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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Physical Labor
Mechanical Repairer
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Carpenter Technology | Latrobe, PA
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Job Description

Carpenter's Latrobe Specialty Metals operations, based in Latrobe, Pa., manufacture high-performance specialty alloys serving aerospace, energy and other demanding markets. Carpenter acquired Latrobe in 2012 to increase capacity to meet strong customer demand and to broaden the company's product mix. Latrobe employs more than 1,000 dedicated production, maintenance and salaried staff and continues a century-long legacy of leadership in metals technology. Latrobe is part of the corporation's Specialty Alloys Operations division.

Mechanical Repairer


* Receives instructions covering the scheduled and emergency repair, installation and inspection work to be done. Reads prints and sketches.

* Inspects mill equipment for defects such as misalignment, wear, insufficient lubrication, etc. Determines the best way of making repairs to minimize interruption of production. Advises when immediate shut-down of equipment is necessary to minimize damage or when temporarily continued operation will have no harmful effect.

* Performs welding and burning in connection with repair and maintenance on plant equipment, buildings and tools.

* Dismantles, cleans, repairs, replaces, installs, maintains, assembles and lubricates mechanical equipment. Adjusts equipment for proper operating characteristics. Makes either temporary or permanent repairs. Assembles and aligns gears, bearings and shafts, involving the application of press, sliding and running fits. Operates simple machine tools such as drill press, pipe threader, power saw, etc. Erects scaffolds and performs simple rigging as necessary.

* Changes, sets up and adjusts equipment as required by production schedules.

* Operates high lift, as required, in conjunction with mechanical repair work. Checks fluid and L.P. gas levels and adds, as required. Reports any condition requiring maintenance work. Operates high lift, radio controlled floor operated crane or pickup truck.
* Keeps work area in a clean, orderly and safe condition


* High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)
* 3-5 years industrial maintenance experience
* Direct hands on experience with stick welding /cutting, must be able to handle oxygen acetylene torches, fundamental understanding of mechanical systems and possess a basic understanding of hydraulics

Carpenter Technology Company offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including life, medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, 401k with company contributions as well as many other options to employees.

Carpenter Technology Corporation's policy is to fully and effectively maintain a program of equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination for all employees, to employ affirmative action for all protected classes, and to recruit and develop the best qualified persons available regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by law. The Company also will recruit, develop and provide opportunities for qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans.

About Carpenter Technology

Carpenter Technology Corporation (Carpenter) is engaged in the manufacturing, fabrication and distribution of specialty metals. The Company operates in two business segments: Advanced Metals Operations (AMO) and Premium Alloys Operations (PAO). The Company develops, manufactures and distributes cast/wrought and powder metal stainless steels and special alloys, including high-temperature alloys, controlled expansion alloys, ultra high-strength alloys, implantable alloys, tool and die steels, and other specialty metals, as well as cast/wrought titanium alloys. The Company provides material solutions to the needs of the aerospace, industrial, energy, medical, consumer products and automotive industries. (Source: 10-K)