Mechanic B


Maintenance Mechanic - HIRING IMMEDIATELY - Downingtown, PA

Maintenance Mechanic


Eligible for annual wage increases

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Medical (two plans, an HMO plan and an HRA/PPO plan)

Dental (basic and comprehensive coverage)

Vision (included with the HMO plan)

Prescription drug coverage

401K with a 4% company match (Eligible to participate after one year of service as an employee)

New Hire Wellness Bonus (see plan details)

Healthcare and Dependent day care flexible spending accounts

Livongo diabetes program

Corporate discounts

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Summary: Diagnoses mechanical and minor electrical problems associated with all equipment in a manufacturing environment. Responsible for installation, maintenance & repair of all equipment concerned with plant operation, services & buildings including storage & inventory of spare parts. Use basic hand and specialty tools for repair equipment in accordance with established safety procedures

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Duties performed by employees in this position will include, but not be limited to the following:

Read blueprints & wiring diagrams for the installation & repair of equipment and the facility.

Examines mechanical equipment to diagnose trouble. Disassembles, repairs/replaces parts and maintains machinery and mechanical equipment, such as motors, pumps, conveyors, belts, fans, etc.

Develops simple types of experimental & operating equipment.

Cleans, lubricates & adjusts functional parts of mechanical devices as necessary.

Minor electrical repairs including 3-phase, 440 & PLC, new installations of equipment, replaces and tests electrical circuits, equipment, and appliances.

Uses precision measuring tools/devices, hand tools and testing instruments.

Inspects and test electrical equipment, lighting, signal, communication, and power circuits.

Isolates defects in wiring, switches, motors, and other electrical equipment using testing instruments such as ammeter, ohmmeter, voltmeter, testing lamp, or growler.

Assists in the replacement of faulty switches, sockets, and other elements of electrical systems.

Assist in dismantling electrical transformers & lighting fixtures into position.

Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures, including lock-out/tag-out.

Ensures electrical work conforms with requirements of local building and safety codes.

Inspects completed repairs.

Requisitions new parts and equipment.

Maintains a clean and orderly work area throughout the shift.

Communicates problems encountered throughout the shift to the Plant Engineer.

Installs lighting fixtures and replaces bulbs and ballast.

Performs carpenter, plumbing, and painter related work.

Operates any equipment needed to perform job.

Performs other related duties to contribute to the success of the operation as assigned by supervision.

Repair parts that require minor machine work & welding. Uses gas & electric welding equipment.

Has operating knowledge of all production & service equipment


JOB SPECIFICATIONS: 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 Abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: High school education or G.E.D. Must take & pass (within allowable limits) a mechanical & electrical aptitude questionnaire. Previous related experience is mandatory.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Basic mathematical ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide multi-digit numbers including fractions Ability to perform these operations using units of American weight, measurement, and volume.

MECHANICAL SKILLS: High degree of knowledge of equipment and aptitude for understanding mechanical systems through formal training and/or education. Be able to perform repairs (including electrical). Uses and/or make special attachments when necessary. Certifies to operate forklift. Trained in lock out/tag out procedures.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Ability to express through verbal or visual aid and able to write numbers and time in clear, understandable messages. Must be able to read, write & understand basic English. Able to communicate effectively, get along with coworkers & management and deal effectively & professionally under pressure.

REASONING ABILITIY: Job requires making decisions based on established guidelines regarding running or shutting down on defective work and operational problems/difficulties of all kinds. Plans repair procedures for most efficient accomplishment of job at hand. Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry but detailed and simple written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving concrete variables in standardized situations. Uses high degree of ingenuity in solving all types of maintenance problems.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee

to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals

with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

· Minimal 8.0 hour shifts/rotating shift schedule.

· Required to stand & walk continually.

· Frequent lifting up to 10 pounds, occasionally will lift & carry up to 40 pounds and occasional assisted lifting & carrying

up to 100 pounds.

· Frequent pushing/pulling up to 40 pounds.

· Frequent bending, stooping, kneeling & reaching.

· Frequent repetitive finger movement.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee

encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable

individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

· Constant noise levels above 85db.

· Constant dry/dusty (paper) environment.

· Constant work around machinery & forklifts.

· Steel toed footwear, safety glasses & hearing protection is required.

· May experience temperature extremes based on outside temperature.

Pactiv Evergreen Inc. (NASDAQ: PTVE) is a leading manufacturer and distributor of fresh foodservice and food merchandising products and fresh beverage cartons in North America and certain international markets. It supplies its products to a broad and diversified mix of companies, including full service restaurants and quick service restaurants, foodservice distributors, supermarkets, grocery and healthy eating retailers, other food stores, food and beverage producers, food packers and food processors. To learn more about the company, please go to the company website at

Downingtown is a borough in Chester County, Pennsylvania, 33 miles west of Philadelphia. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 7,891. Downingtown was settled by English and European colonists in the early 18th century and has a number of historic buildings and structures.

The plant was built in 1979, manufactures paper cups and cartons, and has approximately 200 employees.

Pactiv Evergreen is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Pactiv Evergreen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, religion, creed, age national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or other characteristics or statuses protected by law. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please call (847) 482-4320 or email

All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines and applicable laws.


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Full Time
76 days ago

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