Maintenance Mechanic

Manufacturing, Maintenance, Distribution and Transportation Temple, Texas


Position at Wilsonart


  • Performs total productive maintenance (autonomous, predictive, preventive and corrective) of all facility equipment.
  • Assists with diagnosis of problems and makes corrective breakdown repairs to machinery as necessary.
  • Performs mechanical skill operations such as fabrication, disassembly-assembly of complex equipment, measuring, cutting, burning, welding and pipefitting.
  • Repairs, aligns and/or replaces plant machinery.
  • Reads, understands and applies mechanical and structural blueprints, hydraulic and pneumatic schematic diagrams and circuitry.


High school diploma or equivalent plus two years of mechanical maintenance experience in the area of industrial maintenance, welding or a closely related field.  Thirty semester hours of college may substitute for one year of required experience with a maximum substitution of two years.  Certification in mechanical maintenance or a closely related field from an accredited trade school may also substitute for the required experience.


  • Knowledge of safety standards applicable to the work area and other pertinent rules and regulations governing the work activities. 
  • Knowledge of hazardous waste materials and safe handling procedures.  Knowledge of standard mechanical procedures necessary to repair and maintain equipment (hydraulic, pneumatic, etc.) in a manufacturing environment. Knowledge of Boilers and Steam Systems. 
  • Knowledge of parts, supplies and components required for mechanical maintenance. 
  • Skill in the safe and proper use of both hand and power tools. 
  • Ability to use welders. Ability to use a cutting torch and plasma cutter. 
  • Ability to read blueprints, schematic diagrams (Hydraulic & Pneumatic) and equipment manuals. 
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions. 
  • Ability to maintain and clean and safe work environment.
  • Ability to learn and utilize lower level computer programs (EXCEL, WORD, FAMIS)


Heavy work – tasks involve pushing/pulling, lifting and standing or using force equal to handling materials of 50 to 100 pounds. 

Wilsonart is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.