Maintenance Technician 1

Full-time / Part-time:  FT - Employee
Exempt / Non-Exempt:  Hourly

Duluth, GA, US, 30096

Shift:  Home Shift 1
Requisition ID:  5955
Division:  AF

AAF International offers the most comprehensive clean air solutions available across the globe. Selling under the American Air Filter® and the AAF International® brand names, AAF International has been an industry pioneer since 1921 and has since grown to operations in over 22 countries with over 3000 employees. Our products are the industry benchmarks for quality and performance, and delivers clean air solutions in residential, commercial and industrial air pollution control, gas containment removal, power generation, and other stringent clean room environments.

We are a member of the Daikin Group, the world's largest air conditioning and clean air solutions provider with over $15 Billion in sales and 56,000 employees worldwide. Founded in 1924, Daikin has grown into a diversified industrial manufacturing company offering solutions in clean, air, air conditioning, refrigeration, chemicals, oil hydraulics, defense systems and electronics. AAF and Daikin are powered by our investment in people, products, and our processes.

Our culture of continuous improvement, safety, and world class operations is powered by our people centered management philosophy. This philosophy is built around mutual selection: that while AAF seeks top talent people to join and deliver on our team, we also want each team member to receive job satisfaction, growth & development, and continued happiness in being a long term member of the AAF family. This is fueled by our belief in treating our people, our supply partners, our customers and our environment with the trust and respect we each require, and our passion to give back to our community for our success.

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AAF International is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.

Role Purpose:

Installs, maintains, and repairs equipment and uses independent judgment to make decisions requiring the application of procedures using practical safety measures to specific work situations. 


Key Accountabilities:

1.    Repairs equipment or machinery in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals and technical background equipment such as engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines and equipment using hand tools, power tools, and precision measuring and testing instruments. 
2.    Observes mechanical devices in operation and listens to their sounds to locate causes of trouble. 
3.    Dismantle devices to gain access to and remove defective parts. 
4.    Inspects used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements, using rulers, calipers, and other measuring instruments.
5.    Installs special functional or structural parts such as guards as a safety mechanism.
6.    Start, test, lubricate equipment or devices to test and maximize their performance
7.    May set up and operate the drill press, grinder, and other metal working tools to make and repair parts.
8.    Perform electrical work and maintenance 
9.    Safely perform duties in a responsible manner in accordance with company policy including maintaining general work area cleanliness.

Position Requirements:

  1. High school diploma or GED equivalent. 
  2. Four years of experience assisting skilled trades workers in the mechanical or electrical
    trades, including two years equivalent to a Maintenance Mechanic.
  3. Completion of a recognized program in vocational training for the mechanical or electrical trades may be substituted for two years of experience assisting skilled trades workers.
  4. Must be able to understand written and verbal instructions along with basic math skills.  Use commons tools, measuring instruments, read electronic and mechanical gauges, and machine setup devices.
  5. Three years of experience in building maintenance to include at least two of the following building trades: electrical, plumbing, carpentry, painting, and/or heating, ventilation, & air conditioning; or an equivalent combination of education and certifications.  

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, uniform servicemember status, age, disability or any other legally recognized protected personal characteristics.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta