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Maintenance Technician Trainee - Danville, VA

Company: Goodyear - US English
Location: Danville
Posted on: October 9, 2021

Job Description:


For more than a century, Goodyear has led the industry in manufacturing innovative tires that deliver the highest level of performance for everything from passenger cars and trucks to airplanes, heavy-duty mining equipment, and racecars. We are devoted to advancing tire technology, applying our innovations to new products that deliver confident mobility for drivers everywhere. If you are looking for a challenging, yet rewarding career path, you will enjoy being a part of the manufacturing team.

General Description:  

As a Maintenance Technician Trainee, you will be responsible for learning and supporting the manufacturing process by trouble shooting, preventative maintenance, and repair of all tire-related manufacturing, processing machinery and equipment.  You will also be responsible for related safety and housekeeping throughout the facility.  

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: 

  • Participate and successfully complete our Maintenance Technician Trainee program which will provide knowledge and experience in the following areas: 
    • Perform maintenance and repairs on a diverse range of equipment to ensure optimum operating conditions and uptime across all related crafts 
    • Knowledge of machine shop equipment, electronic industrial systems, PLCs, variable frequency drives, servo drives, power distribution, instrumentation, preventative maintenance, human machine interfaces, hydraulics and pneumatics 
    • Install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain machines and drive power distribution systems, instrumentation, hydraulic systems and pneumatic systems 
    • Perform PLC maintenance issues 
    • Troubleshoot and repair electrical, electronic and other mechanical issues 
    • Interpret blueprints, sketches, maintenance manuals and manufacturing specifications 
    • Cut, form, thread, fit and install piping for air, water, steam, oil nitrogen, gas, and other lines 
    • Prepare and weld in flat, vertical, or overhead positions with multiple technologies 
    • Log or use computerized?work order?system?for repair and maintenance activities performed 
  • Other general responsibilities: 
    • Abide by safe work standards including Lock-Out/Tag-Out (LOTO), Fall Protection, Confined Spaces, and appropriate use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), NFPA 70E (Arc flash) 
    • Adhere to Goodyear's attendance policy  
    • Perform a variety of manual tasks in varying temperatures for extended periods of time, which may include lifting light to heavy materials, climbing, standing, squatting, bending, and working at heights when applicable 

Basic Qualifications:   

  • HS Diploma/GED 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship now or in the future 
  • Must be able to successfully complete all pre-employment criteria 
  • Ability to work any and/or rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, or overtime if applicable 
  • Basic computer skills 
  • Must provide basic tools 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • AAS degree in Industrial Systems Technology or Electrical Systems Technology, or equivalent technical degree. 
  • Previous Industrial Manufacturing experience basic knowledge and understanding of machine technology, construction, operation of heavy industrial machinery and power/control devices. 
  • Experience adhering to industry-specific safety standards. 

Candidate Criteria: 

  • Self-motivated: demonstrates appropriate initiative with or without direct supervision  
  • Hard worker: someone who works diligently to get tasks done 
  • Adaptability: the ability to make changes, and to be successful in changing environments 
  • Team player: an associate who can be counted on to assist the company in being successful whether working on a team or individual projects 
  • Commitment to working safely 
  • Willingness to adhere to tobacco-free policy.

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