Maintenance Technicians
at VT Industries

Date Posted: 4/15/2021

Job Description

VT Industries, one of the country's largest family-owned and operated manufacturers of commercial & residential doors and countertop surfaces, is growing. VT's Rome, GA. facility is seeking experienced Maintenance Technicians with a positive attitude and a drive to succeed.

Responsibilities and Activities:

  • Maintain and repair production equipment
  • Dedicated maintenance position
  • Responsible for preventative maintenance, machine repair, project work, and all other duties as assigned
  • Work individually or with team members maintaining a positive work environment
  • Install, maintain, and repair machinery, equipment, and electrical systems
  • Follow specifications, blueprints, manuals, and schematic drawings using hand tools, power tools, hoist, and measuring and testing instruments
  • Listen for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discuss machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repair machine
  • Dismantle defective machines and equipment and install new or repaired parts
  • Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery, using rags, brushes and grease gun
  • Install and repair electrical apparatus, such as wiring and electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment
  • Read and comprehend instructions, correspondence and memos in English
  • Apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form
  • May repair automated machinery and equipment such as programmable controllers
  • Install and repair electrical systems, apparatus and electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment using hand tools, power tools, and electrical and electronic test equipment
  • Install power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed machines and equipment 
  • Connect power supply wires to machines and equipment and connects cables and wires between machines and equipment
  • Diagnose malfunctioning apparatus such as transformers, motors, and lighting fixtures, using test equipment and replaces damaged or broken wires and cable, using hand tools
  • Test malfunctioning machinery, using test equipment, and discusses malfunction with other maintenance workers
  • Complete 5S checklist and follow all safety policies and procedures at all times
  • Participate in daily production team meeting          
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor


Job Requirements

Skills & Requirements:

  • Must possess strong Technical and leadership skills
  • Must have Electro / Mechanical background
  • Prior experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of mechanical & preventative maintenance processes
  • Critical thinking ability to troubleshoot and detect malfunctioning
  • Possess the discipline to execute tasks without procrastination
  • Good time management skills to maintain efficiency, executing word orders and demands
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to handle basic tools
  • Knowledge and execution of safety practices & procedures
  • Ability to work individually or collaborate as a team
  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology or degree from 2-year trade school strongly preferred


Job Snapshot

About Us

Why would a company that is so successful choose to keep its corporate headquarters in Northwest Iowa? Largely because of the people who work so diligently to see that VT Industries continues to grow and succeed. When you walk through our facilities, it’s easy to see the hard work and dedication our people put forward. Today, VT has nine manufacturing facilities located across the U.S. and Canada.

VT Industries is family-owned and operated, with a commitment toward continual growth and improvement. Employees are offered competitive wages and benefits packages.


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