Maintenance Mechanic III – 1 Shift

Pratt Industries

Salinas, CA

Perks of Pratt?

  • Paid Holidays from DAY ONE
  • Insurance benefits and wellness reimbursement program within ONE MONTH of hire
  • 6 Months: PAID vacation days
  • 12 Months: FULL tuition reimbursement and PAID childbearing and parenting leave
  • 401K Vesting
  • Open Door policy
  • Schedule Flexibility

POSITION: Maintenance Technician Level III


Salinas California

$36.00 - $40.50 – Full Time


Summary   Responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of all equipment to minimize downtime and keep the machines producing at a maximum level of efficiency by performing the following duties:


Essential Duties and Area of Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:


Practices safe work habits at all times.


Complies with all company policies and procedures, including safety lock out/tag out programs, zero energy procedures and maintaining good housekeeping.


Oversees all areas of manufacturing plant with main focus on machine diagnostics, downtime prevention, preventable maintenance opportunities, gear drives, machine reference and crew leadership.


Understands Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) and what is required to keep it to a minimum. Maintains the machinery in order to allow machines to run at maximum capacity and speed.


Demonstrates ability to lead maintenance crew through process to remove/install, parallel all rolls, make all required settings and adjustments for optimum equipment performance to manufacture quality products. 


Demonstrates knowledge of shaft locking devices, taper locks, ring fedders, set screw/key ways, eccentrics, bearing housings and associated clearances.


Exhibits ability to use programmable controllers to troubleshoot and repair associated electrical devices such as proximity sensors and solenoid valves.  Understands differences between devices, sensors and applications for each.


Possesses capability to interpret and follow advanced electrical diagrams, follow a working drawing to remove/install AC/DC motor drives, starter contactors, relays and motor wiring. 


Shows ability to match electrical requirements of a machine with correct sized wire, receptacles/plugs, switches and associated hardware.


Possesses hydraulic experience to perform upkeep to facility hydraulic systems, to troubleshoot valves, spools, solenoids and repair hoses.


Maintains shop area and shop supplies; grinding wheels, cutting wheels, mill tooling, welder/plasma tooling.


Demonstrates ability to teach other maintenance classifications all requirements and proper maintenance procedures.


Exhibits ability to use all aspects of the maintenance software program, CMMS (computerized maintenance management system).  


Ensures all work orders are thoroughly completed and that repairs and work are performed properly.  Completes all paperwork neatly, correctly, and in accordance with Company guidelines.


Follows corporate Quality, Sanitation, GMP and HACCP standards to achieve a finished product within quality control specifications.


Additional duties as assigned by management.


Supervisory Responsibilities                                   

This position has limited supervisory responsibilities.



To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the duties of Mechanic I & II

 as well as the following competencies:


Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions.


Technical Skills – Strong Mechanical/ Electrical training.  Material handling systems, bundlers, palletizers.   P.C., PLC background.  Advanced shop practices such as mill use, welding/cutting. Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.


Oral Communication - Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions. Works with Inventory Controller to process work orders and preventative maintenance parts kit.


Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.


Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests.


Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.


Cost Consciousness - Develops and implements cost saving measures; Conserves organizational resources.




Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures;  Supports organization's goals and values.


Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.


Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions .


Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.


Dependability - Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.


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