Maintenance Apprentice

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



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Job Description

Assists Maintenance Technician in repairing and maintaining machinery, equipment, physical structures, and plumbing and electrical systems of industrial establishment by performing the following duties.

Company Overview

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 global corporate social responsibility (CSR), commitment 'Our Way to Serve,' Bridgestone embraces its responsibility as a global leader by striving to improve the way people move, live, work and play.

Responsibilities

  • Dismantles machines or equipment, replaces defective parts and motors, and adjust feed mechanisms.
  • Cleans and lubricates machine parts such as shafts, pulleys, gears and bearings.
  • Replaces or repairs machine belts.
  • Removes dust, dirt, grease and waste material from machines.
  • Paints machines or equipment to prevent corrosion.
  • Bends and cuts conduit and wire, drills holes in walls, floors and ceilings for electrical connections.
  • Connects wire to motors, fixtures and other electrical equipment, replaces switches and fuses, and splices wire and insulates wire with friction tape.
  • Bends, cuts and threads pipe, cuts openings in walls, ceilings and floor for pipes, and seals pipe joints with sealing compound.
  • Cuts our and joins parts for worktables, benches, shelves and other furnishings.
  • Patches or replaces plaster or plaster board and paints walls, ceilings and trim of building.
  • Clears clogged drains and replaces plumbing fixtures.
  • Operates welding machine to repair or join metal parts.
  • Furnishes Maintenance Technician with materials, tools and supplies.
  • Cleans work area, tools and equipment.
  • Other duties may be assigned.
  • Qualifications

    High school diploma or GED; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


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