• Maintenance Mechanic

    Job Locations US-CA-Exeter
    Day shift (and as needed)
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Waterman Valve
  • Overview

    Control downtime and maintain production, safety and quality by ensuring operation of machinery and mechanical equipment.

    Waterman Valve is and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices. Waterman Valve will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or service member status, marital status, citizenship status (In IL - sex, including same sex, ancestry, order of protection status, physical or mental disability, military status, pregnancy, unfavorable discharge status, gender identity or expression, and genetic information or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. 


    • Perform work involving keeping machines, electrical, mechanical and hydraulic equipment, or the structure of an establishment in repair. 
    • Duties involve welding, machining, repairing electrical, hydraulic and mechanical equipment. 
    • Use tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices. 
    • Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, or the physical condition of buildings does not deteriorate. 
    • Inspect, operate, or test machinery or equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions. 
    • Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, or parts catalogs, as necessary. 
    • Assemble, install, or repair wiring, electrical or electronic components, pipe systems, plumbing, machinery, or equipment. 
    • Inspect drives, motors, and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters, or perform other maintenance actions, following checklists. 
    • Clean or lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, or other parts of machinery. 
    • Adjust functional parts of devices or control instruments, using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, or straightedges. 
    • Repair or replace defective equipment parts, using hand tools and power tools, and reassemble equipment. 
    • Record type and cost of maintenance or repair work. 


    To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: 

    • Interpersonal Skills - Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control. 
    • Judgment - Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process. 
    • Motivation - Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence. 
    • Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently. 
    • Professionalism - Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments. 
    • Quality - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Monitors own work to ensure quality. 
    • Quantity - Completes work in timely manner; Works quickly. 
    • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions. 
    • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time. 
    • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction. 
    • Initiative - Seeks increased responsibilities; Asks for and offers help when needed. 



    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/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 



    High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 


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