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Maintenance Mechanic in Winchester, CT at Headway Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 2/7/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Headway Workforce Solutions is currently seeking a Maintenance Mechanic for a contract opportunity in Winsted, CT with our partner, an energy industry leader committed to creating innovative and sustainable solutions that move the world forward.

  • High School diploma
  • Technical Trade School
  • Associate degree in Facilities Maintenance is preferred.

Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge and use of elementary geometry, algebra and trigonometric principles together with complicated drawings, specifications, charts and tables.
  • Knowledge and familiarity of industrial equipment, tools, mechanical devices, and their uses to produce motion, light, power, technology, and other applications.
  • Ability to diagnose and knowledge of how to repair industrial machines or systems using required equipment, tools, etc.
  • Ability to plan, perform and make decisions as to the sequence of processes.
  • Problem-Solving skills required to analyze and determine the root cause and corrective action.
  • Ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
  • Ability to quickly and repeatedly make precise adjustments in moving the controls of a machine or vehicle to exact positions
  • Ability to follow directions and correctly follow a given rule or set of rules in order to arrange things or actions in a certain order.
  • Basic computer skills with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, etc.

  • Minimum of 3 years of related facilities and industrial maintenance experience required.
  • Minimum of 1 year in mechanical and maintenance repair; experience with maintenance of PC and/or CNC controlled production and plant equipment.
  • Minimum of 6 mos. of hands on use of machine shop tools and equipment (lathes, millers, grinders, etc.)

Physical Demands:

The 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 functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; push or pull with proper equipment. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Some areas have lifting equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Equipment Used:
  • Tool room equipment, welders, basic maintenance equipment, i.e., hand tools such as hammers, drills, pipe threaders.

Pay Rate: $18.00 - $20.00 per hour (based on experience)

Start Time: 6:30 AM

Headway Workforce Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Headway Workforce Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.