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Mechanic I - Nights

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Job ID 1856990BR Date posted 02/14/2020 Location Plainfield, Connecticut Location Name Plainfield, CT RDC Address 1421 Lowe's Way Employment Type I Full time Employment Type II Regular Line of Business Supply Chain Department LWS_SCH_DC Building Maintenance Shift Night Shift (United States of America)

Mechanic I - Nights

Job Summary:

The focus of the maintenance team is to keep equipment in the RDC fully operational. The Maintenance Mechanic I is a knowledgeable repair person with exposure to and experience with RDC systems and building components. The Maintenance Mechanic I has specialist knowledge and complex repair capability in one of the following areas: conveyors, rolling stock, or building. In addition, an employee in this role has general knowledge and basic repair capability in the other two areas outside his/her specialty. In all instances the Maintenance Mechanic I has sufficient electrical and mechanical knowledge to safely and independently repair equipment in the RDC. The Maintenance Mechanic I is able to integrate his/her trade skills classroom knowledge and systems experience to recognize and diagnose equipment issues, determine the type of repair needed, prioritize and plan, obtain or order the appropriate spare parts, and execute the repair. This person is capable of mentoring a Utility, but also seeks assistance from a Maintenance Mechanic II or the Maintenance Coach when needed.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
• Maintain appropriate certification as required by state and local regulations • Determine safety precautions and requirements for task • Prepare worksite; Perform lock-out/tag-out • Gather tools and spare parts for task • Use tools safely; check condition of tools prior to using; use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) • Evaluate condition of equipment; determine spare parts needed and repair effort required; recognize potential for breakdown in near future and take pre-emptive action • Plan work and execute task • Mentor Maintenance Utility; use as assistant if appropriate • Seek assistance from a more experienced mechanic if needed • Leave worksite in good condition • Turn in unused spare parts • Document condition of equipment as found, work performed, spare parts used, and any other applicable information • Enter data into 7I system (computerized maintenance management system); close out work orders and Preventative Maintenance (PM) requests • Inform next shift of remaining work • Provide status of incomplete tasks bridging the two shifts• Demonstrate positive and effective communications with maintenance customers • Be an expert in two of the following specialty areas: conveyors, rolling stock, or building • Within specialty areas: diagnose, plan, and repair complex equipment failures with minimal guidance from Maintenance Mechanic II and Coaches • Outside of specialty areas: diagnose, plan, and execute basic repairs • Attend and participate in training as scheduled; Continue to increase skill in his/ her specialty area and learn and develop a working knowledge of the repair methods for the other work areas: These areas include the following maintenance systems:
o Conveyor systems, controls, and subsystems
o Industrial Electrical Systems (Note: Some states have specific regulations concerning this type of work, and those regulations will supersede the training noted here)
o Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC)
o Fire Suppression systems
o Welding and Fabrication o Plumbing and Carpentry (Physical plant-type construction and repairs)
o Fork Lift and Material Handling systems, including subsystems and components of the equipment
o Preventive maintenance technologies

Required Qualifications:
• Possess a valid state driver’s license • 2 years of experience in her/his specialty area • Demonstrated adherence to safety requirements • Able to read blueprints , schematics, and other technical drawings • Combination of experience and/or technical training in electrical/electronic theory ranging up to 600 volts systems (or willingness to obtain appropriate training within 1 year of employment) • If required by local regulations, certified to perform work at the Maintenance Mechanic level (such as electrical work in the state of Oregon) • Comfortable working at tall heights • Experience operating various maintenance and operations vehicles and equipment • Able to see objects and discriminate color

Preferred Qualifications:
• High school diploma or GED equivalent • Welding and fabrication skills/certifications • Electrical work certification or high voltage work certification • Technical school graduate preferred

Lowe’s is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.