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GAF Mechanic Baltimore Plant in Baltimore, Maryland

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Job Description:

PAY : $32.72/hr plus overtime and this person would be eligible to receive up to a 5% bonus based upon plant performance. ​



  • 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

  • 10:00 PM - 6:00 AM

  • Must be available to cover on-call hours, weekends and Holidays


GAF is searching for an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic for the Baltimore plant. The successful candidate must have at least 3 years of maintenance experience, including welding and cutting, pneumatics and mechanical drive components relating to conveyor systems as used in a high speed production line environment. Strong mechanical troubleshooting skills in the above areas are also required. Electrical background is a plus.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Welding and cutting as required using oxygen acetylene torches and electric arc welding equipment.

  • Basic understanding of plant electrical systems, hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems and mechanical devices.

  • Performs maintenance using hand tools and power tools such as: impact wrenches, power saws, drills, sledge hammers and pry bars.

  • Replacing electric motors, switches and wires as required.

  • Troubleshooting, repair and operation of machine shop equipment.

  • Ability to perform carpentry and plumbing work.

  • Will re-knife cutting cylinders as required.

  • Operation of lift trucks to unload trucks and do maintenance work.

  • Performs preventative maintenance work and documents work done.

  • Troubleshooting of equipment to restore service.

  • Responsible for the housekeeping of tools and work area.

  • Performs other duties as directed.


  • High school diploma/GED

  • 3+ years of demonstrated general maintenance experience. Electrical background a plus

  • Able to work independently and with others, as needed

  • Professional and courteous attitude, even under periods of stress due to a part or system under-performing


Capable of the following:

  • Lifting a minimum of 50 pounds

  • Climbing ladders from 10 to 50 feet in height in order to access equipment up to 50 feet high and work off ladders to perform work

  • Standing up and performing work for up to seven hours per day

  • Kneeling, stooping and crawling around machinery to perform work up to seven hours per day

  • Climbing approx. 60 steps up to eight times per day

  • Transporting a ladder a distance of 500 feet

  • Opening doors, climbing over pipes, climbing over ledges and maneuvering around equipment

  • Walking ½ mile up to four times or more per day

  • Communicating verbally with supervisor and other personnel

  • Re-knifing cutting cylinders, which entails bending over, up to 7 hours per day

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including 401(k), medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, life insurance, and a vacation package. At GAF, we believe our employees are our greatest resource.

We believe our employees are our greatest resource. We offer competitive salary, benefits, 401k, and vacation packages for all full time permanent positions. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and GAF, SGI, and Siplast are proud to be affirmative action employers. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. If applying for positions in the U.S., must be eligible to work in the U.S. without need for employer sponsored visa (work permit).

With 130+ years in the industry, GAF is the leading roofing manufacturer in North America. As a member of the Standard Industries family of companies, we are also part of the largest roofing and waterproofing business in the world.

Our communities help give our work meaning and the products we manufacture help protect what matters most. The shingles help to shelter the families living in the homes in our towns. The TPO helps protect what is under that hospital’s roof. In addition to quality products, we make sure they are installed by quality craftsmen and women. The full GAF portfolio of solutions is supported by an extensive national network of factory-certified contractors.

GAF continues to be the leader in quality and offers comprehensive warranty protection on its products and systems. Our success is driven by a commitment to empowering our people to deliver advanced quality and purposeful innovation and the desire to protect what matters most. ​