Job Description


Job Title: Maintenance Helper

Department: Maintenance

Reports to: Maintenance - Superintendent

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Job Code: CN259

The Maintenance Helper position is a feeder position toward Maintenance Tech.  This position can be either Shift or Day schedule.  The Maintenance Helper will work with a Maintenance Tech and
provide general maintenance support.

*    Comply with Westlake Safety Policies and Procedures
*    Knowledge of general repair, light carpentry, plumbing and electrical, and/or mechanical
*    Follow standard work and safety practices to perform routine maintenance activities
*    Dismantle devices to gain access to and remove defective parts, using hand tools and power to
*    Inspect parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements, using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments
*    Adjust functional parts of devices and control instruments, using hand tools and power tools
*    Repair or replaces defective parts, using hand tools and power tools
*    Install special functional and structural parts in devices, using hand tools and power tools
*    Start devices to test their performance
*    Lubricate and clean parts
*    May repair or replace electrical equipment
*    Regular attendance, timeliness and scheduling flexibility

*    Ability to interact effectively with various levels in the organization
*    Excellent verbal interpersonal and written communication skills
*    Initial knowledge of mechanical, electrical and controls skills
*    "Self-starter" with positive attitude
*    Availability to work any shift and overtime as needed
*    Able to build cooperative relationships and work in a team
*    Proven successful work experience with fork trucks
*    Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation(s)

*   Microsoft Applications (general)
*   Use smart phone applications for maintenance work order systems

The employee should have the following:
*    High School Diploma or equivalent and training or certification in relevant skill or trade
*     1 - 2 years' experience in a relevant field preferred

The employee should possess the ability to:

*   Be exposed to temperature extremes inside or out
*   Operate various assembly/manufacturing/repair tools
*   Must be able to taste or smell and distinguish color
*   Must be able to position self to maintain equipment including under equipment and in small spaces
*    Be able to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
*    Be exposed to sounds or noise levels that maybe uncomfortable
*    Prolong standing or in stationary position for long periods of time
*    Complete repetitive movements
*    Bend or twist
*   Wear all required personal protective equipment
*    Lift/move/transport items up to 75 pounds
*    Be in the position to move/traverse about inside site to access machinery, etc.
*    Ability to operate various assembly/manufacturing/repair tools
*    Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles.
*    Should have strong hand-eye coordination
*    Specific vision abilities including close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth
*    Sufficient physical reflexes and personal mobility
*    Constantly operates machinery, positions, sets up, handles or tends to, modifies
*     Work outside of normal business hours, occasionally on short notice.

This is not necessarily an all-inclusive list of job-related responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities or may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.   This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.


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