Mechanical Technician- Plantwide



United States, Alabama, Muscle Shoals

Remote Position: 


January 24th, 2023



Job Summary: The Mechanical Technician assists plant operations in running efficiently with minimal downtime.


  • Ensures operation of electrical and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on hydraulic, pneumatic, steam, gas, acid, water, coolant systems, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer’s instructions, and engineering specifications
  • Completes or updates all maintenance related documentation according to sites document control procedure: work orders, reports, requisitions, PM tasks, time cards, maintenance manuals, and surveys
  • Condition monitoring- locates sources of problems by observing devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments, initiate corrective actions to prevent unscheduled downtime
  • Troubleshooting malfunctions- selects logical approach to “troubleshooting”, repair problems, and write detailed explanation on cause of malfunction
  • Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts
  • Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments
  • Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance
  • Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by following parts check out procedure; checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders (as needed) ; verifying receipt
  • Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publication; establishing personal networks
  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Provide troubleshooting of Automation and instrumentation
  • Able to read and follow drawings and Document / communicate all machine control modifications to mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems to diagnose the root cause of the problem
  • Provide input for documentation and electronic versions of all electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic schematics including panel layouts, PLC and HMI programs
  • Use required control software, including PLCs, HMIs and various motor drive systems
  • Operates production equipment in conjunction with required maintenance
  • Performs Lock-out duties as necessary for all energy sources as the Authorized Person
  • Coordinate Contractors through the issuing of Work Permits (including safety release for confined space, hot work, elevated work, Job Hazard Analysis and others)
  • Must be able to work under high pressure, continuous production environment with high standards
  • Maintains a safe and clean work environment adhering to 5S standards and all safety procedures while working efficiently to complete daily and weekly work schedules on time



  • High school diploma or equivalent is required with over 7 years of Industrial Maintenance experience in a manufacturing setting or a Two- year Industrial Maintenance degree with 5 years or more Industrial Maintenance experience in a manufacturing setting is highly preferred
  • Equipment maintenance, technical understanding, deals with uncertainty, safety, power tools, attention to detail, flexibility, supervision, job knowledge, productivity
  • General hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, straightedges, and rigging
  • Operate power truck, man-lift, other mobile equipment and cranes
  • Read and interpret blueprints, schematics, charts and sketches
  • Precision alignment, cutting, welding, brazing, heating and soldering are preferred
  • Maintenance systems familiarity - computerized maintenance management system, maintenance schedule, maintenance inventory
  • Preventive Maintenance familiarity - condition monitoring, predictive maintenance, proactive maintenance
  • Maintenance planning and scheduling support tasks
  • Root cause analysis, possess good mechanical and / or electrical
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds repeatedly
  • Must be willing to work a rotating schedule that includes nights, weekends and holidays


About Constellium

Constellium Muscle Shoals is an aluminum manufacturing plant based in Alabama with over 1,200 employees. With its widest strip mill in the USA and a world-class recycling center, the site represents one of the largest sites within Constellium and is a world-class can recycling center, with the capacity to recycle nearly 20 billion cans per year. Muscle Shoals’ main product is aluminum can sheet for the packaging industry, particularly for beverage containers. It manufactures sheet used in all three components of an aluminum can, namely body stock, coated end stock and tab stock. Additionally, Muscle Shoals’ supplies Auto Body Sheet substrate to Constellium’s Bowling Green, Kentucky, site.


Constellium is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.