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Rough Mill Maintenance Apprentice

Date Posted: 1/28/2014

Job Title: Rough Mill Maintenance Apprentice
Department: Rough Mill
Division: Rough Mill


SUMMARY: 
General maintenance and preventative maintenance for Rough Mill systems and equpiment. This will comply with safety policies and require improvement through 5S and TPM practices.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
Include the following. Other duties may be assigned as deemed necessary by the immediate/acting leadership.

  • Diagnoses trouble, plans and performs all mechanical operations necessary to modify, dismantle, repair, overhaul, and rebuild all types of equipment.
  • Has general knowledge of types of tooling required for equipment repair.
  • Keeps equipment and work area in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Makes temporary fixes and writes up work order for follow up with permanent repairs, when needed.
  • Works independently and with minimal guidance and supervision.
  • Lubricates as required.
  • Performs work in other areas.
  • Performs routine paperwork and recordkeeping.
  • Works from work order requests and daily schedules.
  • Performs equipment startups and shutdowns.
  • Follows lockout/tagout policy.

QUALITY: 
All associates have the responsibility to meet all of the requirements for their work processes the first time, every time; nonconformance is not acceptable.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS:
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. In addition, all associates need to be flexible to rotate to various areas within the Company as needed.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

LANGUAGE SKILLS: 
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 speak effectively before groups of customers or associates of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Ability to read and compute measurements based on a basic tape measure.

REASONING ABILITY:
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.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate 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 associate is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The associate frequently is required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The associate is occasionally required to climb or balance. The associate must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth, perception, and ability to adjust focus.

If the associate is color blind, he or she will be able to "assist" in maintenance involving electrical work; however, he or she absolutely could not be the primary person terminating or installing electrical wiring.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing 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 associate is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The associate is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemical; outside weather conditions; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.