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Maintenance Technician

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Date: Nov 9, 2017

Location: Winston-Salem, NC, US, 27101

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc

We are dedicated to the belief that people are our most important asset. In filling job openings every effort is expended to find candidates within Worthington, its divisions or subsidiaries. Employee development, opportunity to grow and continuing to evolve both as an employee and as a company are instrumental to our success. We encourage employees to inquire about open positions and apply to those that help further their career goals.  

The Worthington Industries, Pressure Cylinders facility located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina is looking for a skilled Maintenance Technician who possesses an advanced understanding of both mechanical and electrical maintenance as well as good problem solving skills, computer skills and safety practices.  

Qualifications include: 2-yr associates degree or equivalent industrial plant maintenance experience including electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic systems.

The ideal candidate is proficient in PLC controllers, motor control circuits and AC/DC motor drives.  Must be able to work in a team-based environment but also be able to work independently as they will be responsible for specific or cross functional tasks throughout the facility. Participation in continuous improvement projects, facility safety programs and promotion of safety rule and regulations are required in this role. Overtime may be required as needed.

Key Position Results:

  • Ability to troubleshoot basic mechanical problems in an efficient and safe manner throughout the facility
  • Ability to create mechanical & electrical designs for new projects as well as implement improvements to existing equipment

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Completes advanced mechanical & electrical design and fabrication
  • Makes advanced repairs and adjustment to mechanical & electrical devices
  • Successfully troubleshoots mechanical and electrical problems
  • Perform preventative maintenance on all machinery as assigned.
  • May perform basic machining duties
  • Completes welding and fabrication tasks with little direction
  • Accountable for entering data into maintenance system timely and accurately
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area

Critical Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Advanced knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical, plumbing and code books.
  • Basic mechanical, welding and cutting skills
  • Should be capable of reading mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic prints.
  • Good problem solving skills, safety practices and attention to quality.
  • Advanced workbench and computer skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of AC/DC motor drives, PLC and SLC controllers and motor control circuits
  • Advanced knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical, plumbing, and code books.  

Worthington Industries operates under a long-standing corporate philosophy rooted in the Golden Rule, with earning money for its shareholders as the first corporate goal. As a market leader in metals manufacturing for nearly 60 years, we put people first, whether they’re our employees, shareholders, customers or suppliers. We’re looking for individuals who share our people-first philosophy and can help us continually innovate and grow through their insights, leadership and unique talents.

Worthington Industries (NYSE: WOR) is a global metals manufacturer serving growing end markets including automotive, construction, energy, agriculture, alternative fuel and many other markets. Our family of 10,000 employees in over 80 facilities throughout 10 countries has helped us earn the respect of our customers, our communities and our industry. With sales of approximately $ 3 billion annually, our company has been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as a “Most Admired Company” and four times as a “100 Best Companies to Work For.”

Worthington Industries Inc., and its subsidiaries, is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, disability or veteran’s status.


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