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Cylinder Mechanic - Beaver WV in Beaver, WV at Koch Enterprises, Inc.

Date Posted: 11/16/2018

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Job Description

Brake Supply Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and as such will recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetics, physical or mental disability, or other protected characteristic.

Brake Supply Company, the world's leader in re-manufactured parts and components, is now hiring! Since 1947 Brake Supply has served the mining, marine, industrial and heavy equipment industry. Our 8 locations are dedicated to providing outstanding quality and customer service. Brake Supply is more than just brakes! We re-manufacture transmissions, torque converters, differentials, drivelines, final drives, wet brakes, hydraulic cylinders, pumps, motors, valves and much more.


Our Beaver, WV location has immediate openings for Cylinder Mechanic.   Additionally, we are seeking full time Inventory Control Clerks, Machinists, and Wet Brake Technicians!
The purpose of this position is to rebuild hydraulic cylinders and related heavy equipment components to meet customer needs and expectations in a safe and efficient manner.
* Maintains safe, secure, and healthy cylinder mechanic environment by adhering to organization standards and policies, and to legal regulations; alerting others regarding potential concerns
* Checks tolerances, dimensions and specifications by using precision instruments, such as outside/inside micrometers, spring gauges (inside/outside), telescoping gauges, chrome thickness gauge, chrome hardness gauge, etc.)
* Determines components specifications (tolerances, thickness, lengths, etc.) by measuring tolerances and comparing to blueprints, drawings, cylinder identifications and parts breakdown, etc.
* Inspects torn-down components to identify defects and flaws
* Lists and identifies action items that need to be taken and records findings onto the Inspection Report Form
* Researches and orders needed parts, supplies and materials by completing BOM (Bill of Material) form
* Summarizes specific steps that need to be performed to rebuild the product by completing the machine shop work ticket
* Rebuild large hydraulic cylinders
* Moves components by operating overhead cranes, jib hoists and pallet jacks, etc.
* Assembles components by using specialized tools such as drills, presses, impacts, torque wrenches, Tuxco machine, etc.
* Cleans parts by chemical or mechanical methods (i.e. parts washer, rags, wire wheels, etc.)  to remove excess dirt/debris
* References component information by logging onto computer, entering work order number or part number to retrieve blueprints, breakdowns, past history, inventory, etc.
* Establishes clearances, torque values, lengths, etc. by performing mathematical calculations
* Ensures precision equipment is maintained by following scheduled maintenance plan, keeping tools clean, calibrating and placing in secure locations
* Documents work for warranties by taking photos and recording details of inspections and findings onto the incoming inspection report
* Secure all dimensional and or surface finish parameters before beginning hone process.
* Neatly list the “finished” dimension and or surface finish on work sheet upon completion of each hone order
* Carry an on-call phone if/when applicable, on a rotating schedule as required.
* Performs more duties as assigned

* Have excellent organization skills
* Handle rush orders as the need arises and have flexibility to change routines
* Demonstrate accuracy in working with detail
* Hydraulic experience
* Ability to use oxygen/acetylene torch
* Ability to set up and use lathe
* Ability to read and understand schematics
* Interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
* Effectively share information in one-on-one and small group situations
* Apply common sense understanding to carry out oral and written instructions
* Have ability to deal with problems in standardized situations
* Have ability to multitask
* Begin and complete a project with moderate supervision

All team members are expected to work in an alert and conscientious manner, following all safety rules and procedures and remaining in the proper physical condition to perform their work assignments. Working in a safe and healthful manner and observing safety rules and procedures are conditions of employment for everyone.

A high school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required.   At least three years mechanical work experience, specifically cylinder or hydraulic experience is preferred.  Must be able to pass background/drug tests.

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Have the ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, suppliers, and other team members of the organization.

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Have the ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The team member frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.  The team member is occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel, or crouch.  The team member must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; however the use of lifting equipment is recommended.  

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the team member is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Brake Supply requires that you wear metatarsal steel toed safety shoes, safety eye protection as required for this job. You are responsible for acquiring steel toed safety shoes that meet ANSI standards. Brake supply will supply you safety eye protection appropriate for the position and meet ANSI standards. If you wear prescription glasses, and do not wish to wear over the glass, glasses, it is your responsibility to acquire safety frames and lenses that meet ANSI standards.

We consider a good attitude towards the customer, our company and fellow workers a prime requisite for employment. We expect you to communicate regarding problems. We consider the lack of a good attitude to be reason enough for dismissal.

We are a no job description company. Although you will have primary responsibilities as detailed above, everyone is expected to do what is necessary to complete ANY given assignment in order to service our customers.

The first 90 days of your employment are considered to be probationary. If you are unable to satisfactorily perform the job for which you are hired, you may be discharged anytime during the initial 90 day period.

Management has the right to revise this description at any time.  The job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason as outlined in the team member handbook or other written agreement.

EEO m/f/d/v Other details
  • Job Family MECH
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Regular
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education High School
  • Job Start Date Monday, November 26, 2018