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Precoat Metals Industrial Maintenance Technicians Need at our Plant at 4301 South Spring Ave, St Louis MO 63116 as well as two plants in Granite City, IL off of Route 3

Posted: 08/27/2023

Industrial Maintenance Technicians Needed

At our St. Louis Plant at
301 S Spring Ave. St. Louis MO 63116 
at two Granite City, IL plants 9 Konzen Court, Granite City, IL 62040 and 25 Northgate Industrial Drive, Granite City, IL


Under the direction of the Maintenance Manager, Industrial Maintenance Technicians 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, line equipment and controls.
Essential Job Functions:

Troubleshoot using working knowledge of programmable controllers, electronics, circuit analysis, mechanics, hydraulics, and pneumatics
Performs plumbing and pipefitting duties as required on plant piping, such as steam, water, air, gas, and chemical lines
Operates and repairs electrically and mechanically, all boilers, compressors, sprinklers, cooling towers and pumps as needed
Read and interpret machine electrical and mechanical drawings
Reads and interprets blueprints and schematic diagrams
Installation, modification and fabrication of equipment and systems to meet production needs and schedules
Welds and fabricates as necessary for repair or projects
Maintains interior and exterior of buildings including windows, drain spouts, roofs, floors, ceiling, etc.
Inputs and retrieves information from the Maintenance Management/PM System
Participate in continuous improvement in safety, quality and housekeeping.
Performs preventative maintenance as directed
Performs various inspections on safety equipment
Requisitions material, parts and tools
Communicates clearly from one shift to another and to the Production Foreman and Maintenance Manager
Coordinates the scheduling of repairs with department managers.
Maintains clean and organized work area according to 6S standards Other Duties and Responsibilities:
Actively participates in adhering to plant housekeeping requirements by picking up trash, sweeping work areas, and returning materials and equipment to their proper locations
Use computer to enter and retrieve information
Maintains regular and on time attendance

Adheres to all safety and work rules
Adheres to job specific SOPs
Assists and trains new employees
Reads and comprehends instructions regarding new equipment, equipment changes and/or procedural changes
Performs miscellaneous assignments as directed 
Critical Demands:
Hand, eye and feet coordination to operate fork trucks
Hand and eye coordination to operate welding equipment, lathes, drills, saws and other equipment

Squat, kneel or stoop frequently to perform job duties
Reach or extend forward for long periods of time to perform job duties

Ability to read and comprehend written materials such as blueprints, SOPs, work rules, etc.
Ability to comprehend and follow oral and written instructions
Frequently lift and carry up to 50 pounds
Walk or stand for extended periods of time
Stamina to work in extreme temperatures
Ascend and descend stairs to reach all areas of plant
Perform work from ladders or platforms at various heights
Dexterity to operate computers in order to enter or retrieve information
Communicate verbally or in writing with others

Unrestricted limitations on physical movement in order to safely operate complex, high speed equipment
Repetitive use of hands to press buttons and operate line controls
Occasional twisting of the neck and trunk
Experience and ability to make quick decisions when supervision is not readily available
Person cannot be color blind 
Tools and Equipment Used:
Fork trucks, propane and electric
Overhead cranes
Jib crane
Various small hand tools
Power saw
Shears and knives
Coil grabbers
Welding equipment
Testing devices
Personal protective equipment 
Work Environment:
Periodic temperature extremes, including temperatures over 90 degrees
Some work areas located on 2nd or 3rd floor
Concrete or asphalt floors
Exposure to high levels of noise
Exposure to dust
Periodic exposure to fumes from paints and chemicals used in coating processes
Use of respirator required while performing some job functions 

Job Requirements:
Four or more years of experience repairing and troubleshooting pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical, and electrical systems, to include the following over-head cranes, forklifts, hoists, 3 phase motors, variable speed drives and controls, and heavy industrial wiring and/or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience
Ability to read and comprehend work orders, equipment manuals, blueprints, and electrical schematics.
High school diploma or GED
Ability to read and write clearly, and communicate effectively with co-workers, vendors, and supervisors.
Understanding and demonstrated ability to apply troubleshooting techniques
Does require training checklist and demonstration of skills
Available to work up to 12 hours per day on rotating shifts, that could include weekends and holidays
6 to 12 months previous experience on a coating line is preferred 
Supervisory Responsibilities:
To Apply

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