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Maintenance Mechanic - 2nd shift

Nichols Portland, LLC | Portland, ME 04101

Nichols Portland, LLC

Nichols Portland, LLC is looking for a talented individual to join our night shift maintenance team.
The work schedule for this position is 2nd Shift 2:00pm -10:00pm Monday - Friday


  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment (either electrical/electronic and programmable or mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic)
  • Support equipment modifications, redeployments and equipment installations
  • Support and work with production departments and engineering personnel to continually improve facility and equipment maintenance program
  • Detect and report improper operation, faulty equipment, defective materials and unsafe & unusual conditions to supervisor with improvement suggestions
  • Maintain necessary records
  • Adhere to strict safety and cleanliness standards including utilizing provided equipment to minimize risks
  • Perform other duties as required or directed


  • High School Diploma/GED Required
  • 2 Year Technical Degree Preferred

Special knowledge, capabilities, qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years of maintenance experience with mechanical focus
  • Ability to read and understand department related drawings and manuals including mechanical drawings, diagrams and blueprints
  • Ability to use electrical, electronic and PLC testing and diagnostic equipment (Electrical)
  • Knowledge of basic circuit design (Electrical)
  • Familiarity with applicable state, local and federal codes
  • Capability to troubleshoot and repair both electrical and mechanical equipment preferred
  • Working knowledge of lockout-tagout procedures and appropriate OSHA standards
  • Ability to anticipate and pro-actively address problems
  • Maintain positive attitude
  • Ability to work independently, in a team environment and with outside vendors and contractors

Job related demands (i.e. physical, travel)

  • Ability to lift and move objects up to 35 lbs. without assistance and following the company's safe lifting guidelines for objects greater than 35 lbs.
  • Frequent moving of materials and equipment to gain access for repairs
  • Performance of tasks on ladders and in lifts above floor level
  • Ability to bend, squat, kneel, walk, stand, sit, and reach in order perform the essential duties of the job
  • Ability to work in small spaces
  • Ability to work in an environment with dust, noise, oils and other chemicals
  • Ability to work with only general work direction and instructions regarding the scope of assignments, determine priority and order of assignments, and use considerable discretion in selecting procedures and techniques
  • Exercise of creative problem solving and critical decision making skills
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing technical publications, and/or participating in professional associations

We offer a very competitive starting salary, 15% shift premium for evening shifts, a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, disability, 401(k) savings plan, quarterly bonus, educational assistance & more!

In addition to our benefits package, we offer extra incentives such as referral bonuses, reward & recognition opportunities and employee appreciation events.

Nichols Portland, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/D/V


Posted On: 03/07/182018-03-07
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: Manufacturing
Job Type: Regular
Job Status: Full Time
Pay Type: Hourly Wage
Similar Jobs: Within 25 miles of 04101, Manufacturing

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