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Job Title:  Maintenance B-Class

Requisition ID:  6247

Richmond, KY, US, 40475

Home-based Position:  No
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Job Type:  Full-Time
Job Description: 

EnerSys is the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications. We have over thirty manufacturing and assembly plants worldwide servicing over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries. Worldwide headquarters are located in Reading, PA, USA with regional headquarters in Europe and Asia. We complement our extensive line of Motive Power and Energy Systems with a full range of integrated services and systems. With sales and service locations throughout the world, and over 100 years of battery experience, EnerSys is the power/full solution for stored DC power products.  We continue to grow in our industry by ensuring all employees possess the following core competencies: customer focused, team player, engaged, ethical, strong communication skills, and works safely.

Motive Power applications include industrial lift trucks and pallet jacks, rail equipment, mining equipment, and airline ground support equipment. Some of the motive power brands include Hawker, Ironclad, General Battery, and Fiamm. Wherever there is a need for motive power, EnerSys offers the perfect energy solution.


Job Purpose

We are now accepting applications for a Maintenance B-Class position, reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor. The opening is tentatively for A-shift, but is subject to change based on a posted shift change.  Class B is not a training position and to be considered you must meet the job requirements. The job will require mechanical and/or electrical troubleshooting of industrial semi-automatic and automatic equipment used in the production of lead-acid batteries.  Qualified candidates will have experience in some or all of the following areas: troubleshooting of electrical control hardware and wiring, troubleshooting of pneumatic hardware devices, troubleshooting of hydraulic devices, and adjustment and maintenance of mechanical equipment. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:

  1. Desire and ability to work in a lead-acid battery plant and follow ALL WORK RULES related to personal hygiene and safe work practices to avoid lead contamination and personal injury.
  2. Proficient in use of hand and powered tools, ability to select and use appropriate tool, and shop bench tools.
  3. Ability to read and interpret technical diagrams, mechanical drawings and electrical schematics.
  4. Perform preventative maintenance, including lubrication, wear point examination, and identifying potential problems.
  5. Ability to develop root-cause analysis of failures and propose solutions to prevent them in the future.
  6. Performs basic building and grounds plumbing and electrical repairs.
  7. Communicates well with operators and managers when diagnosing problems and prioritizing work.


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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience:  A high school diploma or GED from an accredited institution, AND two (2) years of industrial maintenance experience is required, industrial maintenance technical training preferred.


Language Skills:  Ability to read, write, and speak English is required.


Mathematical Skills: Ability to work with and apply mathematical concepts such as fractions, division, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


Reasoning Ability:  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations with some standardization.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Other Skills and Abilities: Ability to work independently in fast paced position requiring detailed compliance.


Physical Demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently  required to stand; traverse indoor and outdoor areas,  sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell.  Must be able to traverse to working areas below and above floor level.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

General Job Requirements

  • Employees are responsible for wearing the required Personal Protective Equipment in the proper manner at all times.
  • Must be able and willing to work varying schedules which may include nights, weekends, and public holidays.
  • This position is exposed to harmful materials such as lead/fiberglass products. Periodic blood tests are required to measure the level of lead. Precautions are taken by the company/employee to reduce the risk of exposure and help ensure everyones safety.
  • This position requires working in a plant/warehouse environment. Therefore, expect varying working conditions.
  • Must be able to frequently bend; twist; reach; stoop; kneel or crouch.
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds/11.5 kilos on occasions.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time


EnerSys provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  EEO/Minority/Female/Vets/Disabled

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