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Saint-Gobain Maintenance Technician 1st Class in Charleston, South Carolina

The Maintenance Technician 1st Class is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance performance on all production processes and equipment. Must possess a thorough understanding of the operation and have acquired additional technical training, both classroom and practical, that will further enhance abilities that will meet individual and company needs.

Repair or assist with any mechanical problems in the facility or on the grounds.

Demonstrate the ability to safely and accurately operate small power hand tools and various pieces of shop equipment.

Read and comprehend technical manuals, blue prints, and other related maintenance or equipment documents.

Be a self-starter who possesses the ability to work with little or no supervision while maintaining a positive attitude.

Willing to work on any shift, respond to emergencies during weekends, holidays, nights and upon request.

Perform all other duties as assigned. Duties may change as the manufacturing process changes.

Must display a commitment to safety by following all safety policies and practices at all times.


Have ability to work 8 to 16 hours on his/her feet, lift 75 pounds on a repeated basis over a normal workday, be physically fit enough to move, bend, crawl, climb, and work in tight spaces safely.

Safety Knowledge, Lubrication, Machine Shop, Fluid Power, Air Power Systems, Power Transmission, Rigging, Cutting & Welding, Project Management (CMMS), Equipment / System Operational Checks, Electrical Equipment, Preventive Maintenance, Troubleshooting Hydraulic Systems, Troubleshooting Pneumatic Systems, Pumps.

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.