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Maintenance Person 

About the Organization Alter Trading Corporation, a 120+ year old company, with 70+ scrap metal processing facilities throughout the Midwest and Southern region. Alter is committed to our customers by being the best source of both ferrous and non-ferrous metal and by giving great customer service. Our corporate support center and marketing is located in St. Louis, MO, with Trading Offices located in St. Louis and in Hong Kong. Our website is  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Location Milwaukee  
Position Maintenance Person  

Maintenance Person will trouble shoot, maintain, repair and conduct preventive maintenance on all facility equipment. Primary focus will be on maintenance and repair of large stationary equipment, supplemented with maintenance of mobile equipment and other rolling stock.

Inspect and conduct preventive maintenance on all equipment

Maintain facility equipment, on site / or off site, including but not limited to:

Stationary equipment:
Non-ferrous shear
Downstream sorting lines
Metal baler
Wire stripper (if applicable)

Mobile Equipment:
Fork Lifts
Skid Steer
Operate switch engine and other mobile equipment (if applicable)
Prepare & maintain all maintenance records
Repair equipment based off reading of blueprints and schematic diagrams for machinery
Fabrication of parts to make repairs of equipment
Organize and maintain cleanliness of Maintenance Department
May be involved in variety of other responsibilities including ordering parts, welding, and fabricating, including minor electrical repairs

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Position Requirements

High school diploma or GED required and a two-year AAS (technical degree) and/or technical certification in Truck Repair, Welding, Hydraulics, Electrical & Diesel Mechanics required.Minimum, 2-4 years of experience in truck repairs, diesel mechanics, hydraulics, welding, electrical record keeping, and preventive maintenance programs. Must be able to demonstrate the ability to read and understand hydraulic and electrical blueprints. Must be able to analyze facts and determine corrective action using a range of procedures within limits of standard practice.Must be able to multi-task & have the ability to develop effective working relationships with vendors & suppliers. Must be able to operate equipment for trouble-shooting purposes. Good communication skills and some computer skills are required to utilize online PM programs as well as computer diesel, hydraulic and or electrical programs. Candidates with previous experience in machining parts, along with direct experience in repairing, maintaining and operating mobile equipment will have an advantage.

Physical Requirements:
Must be able to squat, kneel and crawl to service equipment from below
Must be able to bend and twist with torque to service equipment and to reach into awkward areas
Must be able to climb stairs, ladders and or steps to get up onto equipment
Must be able to work below, at, and above shoulder level to maintain equipment
Required to push, pull reach and grasp with hands to use hand tools
Must be able to lift 30-50 pounds individually or up to 100 lbs in a two man lift  
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Category Maintenance  

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