Haywood Vocational Opportunities Inc.
  • Waynesville, NC, USA
  • Full Time




JOB TITLE:   Maintenance Assistant 1st Shift


EMPLOYEE STATUS:  Non-exempt, Hourly


PURPOSE:      The Maintenance Assistant is responsible for the start up of the facility each morning before production arrives. Assist maintenance technicians with repairs to equipment coordinated with supervision.



1)       Lock up facility at end of each shift.

2)       Perform evaluation of environmental controls; make necessary adjustments to manufacturing areas & turn compressors off at end of shift.

3)       Assist with set-up / repairs of equipment for production personnel.

4)       Assist with building maintenance repairs or maintenance requests as directed by supervisor.

5)       Perform preventive maintenance on all roll up doors and ice machines per PM schedule.

6)       Perform daily list of assessments for facility and grounds to maintain safe/ clean work environment

7)       Perform basic cutting and welding task as requested by immediate supervisor.

8)       Monitor and perform preventive maintenance on facility gutters and clean as needed on a quarterly basis.

9)       Assist maintenance personnel to keep shop area clean and organized.

10)   Report to maintenance clerk when parts or items need to be restocked.

11)   Assist maintenance personnel in efforts during inclement weather per schedule for all HVO.

12)   Perform any non-routine tasks as requested by immediate supervisor




1)       Comply with HVO and all OSHA safety rules and regulations.




1)       Maintain a valid North Carolina driver's license and be approved by HVO's insurance carrier.

2)       Ability to obtain a valid forklift operator's license.

3)       Must have demonstrated mechanical aptitude.

4)       Ability to perform basic welding and cutting.


PHYSICAL REQUIRMENTS:  Ability to lift 75 lbs. occasionally


SHIFT Hours 4AM - 12PM





1)       Minimum of high school diploma or GED required, and  a minimum of 1 year demonstrated experience in industrial related field or business environment or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Haywood Vocational Opportunities Inc.
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