Under general direction, the Mechanic/Machinist performs preventive, routine and emergency maintenance and repair of a variety of heavy and light equipment, related systems and components.
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Knowledge of: basic techniques of shop theory and bench work such as chipping, sawing, filing, drilling, welding (MIG and ARC), soldering, gearing, threading, grinding and heat treatment; maintenance and repair of a variety of equipment including hydraulically and pneumatically operated machinery; arithmetic functions needed for precise measurements in performing machining duties; safety rules and regulations in the workplace, field, and while operating equipment; and familiarity with basic composition, characteristics, and uses of commonly used machine shop metals and materials.
Ability to: read/modify schematic drawings, blueprints and do layout work; understand and interpret the designs and measurements indicated on equipment or parts specifications; read and perform the required procedures in operation, instruction, and service manuals; follow safety rules and regulations in the workplace, field, and while operating equipment; orally communicate messages, instructions, directions and other ideas with a variety of people such as supervisors and co-workers in a clear and concise manner; present information in writing, expressing ideas, information and instruction clearly and concisely; perform MIG and ARC welding including using Oxy Acetylene equipment safely; ability to work under certain hazardous conditions and with hazardous materials while working with solvents and at high altitudes; lift heavy weights; and maintain a current valid Class C driver license.
Skill to: use various tools in machining work proficiently to include the safe and efficient use of hand tools, measuring devices, and portable power tools and machine tools.
Special Requirements: Work may involve physical effort and considerable dexterity; continuous exposure to somewhat disagreeable physical and working conditions, such as, working underground or in dark, dusty, cramped, damp, dirty, noisy, and oily places; and use of ladders, cranes.
Apprentice $4,700 to $5,600
Journey- level $5,800 to $7,100
Supervisory $7,800 to $9,000
Source: BAYWORK Salary Survey, 2014.
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