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Maintenance Apprentice Job

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We Light the Way!


Acuity Brands (NYSE: AYI) is transforming the lighting industry. We take pride in our 12,000 employees, and they take pride in working with the best in the industry.  Join a team committed to lighting the way to a more brilliant, connected, and productive world.  Individually we are talented, but together we are unstoppable.  


Assists with any work necessary to fabricate, install, maintain and repair equipment and physical structures throughout the plant.

How you will contribute:

  • Assists in troubleshooting and repair on production equipment (ie. electrical, mechanical, hydraulics, etc.)
  • Assists in new construction and repairs as needed. (ie. carpentry, electrical, pipefitting, plumbing, etc.)
  • Performs minor layout and design work as required
  • Identify equipment and parts by nam and number
  • Reads and Interprets Engineering drawings, sketches, and blueprints as required.
  • Operates required tools and equipment (ie. welder, hand tools, drill press, Oxy-Acetylene welding and cutting etc.)
  • Operates material handling equipment., (ie. carts, lifting devices, forklift, etc.)
  • Stays current on trade practices.
  • Accepts emergency repair call in as needed.
  • Process and maintains records as needed.
  • Performs work of an equal or lower classification as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Qualified Applicants will have:


Education and Experience:

  • Fifth year college or university program certificate, or two to four years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Skills and abilities:

  • Able to read and interpret documents, write routine reports and speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure. Using whole numbers, common frations and decimals.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Physical Demands:

  • Able to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands or arms and talk or hear.
  • Occasionaly required to sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl. 
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 10 punds and frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.



We invite you to apply today to join us as We Light the Way to a Brilliant, Productive, and Connected World!


Please utilize the internal career site to apply if you are a current employee at Acuity Brands. 


We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, covered veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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Accommodation for Applicants with Disabilities:  As an equal opportunity employer, Acuity Brands is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need an accommodation, you may contact us at (770) 922-9000.  Please clearly indicate what type of accommodation you are requesting and for what requisition. 


Any unsolicited resumes sent to Acuity Brands from a third party, such as an Agency recruiter, including unsolicited resumes sent to an Acuity Brands mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Acuity Brands employees, or to Acuity Brands resume database will be considered Acuity Brands property. Acuity Brands will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.


Acuity Brands will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. This includes any Agency that is an approved/engaged vendor, but does not have the appropriate approvals to be engaged on a search.

Req ID:  3520

Nearest Major Market: Columbus
Nearest Secondary Market: Dublin

Job Segment: Maintenance, Hydraulics, Apprentice, Pipefitter, Electrical, Manufacturing, Engineering, Entry Level

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