Teknor Apex

  • Maintenance Mechanic

    Job Locations US-TN-Brownsville
    Job ID
    2018-2355
  • Overview

    Celebrating over 90 years…

     

    Teknor Apex Company is a privately held, global material science company founded in 1924 and headquartered in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.  We manufacture for our eight divisions in 9 locations in the U.S., and one each in Singapore, China and Belgium.

     

    In all our businesses we pride ourselves on our commitment to technical innovation, quality products and custom service.  Positions offered are both challenging and rewarding and have excellent growth opportunities.

     

     

    Responsibilities

    Join our team as 3rd shift Maintenance Mechanic supporting our manufacturing operation in Brownsville, TN. In this role you will be responsible for installation, service and repair of all equipment. Troubleshoot and repair mechanical equipment including pumps, motors, compressors, conveyors, blowers, dust collectors, fans, filters, heat exchangers, tanks, valves, gearboxes, extruders and other production equipment. Service, replace and repair hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical devices.You will be responsible for performing the following duties:

    • Install, maintain and repair piping systems.
    • Perform equipment PMs and complete work order documentation.
    • Have general knowledge of boiler room/facilities equipment such as boilers, pumps, de-aerator, control room, air compressors, chiller, dryers, pneumatic controls, valves & HVAC.
    • Operate maintenance shop equipment.
    • Read & interpret documentation such as drawings, manuals and technical bulletins.
    • Use electrical tester to safely check power, fuses, breakers and switches.
    • Operate a forklift, scissor lift and jenny boom.
    • Plan and organize individual work.
    • Install service and repair all equipment in a timely manner.
    • Have and maintain proper hand tools.
    • Maintain good housekeeping throughout plant and shop.
    • Understand and follow all safety procedures.
    • Other duties and related responsibilities as required

    Qualifications & Competencies

     

    • High school diploma/GED
    • 1-3 years practical experience in related fields.
    • Be able to lift thirty pounds over their head at least 4 times in 8 hours.
    • Be able to climb and work from Ladder.       

    Teknor Apex has a long-standing history of caring for its employees.  We are committed to the philosophy of providing employees with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.

    • Medical w/prescription drug coverage
    • Dental and Vision
    • Life Insurance
    • 401k w/company match 
    • Paid Holidays and Vacation
    • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Employee Wellness Program
    • Service Recognition
    • On-Site Medical Clinic

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