General Maintenance Mechanic

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 7 days ago(3/14/2023 8:05 AM)
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Vitro Architectural Glass manufactures a broad range of industry-leading, energy-efficient products such as Solarban®, Sungate® and Starphire Ultra-Clear® glasses. Throughout our storied history, collaboration and innovation have been central to our advancements. Today, the key to our success continues to lie in the strength of our partnerships. With a foundation formed on trust, teamwork and shared excitement, the possibilities for impactful innovations in glass are truly endless.  With manufacturing facilities throughout the U.S. and Mexico, Vitro Architectural Glass is committed to sustainable manufacturing processes and products. Vitro also operates one of the world’s largest glass research and development facilities in Pittsburgh, PA and has four residential glass fabrication plants in Canada.  Website:


Vitro Architectural Glass is currently seeking a General Maintenance Mechanic (GMM) at its Carlisle, PA location.

We are seeking somone who is qualified and capable for performing all necessary Maintenance work in each of the following areas: Electrical, Millwright, Pipefitting and Welding, and in operating all machines and hand tools in the Maintenance shop area and in the field. In addition, is qualified to perform Maintenance work in either advanced electrical, advanced mechanical, or advanced instrumentation.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Read and interpret mechanical, electrical, PLC, and pneumatic drawings and schematics to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Work with PCs/PLCs, motion control, AC/DC and servo drive systems, instrumentation, control logic, motor control, ladder logic.
  • Effectively communicate, written and/or verbally, all problems and solutions as necessary.
  • Operate a wide variety of hand and power tools, gauges, and meters,
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on equipment, machines, and the facility.
  • Comply with all safety regulations.
  • Work schedule consisting of 12-hour rotating shifts. Weekends and holidays per rotation.
  • Assists other maintenance and/ or production personnel in maintaining a high level of production in the most safe and efficient methods possible. Assignments can place the GMM in any department or area of the plant and on many occasions, may require considerable physical efforts.
  • Must of throughout knowledge of the fire alarm codes and locations, the location and proper use of firefighting equipment, and the ability to react promptly in incipient stage fires which can be controlled or extinguished by portable fire extinguishers. Class II standpoint or small hose systems.
  • Performs a variety of related duties including, but not limited to, filling out reports, keeping accurate logs, requisition materials, and accounting for materials, supplies, and time spent on specific assignments.
  • Maintenance employees must be able to complete specified training through job experience and the completion of prescribed schooling in order to progress through the blocks of the General Maintenance Mechanic training program.
  • Maintains good housekeeping and performs job in a safe manner by adhering to all safety and housekeeping policies.
  • Performs duties under normal plant conditions, varying with assignments; could be, on accession,

What We Offer:

  • Starting Hourly Rate: $27.10/hour
  • Competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision and participation in company's 401(k)
  • Direct Deposit/ Paid Weekly
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Seven consecutive days off per month according to rotation
  • Annual Maintenance Tool Allowance
  • Required PPE including shoes will be provided
  • Safety Recognition Program


What We Need From You:

Education / Experience:

  • High School degree required.
  • Two (2) years of previous full-time General Maintenance experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment preferred.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Must be highly motivated and able to work independently.
  • Must be able to safely operate a fork truck and maintain the required license.
  • Must demonstrate strong interpersonal and self-management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Must be computer proficient and able to navigate efficiently through various software programs and MS Office, including Microsoft Outlook


  • Must be able to wear a respirator and work in confined spaces.
  • Perform duties within normal industrial environmental conditions and outside and may encounter extreme heat, cold, wet, or dangerous weather conditions.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 100 pounds with assistance.
  • Must be able to push/pull, grip to use hand tools, reach, see, hear, and speak.
  • Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time.
  • Associate must follow posted security procedures at all times while in the building.
  • Must follow all PPE requirements.

Vitro provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. To apply for an opening, please visit


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