Maintenance Mechanic - East Chicago

USG Corporation East Chicago , IN 46312

Posted 3 months ago

USG is an industry-leading manufacturer of building products and innovative solutions. For more than 115 years, Chicago-based USG has developed award-winning wall, ceiling, flooring, sheathing and roofing products that enable customers to build the outstanding spaces where people live, work and play. With almost 7,000 employees across North America and operations around the world, we are steadfastly committed to our core values: safety, innovation, quality, integrity, service, diversity and efficiency.

Our employees are the backbone that supports our organization. That's why we hire people for careers, not jobs. We offer benefits on Day 1, including medical and dental, paid sick days, and paid vacation and holidays. Plus, providing competitive pay and separate investment and retirement plans help secure our employees' futures. Each year, we have hundreds of employees who celebrate milestone anniversaries with us find out how you can join our team and build your career with USG:

Position Description:

  • Ensure operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on: motors, pneumatic tools, hydraulic systems, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.

  • Locate sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments such as laser alignment tools, stethoscope, tachometer, infrared camera, ultra sound and vibration analysis tools.

  • Remove defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand /power tools.

  • Determine changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using tape measures, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.

  • Adjust functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges.

  • Maintain equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.

  • Conserve maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.

  • Provide mechanical maintenance information by answering questions, requests and completing feedback documentation.

  • Maintain technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and reviewing technical publications.

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

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

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

  • Mechanical / Technical Understanding - Mechanical Fundamentals: mechanics, lubrication, understanding maintenance documents, pumps, piping systems, welding/cutting (stick, mig, tig and torch). Mechanical power transmission: basic mechanics, bearings. Hydraulic power transmission: basic hydraulics, hydraulic troubleshooting. Basic pneumatic: Pneumatic Principles, Reciprocating Compressors, Rotary Compressors, Primary Air Treatment, Secondary Air Treatment, Piping, Hoses, and Fittings, Directional Control Valves, Pressure-Control Valves, Pneumatic Cylinders, Pneumatic Motors.

  • We offer competitive wage rates ranging from $25.30 to $32.53 per hour

  • cb*

  • Must have ability to work off of blueprints

  • Must have arc welding experience

  • Must have experience with cutting torch and plasma cutter

  • Must have experience with motor/pump alignment

  • Must have experience with the installation of welded, threaded and PVC piping

  • Industrial fabrication experience

  • Must have experience with the use of basic shop equipment (i.e. drill press, stationary band saw, pedestal grinder, etc.)

  • Basic knowledge of rotary valves and dust collector systems

  • Understanding of basic rigging principles and equipment

  • Must have basic mechanical troubleshooting skills

  • 5 years' experience as a mechanic in an industrial manufacturing setting

EOE including disability/veteran

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Electrician East Chicago

USG Corporation

Posted 2 weeks ago

VIEW JOBS 8/29/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-11-27T00:00 For more than 110 years, Chicago-based USG has been a leader in producing innovative, award-winning products and systems to build everything from major commercial developments and residential housing to home improvements. USG's nearly 9,000 employees are committed to the highest levels of customer satisfaction and quality in everything we do. Our steadfast commitment to the company's core business values – innovation, quality, integrity, service, diversity, efficiency and safety – have helped us become the company we are today. Our employees believe strongly in what we do – in fact, 92% of our manufacturing employees surveyed anonymously said that they would recommend USG products to a friend. And we take care of our employees. We offer benefits on Day 1, including medical and dental, paid sick days, and paid vacation and holidays. Plus, providing competitive pay and separate investment and retirement plans help secure our employees' futures. Each year, we have hundreds of employees who celebrate their 25th, 35th, and even 45th service anniversaries with us, providing a family atmosphere for those who make a career with us. Find out how you can join the team and build your career: Position Description: 1. Battery maintenance 2. Operation of electrical test equipment including voltmeter, megger and amprobe 3. Install, perform preventive maintenance & troubleshoot motor control & lighting systems using wiring schematics 4. Motor starters - size & change overloads & heaters 5. Three phase motor wiring termination 6. Motors: perform preventive maintenance, troubleshooting & repairing 7. Motor brakes: perform preventive maintenance, troubleshooting & repairing 8. Advanced control system troubleshooting including PLC control using wiring schematics 9. Burner controls: perform preventive maintenance, troubleshooting & repairing 10. PLC & associated hardware - installation, troubleshooting & repair 11. PLC main components familiarization 12. PLC hardware wiring 13. Interpret instrumentation schematics/symbols 14. Instrumentation equipment - install, troubleshoot & repair 15. RTD's & Thermocouples - install, troubleshoot & repair 16. Ink jet printer systems - install, troubleshoot & repair 17. Use HMI screens to troubleshoot and understand process controls 18. Understand AC motor/VFD theory 19. VFD power & control wiring 20. VFD installation & configuration 21. Parameter modifications 22. VFD troubleshooting & maintenance 23. Conduit & cable tray design , layout and installation. 24. Transformer sizing & wiring 25. Fuse, wire sizing, & conduit fill ratios 26. Install various electrical controls 27. Interpret electrical schematics & symbols 28. Identify motor data 29. Basic understanding of NEC codes We offer competitive wage rates ranging from $28.27 to $35.49 per hour 1. Must have a basic understanding of electrical concepts such as 480 volt and 2300 volt. 2. Must have an understanding of NFPA 70E code. 3. Must be able to accept "on-call" responsibility. 4. Must be able to perform basic welding tasks. 5. Must be able to run rigid aluminum conduit. 6. Must have a safe working history. 7. Must have demonstrated an excellent attendance history. 8. Must have the ability to effectively handle multiple tasks 9. Must have excellent basic mathematic skills. 10. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills 11. The ability to work at heights and in confined spaces. 12. Must have basic PLC and VFD drive knowledge. 13. Must demonstrate the ability to work without direct supervision. 14. Must pass a basic electrical skills test. USG Corporation East Chicago IN

Maintenance Mechanic - East Chicago

USG Corporation