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Maintenance Technician Apprentice

LaFayette, GA, United States  |  Manufacturing (Group)  |  ID: REQ-14350


Job Location

USA, LaFayette, GA

Job Posting Title

Maintenance Technician Apprentice

The Challenge

Join Roper Corporation team in a high-energy, production facility environment. Our Maintenance Technicians support appliance manufacturing operations to ensure equipment reliability and uptime in support of safety, quality, delivery, and cost objectives. It is an essential industrial maintenance role involving machine setup, troubleshooting, repair, and preventative maintenance to mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment.
We are committed to providing a safe environment for all employees. To name a few of our safety measures, we are providing and requiring face masks daily, installed state of the art thermal camera temperature checks stations at each building location and enhanced cleaning procedures. We also provide all necessary Personal Protective Equipment.

What you will Do

In this program apprentices will learn the following skills:

Essential job functions.

  • Maintain, troubleshoot, repair and improve hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical and mechanical equipment
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot VFD’s and Servo Drives, setting and adjusting parameters and replacement of such devices
  • ABB and Fanuc robotics experience preferred
  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • Complete shop records and use reporting systems following established procedures
  • Provide quick response to maintenance requests and calls from maintenance leadership and manufacturing operations teams
  • Follow safe work methods and procedures to avoid injury to self and co-workers or damage to company property, including use of all required personal protective equipment, following safety precautions (e.g. LOTO), ensuring machine guards, etc.
  • Follow proper housekeeping standards to ensure clean and organized maintenance work areas
  • Operate motorized equipment, including but not limited to scissor lifts, JLGs, fork trucks, etc.
  • Use a wide range of powered tools and hand tools and vibratory tools/equipment

What you need to Succeed

What you need to Succeed

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be able to commit to four year program
  • Mechanical aptitude – ability to understand basic mechanical concepts and relationships
  • Proven ability to work with these factors:
  • Perform work in a loud/noisy environment
  • Change shifts and work overtime and weekends, as required
  • Work with parts/equipment which may be hot, cold, and/or wet
  • Work outside in all weather conditions and work at heights
  • Use a wide range of powered tools and hand tools and vibratory tools/equipment
  • Perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation, including, but not limited to:
  • Prolonged standing, frequently handling various parts for assembly, frequent walking, reaching at waist level, pushing/pulling, grasping/squeezing, pinching
  • Have fine motor dexterity, neck flexion, and be able to use air tools
  • Be able to reach overhead, reach at shoulder level, reach at knee and floor level
  • Bending, stooping, squatting, crouching, kneeling, crawling, ladder/stair climbing, pivoting, twisting, neck extension/rotation, and using vibratory tools also required
  • Handling and lifting of parts and/or equipment (minimum of 42 lbs. lifting/carrying and 25 lbf. pushing/pulling is required)

GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.



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