Maintenance Mechanic

Job Overview

  • Salary Offer $31/hr
  • Experience Level Journeyman
  • Total Years Experience 5-10

Job Description

Knauf Insulation North America is the world’s fastest-growing insulation manufacturer. We are wholly committed to the conservation of the environment while also sustainably developing and manufacturing a comprehensive line of acoustical fiberglass insulation for residential, commercial, industrial, marine, OEM and metal building applications, using post-consumer recycled materials.


We welcome passionate and creative individuals who thrive in an entrepreneurial, collaborative and ever-changing environment.

Pay Rate:


Perfect Attendance Bonus: $.75/hour

Retention Bonus: $1,750

        $750 after six months

        $1,000 after one year


Up to a 5% quarterly bonus!


 We know how important your health, wellbeing, and financial strength is to you. To support you, we provide affordable benefits for you and your family members.


“Supporting all aspects of the individual — self, health, wealth and community”



Our benefits include:


  • Medical, Dental, Vision – starting on day one!
  • Offsite Clinic
  • Virtual Medical Services
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan (earn 100% matching on your first 6% and fully vested day one)
  • Paid parental leave
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Vacation time to enjoy getting away, and Paid Time Off (PTO) for unexpected illness
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • A full-time work schedule that allows you to only work ½ the time!
  • Plus, more!

Growth opportunities available! 


Apply online or contact us to hear why our employees appreciate being part of the Knauf family!



  • Uses safe work practices and counsels other employees to do the same, as necessary. This includes understanding and complying with the lock-out/tag-out procedures. 
  • Determines if machines need to be taken out of production for repairs or service. 
  • Takes an active role in the requisitioning of parts/materials necessary for the continued operation of the plant. 
  • Perform preventative maintenance as scheduled and as needed. 
  • Knows all safety warning signs and signals and takes corrective action. 
  • Communicate maintenance issues with other shifts to ensure continuity of operation. Read and record comments in both Maintenance and Production logbooks. 
  • Insures that housekeeping in the Maintenance Department is maintained to a safe level and that equipment, tools, supplies, etc. are properly stored at all times, as well as before leaving such area for breaks, meal times, and end of the shift. 
  • Must be able to report to work on time and work all hours required of the job, including mandatory overtime; may be required to occasionally cover shifts other than the one for which hired. 
  • Remains current on plant and safety matters, participating regularly in department/plant safety meetings. 
  • Performs other work related duties and projects as directed. 



  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain current OSHA Certified Industrial Truck Operator License. 



  • Minimum of five years maintenance experience working with a variety of mechanical equipment in a heavy industrial environment. 
  • PLC experience required
  • Automated technician experience required


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Observe safety and security procedures, report potentially unsafe conditions, and use equipment and materials properly. 
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics, rotating machinery, pumps, pipe fitting, fire protection systems, conveying systems, bearing installations, power transmission, fans, welding, and fabrication skills. 
  • Accurately count and perform basic math functions, including mental calculation of simple equations and/or fractions. 
  • Adhere to guidelines set forth in the Employee Handbook and follow KIMS and management / departmental policies and procedures. 
  • Give and welcome feedback remaining open to others’ ideas and trying new things. 
  • Work ethically and with integrity to show respect and sensitivity for cultural differences, treat people with respect, and promote a harassment-free environment. 
  • Strive to continuously build knowledge and skills and share expertise with others. 
  • Apply basic computer skills and knowledge. 
  • Able to meet physical demands of the job with or without accommodation. 
  • Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this plant which include a post-offer drug screen and physical examination.  

Health and Safety Requirements

  • Follow established safety procedures and precautions, to include fire protection/prevention, smoking regulations, etc. 
  • Follow established ergonomics procedures governing lifting techniques, repetitive tasks, and the use of safety equipment and supplies to prevent work-related injuries and illnesses. 
  • Participate in appropriate safety training programs prior to performing tasks that involve potential exposure to hazards related to the workplace. 
  • Follow established procedures governing the use/disposal of personal protective equipment and supplies. 
  • Report all accidents/incidents to your supervisor no matter how minor they may be. (NOTE: Such occurrences must be reported on the shift in which they occur.) 
  • Ensure good housekeeping practices are performed within your department.  
  • Maintain a tobacco free environment.
  • Must be able to sufficiently read, write, and understand English

It is the policy of Knauf Insulation to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected characteristic prohibited by applicable law.

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