Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Maintenance Mechanic in Saratoga Springs, New York
NY - Saratoga Springs
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Who We Are:
Ball Corporation supplies innovative, sustainable packaging solutions for beverage, personal care and household products customers, as well as aerospace and other technologies and services primarily for the U.S. government. Ball Corporation and its subsidiaries employ 18,500 people worldwide and reported 2017 net sales of $11 billion. For more information, visit www.ball.com, or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.
Primary Purpose of Position:
Performs tasks and provides services to support the plant's production goals, overall business plans and objectives as directed.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Complies with established job safety practices, policies and procedures as specified in plant and corporate directives for the safe performance of the work assignment.
Supports and follows the guidelines of the food safety system.
Troubleshoots, repairs, installs, erects, moves and/or dismantles all types of machinery and auxiliary production equipment.
Inspects job site and equipment to be dismantled, erected or moved; analyzes blueprints and schematics; estimates weight of loads to be handled, lifted, clearances and recommends support equipment needed.
Selects and transports tools, machinery, and materials needed for assignment.
Fabricates sheet metal and structural units as needed: guarding, steps, stairs, conveyors, elevators, and platforms and sets in place.
Splices ropes and cables as required.
Performs preventative maintenance for building and grounds as necessary.
Maintains all shop tools and equipment.
Performs clean-up, painting, and housekeeping duties.
Communicates pertinent information to next shift.
Directs efforts of contract labor on specific assignments.
May be required to go to customer(s) to troubleshoot equipment and/or finished cans.
Required to work assigned schedule or 12-hour shifts, rotating days and nights, Monday through Sunday, working hours may vary as specified by management. Incumbent must be able to work overtime on a regular basis and/or be on call as directed by management.
Broad training in a related field usually acquired through high school education or equivalent.
Job-related experience for 4 years minimum.
Working knowledge of the following areas: welding, brazing, burning, bending, heat treatment of metals, shearing and drilling, machine shop theory and practices, nomenclature of assigned equipment.
Ability to apply independent evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria.
Possesses general carpentry skills.
Ability to arc weld, MIG weld, TIG weld, and use oxy-acetylene equipment (stainless, carbon, steel, and aluminum).
Ability to use hand and power tools.
Ability to perform basic plumbing and piping.
Ability to perform basic structural and sheet metal fabrication.
Ability to read blueprints.
Ability to use basic machine shop equipment, i.e., lathes, mills, and grinders.
Relocation for this position is NOT Available
Ball Corporation offers comprehensive benefits packages, including paid holidays/vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, ESPP, and retirement plans.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans.