Facility and Equipment Maintenance Worker

Renaissance Food Group

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Keaau, HI

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

JOB TITLE: Plant Maintenance Worker

Starting Wage:  15.49 per hour


JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision; works from drawings, sketches, and/or oral instructions; fabricates, constructs, installs, makes alterations, repairs and maintains machinery and equipment of all kinds, using electric and gas welding equipment, etc.  Responsible for the preventative maintenance lubrication schedule for all factory equipment; does other work as directed by supervisor.  Required:  Certified forklift driver and have a driver’s license.  Must work all available hours that are offered and wherever assigned.

Benefits Summary – Medical Benefits are paid by the company for eligible employees and family members.  Pension plan administered.  Vacation and Sick Time Plans for eligible employees.  Other benefits as eligible. 

TOOLS & EQUIPMENT: Various types of hand tools and special factory tools; various shop equipment and machines.  Maintenance worker must provide own hand (work) tools.

MATERIALS: Various factory material.

SOURCE & NATURE OF SUPERVISION: General from Maintenance Supervisor or in absence of him/her direct from Assistant General Manager or line supervisor for breakdown.

DIRECTION EXERCISED: Directs work of helpers assigned to work on various jobs.

SAFETY: Performs all functions in a safe manner.  All HACCP & food safety rules are known & followed.



  • Plans work from drawings, sketches and written or oral instructions; directs work when assistance is required.
  • Makes all types of repairs and adjustments to keep machinery and equipment in operating condition.
  • Inspects and lubricates all machinery, bearing, etc.; reports defective parts.
  • Disassembles, overhauls and repairs packing equipment such as T-dump, reefers, sizer, conveyors, pumps, compressors and puree equipment such as T-dump, slicer, mixers, heat exchangers, pumps, compressors, and reassembles same.
  • Repairs pipeline systems, fixtures, apparatus, and accessories for the conveyance and distribution of steam, air, water, and other fluids under pressure; tests systems for leaks.
  • Builds, installs, maintains, and repairs steel structures and heavy plant machinery.
  • Works as “rigger” when moving heavy equipment, structural steel heavy machinery. Uses steel cables, block and tackle, jacks.
  • Uses chipping hammers, drills, grinders when working with structural steel; uses oxy-acetylene cutting torch for cutting plates and beams; and uses electrical arc welding.
  • Does work as needed of a general nature on buildings and grounds such as painting, nailing boards, repairing building sheet metal, change lamps.
  • Checks out forklifts and trucks for simple problems such as starting problems, oil leaks, broken chains, and informs supervisor in charge if outside service is required.
  • Must be able to perform night shifts and/or rotate shifts.
  • Does other work as directed by supervisor.

NOTE:  The above job description contains the general data necessary to isolate factors affecting the job evaluation and is not to be construed as an accounting of all duties and requirements that may be inherent in the job.


Physical Requirements:

  • Regularly required to talk or hear
  • Frequently required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel
  • Required to reach with hands and arms
  • Occasionally lift and/or move between 10 and 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • Must wear personal protective equipment (hair net, cutting gloves, work sleeves, smock, and non-slip water resistant footwear)
  • Physical hazards of working in and about moving machinery
  • Must be cognizant of body and limbs so as to not be too close to machinery