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Requisition ID:  42143

General Maintenance III



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At Mohawk Industries, we’re committed to more – more customer solutions, more process improvements, more sustainable manufacturing and more opportunities for our team.

As a Fortune 500, global flooring leader with some of the best-known brands in the industry, Mohawk is a great place to start or develop your career with an emphasis on more of what’s important to you. Whether you want to lead more, innovate more, learn more or create more, you can find your more with Mohawk.



Primary Objective: 

Performs scheduled or emergency repairs to buildings and equipment. Analyzes simple drawings, specifications, verbal instructions, or general requirements in performing assigned repair tasks in the areas of plumbing, carpentry, drywall, electrical, painting, HVAC, manufacturing equipment, and/or other related trades. Performs all required tests to ensure safe, effective, and efficient operating standards are established and maintained.

Proactively identifies and takes action to correct unsafe working or building conditions, equipment malfunctions, and other emergencies or coordinates with the appropriate department, vendor, or contractor to promptly resolve problems and minimize downtime. Stays informed of applicable OSHA and company safety guidelines and operating procedures.


Major Function and Scope:

  • Primary duty and responsibility is to perform building repairs such as electrical, plumbing, painting, carpentry, etc. Assists with maintenance of heating, air conditioning, ventilation, and other building operations. Applies skill, experience, and general knowledge to a wide range of tasks to adjust, repair, disassemble, replace, reassemble and maintain equipment or facilities. This includes but is not limited to:
    • Assisting with the installation of new equipment and assembly lines.
    • Installing and sizing utilities to include electrical conduit, wiring, and piping.
    • Maintaining operations and preventative and emergency maintenance on boilers, air compressors, heating and air conditioning units, manufacturing machinery/equipment, vehicles, etc.
    • Assisting in construction projects in plant, warehouse, and throughout the company.
    • Maintaining schedules for routine and preventative maintenance; coordinating and facilitating vendor/contractor supported services.
    • Working with engineers, managers, or other project groups to upgrade or install new processes and process equipment


  • Responds to emergencies and work orders. Performs scheduled preventative maintenance and routine inspections. Assists team members, vendors, or contractors to install, upgrade, trouble shoot, and/or diagnose equipment and systems.
  • Maintains work order or service request logs and other company, regulatory, and/or vendor reports that reflect department activity, equipment usage, maintenance history, building inspections, etc.
  • May perform building and grounds maintenance, when necessary, for backup or in the absence of the regular building and grounds maintenance person.
  • Stays informed of applicable OSHA and company guidelines and operating procedures. Proactively identifies and takes action to correct unsafe working or building conditions and equipment malfunctions and other emergencies, or coordinates with the appropriate department, vendor, or contactor to promptly resolve problems and minimize downtime.
  • Ensures compliance to all company and regulatory safety and environmental guidelines and practices to include wearing the appropriate safety garments, using the appropriate tools and equipment and exercising the required safety behaviors for the task at hand.
  • Due to work assignments may be required to drive to different work sites.
  • Performs other duties as required.


Type of Experience and Knowledge:

  • High school graduate or GED equivalency and related technical training required. Technical certifications a plus.
  • Experience performing job specific general maintenance duties that include maintenance of mechanical and low voltage electrical equipment.
  • General knowledge of applicable building, electrical, plumbing, HVAC system, boilers, generators, etc.  Must be proficient using all applicable tools and equipment.
  • Experience operating a forklift may be required.
  • Possess a technical aptitude to read and understand technical documents and instructions such as blue prints, electrical schematics, mechanical and machine drawings for installations, troubleshooting, and repair.
  • Proficient performing basic math calculations such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing in all units of measure, including fractions and decimals.
  • Ability to operate and perform preventative maintenance on assigned department equipment, machinery, tools, etc.
  • Successful completion of all required on the job training.
  • Successful completion of all required health and environmental safety training.
  • May be required to use PC and other department specific database systems.



  • Good verbal and written communications skills and ability to convey information clearly and concisely; to understand and follow verbal or written instructions and to keep simple records and make reports.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends and to be reached by pager or phone, 7days/week, 24 hours/day.
  • Ability to maintain an acceptable level of attendance in accordance with company and department guidelines.
  • Ability to work well with people.
  • Ability to perform specific duties with instructions but without direct supervision.
  • Ability to maintain a valid driver’s license.




Mohawk Industries is a leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Mohawk’s vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl flooring. Our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all remodeling and new construction requirements. Our brands are among the most recognized in the industry and include American Olean, Daltile, Durkan, IVC, Karastan, Marazzi, Mohawk, Mohawk Home, Pergo, and Quick-Step. During the past decade, Mohawk has transformed its business from an American carpet manufacturer into the world’s largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia and the United States.


Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant.