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Fairburn, Georgia, United States

Electro Mechanic-C

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Job ID 60228

The Electro Mechanic (EMMC) is an hourly position and reports to the Maintenance Leader. The Electro Mechanic is responsible for the reliability performance, repair and maintenance of mechanical devices in the plant, including pneumatic and hydraulic devices. In addition, the Electro Mechanic is responsible for repairs and maintenance on electrical devices consistent with their training as described in more detail below. The employee acts as a process expert for this multi-craft job dealing with mechanical specialist and electrical responsibilities related to the mechanical function. This includes reacting to process and equipment issues, preventive and predictive maintenance, as well as elimination of special cause variation while driving safety & quality and optimizing plant efficiency.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follows all Owens Corning safety policies and procedures.
  • Works together in Safety & Housekeeping to build and maintain a safe, accident-free work environment for themselves and others, changing the culture to place safety in the forefront of all activities.
  • Utilizes machines, equipment and measuring instruments to perform tasks including, but not limited to; precision alignment, predictive maintenance, balancing, welding, pipe fitting, equipment repair. Insures availability of required items &/or inventory.
  • Utilizes journeyman multi-functional mechanic and basic electrical knowledge in order to preserve and optimize plant assets and to meet the needs of manufacturing.
  • Provides support and leadership to other craft and non-craft employees in the performance of maintenance tasks.
  • Cooperates with others, plans and performs operational maintenance, including Lubrication, to machinery and equipment associated with plant operations.
  • Performs the job of trainer for production, apprentice and other craft personnel as related to craft work. Includes participation in the execution of training plans, providing input for training records and input into the determination of certification status for each employee.
  • Acts as as a liason to management, suppliers and customers.
  • Assists with the developmental and/or experimental projects.
  • Utilizes computer expertise to complete records and reports and manage data (includes SAP, work orders, inventory, failure & trend analysis sheets, checklists, requisitions, audit sheets, etc.).
  • Utilizes basic carpentry skills as needed for the position.
  • Utilizes fork lift, cranes, and other related mobile equipment, license obtained where necessary.
  • Develops & maintains skills and knowledge of the job classification on a continuing basis by participating in formal and informal training situations related to the Position.
  • Works from information obtained from simple or complex diagrams, engineering drawings, sketches, equipment manuals, and also written or verbal instructions needed to perform assigned duties.
  • Applies protective coatings to equipment, floors, and buildings.
  • The Electro Mechanic will not perform electrical repairs or maintenance on equipment while energized. Where the equipment cannot be de-energized or the feed circuit disconnect cannot be identified, the Instrument Shop shall be responsible for carrying out the necessary work.
  • Make Minor electrical repair of shop equipment within a mechanical workshop, including:
    • Shop tools – power tool cords, extension cords, welding equipment cables, portable lighting, lathes, milling machines, band saws, etc.
  • Make process equipment mechanical repairs where:
    • Gearbox replacement is necessary – disconnecting and re-connecting motor leads. Example: A gearbox with a C-face mounted motor needs repair or replacement and it is found that the motor shaft keyway is defective. The Electro Mechanic will be expected to carry out the motor replacement and replace any defective wiring or flexible conduit for the motor in question.
  • Maintains good housekeeping in the area and follows Owens Corning safety practices.
  • Performs other related duties consistent with the nature of the job as directed by the supervisor.

The employee should hold the following abilities:

  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English
  • Must be able to understand verbal and written instructions
  • Must possess strong communication and organizational skills
  • Must have the ability to multi-task
  • Must have strong internal and external customer service skills
  • Must work well in team environment Must be able to work independently
  • Must have to ability to do basic mathematical calculations
  • Must possess PC operational skills
  • Must possess the skill level and experience of an Electro Mechanic.
  • Must be able to secure and maintain fork lift drivers license

**Special criteria bid job; requires records review and interview, & job awarded based on seniority


The employee must be able to:

  • Operate a computer or other keyboard instrument
  • Be proficient in SAP system

The employee should have the following:

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent is required
  • Related experience and/or training in an industrial environment
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be drug and alcohol free

This position requires:

  • Regular attendance on site and the ability to work varying or rotating shifts
  • Wearing respirator protection – frequently Exposure to hot/cold temperature- continuously
  • Exposure to noise- continuously Lifting/carrying/moving up to 50 pounds Standing- continuously
  • Ascending/descending stairs - frequently
  • Hand/Eye Coordination– continuously
  • Walking – continuously Twisting- continuously
  • Ascending/descending ladders- continuously
  • Kneeling- frequently

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities.

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.

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