Reading, PA 
Posted 23 days ago
Job Description

About us: Since 1962, Southern Industrial and Southern Crane has helped install and maintain the manufacturing and industrial base that has fueled growth across the Southeast.

We have grown from a Carolinas-based crane and rigging company into the leading provider of operated crane services, rigging services, turn-key industrial construction and plant maintenance services in the Southeast.

Southern Industrial is seeking a Maintenance Mechanic for maintenance site in Reading, PA. This is a 40 hour per week and does not offer per diem. There is a $1500 sign on bonus offered, $500 after 90 days of employment and $1000 after 180 days of employment.

Position Requirements and Summary:

Associate of Mechanical Engineering Technology or High school graduate / GED and five years' experience in maintenance and repair work related to industrial production equipment maintenance. Requires ability to repair and maintain machinery, mechanical equipment, and production machines and equipment.

Essential Functions/Duties:

  • Troubleshoot mechanical issues on mechanical equipment, and production machines and equipment. production machines such as CNC lathes, CNC robots, heat treat furnaces, air compressors, HVAC and cooling tower systems.
  • Perform PM's to maintain machinery, mechanical equipment, and production machines and equipment. equipment, including test equipment for calibration.
  • Dismantle devices to gain access to and remove, repair or replace defective parts, using hoists, hand tools, and power tools.
  • Adjust functional parts of devices and control instruments, repair or replace defective parts, and install special functional and structural parts in devices and equipment.
  • Ability to diagnose and make repairs on a variety of plant equipment and systems.
  • Work with engineers or contractors on machine setups or to resolve machine issues.
  • Ability to use and operate hand and power tools such as electric drills, air drills, hand wrenches, welding and other tools as needed in a safe, efficient manner.
  • Enter and maintain records in the computer, including but not limited to Maximo work orders and preventive maintenance records.
  • Must have the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Analyze and resolve work problems.
  • Must have the ability to balance multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Skilled in both written and verbal communication.
  • As required, perform safety inspections of work area, equipment and tools in accordance with SIC policy to ensure compliance with government regulations, customer requirements, and SIC's safety program.
  • Knowledge of safety standards and precautions for plant maintenance and repair work.
  • Complete all Safety and general job training as required by SIC.
  • Observe SIC/Client Safety processes and procedures at all times.
  • Maintain a safe, clean and organized working environment.
  • Perform other job duties as assigned by Supervisor or Manager.

We offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package and are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
5+ years
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