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Shaw Industries Inc Reliability Tech C (Lift Truck Mechanic) | Plant 22 (Thomson Ga) | 1st Shift (8am - 4pm) in Thomson, Georgia

Job Title

Reliability Tech C (Lift Truck Mechanic) | Plant 22 (Thomson Ga) | 1st Shift (8am - 4pm)

Position Overview

Position Objective:

The responsibilities of the PIT Mechanic will include routine and preventative maintenance of PIT equipment throughout the facility.

Essential Duties (considering job knowledge, job environment, effort, manipulative skill, judgment, safety knowledge and responsibility):

Maintain facility PIT (Powered Industrial Truck) equipment: AGVs, lift trucks, tuggers, electric pallet jacks, articulating lifts, scissor lifts, single-man lifts, and floor scrubbers.

Perform routine PMs and repairs on PIT equipment and document.

Document weekly lift truck hour meter readings in shared spreadsheet.

Maintain lift truck battery station housekeeping.

Perform routine PMs on PIT equipment batteries.

Duties include cleaning, checking water level, and filling to correct water level.

Perform daily inspection PM on the battery station chain hoist, gantry, and battery lifting beam.

Perform daily inspection of battery station PPE cabinet and restock as needed.

Serve as attendant for battery changes at the battery station.

Collect, review, and file daily pre-drive inspection sheets.

Review sheets for completion, reported problems, and comments.

Report problems or concerns to the supervisor in a timely fashion.

Maintain spare parts and send out parts for repair and/or reconditioning.

Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Assist maintenance personnel with repair tasks as needed.

Be willing to cross train to become familiar with all departmental processes in the facility.

Comply with job safety procedures, utilizing necessary PPE.

Perform all job duties using safe work methods.

Comply with procedures found in SMS.

Comply with Corporate Absenteeism and Tardiness Policy. Work normally scheduled days adhering to starting and stopping times.

Be able to work holidays, weekends, and overtime as required.

Non-Essential Duties (considering job knowledge, job environment, effort, manipulative skill, judgment, safety knowledge and responsibility):

Assist other Maintenance personnel as needed.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to sit, stand or walk for eight (8) to twelve (12) hours. Ability to bend, stoop, squat, lift, carry and reach occasionally.

Ability to lift and carry packages weighing up to twenty-five (25) pounds frequently.

Ability to distinguish between colors.

Other Requirements:

Have high school education, or its equivalent, plus at least two (2) years of post high school education, or its equivalent, in an industrial maintenance related field.

Have at least one (1-2) years experience in an industrial environment or mechanical background.

Possess good interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.

Actively participate in the PRIDE process.

Be able to work holidays, weekends and overtime as required.

Plant 78 is a tobacco-free facility.

Training Requirements:

Complete New Hire Orientation.

Complete job requirements training as defined in the Training Program Manual.

Complete PRIDE Training.

Complete SAFE Training.

Complete SMS Training.

Tools, Equipment, & Material Requirements:

Responsible for safety equipment issued including safety glasses and earplugs.

Responsible for materials and supplies issued.

Responsible for equipment necessary to perform assigned tasks.

Follow all applicable environmental efforts and procedures for proper disposal of used materials.

Safety & Security Requirements:

Maintain a safe and clean work area at all times.

Report any unsafe conditions to supervision.

Report all accidents, no matter how slight, to supervision immediately.

Wear personal protective equipment at all times while in the designated areas.

Comply with all plant and department safety rules and regulations.


Work Standards

Solve Problems

Build Customer Satisfaction


Pay Rate: $26.27

Work Shift

8 Hr non-rotating shift, Hrs fall to in punch day, Observed Calendar, shift starts AM

Shaw Industries is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

As we continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we might determine the need to postpone in-person interviews to ensure the health and safety of our associates, candidates, and the community. In this case, we can accommodate with a phone or video interview, and will schedule an in-person interview for a later date. The method by which you interview does not impact your standing as a candidate for this position.

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is more than a flooring company – we are 22,000 people united in our vision of creating a better future for our customers, for our people, for our community and for our company. We provide carpet, resilient, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf and other specialty items for residential and commercial markets worldwide. We meet diverse customer needs through an expansive portfolio of brands, including: Anderson Tuftex , COREtec , Patcraft , Philadelphia Commercial, Shaw Contract, Shaw Floors, Shaw Hospitality, Shaw Sports Turf, Southwest Greens, USFloors and more.

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