Apprenticeship - Maint Mech 1
The Mechanical Apprenticeship Program will develop the successful candidate to be a Journeyman Maintenance Mechanic. The Apprenticeship Program will generally run for a period of 4 years. Previous experience and formal training will be appropriately credited. During the Apprenticeship Program employees will receive on the job and classroom training. Each apprentice shall be subject to a periodic examination and on the job performance appraisal.
The purpose of the Maintenance Mechanic is to install and repair mechanical systems, apparatus, mechanical components of industrial machinery and equipment. This role provides maintenance repairs to industrial machinery as needed to keep a continuous manufacturing process supported. Must work safely and follow all documented and “common sense” safety policies and procedures.
This individual is expected to perform as a professional, highly skilled and exceptionally competent maintenance person. They must be able to analyze, perform root cause analysis on breakdowns and carryout corrective measures.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
- Notify your supervisor immediately of any accident, near miss or on the job injury when it occurs no matter how insignificant it may seem
- Take personal ownership to work safely each and every day and hold other team members to the same level of high safety standards
- Complies with safety requirements and notifies appropriate personnel of exceptions
- Follows all environmental compliance policies and programs
- Capability to read schematics and blueprints
- Ability to install, maintains, diagnose, troubleshoot and correct general mechanical problems on industrial machinery.
- Burner system understanding, troubleshooting and properly tuning
- Advanced skills – pneumatics, hydraulics, mechanical gear
- Assist in the development and completion of PM and Predictive maintenance programs for all motors, panels and mechanical components/systems.
- Completes and maintains plant required records and reports
- Tests malfunctioning machinery and discuss malfunction with other maintenance, electrical maintenance and operations team members. Including being lead where appropriate for mechanical downtime and trouble shooting.
- Calibration of machinery, balancing and alignment of fans
- Complies with good housekeeping practices on the job and ensures work areas are clean and picked up after each job is completed.
- Must display initiative to follow through and complete assigned jobs.
- Assists with the mechanical training of other maintenance personnel
- Works as instructed with outside contractors
- Attend all required training
- Comply with all plant rules
- Other duties as assigned
- Regular attendance on site and ability to rotate to varying shifts
High school Diploma or GED equivalent
Experience utilizing SAP is preferred, not required
Able to think under pressure and make quick and safe decisions
Able to communicate in English
Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
Interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
Work independently with minimal direct supervision and drive toward accomplishment and produce high quality work
Good attention to detail
Authorized to work in the United States on an unlimited basis
2 years experience preferred in related maintenance trade or occupation that involved mechanical maintenance in an industrial manufacturing environment is preferred.
This is not an entry level position
This is a full time position
Must be 18 years of age or older.
Must be eligible to work in the U.S. on a permanent basis.
Must be able to work 12 hour rotating shifts.
Will be required to pass a physical and drug screen (hair test).
Will be required to complete a background check
Will be required to pass performance (hands on) test administered by Owens Corning
Must complete and successfully pass the following Work Keys to be considered. (Will be administered by OhioMeansJobs if candidate has not previously taken Work Keys)
- Applied Mathematics – Must score a 4 or higher
- Reading for Information – Must score a 4 or higher
- Locating Information – Must score a 4 or higher
- Applied Technology – Must score a 4 or higher
- Workplace Observation – Must score a 3 or higher
Take the Ramsay MecTest and Mechanical Maintenance Trainee (70% pass rate). (Test will be administered by C-TEC if candidate has not previously taken Ramsey MecTest or Mechanical Maintenance Trainee Test)
Essential Physical Requirements
Able to do repetitive hand, arm and leg movements for several hours
Able to climb on and off fork truck
Ability to stand for 10-12 hours straight
Able to climb and descend stairs for up to 12 hours continuously
Lift, push and pull up to 50 pounds more than 100 times per day
Able to squat, bend at the waist and knees freely
Exposures to temperature extremes
Exposure to sounds or noise levels that may be uncomfortable
Bending and twisting
Handle, control or feel objects, tools
Wear required personal protective equipment (bump cap/hard hat, gloves, steel toed shoes, ear protection, arc flash gear and respirator when required)
Owens Corning is an Equal Opportunity Employer