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Maintenance Tech

Date: Jan 5, 2022

Location: Pulaski, VA, US

Company: James Hardie

As a Maintenance Mechanic in the Maintenance Department reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for providing support for the daily execution of the maintenance department's operating plan. Working with the Maintenance Supervisor, Maintenance Planner, Maintenance Technicians, Operations, and Safety, Mechanics support department productivity and quality of workmanship for the purpose of increasing overall availability and reliability of equipment.


The Maintenance Mechanic will support all maintenance and facilities activities. These duties will include mechanical, lubrications, safety, engineering, and reliability functions to assist the maintenance department with increased reliability and availability of equipment. 


  • Hydraulics and Pneumatics
  • Welding and Rigging
  • Power transmission
  • Lubrication
  • Pumps and Piping
  • Mechanical Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting
  • Shop machines, Tools and Equipment
  • Maintaining the facility in a safe manner and to a standard level of equipment availability;
  • Supporting plans to reduce breakdowns, improve planned maintenance, optimize scheduled maintenance, and effectively execute down-day events
  • Participating in the wash up day planning, half-time, and follow-up meetings;
  • Incorporating plant delay items into weekly wash ups;
  • Maintaining close contact with Maintenance Supervisor to ensure maintenance activities occur with minimal disruption to production operations;
  • Recommending improvement in maintenance and operational procedures; and
  • Capturing and recording necessary equipment and material history;
  • Working with storeroom personnel to order replacement parts.


The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing. Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.


• Attention to detail and continual diligence about follow-up.
• Well organized, with the ability to multi-task.
• Knowledgeable of root cause and fault tree analysis techniques.
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to manage the flow of all required information and documentation.
• Ability to deliver sustainable and superior results.
• 3 or more years maintenance experience in a continuous operating (24/7) manufacturing environment.
• Experience working with a CMMS; MP2 experience a plus


In return, we offer a competitive compensation plan that includes free full medical, dental and vision benefits effective on your first day with James Hardie for employee only, minimal cost for family coverage; 6% dollar for dollar matching 401(k) program; Tuition reimbursement; Free lunch Friday; Generous paid vacation and holidays; Job training and development; Life insurance; Disability Income Protection (STD); Flexible Spending Accounts; Employee Assistance Program; Discount tickets for amusement parks, recreation sites and movies, and much more!


At James Hardie Building Products we apply our science, research, and cutting edge technology to enjoy our continued status as a world leader in fiber-cement technology. As the world leader in fiber-cement technology we manufacture durable, beautiful building material products for the residential market. We operate in markets around the world, spanning the United States, Europe, Philippines, Australia, and New Zealand. For more information about our company and career opportunities please visit our website at:

James Hardie is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Blacksburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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