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Maintenance Technician III

Charleston, SC, US
Job#: JO-2158-ENG
Full Time/Part Time:
Job Status: Permanent

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The Opportunity

3rd shift opportunity supporting Gildan's Charleston distribution center and offices.

Independently leads the performance of maintenance operations from verbal/written instructions and established procedures to get assigned tasks accomplished.  Performs advanced electrical repairs and mechanical maintenance on warehouse distribution equipment and facility systems on a routine basis relying on training and experience to plan and accomplish assigned tasks and keep the warehouse operations functioning in a safe and efficient manner.


Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Performs intermediate to advanced level troubleshooting procedures for mechanical and electrical issues connected with facility, equipment and conveyor systems in accordance with established safety, performance and quality standards.
  • Installs, uninstalls, repairs and services warehouse conveyors, machinery and equipment and assists with emergency breakdown repairs.
  • Installs and relocates equipment and runs computer cables and wiring as required to meet facility needs.
  • Reads, understands and utilizes technical manuals, electrical  and mechanical blueprints, schematics and written instructions to perform intermediate to advanced level maintenance.
  • Draws from technical support sites, customer contacts and internet troubleshooting resources to aid in the repair of equipment.
  • Diagnoses and replaces faulty mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic compenents of machines and equipment.
  • Installs power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed machines and equipment such as conveyors and programmable controllers.
  • Operates hand and power tools to complete general carpentry tasks.
  • Conducts routine maintenance and inspections on facility safety systems (sprinkler, generator, etc.).
  • Diagnoses malfunctioning apparatus such as transformers, motors, relays, switches, photo eyes, sensors and circuit boards and replaces electric motor bearings and rewires motors as needed. 
  • Performs customary predictive, preventative and corrective maintenance tasks in support of the company preventative maintenance program.
  • Supports company inspection and testing programs including fire and security systems, backup generator, etc.
  • Logs required information in the company CMMS (emaint) tracking system to maintain parts inventory.
  • Operates company trucks and material handling equipment (MHE) and performs intermediate level repairs on trailers, trucks and MHE.
  • Trains, guides and mentors junior team members.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Maintenance Manager or Supervisor to meet business needs.

Profile & Core Competencies

  • Seeking experienced maintenance professional in manufacturing, distribution, or related  environment.  Minimum of 1-3 years of relevant experience required.
  • Must have electrical troubleshooting skills.  Experience troubleshooting PLCs strongly preferred.    
  • Must be able to successfully pass Equipment Operator training and operate equipment under established safety guidelines
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs on a regular basis
  • Must be able to maintain a high degree of focus to promote a safe work environment and prevent injury to others
  • Must be able to work safely from a variety of heights
  • Must be able to handle tools and possess advanced electrical and mechanical troubleshooting skills                
  • Must be able to provide personal hand tools                                    
  • Must be able to identify problems and recommend solutions   
  • Ability to work in a team-based environment                     
  • Must have experience with preventative maintenance programs            
  • Conveyor system experience strongly preferred
  • Must have advanced knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics       
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)             
  • Vision is required to read instruction, interpret data, and be aware of surroundings                 
  • Hearing is required in order to receive and follow work instructions

Additional Information

We thank you for your interest in a career at Gildan.  Please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities

This position does not offer sponsorship.