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Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Job Details

Division: Nucor Steel Auburn, Inc.

Location: Auburn, NY, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Basic Job Functions:

A Mechanical Maintenance Technician will have a working knowledge of basic mechanical principles and possess practical experience as it relates to the mechanical maintenance function. Basic functions will include, but are not be limited to, PM tasks such as lubricating, inspection of machinery, trouble shooting as well as repair of the following: hydraulic and pneumatic systems, power transfer mechanisms such as couplings, gear boxes, belts and sheaves, basic metal fabricaion including cutting, grinding and welding.  This position will also be involved with oall aspecst of project management. This position requires a flexible  schedule, including scheduled and unscheduled overtime, rotating shifts and weekends. Safety is the most important part of all jobs within Nucor; therefore, candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate, lead and uphold safety practices, policies, procedures and housekeeping standards to make safety a priority at all times. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2 year vocational or technical degree or equivalent training /experience.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office programs.

Detailed Selection Criteria:

  • Initiative - Willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
  • Engineering and Technology - Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to work at hand.
  • Communication Skills - The ability to communicate information and ideas so others will understand.
  • Teamwork - Working as part of a coordinated effort with others to achieve a common goal.
  • Problem Solving - Identifying problems and analyzing or reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Spatial Understanding - Ability to read prints and apply information to end use. Awareness of physical surroundings and understanding objects in 3-D space.
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work - Developing specific goals and plans for prioritizing, organizing, and accomplishing individual work and/or the work of the team.
  • Maintenance Systems and Techniques – Knowledge of servicing, repairing, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior Industrial Mechanical Experience.
  • Advanced knowledge in an area of mechanical systems such as hydraulics, pneumatics, power transfer, mechanical design, or specification of equipment.
  • Experience with project management.
  • Understanding of basic electrical principles.


Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vets – and a drug – free workplace


Nearest Major Market: Syracuse