Maintenance 1 Class Prob


Summit, IL, US, 60501

Function:  Manufacturing
Audience:  Hourly
Work Arrangement:  On Site
Requisition ID:  62190

Pay Rate: Probation rate $32.20 after 60 days $33.20

Job Type: Full time /Overtime Guarantee


The Maintenance Specialist 1/C is accountable to the Maintenance Leader for the continuous improvement of safety of plant personnel, environmental compliance, equipment reliability, and reducing maintenance costs consistent with overall plant goals. The purpose of the Maintenance Specialist 1/C is to be responsible for assisting the Maintenance Leader in maintaining and improving the equipment within the Summit Asphalt Plant.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Take personal ownership to work safely each and everyday and hold other team members to the same high standards of safety
  • Notify the Maintenance Leader immediately of any accident, near miss or injury when it occurs no matter how insignificant it may seem
  • Strong in Pipe Fitting
  • Fix unsafe conditions and report them immediately to Plant Leader
  • Knowing and practicing lock/tag/try procedures for all required Plant equipment
  • Maintaining and understanding plant piping systems, including water, steam, compressed air, and asphalt systems
  • Understanding and use of proper lockout devices for piping systems, including locking of valves, installing blinds and confined vessel entry procedure
  • Understanding and using burn-welding safety/hot work permits
  • Understanding and practicing line breaking procedures
  • Ability to replace and service seals and gaskets, including pump packing
  • Skills required to replace valves and valve components
  • Understanding the use of basic electrical test equipment. (Voltmeter, clamp on ammeter)
  • Performing non-certified welding (Arc/MIG/TIG)
  • Troubleshooting and maintaining burner systems
  • Troubleshooting and repair for electrical systems
  • Troubleshooting and repair of all plant equipment.
  • Skills and ability for proper alignment of equipment.
  • Forklift Certification and ability required.
  • Aerial Lift Certification and ability required.
  • Boiler operations & blow down.
  • Boiler water chemistry testing.
  • Knowledge of Fall Protection procedures and requirements.
  • Knowledge of Arc Flash Safety and PPE procedures and requirements.
  • All additional maintenance skills required not specifically listed here.


  • Technical knowledge
  • Working knowledge of production operations
  • Safety & Environmental Compliance knowledge. Safety and Environmentally Focused.
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Understands and follows oral and written communication instructions
  • Good problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Able to work independently and use good judgment
  • Ability to use a multi-meter
  • Willing to advance skills and knowledge through on and off the job training


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalency
  • Operations and Maintenance Knowledge in all the following areas (not all inclusive): Boilers, Incinerator, Preheaters, Hot Oil system, Tank Burners, Truck Loading/Unloading, Acid System, and Computer Control Operations


  • Ability to work for up to 8 hours in extreme hold/cold manufacturing environment
  • Walk/Stand on concrete floors continuously for up to 8 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, hard hat, gloves, arc flash category 2 uniforms, arc flash gloves and additional protection (welding helmet, tinted glasses, goggles, and/or face-mask) as necessary for task.
  • Exposure to sounds or noise levels that may be uncomfortable
  • Bending or twisting
  • Ability to move up to 40 lbs without assistance
  • Handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls

  • Choice of 3 healthcare benefit plans, including an HMO, starting first day of employment
  • Wellness programs and incentive credits
  • Company paid life insurance and AD&D insurance
  • Company paid disability insurance
  • 401k with excellent company match
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Paid Holidays
  • Safety Boots & Coverall after 60days
  • Variable Incentive Program (VIP)
  • Paid vacation after 1 year
  • Adoption assistance
  • Employee & dependent scholarships
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Vendor discounts
  • Employee rebates

About Owens Corning  

Owens Corning is a global building and construction materials leader committed to building a sustainable future through material innovation. Our three integrated businesses – Composites, Insulation, and Roofing – provide durable, sustainable, energy-efficient solutions that leverage our unique material science, manufacturing, and market knowledge to help our customers win and grow. We are global in scope, human in scale with approximately 19,000 employees in 31 countries dedicated to generating value for our customers and shareholders, and making a difference in the communities where we work and live. Founded in 1938 and based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, Owens Corning posted 2022 sales of $9.8 billion. For more information, visit

Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago