Job Description POSTED: OCTOBER 2020 SUMMARY Under general
supervision of the Mechanical Shop Manager, the Mechanical Systems
Technician works to, assemble, install, debug, and troubleshoot
various types of industrial equipment.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities This list of duties and
responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to
include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem
necessary from time to time. Read and interpret assembly blueprints
or specifications manuals and plan assembly or building
Has an understanding of the build process and how to make minor
mechanical changes as needed
Position or align components for assembly, manually or using
hoists or lifts
Lay out drill, ream, tap, or cut parts for assembly.
Set up and operate metalworking machines, such drills, grinders,
saws, hammer drills, etc.
Understanding of pneumatics and hydraulics
Measure and layout floor plans for systems using mathematics as
Verify conformance of parts using measuring instruments, such as
calipers, gauges, or micrometers.
Work both independently and as part of a project team.
Must have own set of tools
Must be able to work nights and weekends is required
Travel is required
Other responsibilities as assigned.
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
Education/Experience High school diploma and 3 years of related
experience and/or training
Courses toward a recognized technical training program
Language Skills Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents
such as general business periodicals, professional journals,
technical procedures or government regulations.
Ability to write reports, business correspondences, and
instruction/procedure manuals. Ability to write correspondences and
Ability to effectively communicate and present information one
on one and in group situations to customers, clients, vendors and
other employees within the organization.
Mathematical Skills Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and
divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common
fractions, and decimals.
Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.
Ability to measure and calculate in inches, tenths and
Reasoning Skills Ability to apply commonsense understanding to
carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram
Professionally to deal with problems involving several concrete
variables in standardized situations.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and
draw valid conclusions.
Efficiently interpret an extensive variety of technical
instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several
abstract and concrete variables.
Technology Skills Requires the ability to operate a wide variety
of standard office equipment, such as a computer and keyboard, a
calculator, telephone, FAX, photocopier, etc.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite programs including Word,
Excel, Power Point, and Outlook
WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS The work environment and
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
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or touch
objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is
regularly required to stand; walk; reach above shoulders; and
stoop, kneel, or crouch, lift and/or move drawings, files, manuals,
and metal parts weighing up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities
required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
COMPANY POLICY/PROCEDURE COMPLIANCE Follow all company policies
and procedures as outlined in the employee handbook.
The above statements reflect the general details necessary to
describe the principle functions of the occupation described and
shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work
requirements that may be inherent in the occupation.