Maintenance Mechanic III

Website Johnson Controls

Maintenance Mechanic III Job Highlights

Title Maintenance Mechanic III
Type Full Time
Experience 5 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Lexington, KY, United States
Company Johnson Controls

Company Profile

Johnson Controls transforms the environments where people live, work, learn, and play. From optimizing building performance to improving safety and enhancing comfort, it drives the outcomes that matter most. The company is dedicated to protecting the environment and delivers promise in industries such as healthcare, education, data centers, and manufacturing.

Job Profile

The company is hiring a Maintenance Mechanic III who must be able to perform the installation, alteration of the layout, maintenance (including preventative), service, and repair of most complex components of machine tools, plant equipment, facilities, and buildings.

Performs a high degree of problem identification and troubleshooting assignments with virtually no supervision; must have the ability to complete job duties at an acceptable level.

Trains and assists several lower-classified maintenance employees and interacts extensively with other plant supervisors.

Participates effectively in a team environment.

Educational Qualification

  • Requires a High School Diploma or GED
  • Completion of formal industrial, electrical, and electronics trade education is required, including solid-state industrial electronics.

Work Experience

  • 5 years of previous on-the-job maintenance experience


  • Continuous Improvement – Ability to manage time and deliver results. Ability to troubleshoot and provide solutions with the understanding of value-added versus non-value-added activities and improve the ratio. Ability to collect and understand production data corresponding to the machinery.
  • Demonstrated ability to use computers, utilizing software such as Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and maintenance systems. Relevant knowledge to look up blueprints, maintenance orders, and key parts, and use the system as a tool to assist in the maintenance department.
  • Availability to work overtime or move between shifts for training or coverage purposes to support production as needed.
  • Knowledgeable in the operation of hand tools, voltage, and ampere measuring devices. Ability to read and work from blueprints, drawings, sketches, and layouts. Strong mechanical and electrical blueprint reading skills are required. Must have working knowledge of techniques, materials, tools, and equipment used in a manufacturing environment.
  • Quality – Detects and reports defective materials or questionable conditions to the department supervisor(s). Performs first article inspection for conformance to specifications both blueprint and work order.
  • Repairs, maintains, replaces, installs, and tests a variety of equipment that includes all the following systems: electrical/electronic systems, circuits and equipment, mechanical systems, pneumatics/hydraulic systems, facility maintenance, and welding. Lays out, installs, and repairs all complex automated control systems. This includes but is not limited to, programmable conveyors, CNC systems, assembly run test systems, fin power presses, powder pain systems, press breaks, and tube benders. Performs complex problem identification and troubleshooting assignments. Analyzes equipment failures, determines cause, and makes necessary adjustments.
  • Safety Awareness – Takes responsibility for his or her own safety as well as the safety of others. Understands the proper processes/equipment in the department. Knowledge of JSA’s, PPE usage, 5S, and all safety regulations in the facility. Responsible for maintaining overall cleanliness of the working area and equipment in a clean orderly condition.
  • Teamwork – Builds teamwork by working with other departments, shifts, and management to meet and exceed customer expectations. Communicate regularly and effectively with co-workers, utilities, coordinators, and management and report problems with safety, quality, processes, equipment, materials, or questionable conditions to the Department Supervisor(s) building teamwork among peers. Displays professionalism in the workplace, able to perform duties during times of stress and pressure.
  • Perform other assignments as directed by management.


  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities/activities; results-driven in a high-paced environment.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity as well as make effective decisions.
  • Ability to organize work and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to read, communicate, and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, blueprints, and engineering drawings in the English Language.
  • Ability to train new employees.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrate attention to detail.
  • Must have problem-solving skills and be able to generate unique alternative solutions.
  • Proficiency in all of the following fields as a minimum requirement: mechanical, electrical, pneumatics/hydraulics, electronic, facility maintenance, and welding.
  • Proficiency is defined to mean: requires minimal supervision, displaying quality workmanship, completing assignments in the prescribed time frame, following safety principles, properly selecting and utilizing tools and materials, and maintaining levels of satisfactory housekeeping.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Work Conditions

  • Ability to work in a noisy, dusty, industrial/manufacturing environment, and be exposed to non-toxic fumes, chemicals, grease, and oils
  • Ability to work with machinery and moving parts
  • Ability to operate cranes, trucks, motor vehicles
  • Ability to work with moving vehicles, ladders, and scaffolding
  • Ability to work at heights, and in confined spaces
  • Ability to properly lift, carry, push, pull, manipulate, and transport up to 30 lbs.
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs., and frequently lift up to 40 lbs., and consistently lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Ability to work in a non-climate-controlled environment
  • Ability to work in repetitive motions and pressure involving fingers, hands, and wrists

Physical Requirements

  • Requires some physical exertion such as long periods of standing or walking over hard concrete surface
  • Exposure to recurring bending, crouching, stooping, kneeling, sitting, climbing, stretching, or similar activities
  • Ability to reach at high levels
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and communicate in the English Language
  • Must have the physical strength and ability to frequently work more than 40 hours weekly


  • The company offers a competitive benefits package.

Employer’s Statement

Johnson Controls is an Equal Employment Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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