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Become A Senior Maintenance Mechanic

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Working As A Senior Maintenance Mechanic

  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Performing General Physical Activities
  • Getting Information
  • Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment
  • $36,630

    Average Salary

What Does A Senior Maintenance Mechanic Do At Kelly Services

* Other duties may be assigned.
* Manually dismantles defective machines or electronic components of machinery and equipment.
* Installs and repairs electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment.
* Lays out, assembles, installs and maintains pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.
* Repairs and replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators and related equipment.
* Installs, programs or repairs automated machinery and equipment such as robots or programmable controllers.
* Sets up and operates lathe, drill press, grinder and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts.
* Inspects and measures parts to detect wear, misalignment or other problems.
* Operates cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.
* Initiates purchase order for parts and/or machines.
* Visually and/or manually inspects and listens to machines and equipment to locate causes of malfunctions.
* Reads blueprints, ladder logic, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic schematics to troubleshoot machines.
* May serve as a liaison with vendors.
* Follows all company policies and procedures.
* Follows all safety and personal protective equipment s guidelines and procedures

What Does A Senior Maintenance Mechanic Do At Warren Distribution

iInstalls, maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs plant equipment including mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems.iResponsible for reducing equipment downtime.iRecommends and makes improvements to plant equipment.iCalibrate or adjust equipment to ensure quality production.iInstalls, programs, troubleshoots, and repairs programmable logic controller (PLC).iPerforms electrical wiring from low voltage through 480 volt 3 phase industrial systems.iEfficiently use the companyis enterprise resource program and software to track preventive maintenance activities and maintain department paperwork and records.iMaintain good housekeeping and regularly clean work area, machines, and equipment

What Does A Senior Maintenance Mechanic Do At Shire

* Performs scheduled and corrective maintenance of utility systems and process equipment
* Evaluates equipment performance and recommends improvements to Maintenance program and system design
* Ensures quality or work, provides in-house expertise
* Coordinates maintenance activities with manufacturing supervisors

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How To Become A Senior Maintenance Mechanic

Jobs in this field typically do not require any formal education beyond high school. General maintenance and repair workers often learn their skills on the job. They start by doing simple tasks and watching and learning from skilled maintenance workers.


Many maintenance and repair workers learn some basic skills in high school shop or technical education classes, postsecondary trade or vocational schools, or community colleges.

Courses in mechanical drawing, electricity, woodworking, blueprint reading, mathematics, and computers are useful. Maintenance and repair workers often do work that involves electrical, plumbing, heating, and air-conditioning systems or painting and roofing tasks. Workers need a good working knowledge of many repair and maintenance tasks.

Practical training, available at many adult education centers and community colleges, is another option for workers to learn tasks such as drywall repair and basic plumbing.


General maintenance and repair workers usually start by watching and learning from skilled maintenance workers. They begin by doing simple tasks, such as fixing leaky faucets and replacing lightbulbs. After gaining experience, general maintenance and repair workers move on to more difficult tasks, such as overhauling machinery or building walls.

Some general maintenance and repair workers learn their skills by assisting other types of repair or construction workers, including machinery repairers, carpenters, or electricians.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

Licensing requirements vary by state and locality. For more complex tasks, workers may need to be licensed in a particular specialty, such as electrical or plumbing work.


Some maintenance and repair workers decide to train in one specific craft and become craftworkers, such as electricians, heating and air-conditioning mechanics, or plumbers.

Other maintenance workers eventually open their own repair or contracting business. However, those who want to become a project manager or own their own business may need some postsecondary education or a degree in construction management. For more information, see the profile on construction managers.

Within small organizations, promotion opportunities may be limited.

Important Qualities

Customer-service skills. These workers interact with customers on a regular basis. They need to be friendly and able to address customers’ questions.

Dexterity. Many repair and maintenance tasks, such as repairing small devices, connecting or attaching components, and using hand tools, require a steady hand and good hand–eye coordination.

Troubleshooting skills. Workers find, diagnose, and repair problems. They perform tests to figure out the cause of problems before fixing equipment.

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Senior Maintenance Mechanic Demographics


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  • White

  • Hispanic or Latino

  • Asian

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  • Black or African American

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

  • Carrier


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Top Senior Maintenance Mechanic Skills

  1. Hvac
  2. Facilities Maintenance
  3. Safety
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Repaired and maintained all aspects of the building including electrical, plumbing and HVAC.
  • Maintain fire safety program and collaborate with local fire departments to ensure equipment is current and in working order.
  • Assisted in training of new employees Responsible for scheduled preventative maintenance total mechanical system function in the hospital.
  • Trained contractors and manufacturing people on conducting host changeover, ensuring consistent procedures.
  • Supervised staff of 10 maintenance mechanics in repair and maintenance of all Luxury Hotel building systems.

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