Industrial Mechanic in North Richland Hills, TX at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 4/6/2018

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Career Description

This position is responsible for troubleshooting, maintaining, and repairing all equipment and company assets while maintaining a safe work environment and adhering to Tyson policies and procedures.


The basic function of Maintenance Mechanic L5 is to repair adjust machinery, troubleshoot repair hydraulic pneumatic systems to keep plant facilities in operation and minimize downtime, walk, climb ladders, and work in tight spaces and at heights up to 50 feet above floor surface in extremes of temperatures. DUTIES RESPONSIBILITIES Troubleshoots pneumatic control systems and pneumatically activated systems replaces, rebuilds, repairs pneumatic lift cylinders replaces air line hoses, hoses, fittings, gauges troubleshoots, repairs replaces and or rebuilds hydraulic motors, filters, pumps, valves, hoses, and hydraulic lift cylinders troubleshoots high pressure systems while unit is in operation or down for major repairs installs heater connections, hydraulic oil coolers, temperature and oil pressure senders identifies basic problems in electrical control circuitry and repairs or refers to electrician responsible for keeping work area clean may perform other various duties on a routine or non-routine basis at the discretion of his her supervisor or other members of management.


Must have knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical ability to read elementary wiring diagrams, hydraulic schematics five years experience in maintenance equivalent to apprenticeship program High School diploma or equivalent ability to use shop mathematics with trade knowledge of electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic operations and repair sufficient communication skill to maintain good working relationships sufficient physical capabilities to vertically move objects weighing up to 100 lbs. from 1' to 55' occasionally, up to 60 lbs. from 1' to 65' frequently, horizontally move same from 10' to 75' without mechanical assistance, exert upper extremity forces of up to 60 lbs. frequently, exert grip forces of 40 lbs. frequently, climb steps at a rate of 50 hr., stand during entire shift, walk up to 4 miles during an 8 hour period, tolerate spaces of 24' by 24', sufficient near, far and color vision to perform operations, tolerate heights up to 50', tolerate extremes of temperatures, both heat and cold. Must have at least 3 consecutive month work history within the past 12 months,

Tyson Foods, Inc. voluntarily participates in the E-Verify system and uses all tools made available by the federal government to confirm the employment eligibility of all team members. Persons offered employment with Tyson Foods are required to provide documentation proving their employment eligibility, and all offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of the E-Verify process.