Maintenance Technician (2nd/3rd Shift - up to $28.10/hr)

Date: Nov 28, 2023

Location: Johnson City, TN, US, 37601

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

 A. O. Smith Corporation, founded in 1874, is a $3.5 billion publicly-traded global water technology leader (NYSE: AOS) with over 12,000 employees globally.  We are one of the world’s leading manufacturers and best-known brands of residential and commercial water heaters and boilers, as well as a global leader in the manufacturing of water treatment systems for household and light commercial applications.  Our Johnson City location in Eastern Tennessee is home to approximately 1000 employees on our Manufacturing and Engineering teams for Residential Water Heaters, a product category in which we have #1 market share - nearly 40% of homes with a water heater have an A. O. Smith brand.

Primary Function

We are looking for an Industrial Maintenance Technician on both 2nd and 3rd shifts; will install, troubleshoot, and repair Electro-Mechanical equipment and supporting industrial production equipment in a safe and efficient manner.

We Offer

Great people make our organization great and because of that, we offer up to $28.10/hour to start and a comprehensive benefits plans which includes medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance.  We also offer career advancement opportunities within the organization.


  • Ability to work Safely and Efficiently in an Automated Industrial Environment
  • Perform preventative, predictive, corrective, and emergency maintenance on industrial equipment with a strong emphasis on but not limited to electrical/electronic controls and how they interact with mechanical equipment.
  • Conduct maintenance and higher-level troubleshooting on industrial machines and automated systems.
  • Troubleshoot software and programming issues.
  • Lead, audit and create Preventative Maintenance procedures/practices.  Plan and Document work utilizing SAP. 
  •  Develop work plans for emergency repair of critical assets. 
  • Provide technical support for modified, updated, and new equipment.
  • Help train manufacturing and maintenance personnel in the safe/efficient operation and maintenance of automated equipment. 
  • Ability to remain current with the technologies of choice in a high demand manufacturing environment.  This will be a joint effort between the Company and the Employee to identify and successfully complete continuing education needs as they arise.


  • Journeyman certification through the Department of Labor or similar.
  • Electro-Mechanical certificate or degree from a degreed technical school.
  • Minimum of 3-years’ experience working in an industrial maintenance environment or similar, with a focus on Electro-Mechanical controls; a combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Has knowledge and experience working with Allen Bradley automated components, and Rockwell software including current editions of Logix5000, and other supporting software.
  • Ability to read and understand complex work instructions provided by the equipment manufacturer, or assigned engineer.
  • Have experience with the following
    • Electrical and electronic principles 
    •  Preventative maintenance procedures 
    •  Blueprint and schematic reading 
    •  Industrial electrical 

Nearest Major Market: Asheville
Nearest Secondary Market: Knoxville

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