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Mechanic 2

Mechanic 2

locationFruita, CO 81521, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023

Who We Are

Johns Manville is a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium-quality insulation and commercial roofing, along with glass fibers and nonwovens for commercial, industrial and residential applications. Our products are used in a wide variety of industries including building products, aerospace, automotive and transportation, filtration, commercial interiors, waterproofing and wind energy.

A proud member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies, we serve customers in more than 80 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering positive and powerful experiences, because we are successful only when our employees and customers thrive. We are passionate, we care about people, we perform at a superior level, and we protect others and our environments.

The base hourly rate for this position is $27.98

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

The hourly job classification system for the Johns Manville Fruita, CO Facility Maintenance Mechanic is based on a progressive structure. Job classifications and pay levels are based upon demonstrated skill sets. The following are the skill levels in natural progression.

This is a skilled labor position working to install, repair and maintain machinery and mechanical equipment. Employee must be dependable, able to follow instructions and directions, according to established operating procedures, perform the following duties while cooperating with all levels within the organization in support of the four Johns Manville core values:People, Passion, Perform and Protect:

Mechanic I (FRU-034)

  • Supports and promotes safe practices and environmental commitments in alignment with company commitments, policies, and compliance requirements
  • Wears all personal protective equipment as required, including but not limited to protective shoes, glasses, ear plugs, bump cap or hard hat, gloves, dust mask or respirator
  • Must know, understand, and perform all plant and departmental safety regulations and procedures and immediatelyreports any hazardous conditions.
  • Must know and understand company policies, regulations, and procedures regarding employee conduct and attendance
  • Expected to perform duties with direct supervision as needed
  • Assist other maintenance personnel as needed
  • Troubleshooting by use of testing equipment and other measuring techniques.
  • Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts using hand and power tools.
  • Make adjustments to functional parts of equipment and control systems
  • Fabricate repair parts using shop equipment (welding equipment, cutting equipment, machine tools)
  • Maintain and test Boiler, CO2 House, Air Compressors, and plant critical systems.
  • Maintain pipe systems, pipe supports, and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment for steam, hot water, heating, and cooling for process systems 
  • ReplaceIndurator O-Rings and mold car bearings
  • Replace and/or adjust oven door cables
  • Responsible for operating in conformance with the ISO certifications held by the Fruita facility
  • Familiarity with Preventative and Predictive Maintenance
  • Responsible for execution of MRO work orders
  • Ability to effectively communicate mechanical issues when troubleshooting equipment/issues for internal customers
  • Required to respond to call in and work the call in requests
  • Must have own tools
  • Excellent attendance, motivation and attitude must be demonstrated to advance to the next level
  • Successfully passedMold Changer skills test
  • Performs other duties as directed

Mechanic II (FRU-017)

  • Master all Mechanic I Essential Functions/Requirements 
  • Expected to perform job duties independent of direct supervision
  • Understand Mold Station equipment (how it runs and how to keep it running)
  • Completing Mold changes and adjustments and adjustments to mold cores
  • Hydraulics: change hydraulic cylinders and hydraulic pumps
  • Water tank pump: when to change, how to change, rebuild tank pumps
  • Bearing placement on Hammer Mill and Cement Plant
  • Decision making on repairing vs replacing
  • Conserve resources by efficient use of equipment and supplies needed to achieve results
  • Adjust cores and understand how to operate mold state controls
  • Run test on boiler; inspect sewer system, CO2 House, Inspect Air Compressors
  • Excellent attendance, motivation and attitude must be demonstrated to advance to the next level
  • Performs other duties as directed

Basic Qualifications

  • Associate degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school (preferred) or one-year certificate from college or technical school; one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • English proficiency and ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Ability to think critically in varying and challenging scenarios

Supervisory Responsibilities

The Mechanic job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Preferred Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Certifications accepted in lieu of experience.

Please Keep in Mind

If you do not meet 100% of these requirements, we at JM still want to hear from you. So, if you are interested in the role, we encourage you to apply so we can learn how your skills and talents can contribute to our team.


Johns Manville (JM) offers a wide range of benefits to employees. Some are subsidized by the company and others are fully employee-paid. Health benefits include a choice of comprehensive medical plans, a dental plan, vision plan, wellness program and critical illness insurance. JM sponsors a 401(k) plan which includes a sizeable company match. JM offers paid vacation and also provides paid sick and parental leave for eligible employees.

Additionally, Johns Manville provides basic life Insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, an employee assistance program, and business travel accident coverage. Supplemental life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance are available as well. The company also offers a variety of tax saving accounts; health spending account, traditional flexible spending account, and a dependent care spending account. JM also offers a tuition reimbursement program for undergraduate and certain graduate programs.

Diversity & Inclusion

Johns Manville believes diversity and inclusion in our workplace is critical for the long-term success of our company. We are committed to retaining, developing and attracting a diverse workforce that fosters an inclusive work environment in which all employees are treated with dignity and respect. This is the right thing to do for our employees, our company and our communities. Our D&I council is composed of employees from locations across North American & Europe who meet regularly and work to promote and foster an environment of inclusion. Born from our D&I council is our network of employee resource groups (ERGs) that are focused on supporting diverse communities in the workplace. Review more about our diversity & inclusion initiatives on JM’s Career page.

Incumbent must be physically able to perform essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.