Based on 1,251 responses, the job of Maintenance Mechanic has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.74 out of 5. On average, Maintenance Mechanics are highly satisfied with their job.
Q: What is it like working as a Maintenance Mechanic?
"The people you answer to have no clue what your job is or ho."
If it ain't broke, don't fix it. Machines need to run for your company to make money.
"Hours worked , available parts."
Never stop trying to learn something new each day. And not everything is what it appears to be. Listen to what people say the problem is.
"I fix and maintain a metal bailer, bobcats, crains...."
Pros: Building and repairing machines that get worked hard...
Cons: Getting deep into a project and get the feeling of being underpaid..
"Keep an open mind."
Accept any training.Work flexible hours.Gain experience from all employees on your team.
None that I can think of at this time.
"Keep up with changing technology."
Never pass up any offer of training courses, certificate updates, that is one of the good things (if offered) about working for a government agency (city) and decent benefits!
"Setup and fleet matainance."
Pros: Independent scheduling. Access to technical support and training. Wide variety of equipment to learn. Fellow employees are fun to work with. Customers are generally nice and fun to assist.
Cons: Responsibilities beyond original agreement without promotion or raise. Little growth opportunity. Rare appreciation for work preformed. Little access to documentation and visibility. Little information on expectations.