Maintenance Mechanic – 2nd shift at Brookwood® Finishing – Kenyon, RI 02836

Job description

Our Maintenance Shop is currently seeking a Maintenance Mechanic for the 2nd shift, 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm.  In the role, you will perform a wide variety of industrial mechanical tasks including equipment installation and repairs while following prescribed safety rules and compliance with OSHA regulations.

  • Assist/perform Corrective and Preventative Maintenance duties and troubleshooting, and repairs of minor and major breakdowns.
  • Use hand and power tools, welding equipment, drill press, and other industrial repair equipment.
  • Troubleshoot and repair industrial production equipment (i.e., mechanical systems, pneumatics, plumbing, steam, and hydraulics).
  • Properly set up machinery and equipment.
  • Operate boilers in the absence of operators, and have knowledge of standard tests for boiler chemicals.

Minimum Requirements/Abilities

  • Must furnish own basic set of tools and know how to properly operate and maintain tools to keep them in safe working order at all times.
  • Thorough knowledge of tools, bench machines, machinery, and related equipment.
  • Ability to assemble and align gears, gearboxes, bearings, motors, and shafts.
  • Ability to interpret and apply shop mathematics, with the use of complicated drawings, blueprints, specifications, charts, and tables.
  • Ability to follow written/verbal instructions, read, write, and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, equipment manuals, and company manuals and procedures.
  • Ability to work from ladders, lifts, or elevated platforms – indoors and outdoors – and be able to work in confined spaces.
  • Lifting up to 75lbs
  • Ability to work in a team environment.


  • Requires a high school diploma / GED.
  • Manufacturing experience; mechanical and industrial skills.
  • Experience in textile, paper, or other web-processing manufacturing environments is preferred.


  • 401(k)
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Referral Program
  • Service Recognition
  • Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program

Brookwood is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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