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Randstad Maintenance Mechanic in Saint Louis, Missouri

Maintenance Mechanic

job details:

  • location:Saint Louis, MO

  • salary:$24 - $30 per hour

  • date posted:Monday, August 12, 2019

  • experience:Experienced

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Manufacturing

  • reference:S_788388

  • questions:nicole.ortiz@randstadusa.com314-514-0202

job description

Maintenance Mechanic

Randstad St. Louis is on the lookout for a 1st shift maintenance mechanic for a chemical manufacturing plant in downtown St. Louis. This company has GREAT longevity and benefits to match.


-Involve maintenance on processing equipment, pipe fitting, welding, fabrication, carpentry; repairing electrical or mechanical equipment; installation of equipment.

-Adjust and repair packaging equipment as needed.

-Repair or replace defective equipment and parts using hand tools and power tools.

-Perform routine preventive maintenance on all equipment.

-Inspect drives, motors and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters, and perform other maintenance tasks while keeping all activities well documented.

Working hours: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM


-Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair/owner manuals, engineering specifications and parts catalogs as necessary.

-Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.

-Interface with Operations to minimize downtime and maximize plant reliability.

-Work with both Outside Contractors and Plant Operations to ensure all maintenance activities are completed in a safe and efficient manner.


No Degree Required




-Good Interpersonal Skills a must.

-Preventive Maintenance: Maintaining current equipment to minimize any downtime due to breakdowns. Understand and provide calendar driven work to prevent untimely and unnecessary breakdowns. Adjust equipment during production to provide consistent and reliable performance. Assist in developing preventative maintenance procedures.

-Troubleshooting and Repair: Provide repair and troubleshooting experience/support during a breakdown. Must be able to flow to the work during a breakdown to provide quick start-up after failure.

-Purchasing: Work with vendor to purchase parts and maintain parts inventory.

-Project Work: Support on-going plant projects. This includes installation of new equipment and refurbishing of existing equipment. This also includes modifications to existing equipment to provide higher throughput and increased reliability.

If this sounds like you, I would love to chat with you and see about setting up an interview with this client! I can be reached at nicole.ortiz@randstadusa.com for questions.

Randstad is a world leader in matching great people with great companies. Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Randstad. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.