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Digital First Media Production Maintenance Mechanic in Denver, Colorado

The Denver Post, subsidiary of MediaNews Group, is seeking a Maintenance Mechanic to join the team! MediaNews Group offers news reporting and third party advertising and marketing opportunities through its multi-platform products which include: web, mobile, tablet, and print. We are one of the largest media groups in the U.S., serving high-value audiences and connecting advertisers to them. MNG publishes award-winning content (49 Pulitzers) that amasses and engages a nationwide audience via 800 multi-media platforms including web, mobile, social, and print. We are transforming the news industry.

The main goal of this position is to assist in achieving performance deadlines of all printed material, mechanics are equipped with mobile communication, to enable full time availability, and to respond to daily maintenance requests throughout the facility, in a timely fashion, to minimize equipment downtime and to assist with urgent building & maintenance needs as directed. #LI-RL1

  • Take an analytical approach in diagnosing equipment problems, and identify/prevent extended equipment damage through proactive attentiveness and awareness of unusual machinery behavior and/or sounds.

  • Demonstrate safe and proper use of safety equipment, tools, and machinery.

  • Identify, repair, maintain and perform routine preventative maintenance on all equipment in the Pressroom, Mailroom, and Utility floor to ensure safe and efficient working conditions exist, and to avoid loss of production time.

  • Quickly diagnose and communicate accurately, fully, and professionally.

  • Utilize machinist skills in order to have the ability to fabricate using lathes, mills, precision instruments and other basic machine shop equipment.

  • Weld materials using various techniques including Stick, TIG and MIG.

  • Five years Industrial Mechanical experience, and/or 2-year technical degree.

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent.

  • Safety Training, to include Lock Out / Tag Out, Arc Flash, Confined Space, HazCom.

  • Mechanical and Electrical Aptitude.

  • Manual Dexterity.

  • Working knowledge of safety policies and procedural requirements- specifically, but not limited to: Lock out/tag out, Arc Flash, Confined Space, and HazCom.

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Strong team player, with the ability to interact with multiple levels and variable environments.

  • Working knowledge and experience in providing accurate evaluations and estimated inventory needs for any given repair.

  • Recording and documentation skills- for all work orders and department logs.

  • Clean and organize shops and all work areas routinely.

  • Perform all basic maintenance and other duties as assigned.

Requisition ID: 2020-2536

Employment Type: Regular

External Company Name: Digital First Media

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