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Equipment Mechanic 1 Job Description

Primary duties include, but are not limited to; the safe repair of various kinds of electrical/mechanical equipment including disassembly, measurement, data collection, repair, re-assembly and testing. The equipment may include AC and/or DC motors, pumps, gearboxes, housings, etc. Includes the proper use of testing and measuring equipment such as multi meters, micrometers, calipers, feeler gauges, bearing bore gauges. Keeps work area and surrounding equipment clean and organized. Performs housekeeping as required at the facility to maintain a professional presentation – (follows 5S guidelines)


  • Performs initial evaluation of equipment to determine operation or run condition.
  • Includes the use of test equipment as dictated by the specific equipment and situation.
  • Records testing and troubleshooting information on applicable forms.
  • Dismantles equipment maintaining identification of each component part, labeling and/or photographing as necessary.
  • Segregates and direct dismantled equipment to appropriate workgroups for applicable repairs or clean up.
  • Advises supervisor of required new and/or remanufactured parts, if necessary.
  • Re-aggregates cleaned, repaired and/or replacement parts from other work groups and with the assistance of a technical documentation, performs re-assembly and final testing per Customer, EASA, OEM, or other specifications.
  • Utilizes precision measuring instruments to check accuracy of work.
  • Documents final testing on applicable forms.
  • Return all completed job cards, initial & final test documentation, photos, etc. to the shop office.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Requirements & Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or the Equivalent. A Certificate or Associates Degree in an electrical / mechanical related field preferred.
  • A minimum of 1 to 3 years’ experience in electrical / mechanical repair or servicing or completion of an accredited EASA or military training program.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team as applicable.
  • Requires diagnostic troubleshooting, disassembly, measurement, data collection, repair, re-assembly, testing and safety abilities.
  • Requires oral and written skills to effectively communicate with co-workers, shop staff, supervisors and managers.
  • Ability to weld using MIG, TIG, STICK and PLASMA ARC preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to read and understand complicated blueprints, drawings, sketches and work instructions.
  • Demonstrated good mechanical aptitude.
  • Demonstrated ability to diagnose mechanical problems.
  • Demonstrated skill in working with hand and pneumatic tools. (impact wrenches, torque wrenches for example)
  • Ability to read calipers, mics and other measuring devices.
  • Must be physically able to lift in excess of 50 pounds, as needed.
  • Strong attention to detail and organization skills are essential.
  • Ability to multi-task between several jobs/tasks simultaneously.
  • Consistent sense of urgency with problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are needed to work well within the entire organization, at all levels.
  • Basic computer knowledge and MS office suite. (clocking in and out, scanning bar codes, ph.)

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