Job Posting | Gates Corporation

GatesBlack1Job Title: Maintenance
Role Level: Hourly
Reports To: Maintenance Manager

Date Created: July 2015 – rev 2
Location: Elizabethtown – Polyflex
Created By: HR Department


Responsible for performing daily maintenance, startups, break down repair, perform preventive maintenance, repair safety concerns and general facilities maintenance.


Include the following – other duties may be assigned:

  • Track time and materials in EAM.
  • Perform PM’s and keep accurate records of work performed.
  • Support Continuous Improvement projects.
  • Perform test and calibrations to process equipment.
  • Troubleshoot machine mechanical, hydraulics, pneumatic and electrical control systems.
  • Participate in TPM initiatives.
  • Participate in downtime reduction initiatives.
  • The employee must have consistent attendance and must be able to work regular and/or flexible hours or shifts, overtime.
  • Other duties assigned, as needed, by the Maintenance Supervisor.


  • None


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Requires a 2 year technical degree or 5 years of progressive experience


  • Communication skills: verbal, written, listening and understanding
  • Experience in troubleshooting mechanical, electrical hydraulics, pneumatics systems.
  • High level of mechanical aptitude.
  • Experienced in metal work welding, fabrication and general mill work.
  • Experienced in troubleshooting PLC’s thru RSLogix software 5, 500 and 5000 series.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong team player; proactively able to step in to support other team members as needed and share knowledge to allow cross training of all functions, builds collaborative relationships.
  • Knowledge of industrial wiring, controls and instrumentation.
  • Understanding of AC/DC electrical control circuits.
  • Understand and troubleshoot VFD and servo control systems.
  • Ability to interpret technical and maintenance manuals as required to address equipment and instrumentation failure.
  • Ability to read electrical schematics to troubleshoot process equipment.
  • Knowledge of Autocad.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Access.
  • Must have own tools.


Requires 2 year technical degree or 5 years of progressive experience


Applicants may email a resume to or pick up a paper application from our location:

Gates Corporation
300 College Street Rd
Elizabethtown, Ky 42701