CIS is recruiting for a Mechanical Maintenance Technician for a client in Columbia!!!

If you meet the following qualifications please complete the online application and submit your updated resume.  Pay will be based on experience.

GENERAL SUMMARY: Installs and repairs systems, apparatus and components of industrial machinery and equipment by performing the following duties.  (This is a multi-skilled position, with mechanical maintenance making up the primary essential duties.)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

       Education and/or Experience:  Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; minimum of one year related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

       Language Skills:  Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one situations to supervisors and other employees of the organization.

       Mathematical Skills:  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

       Reasoning Ability:  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

       Computer Skills:  Ability to enter data into existing computer software, following on-screen prompts or written instructions.

       Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  None Required

       Other Skills and Abilities:  Mechanical schematic and blueprint reading; read and interpret safety instructions, operating instructions and general work instructions.  Ability to perform multi-skilled tasks including basic electrical repair and wiring.

       Other Qualifications:  Knowledge of welding processes; experience as a welder is preferred; knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulic systems.


EQUIPMENT/MATERIALS/TOOLS USED:  Measuring tools such as tape measure and micrometer; forklift; overhead crane; portable electric welder; basic hand tools.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms and climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following: (Other duties may be assigned, including but not limited to cross training and housekeeping.  Responsibilities also include attention to safety according to all safety rules.)
  1. Confers with maintenance supervisor to determine priorities for maintenance projects.
  2. Diagnoses mechanical devices in operation to locate causes of trouble, using proper tools, methods and/or testing equipment.
  3. Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts.
  4. Inspects used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements.
  5. Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by centering, aligning, balancing or modifying equipment as needed.
  6. Repairs or replaces defective parts.
  7. Installs special functional and structural parts in devices as instructed, for project support.
  8. Performs preventive maintenance by lubricating and cleaning parts, replacing components, and following other PM procedures.
  9. Starts devices to test their performance.
  10. Sets up and operates lathe, drill press, grinder, and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts.
  11. Initiates work orders for corrective maintenance tasks.
  12. Changes out tooling
  13. Performs other tasks as instructed by management.


WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


This is a permanent placement position

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