GCP Applied Technologies Maintenance/Electrical Mechanic Lead in Calhoun, Georgia


Report directly to the Operations Manager. Perform department leadership responsibilities, in addition to perform same duties as those being led in assigned department. Oversee and monitor maintenance projects to ensure quality and perform verifications and inspections of machines. Interact collaboratively with various employee levels throughout the organization. Ensure all safety rules are being followed and PPE is worn by all employees. Provides direction and assistance in equipment or plant upkeep issues. Monitors individual operator performance to ensure safety, quality and quantity standards are met. Schedules break periods and/or absence coverage.

Job duties include: perform work involving the skills of two or more maintenance or craft occupations to keep machines, mechanical equipment, or the structure of an establishment in repair. Duties may involve pipe fitting; insulating; welding; machining; carpentry; repairing electrical or mechanical equipment, installing, aligning, and balancing new equipment. Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, or the physical condition of the building does not deteriorate. Repair or replace defective equipment parts, using hand tools and power tools, and reassemble equipment. Inspect, operate, and test machinery and equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions. Inspect drives, motors, and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters, or perform other maintenance actions, following checklists. Assemble, install or repair wiring, electrical and electronic components, pipe systems and plumbing, machinery, and equipment. Assemble, install or repair wiring, electrical and electronic components, pipe systems and plumbing, machinery, and equipment. Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, and parts catalogs as necessary. Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery. Plan and layout repair work, using diagrams, drawings, blueprints, maintenance manuals, and schematic diagrams. Dismantle devices to access and remove defective parts, using hoists, cranes, hand tools, and power tools. Use tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices. Align and balance new equipment after installation. Enforces and promotes good housekeeping practices and company safety policies and procedures. Ensures proper handling of hazardous materials. Reports safety violations to supervisor.

  • Industrial Maintenance degree preferred or equivalent in work experience
  • 4-5 years work experience
  • Physical and environmental demands for the Department Lead:
  • Ability to climb, crouch, kneel, reach with hands and arms, stand for prolonged periods of time, stoop, use hands to finger, handle and feel.
  • Ability to repeatedly lift up to 55 lbs.
  • Works near moving mechanical parts.
  • Warehouse environment (hot/cold)

  • Normal working Days: Monday - Friday

  • Normal work shifts: First Shift * Overtime is required for this position * The hours for this role are Full-time, Permanent * Hourly Non-exempt position Pay range is $23-$27/hr.