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Shift Mechanic in Santa Clara, CA at Allied Reliability Group

Date Posted: 11/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Maintains, repairs and installs any mechanical and mechanically related equipment associated with the operation of the plant. Responsible for the work performed by the personnel in the Maintenance Mechanic Apprentices and other assigned personnel under the direction and authority of supervision. Makes decision in carrying out any job activities when working on shift without direct supervision.


  • Repairs, maintains, and installs plant's machines, equipment and systems. Assembles, disassembles or installs mechanical equipment working from engineering drawings, field sketches, other related documents and verbal field instruction needed to perform assigned duties. Updates drawing and documentation as required.
  • Uses and operates tools of the trade and any equipment used in performing work of the craft (including, but not limited to, mechanical carpentry, painting, etc.).
  • Adjusts, repairs and replaces any faulty parts in plant machinery and equipment.
  • Performs preventive maintenance.
  • Rigs, builds scaffolding and uses scaffolds and ladders necessary to accomplish assigned work.
    Completes records and reports (including but not limited to, MCMS, SAP, Log sheet, Oil log, etc.).
  • Receives, transports and ships equipment as required.
  • Operates automotive equipment as required (including, but not limited to, payloader, trucks, forklifts, etc.).
  • Maintains, diagnoses malfunction and repairs automotive equipment, other related internal combustion powered machines and rolling stock.
  • Operates vehicles to move and position loads (including, but not limited to, machinery, equipment, materials, etc.)
  • Assists and performs incidental work of the Shift Electrician as required.
  • Participates in the emergency response team.
  • Participates in the safety, continuous improvement, communication process, and good housekeeping programs as established within the plant.
  • Performs other related duties consistent with the nature of the job as directed by supervision.
  • Available for absences, illness, vacation and extended LOA's.
  • On any shift vacancies, (call-offs, vacations, etc) the scheduled shift mechanic will arrange their own coverage. Calling the off duty shifter's first, then the shift relief second


The employee should hold the following abilities:

  • Licensed Forklift driver.

               Know LTT for work area.

  • Know how to use SAP.
  • Understand the plant safety guidelines and pass all required safety training.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English
  • Must be able to understand verbal and written instructions

             Must possess strong communication and organizational skills

  • Must have the ability to multi-task
  • Must have strong internal and external customer service skills
  • Must work well in team environment
  • Must be able to work independently

      Must be able to secure and maintain fork lift drivers license

Must have to ability to do basic mathematical calculations


The employee must be able to:

o Operate a computer or other keyboard instrument


The employee should have the following:

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent is required

           Related experience and/or training in an industrial environment

            Proof of legal authorization to work in the United States

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be drug and alcohol free

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT The employee should possess the ability to:

  • Regular attendance on site and the ability to work varying or rotating shifts

           Wearing respirator protection - frequently

  • Exposure to hot/cold temperature- continuously

             Exposure to noise- continuously

            Lifting/carrying/moving up to 50 pounds

  • Sitting- frequently


              Standing- continuously

  • Twisting and Bending - continuously
  • Walking — frequently
  • Hand/Eye Coordination— continuously