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Multi-Skilled Mechanic-PQ Corporation in Kansas City, KS at PQ Corporation

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Ø  Perform a variety of trade functions including, but not limited to electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, pipefitting, welding, steam/hot water systems, rotating equipment, burner and ignition systems, liquid and dry handling equipment, and minor instrumentation. 

Ø  Repair, install and maintain all plant equipment, buildings, utilities and services utilizing the skills noted above. 

Ø  Troubleshoot equipment problems and make necessary repairs.  Also assist operations personnel in troubleshooting process problems. 

Ø  Perform preventative maintenance tasks required for plant equipment. 

Ø  Assist in determining causes of equipment failures and recommend corrective actions to improve plant reliability. 

Ø  Write and revise maintenance department safe job procedures. 

Ø  Assume on call duties according to the planned rotation. 

Ø  Participate in lead operator shift turnover briefings. 

Ø  Interact with and oversee contractor activities within the unit. 

Ø  Assist in managing capital project work as directed by the unit manager. 

Ø  Make recommendations for spare parts inventory.  Including new items and min/max of existing parts.  Maintain designated critical spare parts inventory that is not kept by the storeroom. 

Ø  Upon completion of repairs, removes tools and other work related items from the plant.  Maintain the maintenance shop area in a clean and safe manner. 

Ø  Actively participate in established health, safety, environmental and quality programs/processes. 

Ø  Conduct all tasks associated with this position in a safe and efficient manner. 

Ø  Perform other duties as instructed to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the unit including job assignments in other classifications.

Job Requirements

A high school diploma or equivalent, technical or advanced schooling preferred, computer experience highly desirable.
* At least 5 years of industrial electrical experience in a manufacturing environment.
* Demonstrate skills in the area of repair, installation and maintenance of electrical systems and components.

* Experience with instrumentation and PLC’s beneficial.
* Be capable of performing maintenance on rotating equipment, pneumatics, steam/hot water systems and dry powder handling systems.
* Ability to provide maintenance coverage on a call in basis according to a planned rotation.
* Effective verbal and written communication skills to interact within various levels of the organization.


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