Control Devices LLC
  • 01-Aug-2017 to 05-Sep-2017 (CST)
  • Maintenance
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance, 401(k), paid vacation and holidays




Plan, schedule, performs maintenance & electrical duties on industrial manufacturing equipment according to manufacturer's recommendations, & verbal & written instructions to keep machinery & equipment in good repair. Maintain & update equipment maintenance historical data. Install & maintain piping systems for air, water, gas, hydraulics, pneumatics, etc. Examines, troubleshoots, & repairs mechanical & electrical malfunctions in production machinery & equipment.


This is a 3rd shift position.  Sunday- Thursday 10:00pm-6:00am



Control Devices, LLC ("Control Devices" or "CD") is a leading designer & manufacturer of high quality flow control valves, condensate removal traps, related components & accessories serving the compressed air, pressure washer, vehicle systems, fire protection, specialty gas, & the industrial, agricultural & food service float valve markets.  CD prides itself in the ability to design, innovate & manufacture flow control valves for custom applications & offers a line of standard products that has grown over the years.  CD is based in Saint Louis, MO & its products are sold on a global basis to O.E.M's, Distributors & End Users.  


Control Devices is a privately owned company with a very seasoned management team focused on organic sales growth with existing products & new revenue growth through acquisitions.






         Works with minimum supervision. Instructions & guidance provided to new employees when required, but successful candidate must learn established procedures & methods. May be required to provide technical guidance & assistance to new, less experienced, or lower pay grade maintenance personnel.

         Perform maintenance tasks that need to be accomplished to provide continuous performance quality, &/or to add new equipment. 

         Examine machines for defects in operation & replace defective or worn parts, bearings, seals, gears, shafts, cylinders or other parts & sub-assemblies. Diagnoses, replaces &/or repairs electrical components, solenoids, motors, & motor controls. Inspect, sharpen & polish. 

         Make necessary adjustments to ensure operation in accordance with approved engineering specifications, product requirements, & national safety codes.

         Perform maintenance work from verbal & written maintenance orders. Review blueprints, service, repair, & operator's manuals, parts & kit lists, electrical schematics, & other technical information for guidance in performing maintenance & repairs on machines & equipment.

         Fabricate &/or machine equipment & machine parts as required. Obtain part to be fabricated or machined. Note material fabrication & process requirements. Set-up & operate machines incidental to fabricating or machining parts. Select proper raw materials. Set-up & operate lathes, mills, surface & pedestal grinders, drill presses, table & band saws, acetylene, arc, & electric welding equipment to machine & fabricate parts.

         Repair or install piping & tubing systems for pneumatics, natural gas, hydraulic, lubricant, coolant, water air, acid, or other fluids. Cut, thread, flare, assemble, & braze pipe or tubing as required. Remove & repair or replace pumps, valves, pressure regulators, filters, strainers, etc.

         Ensure compatibility, performance quality, & safe proper operations of all circuits. Work with ladder diagrams & schematics to quickly locate & repair malfunctions & breakdowns in all types of industrial logic control systems.

         Ability to troubleshoot, install, & program Automation Direct or other programmable logic controls as required is preferred.

         May be required to perform work in other job classifications at same or lower level.

Typical Tools, Equipment, & Materials Used


         Mechanics' & machinists' hand tools, such as sockets, open end allen & pipe wrenches, screwdrivers, hammer, tin snips, pliers, files, hand saw, hack saw, clamps, knife, micrometers, vernier calipers, tri-square, tape measure, machinists' scale, dial indicators, etc.

         Electricians h& tools, such as insulation strippers, diagonal wire cutters, cable cutters, knife, screwdrivers, wrenches, needle nose pliers, adjustable pliers, soldering iron, volt meter, amp meter, ohm meter, etc. Owns specified hand tools & precision measuring equipment, & works with same as required.

         Engine lathes, vertical & horizontal mills, drill press, surface & pedestal grinders, stationary & portable power saws, b& saws, abrasive saws, portable power drills, hole cutters, pipe threading & cutting equipment, acetylene, arc, & electric welding equipment, gas & electric powered forklifts, scissor lift & air lift scaffolds, cranes, hoists, concrete saws, conduit punches, s& blasters, steam cleaners, air & electric operated pumps, jack hammers, conduit benders, etc.

         Repair & replacement parts, part kits, switches, relays, electric motors, starters, lighting fixtures, light bulbs, programmable controllers, bearings, pumps, nuts, bolts, rivets, tape, thread sealant, pipe, tubing, angle iron, glue, adhesives, abrasives, coolants, lubricants, grease, cutting oils, batteries, roofing materials, welding rod, welding flux, hazardous chemicals, raw materials like wood, sheet metal, steel, cast iron, stainless steel, brass, aluminum, copper, rubber, plastic, etc.







         Internal training & previous experience acceptable.

         Knowledge of blueprint reading.

         Knowledge to maintain & repair electrical components of machinery



         2 3 years of solid maintenance experience



         Capable of operating skillfully & efficiently, all machinists' h& tools & machines, requiring minimal instruction & supervision.

         Strong mechanical & electrical troubleshooting skills & experience.

         Knowledge & ability to work safely with high voltage electrical systems up to 480 volts three phase, utilizing extreme care on troubleshooting & repairs where high voltages are involved.

         Familiarity & practical experience with common equipment & all specialized skills, trades, & technologies that may be required in a manufacturing environment. Thorough working knowledge of mechanical & electrical principals & their application to the safe repair or overhaul of production machines, conveyor systems, machine tools, facilities equipment, etc.

         Ability to read English to interpret & apply information in manufacturers drawings, specifications, parts lists, engineering drawings, schematics, operation & maintenance manuals, facilities layouts & other technical information.

         Occasional heavy lifting & moving required.

         Must be physically able to safely climb ladders up to 25 Feet high while carrying small tools or light equipment. Able to work safely in high places if required.

         Knowledge & ability to safely work with & around various hazardous materials or hazardous wastes. (Will provide OSHA required training)

         Knowledge & ability to drive powered forklift truck as needed to move or place equipment. Exercise care & caution when driving forklift or positioning equipment. Comply with safety regulations for using, working around, or operating forklift equipment. (Will provide OSHA required training)

         Ability to quickly learn & apply new technical skills as required.

         Ability to be flexible & accept changing business needs.

         Co-operative team-oriented individual.

         Problem solver. Finds the best solution to a problem that supports the team & the company as a whole.

         Ability to perform job without risk of injury to self or others. Individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



         Attention to detail & ability to handle multiple priorities.

         Self-motivated & possess a hands-on style with strong mechanical aptitude.

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