Maintenance Technician III - Winston Salem NC

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Maintenance Technician III - Winston Salem NC

5900 Grassy Creek Blvd
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 27105
United States

Maintenance Technician III – Winston Salem NC



Primary duties include providing safe and timely mechanical and electrical support, preventative maintenance, installation, service, repair, troubleshooting and resolution of multiple operating machines within a manufacturing industrial environment.  The ideal candidate will have mechanical and electrical experience, a familiarity with hydraulics and pneumatics and have basic troubleshooting experience with proven ability

of machine repair. Pay rate is commensurate with experience



High school diploma or GED minimum supplemented by industrial or vocational course work in electrical, industrial or mechanical maintenance programs or related field. Persons in this classification will generally have five years of experience in positions of progressive responsible and/or attainment of recognized journey level status as a technician in all around electrical and mechanical work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Understanding and demonstrating the behavior that the safety of yourself and other coworkers is paramount and is the #1 priority here at WestRock.

  • Lead, plan, and review the work of person in the Maintenance Technician I and II roles that are responsible for performing mechanical and/or electrical duties in the maintenance, repair, inspection, testing, and installation of mechanical/electrical equipment including structural.

  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components using test equipment and hand tools to locate the cause of a breakdown.

  • Independently perform the most difficult mechanical or electrical maintenance, repair, installation and testing functions on all but the most sophisticated equipment.

  • Interpret, explain and enforce department policies and procedures to reach full and accurate understanding.

  • Troubleshoot basic to intermediate electrical circuits.

  • Operate various tools, instruments, and equipment used in the testing and repairs of mechanical equipment.

  • Fabricate, assemble, and disassemble manufactured products by hand.

  • Use acetylene welding/cutting torch and combination welding procedures.

  • Use tube bending equipment.

  • Use electrical or electronic testing devices or equipment.

  • Operate hoist, winch, or hydraulic boom as needed.

  • Operate with advanced skill hand tools both powered and manual.

  • Set up and operate a variety of machine tools such as a drill press, lathe and/or welding equipment.

  • Operate maintenance vehicles including aerial lifts, personnel transport vehicles and forklifts.

  • Respond to mechanical and electrical emergencies during non-standard business hours.

  • Read and interpret blueprints, schematics, specifications, and technical drawings.

  • Read and understand work orders, instructions, formulas, or charts.

  • Write routine reports and correspondence as needed.

  • Speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

  • Responsible for the overall Safety and cleanliness of equipment and area.

  • Work in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with company policies and procedures.

  • Overtime is required.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.



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