Mechanic A

Blue Diamond Growers Sacramento , CA 94204

Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Summary:

Under general supervision maintains, repairs and overhauls plant equipment as directed. Uses tools such as MIG, TIG and Stick welders to fabricate sheet metal projects from drawings. Follows Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's) and safety procedures while performing job duties.

Job Description:


Performs a wide variety of mechanical maintenance and repair of production equipment and machinery using a variety of hand, gas and electrical powered tools. Engages in the welding and fabrication of parts as required. Responds to emergency calls and makes immediate repairs to prevent production down time. Participates in machinery trouble-shooting. Assembles and reassembles equipment; examines and tests mechanisms. Inspects and calibrates instrumentation. Tests equipment and adjusts calibration to ensure equipment is functioning is within specified standards. Interprets technical documents (prints, manuals) as required. Promotes occupational safety standards; gives others feedback on their safety performance. Performs electrical installations; installs wiring and conduit safely in compliance with company, state, and federal regulations.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum number of year(s) of experience required in addition to education plus type(s) of functional experience

  • 5 years

Other required type(s) of functional experience (e.g. Production/Operations, Accounting, Forklift Operator, Inventory Control, etc.)

  • Skilled in fabricating items using a welder and sheet metal

  • Experience interpreting and acting on written and verbal job instructions and reports, technical manuals and data.

  • Knowledge of general maintenance activities and procedures

  • Experience operating company vehicles and equipment such as (e.g. forklift, man-lift, crane, etc.)

  • Must demonstrate the mechanical and relationship skills necessary to work on sophisticated production equipment. Requires knowledge of company specific machinery and equipment, and pneumatic/hydraulic systems.

  • Current welding certificate required.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain forklift certification.

  • Must have own tools to efficiently perform job.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with automation equipment

  • Experience determining causes of machine downtime, poor quality or performance

  • Experience installing support equipment, machines, hoses, basic wiring, and lubrication

Educational Requirements:

Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent.


High School/GED (Required)

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Blue Diamond Growers (BDG) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. BDG provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information. BDG also complies with all provisions of the U.S. Government's Executive Order 11246 dated September 24, 1965 and the rules, regulations and relevant orders of the Secretary of Labor.

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