Maintenance Mechanic A, 1st Shift

Date: Dec 1, 2023

LOCATION: South Deerfield, MA, US

Company: Pelican Products, Inc.


This position performs a wide variety of complex maintenance duties to repair and maintain equipment and Facilities using multiple skills generally applicable to manufacturing maintenance and building trades.




  • Plans procedures, repairs, and installs production and building equipment.
  • Performs electrical, piping, carpentry, painting, hydraulic/ pneumatic, sheet metal work, and other maintenance trade tasks to maintain or improve production operations.
  • Disassembles and determines extent of repairs necessary on a variety of production machinery.  Informs supervisor of critical situations.
  • Identifies and/or makes repair parts.  Performs welding and routine machining operations as necessary. 
  • Conducts preventative maintenance on plant equipment.  Schedules, inspects, oils, greases, adjusts and refers problems to manager or team lead.
  • Installs water and air lines.  Performs major building repairs or installations.
  • Instructs and directs one or two Maintenance Mechanic I.
  • Maintains established quality and quantity standards. 
  • Detects and reports improper operations, faulty equipment, defective materials and questionable conditions to proper supervision. 
  • Maintains work area(s) and equipment in a clean, orderly and safe condition.
  • Follows company policies and practices as outlined in the Employee Handbook and/or applicable employment agreement. Follows safety guidelines and procedures in accordance to the job.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.



  • Education:  High School Diploma  or equivalent specific experience
  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience in a related field, preferably in a manufacturing environment. 
  • Intermediate experience with mig welding and machining.
  • Basic knowledge of measurement techniques and principles.  Basic knowledge of using Vernier, tape measure, and other measuring tools.
  • Intermediate skills utilizing a large number of hand and power tools.
  • Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must possess basic to intermediate computer skills including knowledge of MS Windows applications.
  • Must be able to be on-call as necessary.
  • Must have own tools



  • Actively supports and complies with Pelican’s objectives, guidelines and commitment to Quality and Safety, with an emphasis on continual improvement.
  • Must be able to interact effectively and cooperatively with employees at all levels as well as outside contractors.
  • Must have the ability to complete assignments within the timeframe specified by the Manager.
  • Must be flexible regarding working hours and overtime. Must be able to work overtime on evenings and weekends, with or without advanced notice.
  • Must be able to operate in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple projects simultaneously.



  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be frequently required to execute standard physical activities within the facility areas (i.e. stand, walk, sit, use hands/fingers).
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be frequently required to execute non-standard physical activities within the facility areas (i.e. climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch).
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
  • This position requires repetitive hand/wrist activities.

Pelican Products, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Springfield MA

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