Maintenance Technician

American Woodmark Humboldt , TN 38343

Posted 2 months ago


The maintenance technician position is responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of the site's business goals and objectives.

Essential Functions

  • Perform highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and the plant facility's equipment.

  • Performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance of production equipment.

  • May perform machinist duties and responsibilities.

  • Perform maintenance skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, welding, fabrication, troubleshooting and repair of production machines and equipment.

  • May require knowledge of PLC controls and ladder logic.

  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.

  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.

  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and plant facilities.

  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, troubleshooting tools and material handling equipment in performing duties.

  • Perform lockout/tag out per policy as required

  • Must be able to work from elevated platforms and mobile lift equipment

  • Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision.

  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.

  • Must be willing to work overtime as needed to insure the maintenance and uptime of equipment

  • Will be required to use computerized maintenance system

  • Capable of working independently and a self- starter

  • Train operators in proper autonomous maintenance practices

  • Maintain a valid AWC forklift license

  • Support efforts by the American Woodmark team members to strive for continuous improvement.

  • Perform other tasks as directed by management and at all times uphold the CITE Principals of American Woodmark Corp.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education, Experience and Skills

  • High school diploma or general equivalency degree (GED) is preferred.

  • Minimum of 2 years of vocational or technical training in industrial mechanics, pneumatics, hydraulics, electrical, or equivalent work history. Strong electrical background desired.

  • Industrial mechanical maintenance experience preferred

  • Good written and oral communication skills.

  • Good PC skills with a knowledge of MS Windows

Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common maintenance and repair documents and schematics. Ability to listen and communicate effectively with co-workers and customers/clients in an effort to respond to common inquires or complaints. Good oral and written communication skills.


Ability to apply basic mathematical concepts like addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Ability to use and read a standard and/or metric tape measure.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an assorted number of tasks or instructions.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, knell, bend, twist, and walk. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 20 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds, moving side to side, pulling/pushing, squatting, climbing, and other physical demands as needed. Employee must be able to distinguish colors for electrical troubleshooting and repair.

Working Conditions

Indoor and outdoor manufacturing environment. The noise level is usually moderate to high. May be required to work with industrial chemicals. Appropriate PPE will be required. Occasional overtime and weekend work required.

Other Duties

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


American Woodmark Corporation does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, national origin, age, religion, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and/or expression; and it will comply with all applicable federal, state, and local discrimination laws. No person shall be denied employment solely because of any disability, which is unrelated to the ability to engage in the essential functions involved in the position for which application has been made either with or without reasonable accommodations.

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Maintenance Technician

American Woodmark