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Maintenance Mechanic/Craftsman

The Okonite Company
Santa Maria, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $31 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, life insurance, medical, 401k,
Job Description

The Okonite Company, an employee-owned manufacturer of cable products has an immediate opening for a full-time, experienced maintenance mechanic/Craftsman in a fast-paced, manufacturing support role for our Santa Maria, California facility.

We are seeking a Maintenance Mechanic to work in a heavy industrial environment. Minimum requirements include: High school graduate or equivalent and minimum 3 years experience working as an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic. Duties include forklift repairs, install/maintain/repair and testing of all facility equipment including manufacturing machines, utilities, buildings and grounds. Welding/brazing, use of precision measuring equipment and blueprint reading capabilities required. Industrial trade school or college courses preferred. Must have own tools - Annual tool allowance provided.

The successful candidate will possess the following attributes/skills:

· Ability to pass a pre-employment maintenance exam

· Industrial machine maintenance experience

· Proficiency with welded repairs and fabrication using stick, MIG, TIG

· Sheet metal fabrication

· Experienced with an engine lathe (Not CNC):

· Cutting internal and external threads

· Cutting chamfers, radii, tapers

· Polishing, reaming, parting

· Various materials: plastic, steel, brass, aluminum, stainless

· Experience with a vertical milling machine

· Facing, broaching, drilling

· Selecting proper tooling as well as feeds/speeds

· Various materials: plastic, steel, brass, aluminum, stainless

· Experience with other basic machine shop equipment such as surface grinder, drill press, saws, presses.

· Basic pipe fitting/plumbing skills in copper, steel, PVC

· Installation, maintenance and repair of power transmission systems including belts, chains, bearings, chains, gearboxes, etc.

· Rebuild pumps, blowers, etc.

· Troubleshooting pneumatic and hydraulic systems

· Basic Industrial electrical knowledge

· General carpentry skills

· Mechanical aptitude, comfortable with math, basic computer skills, good penmanship, detail-oriented, organized, good communicator

 

 

 

 

Company Description
The Okonite Company was founded in 1878, making it one of the original insulators of electrical wire and cable in the United States. Earliest customers included Samuel F.B. Morse for his telegraph network and Thomas A. Edison for the Pearl Street Generating Station, the nation's first, built in New York City in 1882.

In June 1976, Okonite became the largest company in the United States to be owned by its employees through an Employees' Stock Ownership Trust. As such, Okonite employees have a unique vested interest in the quality and service we provide.

Today, Okonite is headquartered in Ramsey NJ, approximately 30 miles northwest of New York City. At our six (6) manufacturing facilities, we make cables that range from 300V to 345kV insulated products that include Instrumentation, Power and Control, Medium Voltage, and High Voltage cables.

Okonite serves a multitude of markets including Electric Utility (Distribution, Transmission, and Generation including fossil and nuclear), Oil & Gas (refineries and production platforms), Chemical, Military bases, Railroad, Transit and Pulp & Paper. In addition, we provide cables to various other industrial customers in areas of Hospitals, Colleges & Universities, Water Treatment Plants and Data Centers. With today's focus on renewable energy, Okonite cables can be found at Wind Farms, Solar Farms, and Biofuel generating facilities.

The Okonite Company

Why Work Here?
Stable and secure employment opportunity with competitive compensation and excellent benefits including employee stock ownership plan (ESOP)

The Okonite Company was founded in 1878, making it one of the original insulators of electrical wire and cable in the United States. Earliest customers included Samuel F.B. Morse for his telegraph network and Thomas A. Edison for the Pearl Street Generating Station, the nation's first, built in New York City in 1882. In June 1976, Okonite became the largest company in the United States to be owned by its employees through an Employees' Stock Ownership Trust. As such, Okonite employees have a unique vested interest in the quality and service we provide. Today, Okonite is headquartered in Ramsey NJ, approximately 30 miles northwest of New York City. At our six (6) manufacturing facilities, we make cables that range from 300V to 345kV insulated products that include Instrumentation, Power and Control, Medium Voltage, and High Voltage cables. Okonite serves a multitude of markets including Electric Utility (Distribution, Transmission, and Generation including fossil and nuclear), Oil & Gas (refineries and production platforms), Chemical, Military bases, Railroad, Transit and Pulp & Paper. In addition, we provide cables to various other industrial customers in areas of Hospitals, Colleges & Universities, Water Treatment Plants and Data Centers. With today's focus on renewable energy, Okonite cables can be found at Wind Farms, Solar Farms, and Biofuel generating facilities.

Address

2900 Skyway Drive

Santa Maria, CA
USA

Industry

Automotive

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