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Maintenance Mechanic - Facilities & Maintenance
The Dixon Group
The Dixon Group
Job Location: Dayton, NJ 08810, USA
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Facilities & Maintenance
Requisition Number: MAINT005005
Job Details

Richmond Foundry is looking for a Maintenance Mechanic to join our team in Dayton, NJ! This person will be responsible for keeping plant equipment, machinery, and tools in good operating condition. The work involves a wide range of methods and procedures on a variety of routine and non-routine duties to adequately and properly diagnose, dismantle, repair, lubricate, and reassemble equipment. Candidates should be able to troubleshoot basic mechanical assemblies to determine whether a pump, gearbox, hydraulic system or pneumatic system can be repaired or needs to be replaced, whether to replace or repair worn parts, and amount of lubrication needed. The position requires some lifting, climbing, standing, walking, crouching, squatting, bending, and kneeling.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Perform preventative maintenance on production equipment
  • Repair all production equipment as needed
  • Perform breakdown analysis
  • Perform general housekeeping
  • Work independently under limited supervision (self-management)

Core Competencies:
  • Experience with basic electrical systems (starters, fuses, contacts, relays)
  • Experience with conveyers and airveyers (air cylinders, diverters, sensors, motor/speed controls)
  • Experience with electrical systems (installation, frequency drive, troubleshooting)
  • Experience with electronics (level probes, flow meters, drives/VFDs, etc.)
  • Experience with gearing and gear boxes (rebuilds, ordering parts, machining parts)
  • Experience with hydraulic systems (high pressure cylinders, pumps, valves, troubleshooting)
  • Experience with preventive maintenance
  • Experience with pumps (trouble shooting, replacing seals/motors, understanding specs)
  • Experience with schematics (electrical blueprints with switches, starters, maps, relays)
  • Experience with inspecting, trouble shooting, repairing, and/or replacing mechanical components such as motors, reducers, drive chains, sprockets, sheaves, pulleys, rollers, conveyor belts, bearings, and transfer plates.
  • Experience with mechanical systems (gear boxes, chains, sprockets, motors, seals, bearings)
  • Experience with product manuals (reading and applying knowledge to make repairs)
  • Experience with trouble shooting mechanical breakdowns (pinpointing and fixing breakdowns)
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed in this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required and are subject to change. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The Dixon Group is an equal opportunity employer. It is the Company`s policy and practice to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals, as well as to administer all personnel actions, compensation and benefits, without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry or national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, veteran status, military service, or any other factors protected by applicable law. This policy extends to all employees and applicants and to all aspects of the employment relationship.





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Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Loyal: Shows firm and constant support to a cause



Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help



High School or better.



3-5 years: Maintenance/Electrical Experience

Licenses & Certifications


The Dixon Group

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Disclaimer:  Dixon is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Dixon about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Dixon via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Dixon. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Dixon as a result of the referral or through other means.


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