General Maintenance Mechanic

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(8/17/2023 10:03 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.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Can exercise options to proceed with suitable training to acquire knowledge and skill in other specialized areas of plant Maintenance work, and to improve his areas of basic qualifications, subject to company approval.
  • Through practical experience and specific training continually improves his knowledge and skills in the reading and interpreting of mechanical and electrical drawings, and electronic drawings. 
  • 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.
  • Qualified to perform Maintenance work in either advanced electrical, advanced mechanical, or advanced
  • 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:

  • Startly Hourly Rate: $28.32/hour
  • Competitive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, STD, life insurance, and 401k with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Regular performance reviews with opportunities for growth and movement within company.
  • Seven consecutive days off per month according to rotation
  • Paid lunch breaks
  • Annual Maintenance Tool Allowance


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 required; Three to five (3-5) years of experience 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.  


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