Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

Maintenance Technician

Employee Type
Regular Full-Time
Degree Preferred
High School
Requisition ID
Posted Date
Zip Code
Functional Area
Plant Maintenance

Company Overview

At Firestone Building Products, you can count on us for complete building performance solutions – from roots to rooftops. By taking the entire building envelope into consideration, we provide focused solutions for roofing systems, wall systems and specialty products based on the specific results our customers need to achieve. Constantly looking at the big picture, we not only deliver exceptionally performing building materials, but also the outstanding services, support, warranty and expertise – all backed by a brand you can trust.


Backed by the strength of a diversified multibillion-dollar corporation, we offer excellent career opportunities, competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit packages. And, with locations throughout North America, we are always looking for qualified candidates.

Position Summary

Building Products Company, a leading manufacturer and marketer of commercial roofing systems, is seeking a qualified candidate for newly created Maintenance Technician position at our state of the art Florence, KY rigid foam insulation manufacturing facility. The position openings is on 2nd or 3rd shift. This is a  Monday - Friday operation, weekend work may be required at times and scheduling is subject to change based on business demands.  Firestone offers immediate eligibility for medical benefits included, health, dental and vision.

This position will perform duties associated with the installation, repair, modification, and preventative maintenance and electrical equipment.


  • When problems arise with our manufacturing equipment, the Maintenance Technician on shift will troubleshoot and repair the system as quickly as possible to maximize production up-time
  • The Maintenance Technician will also perform periodic scheduled preventive maintenance and calibration on all manufacturing equipment.
  • The Maintenance Technician MUST have a strong electrical background with demonstrated experience in troubleshooting, of PLCs drives, motors, and other electrical components.
  • The Maintenance Technician will also be responsible for performing preventative and regular maintenance of equipment, conducting equipment and building safety checks and correcting non-conformities, completing paperwork and checklists, troubleshooting and repair of equipment during downtime situations.
  • Qualified candidate will perform duties associated with the installation, repair, modification and preventative maintenance of electrical, PLC, hydraulic and pneumatic driven production equipment with an emphasis on electrical and PLC systems.


High school/GED

2 years demonstrated experience OR technical degree/certificate program plus 1 year.

The ideal candidate will possess a maintenance background in an industrial/manufacturing setting.


Knowledge and skills required:

  • Good working knowledge of mechanics, hydraulics, pneumatics, pump repair, welding & fabrication.
  • Requires a good working knowledge of 480/three phase electrical circuits, PLC experience a plus.
  • High mechanical aptitude and varied experience, preferably in an industrial and chemical processing operation, a plus.
  • Desire to always perform high quality work, not satisfied with “it’s good enough”
  • Understand and use basic and complex math for measurements, figuring ratios’, weight, speed, cycle time, temperature, etc

Physical requirements: 

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time without sitting
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Physical mobility to squat, stoop, bend, climb, and walk

Must be willing and able to work overtime, especially on short notice.

Must be comfortable using a CMMS-Computerized Maintenance Management System. 


Benefits, Privileges and Growth Opportunities

• We offer over 31 Benefits and Privileges to include medical, dental, vision, 401k, cash balance retirement plan and more.
• We are An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer
• Over 100 years of success is an indication of the stability our workforce enjoys

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