Mechanical Maintenance Technician – Smyrna, TN

Locations Hiring:

Nissan Smyrna Manufacturing and Assembly Plant

Job Type:

Job Description:

Project crew handles a wide variety of tasks, installation of new equipment and demolition of old equipment in Body Shop/ Plant wide. Provide Assistance to Nissan Maintenance, with Corrective maintenance and Preventive Maintenance, on production related wide. Provide Assistance to Nissan Maintenance, with Corrective maintenance and Preventive Maintenance, on production related equipment. Installation and setup of robots, make necessary repairs on associated equipment, fab tooling, fixtures, ergonomic carts and racks.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform highly diversified duties, to repair and maintain machinery & mechanical equipment, this could be anything from small weld fixtures to 7-axis slides and NC Locators.

  • Layout and setting of new equipment, leveling, and alignment critical.
  • Mig, Tig, and Stick welding.
  • Identify & Report potential equipment and plant problems to Lead Persons.
  • Troubleshoot and repair a variety of mechanical equipment.
  • Use a variety of hand and Power tools, material handling equipment in performing duties set before you.
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently.
  • Basic Electrical Skills – voltage, ohm and amp readings
  • Basic Millwright skills/ Basic machine shop skills.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


Possess a High School Diploma or GED, Trade School or Higher a Plus.


Ability to read and interpret documents, such as safety rules, operating, maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, and blueprints.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts, such as distances, areas, and circumferences.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or scheduled form.

Physical Demands:

Physical duties, will require employee to stand, walk, and use hands to work with tools, controls, and equipment. Employee will be required to climb, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Employee will be required to lift and or move 50 pounds. Good communication skills, ability to work any shift, ability to work seven days a week, if the need arises. Ability to pass an in depth drug screen, and a valid TN Driver’s License.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described, are a representative of those an employee will encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of the job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts, and exposed to flying sparks from robot welding operations. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes, airborne particles and high noise levels.

Deadline to apply is 6/21/2022.

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