Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

Location Statesville
Discipline: Manufacturing and Production, Technical
Salary: $24 - 32/hr
Job ref: 264
Published: about 1 month ago

Thompson First Group is currently seeking a qualified Industrial Maintenance Mechanic for a local client in Statesville, NC. Candidates who have a background working as a Maintenance Mechanic in an industrial setting are encouraged to apply.

Job Summary:

  • Proven ability to perform normal maintenance repairs on factory equipment

  • Have mechanical ability to dismantle and reassemble any piece of equipment used in the plant, to troubleshoot, diagnose, and make necessary repairs (to include air compressors, mobile equipment and production equipment).

  • Ability to read electrical schematic diagrams.

  • Ability to troubleshoot, work with and repair motors, motor starters, contactor, relays, distribution and panel wiring of AC and DC (low and medium volt) up to 4160 volts and use electrical test equipment.

  • Must have working knowledge of PLC, controls, circuit, logics, and electronic drives.

  • Must have the ability to weld and cut with acetylene equipment, arc weld carbon and stainless steel in the horizontal, vertical and overhead positions and do soldering, silver soldering and brazing.

  • Must be willing and able to perform a wide variety of other maintenance functions such as plumbing, painting, cleaning of equipment, lubrication, PM, fork Lift operation, HVAC repairs, roof repairs, etc.

  • Must be able to read, plan work from instructions, sketches and prints.

  • Must be willing and physically able to safely work from ladders, in awkward positions and at heights.

  • Fill out work, PM forms and charts as needed.


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory and have a good attendance record. The requirement listed below are representative but not all inclusive of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Minimum high school diploma with 5 years plus experience working in a manufacturing facility as a multi-craft maintenance mechanic and/or electrical

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.