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Newark, Ohio

Maint Mechanic Journeyman

Maintenance Mechanic Journeyman

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

    Job Requirements

    Minimum Qualifications

    Skills and Abilities:

    Maintenance related Computer Skills

    Experience utilizing SAP is preferred, not required

    Hydraulic and Pneumatics

    Basic blueprint and schematic reading

    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

    Education and Experience

    High school Diploma or GED equivalent

    Journeyman Maintenance is preferred with 4 years experience in pipefitting, welding, sheet metal or machine repair or have completed a state certified 4 year apprentice program in any of the above trades.

    Multi-skilled training is preferred.


    2 years experience preferred in related maintenance trade or occupation that involved mechanical maintenance in an industrial manufacturing environment is preferred.

    Additional Information

    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.

Will be required to complete a background check

Will be required to pass performance test

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

    Must pass the written Ramsay MecTest and with an 80% or higher. (Test will be administered by C-TEC if candidate has not previously taken Ramsey MecTest)

    Must score 80% or higher on Performance (hands-on) testing

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

Repetitive movement

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

Please note:Applications must be filled out completely—incomplete applications will not be considered. Resumes are welcome, but are not a substitute for completing the application.

About Owens Corning

Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) develops, manufactures, and markets insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composites. Based in Toledo, Ohio, but with around 19,000 employees spread across 37 countries, we are immensely proud of our diverse and collaborative workforce. Step into any one of our global locations, and you’ll find passionate people bringing their best to the table each and every day. It’s their deep expertise and insatiable curiosity that has allowed us to perfect our products, and benefit millions of customers throughout the world.

It’s also one of the reasons why we’ve been recognized as a Fortune 500 Company for 64 consecutive years. But don’t just take our word for it—bring your career to Owens Corning and discover it for yourself. Here, you have the opportunity to grow your career in an environment that values communication, big ideas, and accountability. Join us and be part of our difference.

Must be eligible to work in the U.S. on a permanent basis. Owens Corning is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

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