Machine Repair Technician
Racine, WI US / Kenosha, WI US / Milwaukee, WI US
Posted 29 days ago
Job Description

This position provides functional support to the maintenance department to install, repair, rebuild and otherwise maintain heavy duty and highly complicated precision machine tools and equipment requiring a broad knowledge of mechanics, machine design, machining practices and techniques.


· Lay out repair parts; perform minor fabrication of parts using mills, lathes, grinders, etc.
· Perform basic welding using established practices and techniques.

· Proceed with minimum supervision; instructions and guidance provided on repairs to project work when required.

· The use of ladders, raised platforms, caged lifts, and manual climbing on equipment at various heights up to and including 35 feet is required.

· Diagnose machine malfunctions and operating difficulties; effect repairs and adjustments, either temporarily to keep machine in production, or permanently if required and feasible.

· Rebuild machines and overhaul troublesome components and attachments to involve dismantling, inspection, machining and/or replacement of purchased parts.

· Perform skilled operations including but not limited to fitting and aligning of bearings, spindles and shafts.

· Oversee work of Machine Repair apprentices and trainees, or other trades personnel of lower classification.

· Perform machinist's work having to do with the installation of new machine tools or relocation of existing machines to involve erection, leveling, fitting, and aligning operations.

· Work from machine design drawings, specifications, and handbook formulas.

· Perform general maintenance duties as assigned.

· Complete all required paperwork, quality records, documents, etc.

· Comply with all safety and work rules and regulations.




Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
5+ years
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