Mechanic Gen Maint Lvl C

Mountaire Farms
Baltimore, NC
United States
Job Description

Industrial Maintenance Technicians repair, program, inspect, troubleshoot, maintain, and adjust equipment and machines to provide optimal performance.

Recent Trade School Grads are welcome! Hiring on 2nd or 3rd shifts.

Position responsibilities include:

  • Perform “preventive maintenance” (PM) checks during the week. This includes temperature checks and visual inspections of all equipment in your area of responsibility that has been identified.

  • Ensures optimum operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and processing machinery.

  • Document findings of weekday inspections on the PM route sheet for equipment so work can be scheduled accordingly.

  • Order parts for your equipment

  • Make sure that the parts room has the correct parts.

  • Make a rebuild parts list for your equipment.

  • You should know what type of motor, belt, etc. that your equipment needs in order to run efficiently.

  • Before performing maintenance on machinery make sure that you have all required PPE, locks and correct parts needed.

  • When removing parts from a piece of equipment, tag them or store them so they can’t be lost and can be identified later for possible repair.

  • Adjust process equipment/support system’s devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, lasers, and straightedges.

  • Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.

  • Fabricate and repair parts by using general machine shop, welding equipment, instrumentation, and equipment.

  • Must be able to read a tape measure and be familiar with fine measurements’ including the use calipers, micrometers, and gauges.

  • Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests.

  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.

  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

  • After maintenance is complete on machinery, perform an operational check on the piece of equipment and ensure lockouts have been removed before leaving work areas.


  • Three years of maintenance experience within the industrial mechanical field preferred and poultry experience highly desirable.

  • Associate's degree and certifications will be considered.

  • Able to use manuals and measuring instruments to ensure optimum operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance procedures for conveying systems, and process equipment/systems; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.

  • Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation and listening for problem.

  • Able to remove defective parts by disassembling equipment, using hoists, cranes, hand and power tools.

  • Problem Sensitivity with the ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

  • Need to be able to read/understand drawings i.e., exploded views, orthographic views and assembly drawings.

  • Perform General Physical Activities requiring considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.

  • Able and willing to lift between 40 - 60lbs.

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.

  • Ability to work in extreme cold/hot environments.

  • Able to perform strenuous work in wet/damp environments.