Teknor Apex

  • Maintenance Technician

    Job Locations US-NC-Jamestown
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  • Overview

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    Celebrating 90 years…


    Teknor Apex Company is a privately held, global material science company founded in 1924 and headquartered in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.  We manufacture for our eight divisions in 9 locations in the U.S., and one each in Singapore, China, Belgium and Germany.


    In all our businesses we pride ourselves on our commitment to technical innovation, quality products and custom service.  Positions offered are both challenging and rewarding and have excellent growth opportunities.


    Join our Plant Maintenance team as a 2nd shift Maintenance Technician supporting our manufacturing operation in Jamestown, North Carolina. In this role you will install, service and repair electrical equipment as well as handle mechanical needs in the facility. The person will be trained but basic skills and experience supporting maintenance activities in a manufacturing facility is required.


    • Working safely is a condition of employment. Understand safety best practices and ensure that all safety procedures are followed
    • Perform maintenance for the manufacturing facility and equipment
    • Maintain facility and equipment
    • Perform repairs, modifications, installations, etc. of complex electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems as well as belts, pulleys and gears
    • Troubleshoot machinery
    • Install service and repair all equipment in a timely manner
    • Provide and maintain proper hand tools
    • Maintain good housekeeping throughout plant and shop
    • Read and interpret documentation such as drawings, manuals and technical bulletins
    • Use electrical tester to safely check power, fuses, breakers and switches
    • Other duties and related responsibilities as required

    Qualifications & Competencies

    • Associates Degree in Maintenance field or Industrial Maintenance Certification strongly preferred
    • 2+ years related experience and/or training in plant maintenance; or equivalent combination of education and experience (will train this person but basic skills are required)
    • Must have valid driver's license to be able to drive a forklift and other equipment 
    • Be able to lift thirty pounds over their head at least 4 times in 8 hours
    • Be able to climb and work from a ladder
    • Must be able to pass basic skill tests for mechanical reasoning and motor circuitry
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
    • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry

    This position will be working 2nd shift: 2:00pm - 10:30pm Monday through Friday.


    Teknor Apex has a long-standing history of caring for its employees.  We are committed to the philosophy of providing employees with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.

    • Medical w/prescription drug coverage
    • Dental and Vision
    • Life Insurance
    • 401k w/company match
    • Paid Holidays and Vacation
    • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Employee Wellness Program
    • Service Recognition 


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