Klute Inc.
  • York, NE, USA
  • Full Time

Klute Steel of York, NE is growing and looking to hire a full-time Maintenance Mechanic. Would you like to work for an established steel fabrication company with a great reputation as an employer of choice? Do you want to work in a supportive and family-oriented team atmosphere? If so, please read on about this maintenance technician position. If this sounds like the perfect maintenance opportunity for you, apply today!

ABOUT KLUTE STEEL

A family-owned steel fabrication company established in 1961 by Don Klute and located in America's heartland, we have built honest relationships with customers for over 50 years. With an emphasis on the electric utility industry, we have the capabilities to handle a wide range of substation and transmission work including standard shape, tapered tubular, detailing, engineering, anchor bolts, grating, stairs, and platforms. Because we know how critical our customers' projects are, we hold ourselves accountable for delivering the best possible products on time and to specifications. Our team is true as steel! If there's an issue, we'll fix it, plain and simple.

While we've grown in size and expanded our services over the decades, our family values run deep and many of our employees have been with us for years. We believe in taking care of our people. We pay competitively and offer a full benefits package. Our work environment is far from corporate. We understand that our employees have lives outside of work and we're flexible when it comes to family events and functions. We've always been a proponent of overtime, believing that it allows our employees to earn more when we're busy.

PRIMARY PURPOSE AND FUNCTION

Inspects, conducts repairs and performs preventative maintenance on company trucks, trailers and forklifts.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build and assemble mechanical components according to requirements
  • Inspect machines, engines, transmissions etc. and run diagnostic tests to discover functionality issues
  • Conduct repairs aiming for maximum reliability
  • Troubleshoot reported problems and resolve them in a timely manner
  • Perform thorough maintenance on trucks, forklifts and trailers
  • Clean and apply lubricants to machinery components
  • Replenish fluids and components of engines and machinery
  • Provide consultation on correct maintenance and preventative measures to vehicle operators
  • Perform various plant maintenance activities.
  • Undertake other duties as assigned
  • Keep logs of work and report on issues

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES

Education

  • High School Diploma
  • Certification from a vocational school is a plus
  • Valid certification (ASE) is preferred
  • CDL License a plus

Experience

  • Excellent knowledge of machinery and hydraulic, electrical and other systems and their components
  • Aptitude in using various hand tools (screwdrivers, hammers etc.) and precision measurement tools (e.g. calipers)
  • Ability to follow established procedures and practices and read instruction, blueprints etc.
  • A strong commitment to all health and safety guidelines
  • Very good communication skills
  • A problem-solving ability
  • Very good physical strength and stamina

Other Qualifications and Requirements

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Standing and/or walking 80%
  • Stoop, kneel and reach 20%
  • Occasional lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Requires using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls
  • Ability to view computer monitor
  • Frequent alpha/numeric keyboarding

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Klute Inc.
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