Gear Box Technician
Mobile, IL 36605
Experienced Gearbox Mechanic
Repair and maintain mechanical and hydraulic components of Gearboxes and equipment such as fabricating machine tools, blue prints, hydraulic pumps, industrial tools and control systems.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Visually inspects and listens to machines and equipment to locate causes of malfunctions.
Dismantles machines and equipment to gain access to problem area.
Inspects and measures parts to detect wear, misalignment, or other problems.
Removes and replaces worn or defective parts of drive mechanism or hydraulic system.
Realigns and adjusts components such as spindles and clutches.
Locates damaged air and hydraulic pipes on machine, and measures, cuts, threads, and installs new pipe.
Starts machines and equipment to test operation following repair.
Repairs broken parts and maintains all tools.
Orders and replenishes parts and equipment needed to maintain tools.
Communicates with management timelines, production time and turnaround times.
Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations;
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Adaptability Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method according to the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
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 essential functions.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Ability to safely operate forklift and hoist. Ability to work in environments that are subject to extreme weather temperatures. Ideal candidate will have their own basic mechanical tools.