Machine Repair
Indianapolis, IN 
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Job Description

Job Title:

Machine Repair

Job Description:

General Description

  • Repairs, adjusts and maintains all types of machinery and mechanical equipment.
  • Maintains and repairs all types of delicate mechanical instruments and related equipment in accordance with prescribed standards.
  • Develops and builds a variety of special machines, attachments and miscellaneous mechanical equipment.
  • May make complex, original setups on a variety of machine tools to machine first run production parts.
  • Locates and corrects tool trouble, routing errors, etc.

General Requirements

  • Diagnoses trouble, dismantles, inspects, cleans, repairs, replaces and fits worn or damaged parts, reassembles and adjusts all types of machine tools, miscellaneous machinery, mechanical equipment, etc.
  • Improvises setups and operates a variety of machines, such as lathes, grinders, mills, drills, shapers, planers, hydraulic presses, saws, etc., and performs hand scraping and filing as required.
  • Performs any miscellaneous duties incidental to the repair and maintenance of mechanical equipment.
  • Uses precision measuring instruments, such as micrometers, squares, gage blocks, indicators, etc.
  • Installs, adjusts, calibrates, disassembles, cleans, repairs, reassembles and checks a variety of mechanical instruments.
  • Develops, builds, fabricates, fits and alters parts and rebuilds a variety of special machines, machine attachments, fixtures, miscellaneous machinery, mechanical equipment, etc.
  • Positions, installs, aligns, sets and adjusts a variety of locating fixtures, dies, jigs, tool holders, guides, cutting tools, stops, feeds, speeds, etc., in accordance with prescribed specifications.
  • Improvises set-up changes, recommends routing changes, etc., until parts are produced which meet production dimensional and quality requirements.
  • Makes, changes, adjusts, repairs and reworks tooling, sharpens cutting tools, etc. As required.
  • Works from blueprints, sketches, verbal and written instructions.
  • Handles parts manually or with the aid of material handling equipment.

Required Qualifications

  • Must have completed a formal apprenticeship OR have 8 years of equivalent training to qualify as a Journeyman.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Must have a thorough knowledge of machine construction, functions and methods of repair and adjustment.
  • Must have knowledge of shop math and be able to read, interpret and work from blueprints. Should be physically capable of performing heavy lifting, climbing, etc.

Working Conditions and Hazards

  • Good shop conditions.
  • May be required to work in cramped positions, high above floor level, in oils and greases, etc.
  • Must be able to qualify and pass the company truck driver physical examination.

Primary Location:

Indianapolis, IN

Additional Locations:

Allison Transmission is an equal opportunity employer. We have opportunities for all qualified applicants regardless of age, race, color, sex, religion, creed, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status or any other protected class.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
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