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Title:  Maintenance Technician

Everyone communicates. It’s the essence of the human experience. How we communicate is evolving. Technology is reshaping the way we live, learn and thrive. The epicenter of this transformation is the network—our passion. Our experts are rethinking the purpose, role and usage of networks to help our customers increase bandwidth, expand capacity, enhance efficiency, speed deployment and simplify migration. From remote cell sites to massive sports arenas, from busy airports to state-of-the-art data centers— we provide the essential expertise and vital infrastructure your business needs to succeed. The world’s most advanced networks rely on CommScope connectivity.



Together we are manufacturing the future! We are looking for  hardworking and forward-thinking people to be part of a team dedicated to delivering industry-leading performance through outstanding talent, an innovative culture and teamwork.




Due to increase in customer demand, Commscope is hiring Maintenance Technician(s) at our Catawaba, NC location


In this “always-on” world, we believe it’s crucial to have a genuine connection with the work you do.



How you'll help us connect the world:


 Responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of business unit goals and objectives. Responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing PLCs, AC/DC Drives, Inkjet printers and diameter Control systems. Also, the individual will participate in general maintenance duties of the equipment and facilities as directed by their supervisor.

Work Hours and Schedule:
• 4x4 Schedule 6:30-6:30 12-hour shifts (night or days)

Responsibilities: (but not limited to)


  • Troubleshoot and repair machine Electro-Mechanical malfunctions, utilizing appropriate test equipment to analyze problems and correct deficiencies to include multimeters, oscilloscopes, Laptop computers, PLC interface.
  • Utilize mechanical equipment including lathes, mills, cutting and welding tools.
  • Be able to work effectively with Automation and Instrumentation devices in support of engineering and control technicians.
  • Troubleshoot equipment Motor and Drive control Issues.
  • Follow All proactive safety measures to include but not limited to NEC, NFPA, and other pertinent safety codes. Ensure safety procedures, such as Lock-Out Tag-Out, are followed at all times
  • Have extensive knowledge of production systems, including but not limited to: compound system, air compressors, and pit water system
  • Strong fundamental understanding of 3 phase electrical systems, machine/motion control systems, electro-mechanical systems, VFD and Servo systems
  • Assist in Developing, coordinating and managing ongoing in-house training programs.
  • Support the Parts department by assisting with identifying and maintaining parts used on the equipment and inventory of repair parts and manufacturing supplies
  • Capable of executing project assignments, in a team-based environment, with minimal supervision
  • Repair and maintain InkJet Printers and automated production equipment.
  • Maintaining program backups as necessary
  • Maintain calibration records for Diameter control systems.  Experience with Beta, Zumbach and Proton a plus
  • Demonstrate sound troubleshooting skills.
  • Maintain PM and records for all plant equipment
  • Must be able to read electrical drawings and schematics
  • Other general facilities and project duties as assigned by supervisor


Required Skills:


  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Minimum of 4 years' PLC experience.  Preferred:  Allen Bradley ControlLogix, Legacy PLC products, SLC, PLC5; Siemens S7 PLC
  • 4+ years of demonstrated manufacturing experience working with PLCs / HMIs / VFDs controlling process and automation equipment
  • Minimum of 4 years' technical experience working with AC/DC/VFD drives.  Preferred Allen Bradley AC/DC drive products including Powerflex and Kinetix products.
  • Display Good Mechanical skill set
  • Will consider military experience and technical training in lieu of industrial experience


it is a plus if you have:


  • Associate's Degree in Mechatronics, Industrial Systems or related fields


  • Associate's Degree in Electronics and or Electrical Engineering Technologies


Why CommScope?


Our dynamic work environment attracts forward-thinking, hardworking, and caring people who strive to build what’s next. We provide our employees with opportunities where they can innovate and build, while growing and developing their careers. We thrive with change and know the value diversity plays in bringing forth new insights and generating better solutions.


It is the policy of CommScope to provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all individuals based on merit, qualifications and abilities. CommScope does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, age or any other characteristics as protected by law. Furthermore, this contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.


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