Maintenance Helper

Location: Commerce, California US


This position is no longer open.

Job Number: 13836

Position Title:

External Description:
Maintenance Helper

Company: Monogram Aerospace Fasteners

Primary Location: 3423 S Garfield Avenue, Commerce, CA 90040 USA

Employment Type: Hourly | Full-Time

Function: Manufacturing Production / Distribution

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Main Duties & Responsibilities

Job Description


Assists in the installation, maintenance, and repairs of machinery, tools, equipment, furnishing, fixtures, physical structures, and pipe and electrical systems.


Under supervision and review, performs simple tasks or assists in complex tasks, under general written or verbal instruction, requiring little initiative or ingenuity, as related to the following. Other work related duties may be assigned as necessitated by Company priorities.

  • Visually inspects and tests machinery, tools and equipment to assure proper working condition.
  • Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with appropriate personnel to diagnose problem or repair machine.
  • Dismantles defective machines, tools and equipment and installs new or repaired parts.
  • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.
  • Assembles, installs, and maintains pipe systems, including facility plumbing, and hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, and repairs and replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment.
  • Repairs and maintains physical structure and appearance of establishment. Includes cleaning, painting, repairing furniture or fixtures, moving or installing furniture or fixtures, disposal of trash, recyclables, hazardous material, etc.
  • Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathe, grinder, drill, milling machine, etc. to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs and fixtures, and tools.
  • Moves or assists in moving, equipment, machines, etc. to different areas of the offices or plant.
  • Fabricates and repairs counters, benches, partitions, and other structures which may be wood, drywall, metal, glass or other construction material.
  • Licensed and capable of operating a motor vehicle. Skilled to drive and operate a forklift.
  • Works as an active team member by participating in problem solving, team building, and all other team activities to improve the processes, productivity, quality, etc. of the department and the company. Uses interpersonal skills as well as good written and verbal communications. Assists other Company personnel as required

  • Qualifications

    Equipment/Process Responsibilities - Performs duties where facility, property, tools, equipment, or machines may be damaged or man hours lost, through improper daily maintenance and attention to processing. Assists in the maintenance and repairs of machines, tools and equipment as well as physical plant and furnishings.

    Material or Product Responsibilities - Performs duties that require close attention to work and supporting documentation specifications, verbal instructions and other requirements.

    Responsibility for Work of Others - Accuracy of communication is mandatory to the successful maintenance and repair of machines, tools, equipment, furnishings and the physical plant. Must communicate to appropriate personnel any problems or concerns regarding maintenance or repair issues as it affects production schedules or the working environment.

    Safety Responsibilities - Good housekeeping, knowledge of all safety requirements related to machines, tools and equipment. Knowledge of safety requirements as related to the physical plant regarding such things as fire safety regulations, hazardous material handling procedures, building safety codes etc. Adherence to and enforcement of Company safety rules is mandatory.

    Initiative and Ingenuity - Being under frequent supervision, nature of work requires little initiative to perform required tasks related to maintaining and repairing the physical plant, furnishings and all machines, tools and equipment. Uses ingenuity only in making suggestions for improving efficiency of basic tasks.


    Environmental Surroundings - Work is in a machine shop environment where noise, temperature fluctuations, exposure to outdoor elements is less desirable than in a typical office environment.

    Unavoidable Hazards - Possible hazards related to cuts, bruises, burns, electrical shock, muscle strains and severe trauma. Exposure to moving mechanical parts, metalworking fluids & chemicals, heating elements, open flames, high voltage electricity and airborne particles. Risks from working in confined spaces, on ladders or other elevated positions and from repetitive motion or awkward positions. Risks from exposure to outdoor elements and weather conditions. Risks from the operation of a motor vehicle and forklift. Protective safety wear and equipment should be worn as appropriate to the task at hand.


    Physical - Able to lift over 100 pounds. Requires hand and finger manipulation to operate hand and power tools, instruments, and/or install or repair various components such as wiring, conduit, switches, relays, pipes, valves, etc., required by job duties. Must be able to reach, bend, stretch, kneel, stoop, crawl and climb, and work in confined spaces such as attics, crawl spaces etc. Job assignments may require standing, sitting, working on a ladder or in a confined space or outdoors for periods exceeding 15 minutes at a time

    Mental - Little reasoning ability required due to being under direct supervision or specific instructions related to task at hand. Required to organize work tasks for best efficiency with frequent supervision or review.

    Visual - Close attention to detail with moderate eye concentration for extended periods of time. Able to read precision instruments. Requires close and distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, focus adjustment and depth perception.


    Demonstrated ability to read and write English of a level required in Company shop documents and computer software entry and processing requirements as well as technical, installation and maintenance instructions. Must be capable of applying mathematical operations including using fractions and decimals, as required by essential job duties. Must be able to operate machines, tools and equipment at a proficient level as required by essential job duties. Generally equivalent to 6th grade level.


    Requires 6 months’ work experience in a machine shop environment or equivalent skills and knowledge capable of performing the essential job functions which are necessary to fulfill job requirements. Must read precision measuring instruments such as various gauges, meters, calipers and micrometers as well as blueprints, floor plans and other documentation similar or comparable to those used by the Company.

    City: Commerce

    Location_formattedLocationLong: Commerce, California US

    State: California

    Community / Marketing Title: Maintenance Helper

    Company Profile:

    Requisition Number: 789

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    TriMas Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.