Maintenance Mechanic in Irwindale, CA at Davis Wire

Date Posted: 6/9/2024

Job Snapshot

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    Irwindale, CA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Since 1927, Davis Wire Corporation has built a reputation for dependability and quality. As the largest wire manufacturer in the western United States, our impressive range of products are used in a wide variety of fields, including agriculture, construction, transportation, communications and industrial applications. The foundation of our business is our galvanized, brite and reinforcing wire, though we also produce an assortment of specialty wires to fit almost any need.

We currently seek a dedicated Maintenance Mechanic to join our team in Irwindale, California.

Maintenance Mechanic

Duties and Objectives

Completes building, re-building, repair, overhaul, installation and/or removal of new or used, precision or semi-precision machinery and equipment. Machining and fitting to close tolerances with speed and accuracy. Cooperates with machine operators and skilled tradesmen in job duties.

Tools and Equipment

All types of machine tools, hand tools, instruments, rigs and fixtures common to maintenance trade, including electrical tools, gas and electrical welding equipment, and plumber and pip-fitter equipment. Employees in the maintenance department are expected to supply their own basic tool kit and will receive an annual tool allowance.


Works on a variety of machines and equipment in and around plant. Works around several lubricants and chemicals throughout the plant.

Physical Requirements

Must be able to walk, stand, sit, kneel, crawl, twist, bend, and squat for a minimum of eight (8) hours per day. Must be able to lift/carry 100 lbs. several times per day with assistance.

Basic Activities

  • Works on repairs and constructs new machines and other shop equipment.
  • Diagnoses trouble with machines in plant and makes new parts and reassembles them.
  • Reads and interprets blueprints/sketches and creates sketches for new parts.
  • Operates machine tools, welding equipment and plumbing tools.
  • Maintains required housekeeping of work area and observes all safety rules.       
  • Performs other tasks and duties as assigned.

Experience and Qualifications

Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a maintenance mechanic role.

Maintenance mechanic experience in an industrial manufacturing environment a major plus.

Strong background in troubleshooting and repairing motors and gearboxes.

Demonstrable competence working with power tools, presses and other industrial equipment.

Experience as a welder a plus.

Certifications desirable, but not required.

We offer:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Pension
  • Life Insurance

This is a union position. New hires are required to pay a union initiation fee to the local union. Upon passing probation, new hires will join the union and will be required to pay monthly union dues.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Davis Wire is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other status protected under federal, state or local law.

Davis Wire Corporation does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firm recruiters. Fees will not be paid in the event candidate submitted by a recruiter without an agreement in place is hired; such resumes will be deemed the sole property of Davis Wire Corporation.