Mechanical Maintenance Technician

ResourceTek is the official recruitment outsourcing partner for Carpenter Technology.  As part of the application process, you will be directed to complete a required questionnaire. Your application will then be forwarded to Carpenter Technology’s management team for further evaluation.

Job Description                       

Carpenter  Technology's state of-the-art manufacturing facility in Limestone County, Alabama, began production in January 2014.This integrated mill manufactures high quality premium and ultra premium forged bar and billet products from melt  to ship. Featuring the wor1d's largest hydraulic radial press, Athens Operations functions with n Carpenter's Specialty Alloys Operations division and is capable of producing about 27,000 tons annually at full capacity.



  • Safely performs assigned tasks competently and efficiently. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Locates sources of problems by troubleshooting mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments, using drawings and diagrams. Remove/replace defective parts by disassembling machinery; using hoists, cranes, and hand/power tools.
  • Controls downtime by performing routine preventative maintenance requirements, daily equipment inspections, and monitoring mach ne operational performance.
  • Determines dimensional sizes of parts by inspecting parts using calipers, micrometers and other measuring instruments
  • Fabricates and repair parts by using machine shop tools and equipment.
  • Work independently to ensure operation of plant assets by the timely completion of preventative maintenance requirements on furnaces, presses, hydraulic  systems, engines, motors, pumps, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machinery; following diagrams, drawings, operations manuals, manufacturer’s instructions and engineering specifications to trouble shoot malfunctions.
  • Functions as a technical resource for assigned assets, mentors others. Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests. Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating repairs, irregularities and continuing maintenance needs.
  • Demonstrates proficiency and competency in two or more technical skills, For example, welding, precision machining, millwright, fabrication, lubrication programs.
  • Perform duties as needed in support of the plant. Support the plant with overtime as required and willingness to work a rotating shift.



  • High School Diploma or GED. Advanced education is a plus. 2+ years of relevant maintenance in an industrial manufacturing environment
  • Willingness to work overtime as required and work a rotating shift.
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant mechanical experience in an industrial manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to read blueprints and P&IDs.
  • Hydraulic system maintenance and repair or similar lubrication system experience.
  • Basic welding and pipefitting expertise.

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