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MAINTENANCE MECHANIC
Oregon Apprenticeship Guide - Maintenance Mechanic
 
MainMech.pngJob Description
Maintenance mechanics repair and maintain machinery and mechanical equipment, such as engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems and production machines. These workers dismantle machinery to gain access and repair or replace defective parts. Their tools include hoists, cranes, hand tools, power tools and measuring devices. They test the machinery performance and clean and lubricate parts.
 
Working Conditions
The work is mainly carried out indoors, but exterior work during all weather conditions is sometimes required. This job is physically demanding. Working in cramped, awkward positions for long periods of time is common. The conditions may also be greasy, dirty and dusty and exposure to solvents and exhaust is common. Hazards include minor injuries to the hands, arms, legs and feet.
 
 
Minimum Qualifications
These programs are only open to employees of training agents registered to the local apprenticeship committees. The master maintenance mechanic program requires journey-level workers to hold a limited maintenance electrician (LME) license. Apprentices must complete an exam from the Oregon Building Codes Division.
 
 
Apprenticeship Committees    
 

MA# 6020

Union

Boise Cascade/WCIW NE OR TATC

Phone: 541-278-5854

Area 6

MA# 1061
Union
Tri Met Heavy Duty Bus Mechanic JATC

Phone: 503-962-6497
 
 
 
 
Portland State Office Building: 800 NE Oregon St., Suite 1045 - Portland, OR 97232
 
Portland: (971) 673-0760 Bend: (541) 322-2435 Medford: (541) 776-6201 Salem: (503) 378-2313 Eugene: (541) 686-7623