What does a Maintenance Mechanic IV do?

A maintenance mechanic is responsible for the upkeep of buildings and mechanical systems, such as heating and cooling systems. In some cases, maintenance mechanics split their time between repair, maintenance, and the installation of system components and office hours. Additionally, maintenance mechanics are expected to perform emergency repairs, which necessitates the ability to troubleshoot promptly. Maintenance mechanics typically work with large production machines, usually in factories.

A high school diploma along with successful completion of a vocational school is suitable for maintenance mechanic positions though more complex tasks may require additional licenses. Successful maintenance mechanics possess excellent computer, mechanical and troubleshooting skills.

What responsibilities are common for Maintenance Mechanic IV jobs?
  • Install, assemble and test new machines and equipment
  • Schedule and perform routine preventative maintenance and service for each piece of equipment
  • Inspect machines regularly for signs of malfunctions, including visual and sound inspections
  • Use a variety of power and hand tools to perform job functions
  • Complete repairs and parts replacements
  • Work effectively with other team members in a loud environment
  • Repair, install, adjust or maintain machines or vehicles
  • Complete written record of work performed
What are the typical qualifications for Maintenance Mechanic IV jobs?
  • Successful trade or vocational school completion
  • Associate's degree in mechanical, electrical or engineering specialties (preferred)
  • 2 years experience in one or more of the building trades
  • Valid driver's license
  • Strong mechanical and manufacturing experience
  • Ability to walk, stand, and lift heavy objects for an extended period of time
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to act competently in emergencies
  • Working knowledge of two or more trades
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Mechanical Technician
8 Sept 2021

“Everyone here is nice and go above and beyond to help you any way they can.”

Newcrest MiningNewcrest Mining
Mechanical Technician
4 Mar 2023

“Roster is great and safety is well above most mines I have worked at in my area”

United Kingdom Oil and Pipelines AgencyUnited Kingdom Oil and Pipelines Agency
Mechanical Technician
27 Apr 2023

“The company is excellent for supporting your training and development needs to progress your career to the next level.”

Trained Fitter
28 Jan 2021

“The pay structure is based on a basic salary and then a supplementary pay to top this up.”

Neenah FoundryNeenah Foundry
Maintenance Mechanic
11 Jan 2021

“There is no life outside of this place when you have to work every day.”

Fleet Technician
10 Sept 2022

“The opportunity to progress in the company is great and I am looking forward to working towards potential job prospects within the company.”

D.A. DoddD.A. Dodd
14 Apr 2023

“jobs are great work and fun”

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Sr. Mechanical Technician
11 Apr 2023

“fun and great people to work with”

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When working as a Maintenance Mechanic IV, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are PLC, Top Secret Clearance, Trouble Shooting, CNC and Voltmeter.

The most similar professions to Maintenance Mechanic IV are:
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Maintenance Engineer
  • Maintenance Manager
  • Operations Manager

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