May 15, 2023

General Industrial Maintenance Worker

$24.86 - $25.48 hourly
  • General Wire Spring Co
  • General Wire Spring Company, Thompson Avenue, McKees Rocks, PA, USA
Full-time Technician - General Maintenance or Service

Job Description

Job description

Job Description Maintenance

Position Summary:

The Maintenance position's primary purpose is to repair production machinery, plant fork trucks, install air, gas, and electrical conduit, make woodworking repairs for shipping skids and display cases, and general plant maintenance.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Electrical repairs to plant machinery.
  • Repairs and maintenance of fork trucks
  • Installation of water, gas, and electrical lines.
  • General maintenance of production machinery.
  • General building and grounds maintenance.
  • Making machine repair parts as needed.
  • Other duties are required as assigned. Work with Engineering to develop new or improved assembly procedures when needed.

General Wire Spring Company / General Pipe Cleaners, a fourth-generation, family-owned, and managed business founded in 1930, is an international industry leader in manufacturing top-quality plumbing and drain cleaning tools and accessories along with springs and wire forms.

Physical Demands & Abilities:

  • Must be able to lift to a maximum of 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to physically be able to perform strenuous and sometimes difficult tasks involving bending, stretching, lifting, pulling, climbing, etc., safely and efficiently.
  • Must be mechanically inclined and possess problem-solving skills
  • Be able to follow instructions, communicate, and get along with others.

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:

  • A high School Degree or equivalent is minimally required. 2 Year Technical Degree or completion of a Relevant Apprenticeship program is preferred. Experience and on-the-job training may be considered instead of a formal apprenticeship program.
  • At least 3-5 years of professional experience in mechanical and electrical, minimally required; 5+ years experience preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of hydraulic, pneumatic, and mechanical systems.
  • Strong Electrical experience preferred.

Paid time off after 30 days while a probationary employee.

Sick leave is earned and paid in accordance with the Allegheny County Sick Pay Ordinance. One hour is earned for every 35 hours of work to a max of 40 hours, and it's available after 90 days for the legitimate reasons listed.

  • 13 paid company holidays per year, including your birthday

Job Benefits after completion of the 1-year probationary period. Our company workforce is USWA 5032-18 Union members, working under a collective bargaining agreement.

  • 401(k) with 3% of straight-time wages employer contribution
  • Full family medical insurance with a 22% employee contribution
  • Full family dental at no cost to the employee
  • Full family eye care at no cost to the employee
  • Term life insurance at no cost to the employee
  • Short-term S&A disability insurance at no cost to the employee.
  • 13 paid company holidays per year, including your birthday
  • 5 paid sick days per year.
  • Vacation increases from one day to a cap of 20 days per year after 17 years.
  • Yearly increasing holiday bonus.
  • Sick leave is paid in accordance with the Allegheny County Sick pay ordinance, up to 40 hours in the first year, available after 90 days.

We are an equal-opportunity employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $24.86 per hour starting wage.


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

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