Date: Jul 6, 2022

Location: Huntington, WV, US

Company: FUCHS Group

Welcome to the FUCHS Group, the world’s number one independent manufacturer of lubricants and related specialties. As a global company with roots in Germany, we expand the possibilities of whole industries, such as the automotive and aerospace sectors. More than 5,000 employees look closer, dig deeper and think further to create innovations and develop markets. That is what drives and connects us. We encourage our employees to expand their potential and grow together with us. Explore your specialties by joining us as
Maintenance Next possible start date | Huntington


Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Maintenance Technician with Electrical/Instrument experience will be required to perform repairs and preventive maintenance on all aspects of the Site’s equipment including but not limited to the following: 

  1. Follow all required safety procedures including LOTO, confined space entry, elevated work practices, etc. 
  2. Schedule and perform all preventative maintenance, repairs, inspections, get licenses, and required company paperwork as required per corporate policy on operating equipment, utilities systems, etc.
  3. Responsible for environmental compliance in managing any maintenance related wastes.
  4. Daily maintenance needs that might include basic electrical and instrument needs, with demonstrated ability and initiative to learn skills for work in areas of mechanical, pipefitting, concrete, welding, working on blending, filling, or utilities equipment, and more. 
  5. Maintain records such as daily check lists, inspections on specific frequencies, etc.
  6. Maintains repair shop/vehicles in a clean, safe, and secure manner. Ensures all materials are kept and stored in a suitable location and ensures all safety precautions are met.
  7. Position also requires several physical movements including lifting, pinching, bending, reaching, climbing, and manipulating and handling objects.
  8. Ability to work on computer and learn maintenance work order software


  • High school education or equivalent required  
  • Journeyman’s certification from a trade union, craft certification from NCCER or vo-tech school, etc. in the area of electrical and/or instrumentation is preferred, with certifications or experience in any of the following also beneficial: pipefitting, steam fitting, boiler work, millwright, electrical, machinist, mechanic
  • Demonstrated ability and experience to do the following tasks, or willing to learn and master them: mechanical, pipefitting, boiler operation, machining, welding, mechanic, basic instrumentation, basic electrical
  • 5+ years maintenance experience in a plant environment is a plus
  • Must be able to lift minimum of 75 lbs, work on your feet for up to 8 hours, able to climb stairs, work in confined spaces, work at elevated heights and wear a respirator while performing work if required
  • Achievement focused – enjoys taking on new challenges
  • Show willingness and ability to learn and perform new skills and tasks such as:
    • Perform associated tasks with processes and equipment (i.e., hazardous energy isolation and LOTO, basic project skills such as equipment layout, pre-commissioning, startup, etc.)
    • Diagnose and troubleshoot problems with equipment
    • Ability to demonstrate focus on root cause identification and elimination
  • Ability to work well with others on a task, team-oriented – cooperative and collaborative
  • Must be able to work with a wide variety of people with different personalities and backgrounds.
  • Must be able to work overtime, weekends and holidays if necessary. Work for long periods. Must be flexible.
  • Able to drive fork trucks, scissors lift, JLG on occasion and work at elevated level or under piping/equipment.
  • Computer experience a plus – provide specifics, if any



Fuchs Lubricants Co. offers an excellent compensation and benefits package. The benefits package offered to full-time employees includes: medical, dental, vision, vacation, 401(k), life insurance, LTD, flexible spending accounts, and tuition reimbursement. Fuchs Lubricants Co. is an equal employment opportunity (EEO)/AA employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace (m/f/d/v).

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Nearest Major Market: Huntington
Nearest Secondary Market: Ashland