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Cornerstone Building Brands Maintenance Technician in Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Maintenance Technician

Rocky Mount, NC, USAReq #8290

Wednesday, January 27, 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.

Ply Gem-Elements, a division of Cornerstone Building Brands, located at 130 Red Iron Rd, Rocky Mount, NC is currently looking for a Maintenance Technician to join our team. Overview: To maintain, troubleshoot, and repair, and improve all production equipment’s in a timely manner to minimize downtime and continuously improve the process.


  • Troubleshoot and repair all mechanical functions, mechanical drive units, industrial hydraulic and pneumatic powers, plumbing architectures, AC and DC circuits, electrical sensors and switches, motor controls and servo controllers, safety circuits which include E-stops, light curtains, floor mats, safety relays and safety switches.

  • Provide multi-skilled maintenance support focused on customer service, quality, cost and productivity.

  • Set up, adjust and maintain assigned equipment with a responsibility for production and quality on equipment.

  • Ability to trouble shoot the machine issues

  • Electrical Skills

  • Understand and participate in PM (Professional Maintenance) initiatives, also assist in the deployment of PM objectives

  • Understand functions of components and operating features of relays, circuit breakers Programmable Logic Controllers, motor encoders, motors and sensors.

  • Understanding and performing preventive maintenance on all machinery, getting these done in a timely fashion, and document finished work.

  • Working knowledge of electrical test equipment to measure current voltage and resistance. Understand multimeters.

  • Ability to work at 480 volts ac/dc and troubleshoot.

  • Understand of Lock Out - Tag Out and Arc Flash


  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Must have electrical skills.

  • Strong customer focus

  • Understand, troubleshoot and problem solve issues of basic complexity in advanced electrical/mechanical systems (PLC, Drives, Servo, HMI, CNC, etc.)

  • Understand electrical arc flash protection code requirements

  • Understand basic electrical circuits and safe work practices

  • Understand basic function of PLC, drives and controls

  • Understand, maintain, and troubleshoot AC and DC motors and drives

  • Understand trouble shooting process for basic electrical equipment and electrical systems

  • Inspect gears and gear units for lubrication problems and bearing failure

  • Understand types of shaft misalignment, conditions affecting alignment, measurements and measuring tools for realignment, and methods used for shaft alignment including reverse dial, laser and rim and face.

  • Use necessary hand and power tools to take appropriate action to replace components, make adjustments and recalibrate machinery to resolve issues and restore equipment to basic operating condition.

  • Disassemble and reassemble gearboxes

  • Understand the parts, function, maintenance and troubleshooting of typical motors

  • Maintain and troubleshoot, disassemble and reassemble hydraulic and pneumatic valves

  • Measure and analyze vibration in equipment using transducers, vibration meters and vibration analyzers to determine cause of malfunction.

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 FamilyMaintenance

  • Pay TypeHourly

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  • Rocky Mount, NC, USA