Journeyperson - Maintenance Mechanic
Posted on: February 15, 2021
GILLIG LLC is the largest and most dependable manufacturer of
Heavy Duty Transit Buses in North America. Our customers are in all
50 states, and include cities, counties, transit districts,
universities and major private fleet operators. We are
headquartered in Livermore, CA.
ABOUT THE ROLE
The Journeyperson Maintenance Mechanic duties include day-to-day
preventive maintenance tasks, equipment repair, and fabrication
necessary to maintain the facility and manufacturing equipment.
This includes PLC's, VFD's, conveyors, grinders, fans, tools, heavy
equipment, etc. As an Industrial Maintenance Technician, you must
have the ability to read and understand mechanical\electrical
diagrams and technical repair manuals. Performs other maintenance
duties as required to promote overall plant productivity and safety
effectiveness. This position is being offered on 2nd shift (2:00
p.m. - 10:30 p.m.).
Responsible for the maintenance and repair of
processing\manufacturing equipment: Air Compressors, Conveyors,
Industrial Fans, Electric Motors, Electric/Pneumatic tools, Gear
Ability to effectively communicate with other employees in the
facility, both verbally and in writing.
Reads and understands mechanical and electrical prints, diagrams,
and technical repair manuals
Knowledge of process automation equipment: Proximity Switches,
Transformers, Relay's, Limit Switches, HMI's and PLC's within a
Will install, maintain, and repair automated machinery. The
technician should be familiar with VFD's, gearboxes, reducers, and
pumps, as well as pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
Ability to change in between assignments quickly (unscheduled
Ability to complete assigned duties with little or no supervision
Applies knowledge of occupational hazards and necessary safety
precautions applicable to maintenance work.
Operating personal lifts and material handling tools and
Experience using industrial material handling equipment which
includes: Overhead Cranes, Rigging, Forklifts, Boom Lifts, Etc. for
the purpose of relocating a variety of complex, heavy equipment and
Knowledge of fabrication and machine tools including: OxyAce
torch\welding equipment, Welding (SMAW, GMAW, and GTAW), Drill
Press, Band Saws, Plate Shear, Etc.
Understanding of OSHA regulations and implementation of safety
Ensures manufacturing processes are capable with respect to quality
Willing to share ideas, techniques, and procedures with
Ability to troubleshoot mechanical breakdowns and repair as
Ability to make steel fabrications via measuring, cutting, bending
Knowledge in the general repair of processing\manufacturing
Must have own basic set of tools and the skill in the use and care
of those tools.
Maintains a safe and productive work environment.
Follow all GILLIG safety policies and procedures.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned and/or required.
High School Diploma
Vocational training or AA/AS degree is a benefit.
Strong ability in all areas of electrical maintenance, including
3-phase motors, variable frequency drives, controls, and
troubleshooting is required.
Industrial Mechanic Technician candidate must demonstrate
competency by passing skill test(s).
Minimum of 3-5 years maintenance experience in a manufacturing
Candidates should have a good driving record.
Other Skills: Technical Understanding, Technical Zeal, Deals with
Uncertainty, Basic Safety, Power Tools, Attention to Detail,
Flexibility, Supervision, Job Knowledge, Quality, Productivity.
About the environment
Ability to lift 50lbs and carry for short distances up to 20ft.
While performing the duties of the job you may be required to
stand, walk, climb ladders, and reach above your head with hands
May be required to walk/stand for approximately 80% of working
Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision,
distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to
No limitation in the proper use of respiratory protection
May be required to work on elevated equipment and platforms, above
20ft, to complete work.
Work Environment (relevant PPE to be provided)
Ability to work in both conditioned and non-conditioned workspaces
for prolonged periods of time.
May be exposed to equipment/processes which produce high decibel
Work in close proximity to high energy devises such as electrical
switchgear and pressure vessels.
May be exposed to chemical odors in the workplace.
We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to
work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor work
visa's now or in the future
After 125 years, GILLIG holds strong to its family values and focus
on its employees and customers. Our motivated and dedicated
employees have a passion for quality and customer satisfaction.
We are committed to building buses that connect communities,
eliminate congestion, and contribute to a greener environment.
Our Company pride is exemplified by the thoughtful design and
quality craftsmanship present in every GILLIG bus. GILLIG's
steadfast focus on quality and unwavering commitment to exceptional
customer service sets us apart from our competition.
In compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, GILLIG has
a longstanding commitment to provide a safe, quality-oriented and
productive work environment consistent with the standards in which
the company operates. Drug abuse poses a threat to the health and
safety of GILLIG employees and to the security of the company's
equipment and facilities.
For these reasons, GILLIG is committed to the elimination of drug
and alcohol use and abuse in the workplace. All applicants must
pass a drug test before beginning work.
GILLIG offers an excellent compensation and benefits package
including 100% company-paid premiums for medical, dental and vision
for employees and their families. Other benefits include a unique
401k profit-sharing plan.
GILLIG is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action
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