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Loom Mechanic (Fixer)

JOB SUMMARY:

The Fixer position in the Phifer Fayette is responsible for maintaining and repairing mechanical equipment used to support a battery of looms designed to weave yarn into cloth. Management may assign additional duties as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Will oil and grease moving parts of friction surfaces of mechanical equipment, such as shaft and motor bearings, sprockets, drive chains, and pulleys, according to specified procedures and oral instructions
  2. Will force grease into bearings with grease guns, smear grease on friction surfaces or pack grease cups by hand
  3. Will set-up, adjust, and repair looms to weave cloth of specified quality and design, using knowledge of loom functions and weaving, diagrams and manuals
  4. Will repair and/or replace defective parts, using hand tools and level and align parts

ACCEPTABLE EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. Prefer high school diploma or GED
  2. Assessed on the TABE in reading and mathematics at an 8th grade equivalency or higher or have a silver national career readiness certificate
  3. Wiesen Mechanical Test required for this position
  4. Prefer knowledge and experience in mechanical and weaving operations

For more information on this job, visit https://www.onetonline.org/ and search "683.260.018/92702"

Phifer Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of age, color, sex, disability, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or veteran status.

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