Maintenance / Mechanic

Commercial Sewing, Inc.

Torrington, CT

Job Details

Job Location:    Commercial Sewing, Inc. - Torrington, CT
Position Type:    Full Time - Non-exempt
Education Level:    High School
Salary Range:    Undisclosed
Job Shift:    First
Job Category:    Facilities



Perform work involving the skills to keep machines, mechanical equipment or the structure of the establishment in repair.

Essential Functions
  • Observe, inspect, operate, and test machinery and equipment to diagnose and repair machine malfunctions.
  • Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, and parts catalogs as necessary. Advise supervisor of repair needs.
  • Repair or replace defective equipment parts, using hand/power/precision tools and testing devices. Reassemble equipment.
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems (AC, Compressor, etc.) efficiently, or the physical condition of buildings does not deteriorate.
  • Inspect drives, motors, and belts, check fluid levels, clean, replace filters, or perform other maintenance actions, following checklists.
  • Repair or replace defective equipment, components, or wiring according to specifications.
  • Record production, repair, and machine maintenance information.
  • Perform Lock Out/Tag Out functions and follow all safety procedures.
  • Read work orders and specifications to determine machine set up for production
  • Collaborate with other workers to repair or move machines, machine parts, or equipment.
  • Operate machinery used in the production process, or assist machine operators
  • Help production workers by performing duties of lesser skill, such as supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work areas and equipment.
  • Service, clean, and supply restrooms.
  • Gather and empty trash/recyclables.
  • Clean building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming them.
  • Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors, using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges, and squeegees.
  • Follow procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and power equipment to prevent damage
  • Notify manager concerning the need for major repairs or additions to building operating systems.
  • Requisition supplies and equipment needed for cleaning and maintenance duties.
  • Ability to work individually and as a team; assisting coworkers with tasks and/or training
  • Ability to work overtime as business needs dictate.
  • Performs duties in other areas as needed.
Skills and Abilities
  • Equipment Maintenance Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed and using the appropriate tools.
  • Repairing Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
  • Troubleshooting Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
  • Critical Thinking Using logic and reasoning in analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Inductive Reasoning The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
  • Deductive Reasoning The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Visualization The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.
  • Attention to Detail Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Manual Dexterity The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
  • Finger Dexterity The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
  • Clear Vision The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer) and long distances.
  • Active Listening Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times
  • Oral Expression The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Initiative Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
  • Dependability Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Innovation Job requires creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work related problems.
  • Self Control Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
  • Cooperation/Communication Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good natured, cooperative attitude. The ability to communicate in a considerate, clear and concise manner.


Education & Qualifications
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of buildings.
  • Valid drivers license

Equipment Used

Hand tools, floor polishers, ladders, snow blower, vacuum cleaner

Bench saws; Cutoff saws; Power hacksaws

Straightedges, grinding machines

Dies; Taps, Drill presses, dremel

Voltage or current meters

Hand truck, forklift, compactor