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Facilities Maintenance Technician

Full-time / Part-time: 
Exempt / Non-Exempt: 

Smithfield, NC, US, 27577

Shift:  Home Shift 2
Req Id:  2781

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.

Read more about our philosophy at: http://www.daikin.com/about/corporate/philosophy/index.html

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




Act as part of a team to ensure the daily operations of the facility are running at optimum efficiency. Responsible for performing routine building maintenance tasks. Performance of building maintenance tasks in carpentry, electrical, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, etc.



  • Maintain and repair all equipment in the facility.
  • Ensure facility is maintained in a safe and clean atmosphere.
  • Electrical troubleshooting; preventative maintenance; TPM; troubleshooting equipment failure, design and fabrication of equipment upgrades.
  • Experience with troubleshooting and repair of industrial equipment including PLC controls, 3-phase power and motor speed controls.
  • Perform other work related duties as assigned.




  1. High school education or equivalent.
  2. 5-10 years of working experience in facilities maintenance.
  3. Basic understanding of electrical, plumbing, and carpentry.
  4. Proficient in basic maintenance skills dealing with troubleshooting, design and fabrication in disciplines involving electrical, pneumatics, pipe fitting, metal working, welding, etc.
  5. Assist with modification of existing equipment and installation of new production equipment as well as upkeep of the manufacturing facility equipment.
  6. Able to troubleshoot automated equipment.
  7. Must demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills; customer service oriented.
  8. Must be organized, detail oriented, self-motivated, and able to multi-task.



  1. Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  2. Able to schedule production needs with other responsibilities.
  3. Apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in oral, written or diagram form.
  4. Capable to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  5. Mechanical ability.




  1. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds without assistance as needed.
  2. Motor skills and manual dexterity to safely operate hand tools and power tools.
  3. Use of measuring instruments, read electronic and mechanical gauges, and machine set up devices.



  1. Must be able to work in a manufacturing warehouse environment of up to 500,000 square feet.
  2. Must be able to work in noisy, dusty areas to include moving in and around closely spaced pallets and other work products.
  3. Must be able to withstand both hot and cold atmospheres depending on weather conditions working without temperature control; may be for extended periods of time.
  4. Must comply with safety precautions and wear appropriate PPE when required.
  5. Must adhere to company safety regulations in all areas of the facility.



  1. High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  2. Experience in a manufacturing environment that includes at least two of the following: Electrical, pneumatics, pipe fitting, metal working, plumbing, welding, basic machining, carpentry, painting, and/r heating, ventilation, and air conditioning.

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: Raleigh