Maintenance Mechanic
Company: Greif
Location: LaPorte , TX (+2 more)
Category: Mechanics, Skilled & Trades, Manufacturing
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 1/16/2019

Maintenance Mechanic

  • Maintenance position within a manufacturing environment.
  • Focus on supporting the preventative maintenance process including lubrication and inspection, general maintenance tasks, such as but not necessarily limited to assembly and disassembly of components, problem troubleshooting and correction.
  • Support all production and physical plant equipment in the facility



  • Perform all duties in a safe and collaborative manner and immediately report any potentially dangerous conditions or other safety concerns to the supervisor
  • Start up and shuts down equipment in accordance with operation’s requirements, company safety procedures and OSHA requirements for machine activation and shutdown.
  • Perform basic mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic maintenance tasks in a safe, efficient manner, which supports the continuous improvement process within the facility.
  • Diagnose and repair activities with detailed working procedures.
  • Determines materials, replacement parts, and tools/parts needed to proceed with logical approach to repairs, maintenance and rebuilds.
  • Set-up, adjust, calibrate, and operate equipment; perform layout and bench work; inspect, dismantle, repair, rebuild, assemble, weld, install and lubricate machinery and mechanical equipment throughout the manufacturing facility.
  • Inspect for defects, misalignment, wear, insufficient lubrication and determine best process for making repairs with limited interruption to production.
  • Assist in maintaining building needs (heating and cooling systems)
  • Disassemble moves and/or relocates existing equipment and install new equipment.
  • Provide for safe disposal of all toxic materials and supplies.
  • Maintain tools and work area in a safe, neat and secure manner.
  • Maintain daily work logs and update equipment and component records, and if applicable, electronic Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
  • Maintain preventative maintenance and lubrication schedules.
  • Promote and comply with good safety practices and habits, including but not limited to, use of all PPE, ensuring guards and safety features are working.
  • May train others on maintenance activities, including preventative maintenance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Technical or professional certification preferred and/or completion of an appropriate apprenticeship program.



  • 2+ years experience and/or equivalent training in a manufacturing or industrial environment


Knowledge and Skills

  • Basic mechanical, electrical, hydraulics and pneumatic skills. Understanding of preventative maintenance process.
  • Ability to operate machines and hand-tools relevant to a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to troubleshoot mechanical problems and take initiative to correct or seek immediate assistance.
  • Ability to assemble and disassemble equipment.
  • Ability to read and follow equipment manufacturer’s specifications. circuits, etc.
10850 Strang Rd
LaPorte, TX 77571
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Houston, TX 77041
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Baytown, TX 77523
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