Cornerstone Building Brands

Maintenance 1st Shift Controls Technician

Sidney, OH - Full-time

Apply Now

Cornerstone Building Brands | Employer reference: REF9520R

Maintenance 1st Shift Controls Technician


Sidney, OH, US

Posted on

About Us

Cornerstone Building Brands is a premier exterior building solutions provider serving both the residential and commercial markets across North America. The building products we manufacture are the cornerstone of the communities where people live, work and play -from homes to hospitals, grade schools to grocery stores, manufacturing facilities to municipal buildings and beyond.

Through the core values and consistent behaviors and mindsets embraced by our employees, we have built a culture dedicated to understanding our customers' needs and what matters most to their success. We know that it's our people that make the difference and we are deeply committed to building a workplace and global community where inclusion is not only valued, but prioritized, providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and team members.

Job description


Base Pay $24.50 per hour - $36.50 per hour.

1st Shift Monday through Friday 6AM - 2PM with overtime as needed.

Employment Benefits start day 1.


  • Troubleshoot, repair, and replace complex equipment control systems.
  • Perform scheduled and preventative maintenance on all machinery.
  • Work with vendors and corporate engineering on all new equipment purchases and retrofits so they align with overall Cornerstone Building Brands goals.
  • Plan and organize equipment and facility repairs and assign work as needed.
  • Troubleshoot, replace, and program AC DC drives and PLCs (Programmable Logic Controls)
  • Troubleshooting and replacement of drives, motor controls, PLCs and other control systems as required
  • Keep control systems current by performing upgrades per corporate and OEM recommendations
  • Diagnose and correct mechanical, electrical and control failures on all equipment
  • Maintain work logs, including logs of repairs and alterations to the mechanical and electrical schematics
  • Perform preventive maintenance on all electrical and control systems including the use of an infrared camera and other test equipment
  • Perform other related duties and assignments as required
  • Attend weekly shift meetings and/or monthly plant meetings, if required.
  • Maintain supplies at workstation
  • Use assigned timecard daily to accurately record time worked.
  • Respond to on-call emergencies as needed
  • Actively participate in all plant safety programs, depending on location. 
  • Notify department supervisor if proper tools are not furnished to complete job functions
  • Complete daily forklift and scissor lift safety/damage inspection checks


  • Graduate of technical school or associates degree in electro-mechanical field or equivalent combination of education and experience. State license or certificate preferred 
  • Minimum of two years experience in electrical and equipment controls maintenance required
  • Must be able to distinguish colors and have correctable eyesight and correctable hearing. Must be able to pass colorblindness test. Must be able to lift 50 pounds maximum and lift 51 to 100 pounds with assistance. Must have above average oral and written communications skills and ability to work well with others. Must be able to operate and read electronic equipment like a digital multimeter and oscilloscope. Must be able to handle multiple demands. Position requires walking, standing, bending, and twisting. Work involves high voltage equipment and rapidly moving machinery; constant attention to safe practices is required 
  • Manufacturing plant environment with exposure to equipment noise, temperature extremes, and dust
  • Amp probe, insulated tools, meg meter, multi-tester, oscilloscope and other electrical testing and recording instruments, utility knife, volt meter. Hearing protection, safety glasses, and steel toed shoes required
  • Safe work performance is required from each Associate at all times. Additionally, the proper discharge of safety responsibilities is an integral part of each Associate‚Äôs performance appraisal
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions  

Additional information

Why work for Cornerstone Building Brands?

Our teams are at the heart of our purpose to positively contribute to the communities where we live, work and play. Full-time* team members receive** medical, dental and vision benefits starting day 1. Other benefits include PTO, paid holidays, FSA, life insurance, LTD, STD, 401k, EAP, discount programs, tuition reimbursement, training, and professional development. You can also join one of our Employee Resource Groups which help support our commitment to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment.

*Full-time is defined as regularly working 30+ hours per week. **Union programs may vary depending on the collective bargaining agreement

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines

Videos To Watch

Job location

Cornerstone Building Brands is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. You can find the Equal Employment Opportunity Poster here. You can also view Your Right to Work Poster here along with This Organizations Participation in E-Verify Poster here. If you'd like to view a copy of the company's affirmative action plan or policy statement, please contact Human Resources at 281-897-7788 or If you have a disability and you believe that you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please contact Human Resources at 281-897-7788 or This email is used exclusively to assist disabled job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Only emails received for this purpose will be returned. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or technical issues not related to a disability, will not receive a response.

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) of 2018

Notice of Recruitment Fraud

We have been made aware of multiple scams whereby unauthorized individuals are using Cornerstone Building Brands name and logo to solicit potential job-seekers for employment. In some cases, job-seekers are being contacted directly, both by phone and e-mail. In other instances, these unauthorized individuals are placing advertisements for fake positions with both legitimate websites and fabricated ones. These individuals are typically promising high-paying jobs with the requirement that the job-seeker send money to pay for things such as visa applications or processing fees. Please be advised that Cornerstone Building Brands will never ask potential job-seekers for any sort of advance payment or bank account information as part of the recruiting or hiring process.

Can't find a job for you?

Upload your resume to help our recruiters match you to the right job. They'll be in touch if they find a good fit.