2nd Shift Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

Location Kings Mountain
Discipline: Manufacturing and Production, Technical
Salary: $25-28/hr
Job ref: 229
Published: 23 days ago

Thompson First Group is currently seeking a qualified Maintenance Mechanic for a local client in Kings Mountain, NC.

Candidates that have a background completing repair, troubleshooting and maintenance in an industrial setting are encouraged to apply.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work independently to inspect and maintain machinery and equipment in a manufacturing plant environment.

  • Identify and resolve equipment safety hazards and perform safety repairs as directed.

  • Conduct appropriate preventive and corrective maintenance throughout the plant.

  • Replace, overhaul, or fabricate broken and damaged components as needed, to include: wiring, relays, PLC's, switches, electric motors, user interfaces, digital & analog inputs/outputs, positioning devices, and controls.

  • Perform advanced troubleshooting and repairs: diagnose malfunctioning systems, isolate faults, determine correction actions, and organize & carryout repairs as necessary.

  • Ensure compliance with all applicable electrical codes and Lockout/Tagout procedures, in order to execute repairs and maintenance.

  • Assist in the planning, development, and installation of facility upgrades and repairs including wiring, conduit, and electrical distribution equipment.

  • Operate and maintain various electrical and electronic equipment including 24VDC (and lower) control circuitry and 120/208/240/480VAC equipment and distribution panels IAW electrical code.

  • Apply a working knowledge of motor controllers, VFD's, sensors, and motion control devices to the maintenance of multi-axis automated machines.

  • Perform miscellaneous maintenance duties, as assigned.

  • Provide training and guidance to other Maintenance Technicians.


  • 3 years’ experience as an industrial maintenance technician

  • Ability to read electrical blueprints and schematics

  • Ability to work in a strong safety-focused environment

  • Ability to meet the physical requirements of the job, more details available upon interview

  • Will be required to demonstrate mechanical, electrical, and general maintenance knowledge

Thompson First Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.