Maintenance Technician (2nd/3rd Shift - $33.03/hr and up)

Date: Jun 27, 2024

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28213

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

Water technology is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, and, as a leading global water technology company, A. O. Smith Corporation is at the center of the trend. We are a $3.8 billion company with 149-year history and employ more than 12,000 men and women around the globe.  A. O. Smith has a strong, people-oriented culture, and is committed to continuous improvement, not just in its factories and its processes, but in its people. 


Our Charlotte, North Carolina facility is home to the A. O. Smith Water Systems Division, where we engineer and manufacture expansion tanks for water heating systems along with storage and well water tanks.

Primary Function

The Maintenance Technician III (3rd Shift) is responsible for troubleshooting and repairing issues on production equipment, facilities and grounds. Using their combination of skills and knowledge of mechanics, electrical and hydraulics the Tech will perform regular PM orders and work orders on equipment in a safe and timely manner using LOTO procedures. The Tech will also enter and complete task into SAP work order system. The Tech will be able to work independently and with other team members. The Tech will keep the Supervisor and or Lead informed of breakdowns and status of issues and condition of machinery being repaired or serviced.

We Offer

Regularly Scheduled Hours:  3rd Shift; 10:30pm - 7:00am with OT sometimes required before/after stated shift or on Friday/Saturdays. Possibility of a flex/hybrid (2nd/3rd) schedule as well. 


Pay: $33.03/hr or higher to start, depending on experience ($32.03/hr plus a $1.00/hr shift differential)


Sign On Bonus Opportunity:  $1500

  • $500 at 90th day of hire, $500 at 180th day of hire, $500 at 365th day of hire
  • Must not be on a corrective action for attendance to qualify for bonus payments


Benefits:   Medical, Dental, and vision start on Day 1!  Our comprehensive benefits package also includes life insurance, short- and long-term disability, 401k, tuition assistance, and employee discounts on Aquasana water filtration products.


  • Work in a safe and responsible manner using LOTO and making sure those you are working with do the same.
  • Understand and comply with OSHA, Safety and PPE requirements of AO Smith.
  • Troubleshoot and make repairs to equipment in a safe and timely manner.
  • Ensure and make proper adjustments to all relevant equipment but not limited to such as hydraulic presses, DOT testers, welders and gas ovens.
  • Perform preventative and predictive maintenance to ensure machine reliability.
  • Use technical skills including but not limited to mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulics and PLC for troubleshooting and repair of production equipment.
  • Communicate clearly with team lead and or production lead on equipment issues during production run.
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals, electrical prints, hydraulic prints and pneumatic prints to perform required maintenance repairs and service to equipment.


  • Associate's degree in advanced technical training in electrical, mechanical, hydraulics and PLC preferred with 2 years of manufacturing experience.
  • High school diploma with 5 years of manufacturing experience working with electrical, mechanical, hydraulics, PLC’s in lieu of Associates degree.
  • Must have excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Must be willing to work occasional opposite shift, call in and weekends.
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs on a regular basis.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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