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Maintenance Technician at Careerbuilder in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Job Description:

About Metalsa:
Metalsa Structural Products, Inc. is part of a global company that manufactures structural components for light and heavy vehicles. Our mission is to help our customers move the world more efficiently, while protecting the environment and ensuring long term economic and social value generation for our stakeholders. We provide our customers innovative solutions focused on safe and sustainable product and process technologies, exceeding quality and service at a competitive cost. While serving both the automotive and commercial vehicle market we strive to make sure 'Quality is a Way of Life' at Metalsa.
EEOC Statement:
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


To maintain the equipment and implement improvement projects.



  • Repair and troubleshooting (Electrical and Mechanical) of equipment such as: Robots, Weld, Rivet, Assembly, Press and E-coat equipment, Fixtures, Gages, Control and Safety systems and Building systems in order to ensure that production targets are met.
  • Respond to downtime calls on the shop floor.
  • Provide call in response to facility/equipment issues during non scheduled hours as requested.
  • Reprogram/teach automated equipment such as robots and PLCs as required.
  • Perform required preventative maintenance tasks as scheduled.
  • Fabricate, weld and machine as required by tasks assigned.
  • Perform facility and grounds maintenance activities as required.
  • Perform/assist with new equipment installations, equipment relocations and equipment modifications as required.
  • Work with and in some cases lead or train production team members on TPM, PM, Shutdown and other maintenance related activities as required.
  • Work as part of a team in order to resolve product quality related concerns.
  • Work as part of a team studying and improving equipment and maintenance practices in order to improve: Plant availability, cycle times, product quality, scrap rates, running cost, ergonomics, safety, etc.
  • Assist in maintenance planning activities such as PM schedule setup, PM standardization, spare parts inventories, etc. as required.
  • Perform other related tasks as needed.


  • Work in a safe manner and encourage others to do so.
  • Report all unsafe acts and conditions immediately
  • Use our Innovation process and the team concept to improve safety in the plant
  • Be proactively involved with improving working conditions



  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Associate degree in Electrical, Maintenance or Electronic Technology preferred.
  • Qualified to work on light and heavy current electrical circuits and installations.
  • Welding, Fabrication and Machining skills and experience beneficial.
  • Minimum of 3 years Robotic and PLC systems programming and troubleshooting experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in the maintenance of an automated manufacturing operation.
  • Must be able to read blueprints, pneumatic and electrical schematics, logic diagrams and maintenance manuals


  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.
  • The employee regular is required to use hands to handle or touch.
  • The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.
  • Normal vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to visually focus.