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Maintenance Mechanic C - 2nd Shift

Airlite Plastics Co. Omaha, NE

Job Description

SUMMARY:  Repairs and maintains machinery and mechanical equipment such as  motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems and production machines and equipment by performing the following duties, and  maintenance.


  • Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment.
  • Detects malfunctions and discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repair machine.
  • Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts.
  • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.
  • Operates and maintains water tower systems.
  • Operates and sets up new machines, to include air compressors, molding machines, stacker equipment, print and machine shop equipment.
  • Assembles, installs, and maintains pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, and repairs and replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related components.
  • Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathe, grinder, drill, and milling machine to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs and fixtures, and tools.
  • Operates cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.
  • Responsible for reporting food safety problems to management.
  • Maintains Airlite’s attendance standards.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Associate's degree (A. A.) from two-year college or technical school.
  • Or three years of successful maintenance experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Fork lift license


This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals in English.  Ability to write routine reports in English.  Ability to speak effectively with company employees and supervisors in English.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and ability to calculate figures and amounts such as area, circumference and volume.   
  • Ability to read a tape and calipers.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. 
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to use hand tools.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing and Excel software
  • Upholds and supports organizational goals and values.
  • Take the initiative to ask for and offer help when needed.
  • Ability to work a minimum of 45 hours weekly. 
  • Works weekends and holidays, as required by company maintenance priorities, machine installation schedules and plant emergencies.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Color vision; Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is loud.

Job Details

Date Posted October 8, 2018
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Maintenance
Job Type Full-time Employee
Mon: 4 pm to 12 am
Tue: 4 pm to 12 am
Wed: 4 pm to 12 am
Thu: 4 pm to 12 am
Fri: 4 pm to 12 am
Hours 40+ hours per week
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 49-9042.00 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
Zipcode 68110
Name John Usery
Address 6110 Abbott Dr.
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68110
Phone 402-341-7300
FAX 402-408-5009

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Free Parking
  • Corporate Perks
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
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