Job Description

Do you want to be part of a team that aspires to improve the quality of life for others? Are you interested in efficient manufacturing processes that promote sustainability? Do you feel a sense of accomplishment in a job well done? At Carpenter Co., we challenge our employees to learn from and inspire one another – all levels of the company collaborate, communicate and constantly improve to achieve shared success. If that sounds like an environment in which you will thrive, Carpenter Co. could be a great fit for you!

Carpenter Co. has an immediate opening for a Maintenance Mechanic/Electrician A, on 2nd shift at our Conover, NC manufacturing plant. This position is responsible for troubleshooting, repairing, installing, or replacing mechanical equipment or mechanical, electrical and electro-mechanical devices and components.  

Carpenter Co. employees are committed to working hard to ensure production goals are met while maintaining operations excellence. The successful candidate will be expected to be able to install, repair and maintain to ensure the machinery is operating at an optimum production level necessary to manufacture products for internal and external customers. This position also operates in a normal maintenance and manufacturing environment with exposure to temperature changes.

Your additional responsibilities as Maintenance Mechanic/ Electrician A will include:

  • Perform basic plumbing, electrical repair, and preventative maintenance on machinery and/or equipment.
  • Weld and use a cutting torch, plasma cutter, cut-off saw, and machine-shop equipment.
  • Report conditions encountered that may affect the operation of the equipment.
  • Fabricate any mechanical assembly, install and make operational.
  • Assemble and disassemble equipment.
  • Ready equipment for shipment to other locations.
  • Recognize potential mechanical problems, plan a solution for repair, and implement the plan.
  • Maintain plant fire system.
  • Interpret complicated drawings, using advanced shop math and handbook formulas.
  • Maintain lighting inside and outside of the building.
  • Run conduit and/or initiate new electrical circuits.
  • Use advanced shop math and use a wide variety of precision instrument and devices.

Skills / Requirements

  • High school or GED, with 2 to 3 years of specialty or technical training.
  • 3 to 5 years' experience of combined Mechanic and Electrician experience.
  • 3 to 5 years of Mechanic Electrician experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment.
  • Good communication and advanced math skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret a tape measure.
  • Ability to earn a Carpenter Co. Forklift Certification
  • Must be able to work flexible hours.
  • Must possess a variety of personally owned industrial/electrical hand tools.

Payrate: $25.19 to $26.37

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:00am - 3:30pm

Important Notes

Carpenter Co. is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or other legally protected characteristic.

Carpenter Co conducts pre-employment drug testing on all applicants that receive and accept a written offer of employment.