Maintenance Mechanic at CareersUSA

Pennsauken, NJ 08110

About the Job

CareersUSA, a leader in the staffing industry with over 36 years of experience, has another job opportunity for you:

Our client is seeking a Maintenance Mechanic in Pennsauken, NJ.

Earn $19.50 per hour at this full-time, temp-to-hire position. Work 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 2:30 PM to 10:30 PM.

Job Description:

  • Performs all production equipment setups as required to meet operational needs
  • Supports and completes preventive and planned maintenance of mechanical, electrical and utilities equipment including but not limited to; cleaning, inspecting, setup, diagnosing, replacement, testing and continuous improvements.  Is able to diagnose malfunction in machinery and equipment.
  • Inspect visually and listen to machines and equipment to locate causes of malfunction.
  • Identifies and reports the need for repairs to Maintenance Management.
  • Crosses over with previous shifts’ maintenance and production employees to review the schedule and current runs, identifying repair needs and plan product changeovers
  • Effectively communicates with other departments in a professional manner at all times on equipment repair status
  • Works within the maintenance team to accurately communicate and document events so that others have the most effective information to solve problems
  • Leads in the diagnoses of mechanical/electrical malfunctions in machinery and equipment, as well as, in efforts associated with plant shut-down maintenance work
  • Knowledge of fabricating, assembling and installing mechanical/electrical systems using tools associated with the task
  • Building and installing new and enhanced equipment through continuous improvements upgrades
  • Works closely with Engineering, Maintenance Managers and Master Mechanics on projects as needed
  • Enhances knowledge and skills of mechanical and electrical systems with on the job training techniques
  • Completes all tasks while strictly adhering to all required industry guidelines to include and not limit to; Plant Safety, Food Safety, SQF and all internal/external audits


  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • 2+ years of maintenance mechanic experience and familiarly with 85% of plant machinery
  • Experience working with manufacturing equipment including 3 phase motors, control wiring, 24VDC, 120VAC, 208/220VAC, 480VAC
  • Experience with Controls for Conveyor Systems, Pneumatics, Hydraulics, Pumps and Valves
  • Knowledge of and ability to comprehend and troubleshoot production machinery (i.e. Fillers, Rinsers, Cappers, Case Packers, Case Formers, Coolers and Pasteurizers)
  • Knowledge of Drill Press, Chop Saw, Port-a-Band, Sawzall and other maintenance tools preferred
  • Knowledge or experience with Multi-Meters, Amp Probes, Meger Ohm Meter, Panelview
  • Familiarity with Lock-Out Tag-Out Authorized, Hot Work, Confined Space and HECP Training preferred
  • Basic computer literacy as evidenced by the ability to go online and conduct basic searches on the Internet, check email, create and send with attachments and use basic email features
  • Ability to read, write and interpret documents in English such as safety rules, procedure manuals, operating and maintenance instructions
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics
  • Ability to use a variety of measuring tools and test equipment
  • Ability to work independently, with limited supervision
  • Requires mechanical aptitude

Equipment and Tools Used:

  • Manlift, Powertools, Hand tools, Panelview Controls, Production Machines, X-Ray Equipment, all types of Photo Eyes, Light Curtains, and Conveyors
  • Kitchen equipment and Pumps, Milling Machine, Lathes and Drill Pres
  • Lock-Out Tag-Out Equipment, Gear and HECPS
  • Computer and Printer
  • Champs Maintenance Software
  • Ladders and carts
  • Ammeters, ohmmeters, voltmeters, oscilloscopes and motor megger
  • Digital Multimeter and clamp-on AC current reader
  • RTO calibrator, RTO Milliamp and Calibrator/simulator

Working Conditions:

  • The temperature in work areas varies
  • Regularly required to stand, walk, bend, stoop, kneel and crouch, climb stairs and ladders
  • Occasionally lifting and carrying items <50lbs and carrying objects <10lbs. Pushing and pulling objects <30lbs.
  • Use of finger dexterity to handle or feel objects and tools, reaching and grasping
  • Regularly works with moving parts, vibration and electrical current

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