Mechanic

Prichard, AL 36610

Posted: 10/29/2018 Industry: Skilled Labor Trades Job Number: 47726 Pay Rate: $18.00/hour
Summary
Repairs and maintains combustion engine driven machinery and mechanical equipment by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Observes mechanical devices in operation and listens to their sounds to locate causes of trouble.
Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts.
Examines form and texture of parts to detect imperfections.
Inspects used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements.
Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments.
Repairs or replaces defective parts.
Installs special functional and structural parts in devices.
Lubricates and cleans parts.
Starts devices to test their performance.
Sets up and operates drill press, grinder, and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts.
Initiates requisition for parts and machines.
Repairs electrical equipment.

Qualifications
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
Two years of college; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and
small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with
10' s and 100' s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight
measurement, volume, and distance.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished
in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in
standardized situations.

Computer Skill To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of
Internet software.

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met
by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to
finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally
required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must
regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds and
occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an
employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing
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