressors, pumps and valves. Must be able to determine normal operating conditions within the systems and proper start-up and shut down procedures.
  • Must be flexible in weekend / shift rotation schedules.
  • Must possess skills in routine welding and fabricating repairs.
  • Must be able to complete assigned pms, work orders and other duties as assigned within a timely manner with limited supervision.
  • Must be proficient in requisitioning / maintaining parts inventories to ensure an uninterrupted flow of parts through the department.
  • Knowledge of Waste Water Treatment Plants.
  • Oversee and operate the WWTP within set limits as defined in the Industrial Wastewater Permit.
  • Maintain accurate records, logs, files and reports on a timely basis
  • Ensure daily inspections are conducted of the plant and plant equipment
  • Maintain equipment and utilize the Preventative Maintenance Program
  • Oversee the sludge operation and third party hauler
  • Maintain and update as needed, operational and troubleshooting guidelines; and Standard Operation Procedures for the WWTP operation
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Keep supervisor informed of any changes in operating procedures, any unusual circumstances and any actions planned to resolve problems
  • Be prepared to discuss plant operations with visitors to the plant in a professional manner
  • Maintenance and cleaning of effluent, sampling equipment
  • Maintenance and cleaning of influent and effluent metering equipment
  • Maintenance and cleaning of all pipes and pumps
  • Maintenance and cleaning of Wastewater Treatment Lab
  • Completion of preventative maintenance work orders
  • Wastewater testing as needed (in-house)
  • Daily sampling per city industrial permit
  • Recording of daily readings and plant activities as needed

The Successful Applicant

  • Basic Computer Skills.
  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Knowledge of safety programs and procedures.



Position Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



EDUCATION and/or Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent; and three to five years' related experience, and/or equivalent combination of education and experience; prefer completion of trade school or apprenticeship program.

What's on Offer

Distribution of a wide array of dairy products of the utmost quality, including cheese, fluid milk, extended shelf-life milk and cream products, cultured products and dairy ingredients. We are one of the top ten dairy processors in the world,

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