Tooling Technician I - Brighton Co

Requisition ID:  53491

Brighton, CO, US

Work experience:  Skilled Worker / Semi-Skilled Worker
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Supply Chain and Logistics


Vestas Factory

Maintenance Mechanic, Powered, Tools Warehouse I



Maintenance Department


Tooling Maintenance Mechanic is a position within the Tooling Repair department. The Tooling Repair department is responsible for new tooling, existing tooling and equipment reliability sent to the field for various projects in relationship with contractual and non-contractual obligations. As a Maintenance Mechanic you are responsible to ensure equipment is functioning safely and limit any shortages for equipment in respective areas.  This includes but not limited to electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, pumping, and hoists/crane systems.








   Level 1


Assess risk and verify functionality of equipment released to production.

Perform routine and preventative maintenance on tooling equipment and some specialty tools.

Installs machined replacement parts in mechanisms, machines, and equipment, and tests operation of unit to ensure functionality and performance.

Safely perform duties related to generating and storing hazardous waste in satellite accumulation areas.

Use and handle hazardous materials and understand their hazards at various locations using machines and equipment, properly segregate hazardous materials and waste.

Comply with state and federal regulations for handling, storage, disposal, transport etc. of hazardous materials and waste.

And all other duties as assigned.



    Level 2 (to include level 1)


Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications to determine needed repairs, parts, fabrication, new equipment installs, dimensions and tolerances, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.

Reads and understands, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic prints and symbols.

Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data.

Communicate to warehouse and/or shipping the transport of hazardous materials and waste according to strict regulatory requirements.



    Level 3 (to include level 1&2)


Troubleshoot under tense situations.

Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and repair mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

Operates welding equipment to cut or weld parts. MIG, TIG and stick welding, also weld aluminum.

Develops specifications from general description and draws sketch of part or product to be fabricated.

Confers with engineers, production personnel, programmers, contractors, vendors, or others to resolve machining, technical process, or assembly problems.

Ensure equipment is documented in SAP and Preventative Maintenance Plans are in place.  This includes helping to define spare parts for associated equipment





Education: High school or GED required; 1 – 3 years on-the-job/other related experience equivalent preferable

System skills - Microsoft Office, ERP / MRP systems, SAP.

Ability to create a safe work area

Strong Natural Ability to Work in Teams

Good skills driving equipment (as required)

Ability to get and/or current certification on usage of forklift/material handlers

Good sense for details

High Degree of Adaptability & Flexibility

Strong Desire to Learn New Skills & Knowledge

Excellent Work Ethic, Dependability & Dedication to Team/Company

Personal Desire/Value to do Quality Work

Overall knowledge of LEAN Practices/Principals



Physical Demands


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Constant standing and walking

Frequent lifting and carrying of up to 50 pounds.

Frequent use of hand tools and various tools weighing up to 15 pounds

Frequent push/pull of up to 50 pounds (force).

Frequent climbing on/off ladders, stairs, and equipment.

Frequent kneeling, bending and reaching.

Operation of vehicles and plant equipment





Ability/Desire to work as Craftsman with Hand tools

Problem Solver oriented

Customer focused

Ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization

Ability to add, subtracts, multiply, and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Both American Standard and Metric.

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision and Distance vision. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or corrosive chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



Additional Information


This job is located in Brighton, CO




Schedule is Monday – Friday 6:00 a.m. to 2;30 p.m.




Salary Range: $22.50-$29.71

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Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 173 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future. 
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