Maintenance Mechanic (PLC)

AFP Visalia Plant


Duties and responsibilities:

  • Working knowledge of Programmable Logic Control (PLC’s) ;
  • Working knowledge of electrical controls (level, pressure, etc.);
  • Working knowledge of motor control troubleshooting, wiring, and replacement;
  • Ability to calibrate instrumentation and controls (level, pressure, etc.);
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical blueprints, electrical schematic drawings, and PLC logic diagrams;
  • Ability to troubleshoot and replace failed sensors and other components such as fuses, relays, and pressure sensors;
  • Ability to troubleshoot electrical systems, controls, motors, etc.;
  • Ability to determine voltage and amperage for application. Must be able to identify a grounded motor through use of meter, replacement of motor and wiring of motor for proper voltage and rotation
  • Knowledge and skills working on industrial, mechanical, and electrical equipment;
  • Knowledge of and ability to effectively use computer software as it pertains to maintenance needs;
  • Knowledge of hydraulic systems, ability to install different types of pumps, understand dynamics of a pump system;
  • Understand basics of heat exchange and steam control systems with trouble shooting skills;
  • Ability to troubleshoot boilers and steam systems along with refrigeration specialist qualities;
  • Ability to perform preventative maintenance on all machinery and identify and write correct PM’s with suggested schedules;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience, Knowledge and Skills:

  • High School Diploma preferred
  • Must have good math and reading skills
  • Must have 3-5 years previous experience working with industrial, mechanical, and electrical equipment
  • Must be able to work any of 3 shifts