Service Technician (Multi-Craft Maintenance)
Nashville, Tenn.-based Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s largest tire and rubber company.
Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand tires to address the needs of a broad range of customers, including consumers, automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers, and those in the agricultural, forestry and mining industries.
The companies are also engaged in retreading operations throughout the Western Hemisphere and produce air springs, roofing materials, and industrial fibers and textiles. The Bridgestone Americas family of companies also operates the world’s largest chain of automotive tire and service centers.
Guided by its One Team, One Planet message, the company is dedicated to achieving a positive environmental impact in all of the communities it calls home.
Bridgestone's Off Road Radial Tire (AOR) plant located in Trenton, SC (Aiken County) is looking for Service Technicians (ST), our multi-craft maintenance technician. The AOR plant was constructed in 2012 and currently employs approximately 500 team members (approx. 40 ST's). This plant produces large Off Road Radial Tires for high production mining and heavy construction equipment. AOR tires range from 9 ft -15 ft. tall and is home of the world's largest radial tire, which weighs 12,903 lbs. Service Technicians must be extremely flexible to support a wide range of maintenance activities. When problems arise with our manufacturing equipment, the Service Technician on shift will troubleshoot and repair the system as quickly as possible to maximize production up-time. The Service Technician group will also perform periodic scheduled preventative maintenance and calibration on all manufacturing equipment.
Aiken ORR Plant Teaser - https://youtu.be/5mlWadIzCyo
Maintain equipment for industrial production, industrial processing, pipeline distribution systems, conveyors, cranes
Experience with motors, pumps
Make minor adjustments to equipment and machinery
Take apart equipment to make repairs
Replace worn and broken parts
Perform preventive maintenance
Inspect parts for damage
Test and observe running machinery
Use soldering irons, hoists and lifts, grinders, hand tools, power tools, welding equipment, testing equipment.
Test fixed machinery
Clean and lubricate parts
Read and use blueprints, schematics, manuals, technical drawings, work orders, test results, machine error messages
Record all work activities
Use database software
Program Logic Control
Comply with safety regulations
* Work with a maintenance team
MUST HAVE Multi-craft Exp: Electrical, Mechanical, and Electronics
Also Exp PLC, Hydraulic, and Pneumatics
Associates degree in Electronics, General Technology, Robotics or related field and at least 3 years of industrial maintenance experience
Completion of an apprenticeship program and at least 2 years of industrial maintenance experience
At least 5 years of multi-craft maintenance experience
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