Reference : USA03334

Maintenance Mechanic

  • Technical Production
  • United States OXFORD
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Posting date : 09/30/2022

Position description

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: Responsible for preventative maintenance tasks on industrial machinery, maintain industrial equipment as necessary. Trouble shoot machine break down and repair situations and safely restore the machine to the proper operating condition. Must adhere to all company safety policies and JSA’s while performing tasks and at all times when on the premises. Must possess a thorough understanding of the operation and have acquired additional technical training, both classroom and practical that will further enhance abilities that will meet individual and company needs. NATURE & SCOPE OF POSITION: • Inspect non-operational equipment for component wear. • Replace non-operational components of equipment that are hindering the equipment from operating efficiently. • Fabricate and rebuild the components to be used on the equipment in the plant • Troubleshoot mechanical problems throughout the process. • Read and interpret blueprint and layout instructions. • Knowledge and understanding of hydraulic/pneumatic theory. • Basic electrical knowledge and adequate skills to understand various plant processes. • Perform welding and burning functions in a safe and efficient manner. Positive working attitude toward other employees; be a team player. Work with others constructively and abide by company policies and procedures. Working together as a team for continuous improvement is vital to ensure the future of CertainTeed and its employees. Teamwork will be required to be effective in daily maintenance assignments as well as special improvement and continuous improvement projects.


High School Diploma or GED plus a minimum of five(5) years’ experience. Complete a skills test to determine mechanical skills and knowledge, basic electrical, A/C and 3 phase circuits, general welding, cutting, hydraulic, pneumatics and instrumentation knowledge and skills. Basic operating knowledge and understanding of computer systems. This position will require active participation, training, knowledge and understanding along with progression as a 3rd class and, 2nd class mechanic.

Additional Requirements

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Able to work an average of 40 hours per week, speak clearly so others understand, accept criticism, deal calmly and effectively, communicate with all levels of customers, whether internal or external, sensitivity to other’s needs, and maintain a positive demeanor. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and talk and hear. Other physical requirements include, ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 70#’s without assistance, ability to work from various squatting, kneeling or bending positions, ability to climb ladders up to 60 feet and the ability to work with arms above head. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Manufacturing plant is not temperature controlled; dust, fumes, and high noise areas are present inside plant areas. Manufacturing processes involve granules, sand, fiberglass, asphalt coating, crushed rock, and polypropylene. Noise levels exceed 80 dB in some areas of the site. Moving equipment such as fork lifts, buggies, genie booms and industrial sweepers travel throughout the facility, sometimes in congested areas.

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