Maintenance Mechanic - 2nd Shift in Sebastopol, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 7/16/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
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  • Pay Rate
    $22.0 - $24.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Maintenance Mechanic - 2nd Shift 7 pm start time

Job Summary:

The Maintenance Mechanics is responsible for performing corrective and preventative maintenance for the entire plant under the direction of the Plant Engineering Manager. Also participates in installations and renovations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoot and repair production equipment and facilities including machines, water, etc.
  • Responsible for cleanliness of the production and maintenance areas during and after repairs.
  • Completes required documentation for repairs and maintenance.
  • Makes safety a top priority in all tasks.
  • Maintains constant communication with the production team before, during and after repairs.
  • Provide support for capital equipment and equipment upgrade and implementation projects.
  • Continuous Improvement:
    • Proposes and implements equipment optimization to improve reliability and to reduce repair times.
    • Suggests optimizations for the Preventative Maintenance Schedule.
    • Makes general suggestions for improvements.
  • The company charges all employees with the responsibility to fully participate in all company policy and program initiatives for Food Legality, Food Safety, Food Quality and Food Defense; each employee, no matter their position or job function serves a key role in contributing to safe, quality food.
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Minimum five year experience with mechanical repairs in a production environment
  • Five Years of experience in a Food Production Environment
  • Trade experience, e.g., welding, fabrication, soldering, hand tools, carpentry, machining, etc.


  • Working knowledge of machinery and facilities repair principles including:
    • Mechanical
    • Electrical (Basics)
    • Electronics (Basics)
    • Hydraulics
    • Pneumatics
  • Knowledge of safety protocols in a production and plant setting


  • Ability to troubleshoot, isolate and resolve mechanical problems
  • Effective communication skills
  • Strong follow-up and follow-through skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Strong prioritization and time management skills
  • Adaptable to shifting priorities
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Willing to work alternate shifts and rotate as needed
  • Bilingual Spanish/English desired, fluency not required

Equipment Used

  • Hand tools (wrenches, screwdrivers, ratchets, saws, cutters, punches, etc.
  • Power tools (various saws, drills, grinders, etc.)
  • Pneumatic tools (cut-off wheels, grinders, chisels, sanders, etc. )

Budget/Supervisory Responsibility

  • No fiduciary responsibility other than to manage company resources and expenses appropriately.

Work Environment

  • Constant exposure to the production floor and yard with customary noise levels, vehicles and equipment present. Exposure to electricity, machines and power tools.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer!