Maintenance mechanic Job Description

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What is a Maintenance mechanic?

Maintenance mechanics install, repair, and maintain systems, such as engines and vehicles.

Maintenance mechanic

What does Maintenance mechanic do?

Maintenance mechanics perform preventive maintenance and troubleshooting. They check system functionality by running diagnostic tests. They also use power and hand tools (e.g. hosts and cranes) to install new systems and replace defective parts.

Maintenance mechanic responsibilities

  • Repairing devices
  • Installing complex mechanical systems
  • Ensuring compliance with safety procedures and regulations
  • When building your own maintenance mechanic job description, make sure to tailor responsibilities and requirements to the position at hand.

Maintenance mechanic Job Description Template

Job Brief

We are looking for a maintenance mechanic to install machines and ensure they are operating properly. Your primary responsibilities will be to perform preventive maintenance on various devices and fix technical issues.

Excellent problem-solving skills and deep understanding of mechanics, hydraulics, and pneumatics are crucial to this role. This role also requires physical stamina and strength, as you’ll have to stand for long hours and occasionally carry heavy loads.


  • Conduct preventive maintenance to mechanical devices 
  • Detect malfunctions through observation (sound or visual) 
  • Run diagnostic tests to ensure system functionality
  • Repair broken or faulty machine parts
  • Perform emergency repairs
  • Choose appropriate materials based on mechanical needs
  • Align and calibrate machine parts
  • Monitor and report on project progress
  • Follow safety rules and regulations
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment


  • Previous experience as a maintenance mechanic or similar role
  • Great understanding of pneumatics, hydraulics, and mechanics
  • Familiarity using various power and hand tools, such as hosts and grinders
  • Ability to stand for long hours and lift heavy loads
  • Problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Degree in engineering or manufacturing
  • A driver’s license is a plus

Maintenance mechanic Job Description Examples

Electrician/Maintenance Mechanic • FRITO LAY

This is a Full time experienced Maintenance Mechanic position that is responsible for troubleshooting, repairing, and installing pneumatic and hydraulic systems, control valves, centrifugal and positive displacement pumps. Maintenance Mechanics are also responsible for troubleshooting and repairing AC/DC electrical systems, reading schematics, and using electrical testing equipment (Volt-Ohm......

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Maintenance Mechanic • Greif, Inc.

Greif offers a great working environment and the opportunity to make an immediate impact at a company where your ideas are always welcome.

Job Requisition ...

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Job Description

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Vehicle Maintenance Mechanic • Clean Harbors

The Opportunity:

The Opportunity: .$5000.00 SIGN ON BONUS...

Based out of Waynoka, OK as a Diesel Mechanic you will be responsible for conducting routine maintenance on our fleet of company Heavy Duty Diesel equipment, trucks and trailers.

Why work for Clean Harbors?• Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!• Competitive wages with overtime available, weekly pay structure...

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Industrial Maintenance Mechanic • Commercial Metals Company

it's what's inside that counts


$15,000 - $25,000 Relocation Lump Sum!

$3 Shift Differential & Weekend Pay!

There s more to CMC than our steel products and the buildings, structures, and roads they go into. At CMC, it s the people inside our recycling centers, fabrication plants, steel mills and offices that make us who we are as a company. Our success comes from finding, retaining, and ...

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