Maintenance Swat Team- Millwright

Kennebec Lumber Co
Grantham, NH 03753 View on Map
Apply Before : September 9, 2024
Job Description

Kennebec Lumber was incorporated in 2000; when operations began, Kennebec Lumber employed 12 full time workers. Today we employ over 200 full time positions across New England. Our goal is to provide the highest quality lumber available while providing our employees with a safe and stable work environment. We continue to optimize and update our mills for better production, recovery, and efficiency. Apply today to join our team.

The primary objective of the Maintenance Swat Team is to lead an organized effort to resolve maintenance issues at all locations with the utmost efficiency for the company. Maintenance Swat will be deployed for MAJOR emergency breakdowns at any KLC location in addition to scheduled maintenance projects. The Millwright specifically will use hands on techniques to troubleshoot gearboxes, pumps, small motors, belts, etc with little or no supervision. Additionally, bending, punching, cutting and welding to build desired components as well as assisting in other general maintenance tasks. The daily activities of Swat maintenance personnel are subject to change due to the needs of the mills therefore, scheduled hours must be flexible.


Install, maintain, repair and troubleshoot mill and mobile equipment

Ability to take precision measurements and attention to detail

Confirm repairs by align, calibrating and basic operation

Read and interpret blueprints, schematics and detailed drawings related to project/machinery

Dismantle equipment when as required and reassemble as needed

Maintain confidentiality of any sensitive information

Service each mills needs as efficiently as possible with regard to cost as well as productivity

Participate in any planning as needed to execute each project/task with high efficiency including planning/ordering/obtaining parts and materials

Set the bar on Safety compliance, LOTO, PPE, Hot Works Permits, etc.

To conduct interactions with the highest level of professionalism

Welder / Fabricator Specific

Measure and cut materials to specifications

Weld materials using the correct materials to join the metals together

Reading and understanding prints/specs prior to starting a project

Select appropriate machine and settings for task

Plan proper sequence of tasks to complete assignment

Maintain a safe and clean work area

Communicate with the purchaser and Manager to further support cost effective ways to manage purchasing and inventory control company wide.

Travel to all locations with minimal notice

Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications / Requirements:

Effective Written and Oral communication skills

Able to work well with minimal supervision

Ability to Prioritize tasks and follow specified procedures

5+ years relevant maintenance experience


Health Insurance and HAS

Dental Insurance

Competitive Pay

401KPaid Time off

Holiday Pay

Additional Incentives

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