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General Maintenance

Company: Tenneco
Location: Seward
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Summary: Support Manufacturing by performing general plant upkeep tasks. Assist in machine moves and rebuilds.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Maintains operating condition of buildings and equipment, and completes simple repairs.

Utilizes knowledge of fundamental mechanical, electrical, carpentry, plumbing, heating and cooling, and welding skills in performing assignments.

Operates common hand or power tools.


Quality Focus: Emphasizes the need to deliver quality products and/or services; defines standards for quality and evaluates products, processes and/or services against those standards; creates an environment that supports continuous improvement.

Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively even when relating complex information; promotes a free flow of information through the organization; listens actively.

Personal Development: Actively pursues growth and developmental opportunities; seeks out feedback and responds without defensiveness; continuously finds ways to improve.

Analytical Ability: Gathers relevant information systematically; considers a broad range of issues or factors; grasps complexities and perceives relationships among problems or issues; uses accurate logic in analyses.

Ability to Learn: Possesses intellectual agility; readily accepts the challenges of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence of complex ideas.

Technical/Functional Expertise: Possesses up-to-date knowledge in the profession and industry; is regarded as an expert in the technical/functional area; accesses and uses other expert resources when appropriate; brings cross-disciplinary knowledge to bear on issues and problems.

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

AA degree in AutoMechanics, Electro Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Welding or some type of technical area directly related to the General Maintenance field, or 5 years of experience in our Maintenance Department.

Must score 110 points or more on the General Maintenance evaluation.

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of SAP Order processing systems.

Basic computer skills.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Certified Industrial Powered Vehicle License.

Other Skills and Abilities

Computer literate.

Be able to use a calculator, operate lathes, mills, grinders, micrometers, precision measuring instruments.

Ability to assemble complex and test mechanical machines and devices.

Ability to apply hydraulic devices on new and existing equipment.

Ability to apply pneumatic components properly on new or existing equipment.

Ability to read, interpret and work from mechanical blue prints, hydraulic schematics and pneumatic schematics.

Ability to design and develop a workable prototype of a new machine.

Ability to design and develop a workable solution or modification on machines in question.

Ability to spot potential design problems before development.

Ability to correctly match design with correct power supplies and PSI ratings and components.

New maintenance employees must be able to prove understanding and a working knowledge of LOTO procedures and processes before working on any equipment in the facility. They will not be required to recertify annually.

Other Qualifications


Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles and risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Some work at elevated at heights up to 25 ft.

EHS Requirements:

While performing this position, the following are job specific safety requirements:

While on the Manufacturing floor, safety glasses with side shields, hearing protection and safety shoes must be worn. With welding operations, full welding gear should be worn if exposed to welding flash, heat and sparks.

Environmental aspects of this job would include use of electrical energy, paper/paper products, generating waste paper, scrap steel, steel offal, greases, oils, lubricants and the proper disposal of said products.

Nearest Major Market: Lincoln

Keywords: Tenneco, Lincoln , General Maintenance, Professions , Seward, Nebraska

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