Elite Staffing Inc.
Maintenance Mechanic
At a glance
Location: US-MO-Richmond Map
Posted: 03/05/2021
Closing: 04/04/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: At least 5 year(s)
Elite Staffing Inc.
Job description

Maintenance Mechanic

Maintenance Mechanic: This position is responsible for performing real-time troubleshooting and repair along with  general assembly and chemical plant improvements.  This position also has direct  responsibilities for preventative maintenance

Job Duties: 

• Works with Management, the Plant Superintendent and Production Supervisors, and  technicians to schedule and conduct necessary repairs on a prioritized basis; • Work directly with Management on the development and perpetuation of the prioritized  Maintenance schedule of repair, PM’s, and new installation

• Routine completion of Preventative Maintenance; 

• Conducts project planning including a written plan for job execution including time and  cost estimates to complete the assigned task; 

 • Schedule outside contractor work, monitor their work status, complete the contractor  checklists, and verify cost estimates vs. invoices; 

• Works with gear, diaphragm, and mag-drive pumps; 

• Conducts pipework fabrication and welding (when qualified);  

• Completes maintenance and repairs on boilers, air compressors, chillers, cooling  tower fans and circulation pumps, generators, as well as respective checklists;  • Repairs chemical hoses, reactors, tanks, lines, and other miscellaneous plant  equipment;

• Provides on-call and overtime support as needed in the evenings and other required times as

• Acts in a stewardship capacity for the Company, works as a functional member of the team,  has ability to self-direct and self-regulate work-day; 

• Participates in all environmental and safety training as required by Federal, State, County,  and Local regulations as well as company policies; 

• Suggests improvements for safety and compliance;  

• Promptly reports any safety incidents and participates in incident investigations as  requested; 

• Executes tasks and project responsibilities as outlined from Maintenance Meetings, Daily  Updates, and Compliance & PM Scheduled activities and does so with independent time  management that may result in a change of tasks planned for the work day.

• Additional duties may be added or removed


• Minimum education and practical work experience: high school diploma and/or 5 years of  experience in the maintenance field or in a related area, or a suitable combination of  education and relevant experience; 

• Specialized technical/aptitude experience:  minimum of 5 years of experience and  demonstrated proficiency with fluid transfer pumps of hazardous chemicals, screw pipe  fitting, pipe welding and/or other structural welding, 3-phase 480V electrical, motor and  gearbox installation, rigging, and preventative maintenance; 

• Ability to safely and effectively operate heavy equipment, i.e. tractors, snorkel lifts, fork lifts,  bobcats, etc.; 

• Extensive knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the  chemical manufacturing industry; Previous work and/or substantial knowledge of,  including commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures, within in the thermoset  polymer industry or other liquid chemical processing and manufacturing is a strongly  considered asset; 

• Demonstrated organization, facilitation, communication and presentation skills;

• Ability to prioritize workflow and organize diverse material and ability to handle multiple,  competing and changing priorities; ability to perform and problem solve effectively without direct supervision within established time limits and ongoing deadlines

• Ability to interact and communicate effectively and professionally verbally and in writing, and  to provide exceptional service internally and externally; 

• Relevant computer skills for this position include knowledge and experience with Microsoft  Office applications.  Displays adaptability in learning the use of relevant software and displays  comprehension of fundamental computer practices and database management. 

Physical Demands 

While performing the duties of this position the employee is regularly required to sit and talk and  hear.  The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with  hands and arms.  The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, bend and reach, and may  occasionally ride in a motor vehicle.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 lbs  and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 lbs. 

2nd shift: 3pm-11pm
3rd shift: 11pm-7am 
$30.00-37.00/hr DOE
plus OT
Permanent w/ Benefits 
Richmond, MO 64085  

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Maintenance Mechanic