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Owens Corning Mechanic 2nd Class Probation (... in Summit, Illinois

Location: Summit, Illinois - United States


Constructs, installs, maintains and repairs any plant mechanical, structural, hydraulic or pneumatic equipment according to accepted codes and safety standards. Position makes necessary decisions, according to skill level, in carrying out all job functions to the fullest extent when working without direct supervision. Position will be able to demonstrate skills in power transmission, air systems, piping, hydraulics, pumps, troubleshooting components welding, alignment procedures, rigging and millwright work, motor controls, electrical symbols and theory in the above skill levels.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide support to the Maintenance Leader, Planner/Scheduler and shift leaders on jobs to be performed.

Performs PM’s as they are scheduled

Reports all equipment concerns to their leaders

Performs all equipment repairs and projects in a safe and efficient manner using all safety procedures.

Answer line calls in a prompt manner and carry required tools to complete work safety and efficiently

Assist during process upsets as needed.

Wear all safety equipment necessary for the job and follow all plant safety rules and regulations, including the machinery lockout procedure.

Follow the scheduled jobs unless given approval to deviate from the schedule.

Clean up immediately after a job is completed and maintain a quality house-cleaning program.

Attend schools, seminars, etc. to enhance skills in the various crafts including mechanical, electrical, PLC, machining and welding.

Keep the parts and tool rooms organized and cleaned.

Work with other employees in a team like manner.

Notify your supervisor


of any accident, near miss accident or on-the-job injury when it occurs no matter how insignificant it may seem

Operate equipment only when you are trained in its use or are working with or under the direction of a qualified employee, and you are authorized to do so by your supervisor

Wear proper personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times.


The employee should hold the following abilities:

Posses skills in the machining and / or electrical field

Overall record: Performance, attendance, etc. will be considered

Write and speak English

Able to work second or third shift as scheduled

Ability to attend mandatory training classes on own time to stay current with equipment changes and as determined by the Maintenance Development Program.


The employee must be able to:

Log into and navigate Globalink to access Talent Center

for paycheck/benefits enrollment information

Log into and navigate Owens Corning University (OCU) and accomplish required online training routinely

Basic computer skills

Basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook


The employee should have the following:

High School Diploma or GED equivalency

Two (2) years experience in the mechanical field is preferred in an industrial or manufacturing environment


The employee should possess the ability to:

Ability to routinely lift up to 40 lbs without assistance

Ability to routinely lift up to 80 lbs with assistance

Work for up to 12 hours in extreme hold/cold manufacturing environment

Walk/stand on concrete floors continuously for up to 12 hours

Routinely ascend and descend stairs and ladders as work area requires

Safeguard self with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – steel toed shoes, ear plugs, eye protection (glasses, goggles, and/or facemask) as necessary for task

Push/Drive floor sweeping and cleaning equipment or tools as necessary for housekeeping duties

Ability to rotate and work shift work

Exposure to noise

Ability to work from heights

Ability to work overtime as necessary

About Owens Corning

Owens Corning is a global leader in insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composite materials. Its insulation products conserve energy and improve acoustics, fire resistance, and air quality in the spaces where people live, work, and play. Its roofing products and systems enhance curb appeal and protect homes and commercial buildings alike. Its fiberglass composites make thousands of products lighter, stronger, and more durable. Owens Corning provides innovative products and solutions that deliver a material difference to its customers and, ultimately, make the world a better place. The business is global in scope, with operations in 33 countries. It is also human in scale, with 20,000 employees cultivating local and longstanding relationships with customers. Based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, the company posted 2018 sales of $7.1 billion. Founded in 1938, it has been a Fortune 500® company for 64 consecutive years. For more information, please visit