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Maintenance Mechanic

Schwing America Inc
Saint Paul, MN
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Concrete solutions to build our world.

Job Title:

Maintenance Mechanic





Job Grade:


Reports To:

Facilities Manager




Under limited supervision, trouble shoot repairs on production equipment and plant facilities and provide electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic preventive maintenance.

Essential Job Functions

  • Repair and perform preventive maintenance, facilities, high voltage, and production equipment, HVAC, company vehicles, yard trucks, forklifts, mobile cranes, tractors
  • Repair and report electrical problems or upgrades needed to comply with NEC and OSHA standards
  • Responsible for 24 hour “on-call” for plant equipment failure and emergency
  • Maintain buildings and grounds in appropriate condition, including painting and repairing of facilities, snow removal and lawn maintenance when required
  • Partner with equipment manufacturing service personnel on installation, training, set up, moving, troubleshooting and repair of equipment and facilities
  • Perform construction projects, structural and non-structural, to repair or improve facilities
  • Coordinate with supervisor for new building designs and equipment layout
  • Provide work direction to lesser experienced employees on preventive maintenance and grounds maintenance projects, as needed
  • Design and fabricate items or parts to upgrade production facilities or equipment to promote safety and efficiency
  • Observe problems, damages or potential safety hazards on daily travels through facilities and correct them or report them to supervisor
  • Request parts needed for a specific job and obtain necessary approval to make purchases
  • Complete reports on preventive maintenance and equipment repairs
  • Conduct periodic safety inspections on equipment
  • Manage hazardous waste program by receiving proper training; coordinate with safety manager and production personnel regarding spills and clean up; maintain waste areas for electrical bulbs, batteries, chemicals, etc.; ensure that waste is labeled properly; sign manifests for shipment and forward to safety manager


Physical Demands:

  • Perform work throughout the Schwing campus 100% of the time using the following equipment: common hand tools, specialty tools, test equipment, power tools, welding equipment, crane, forklift, and man-lift


  • Licensed maintenance electrician or qualified to work under the direct supervisor of maintenance electrician
  • Experience reading and interpreting blueprints, wiring diagrams, and hydraulic schematics
  • Experience with precision measuring tools and production and facilities equipment
  • Ability to solder, weld and braze
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent problem solving/troubleshooting skills
  • Self-motivated

Our Vision and Values

A belief in our vision and values is as important as your technical and/or professional expertise,

which is why our Job Descriptions are written with these in mind.

Our Customer is at the core of all we do. We provide leadership in these areas:


Uncompromising commitment to safety for our employees and customers

How we behave…

  • Follow company policies and procedures at all times
  • Report to your Supervisor or Manager any deficiencies in systems of work or equipment that may result in risk to health and safety or the environment
  • Use all personal PPE properly and in accordance with training received
  • Report any training needs to your Lead or Manager


Conducting ourselves with integrity and accountability through all facets of our business

How we behave…

  • We set high standards for our behavior and stick to them
  • We stand up for what we believe is just and good
  • We choose words and actions that are sincere, not misleading
  • We remain dedicated and self-controlled, even when challenged
  • We learn from mistakes and seize the opportunity to improve


Quality in everything we do

How we behave…

  • We deliver excellence
  • We strive for continuous improvement
  • We respond vigorously to change


Creating value through sustainable solutions

How we behave…

  • We bring new ideas to the way we do things
  • We are willing to try new things
  • We consider things from other peoples’ points of view
  • We embrace new thinking and technologies


Respectful collaboration with our customers, employees, affiliates, and suppliers

How we behave…

  • We do good things for each other, the environment and the community
  • We appreciate diversity and encourage it
  • We demonstrate team spirit
  • We are committed to doing things better and setting new standards in all that we do
  • We take pride in what we do and have fun doing it
  • We celebrate success and say thank you

This job description Is intended to give the employee an appreciation of the expectations for this position and the range of duties undertaken. Specific tasks and objectives will be agreed with the employee throughout the period of employment. The job description may be altered from time to time by the Company to reflect changes in the role and/or the needs of the business. Receipt of this job description and signature below does not constitute any kind of employment contract, real or implied. Schwing America is an “at will” employer and reserves the right to alter the conditions of employment for any employee.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Schwing America provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Schwing America Inc


Saint Paul, MN
55127 USA



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