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Cornerstone Building Brands Maintenance Technician in Mt Pleasant, Iowa

Maintenance Technician

Mt Pleasant, IA 52641, USAReq #8959

Friday, March 19, 2021

Cornerstone Building Brands is the largest manufacturer of exterior building products in North America. Our comprehensive portfolio spans the breadth of the residential and commercial markets, while our expansive footprint enables us to serve customers and communities across North America. Our relentless focus on excellence combined with our ongoing commitment to innovation and R&D has driven us to become the #1 manufacturer of windows, vinyl siding, insulated metal panels, metal roofing and wall systems, and metal accessories. We believe every building we create, and every part of that building, positively contributes to communities where people live, work and play.

$500 Bonus after 90 days of employment for all new hires!

Summary Cornerstone Building Brands is seeking a motivated and detail-oriented individual to join our team to work as a Maintenance Technician at our 305 N Iris Rd, Mt Pleasant, IA location. The Maintenance Technician performs a variety of functions such as equipment installations, repairs, or modification of equipment for generation, distribution, or utilization of electric energy in the manufacturing facility. Installs, modifies and maintains all plant buildings, machinery and equipment, including mobile or road equipment and production machinery, in a good state of mechanical repair. This is a 2nd shift position with anticipated mandatory overtime.Education and Experience

  • HS Diploma or equivalent (GED)

  • 3+ years of experience as an industrial maintenance technician, mechanic and/or electrician preferred, not required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to read and comprehend documents including: safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and simple correspondence, will train

  • Ability to communicate information in small group situations to other employees

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as fractions, percentages, area, circumference and volume.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding, to perform work instructions that are furnished in written, oral and/or diagram.

  • Ability to solve problems that involve multiple variables in a standard situation.

  • Incumbent should be able to drive a forklift and use power tools

  • Working knowledge of 480V/120V electrical systems, electric motors, contactor, and control circuits.

  • Ability to read blueprints and manuals

  • Troubleshooting skills

  • Proficient with multi-meter and amprobe, have familiarity with PLC systems, hydraulic systems and components, pneumatic systems and components, power transmission systems, piping systems and components.

  • Working knowledge of basic welding and fit-up

  • Basic machine set-up and alignment

  • Rigging and lifting skills preferred

  • Willing to work in hot and cold environments


  • Responsible for safely performing emergency and preventative repairs to plant machinery and infrastructure and minimizing production time losses associated with the breakdown or failure of production equipment

  • Responsible for the day-to-day administration of a preventative maintenance program designed to establish reliability of production equipment and infrastructure.  

  • Effectively utilize manpower to complete repairs in a timely manner.

  • Responsible for the day-to-day administration of a work order system designed to establish priority and control over maintenance request from production personnel.  

  • Ensures that work order (Maintenance) requests are fulfilled in a timely manner. 

  • Responsible for the safe and prudent use of company equipment and tools. Also, ensures a safe work environment by utilizing Lock-out/Tag-out procedures and reporting any unsafe condition.

  • Responsible for the inventory of maintenance supplies.  

  • Informs the Maintenance Supervisor when supplies have been removed from stock and require replenishment.  

  • Provides ordering information for replenishment of stock.

  • Responsible for utilizing the work order system both in entering work orders and completing work orders, as directed by the Maintenance Supervisor

  • Communicates daily with internal personnel from production and quality control in order to assist in resolving problems and achieving company goals

  • Responsible for follow-up review of completed maintenance tasks to ensure that work is completed properly and in a safe and timely manner.

  • Responsible for development and review of standard operating procedures to govern the function performed by maintenance personnel.

  • Ensures that all established maintenance work areas are kept clean and safe including where repairs are performed.

  • Responsible for understanding and complying with the fundamental principles associated with the quality and environmental management system in place

Benefits Offered

  • Share in the Rewards for our Performance: Quarterly Gainsharing Bonus based on the performance of our plant

  • Recharge: 11 Company paid Holidays, Paid Sick and vacation time

  • Save for the future: 401k with Company Match

  • Continue to learn and grow: Tuition Reimbursement, Company Training to improve your skills

  • Be well: Medical, Dental, Vision, Wellness programs, Employee Assistance Program, Flexible Spending Account.

  • Short and Long-Term disability

  • $500 Retention bonus

  • Paid life insurance

  • Save money, all uniforms and work shoes paid for by Cornerstone Building Brands

  • Refer a friend sign on bonus

  • Overtime paid at time and a half for every hour over eight hours in a shift

Cornerstone Building Brands is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, protected veteran status, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or national origin.

Recruitment Fraud

We have been made aware of multiple scams whereby unauthorized individuals are using Cornerstone Building Brand's name and logo to solicit potential job-seekers for employment. In some cases, job-seekers are being contacted directly, both by phone and e-mail. In other instances, these unauthorized individuals are placing advertisements for fake positions with both legitimate websites and fabricated ones. These individuals are typically promising high-paying jobs with the requirement that the job-seeker send money to pay for things such as visa applications or processing fees. Please be advised that Cornerstone Building Brands will never ask potential job-seekers for any sort of advance payment or bank account information as part of the recruiting or hiring process.

Other details

  • Job FamilyManufacturing

  • Pay TypeHourly

  • Travel RequiredNo

  • Required EducationHigh School

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  • Mt Pleasant, IA 52641, USA