Rheem is seeking applicants for a General Maintenance Mechanic at their facility in Montgomery, Alabama. Rheem is currently the only manufacturer in the world that produces heating, cooling, water heating, pool & spa heating and commercial refrigeration products, and it is the largest manufacturer of water heating products in North America. 




PAY: $26.20 - $29.76 PER HOUR



  • Perform multi-craft tasks associated with in-plant maintenance.
  • Read and interpret shop prints, schematics and electrical blueprints.
  • Work from written or verbal orders, including sketches or diagrams.
  • Locate the source of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation, listening for problems and using precision measuring and testing instruments.
  • Identify the tools, equipment, and skills used in industrial plumbing, and pipefitting. Understand DC and AC principles and components including motors, controllers, and PLC’s.
  • Install and test electrical wires, circuits, and equipment using the correct equipment, materials, and procedures for safe operation.
  • Handle preventive maintenance and troubleshooting procedures and schedule equipment downtime as required.
  • Maintain parts and materials inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels, anticipated needed parts and materials, requesting restocking and expediting orders, verifying the receipt of parts and materials.
  • Use required skills, equipment, and material to drill, weld, and machine metal to make repairs.
  • Identify, describe, remove, replace, install, and maintain common types of bearings and seals.
  • Enhance equipment performance by installing modifications, making adjustments and recommending improvements.
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Ensure proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promote continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices required by Company, federal and state guidelines.
  • Practice and support Rheem values with internal as well as external customers.
  • Maintain technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, and reviewing technical publications.
  • Contributes to the TEAM effort by performing other duties as required.


  • High School Diploma/GED 
  • Must have a minimum of 3-years Industrial Maintenance work experience. Associate Degree in Industrial Maintenance Technology preferred. 
  • Must have a working knowledge of mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment, and the procedures and processes used to install or repair the equipment.
  • Must understand and be able to use a personal computer equipped with Microsoft Office and Maintenance software.
  • Must be able to use and explain the use of various hand tools, power tools and measuring devices such as: Calipers, Micrometers, Multi-Meter, and standard Measuring instruments.
  • Must be able to operate a forklift and associated lift equipment.
  • Considerable physical activity, frequent lifting of up to 25 lbs. Occasional lifting of up to 60 lbs. Requires ability to work constantly in awkward and unsupported body positions.


  • May be exposed to high noise levels and almost constant exposure to unusual elements, such as dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, extreme temperatures, and potentially biohazardous materials.
  • Hours (2nd Shift): 4:00 p.m. - 2:30 a.m; Overtime as needed


  • 401K: 100% MATCH UP TO 6%



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