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Maintenance Technician Apprentice

Date: Mar 14, 2019

Location: Auburn, AL, US, 36830

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Position Description

Performs a wide variety of supervised skilled maintenance work to maintain structures, electrical systems, heating systems, plumbing, machine repair, electrical systems, hydraulics systems for a variety of equipment through a combination of hands-on experience and schooling.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Performs supervised electrical construction work including panel building, conduit and wiring installation, and planning control systems.
  2. Maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs power and lighting systems, industrial machinery, material handling equipment, and general plant equipment.
  3. Installs and performs maintenance on machines and equipment.
  4. Troubleshoots, repairs, and rebuilds hydraulics and pneumatics.
  5. Performs supervised work in the following areas for a total of 10,000 hours:
  • Electrical Construction: 1440 hours
  • Electrical Maintenance: 3285 hours
  • Safety: 320 hours
  • Machine and Equipment Installation, Maintenance and Repair all types: 2841
  • Hydraulics/Pneumatics: 1000
  • Metallurgy: 100
  • Machine Operation: 150
  • Paid Related Instruction: 864
  1. Attends classes through Wisconsin Technical College System for paid related instruction at least 4 hours per week and satisfactorily completes the course material for a minimum of 864 hours.
  2. Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Skills Requirements

  • Solid academic math background including algebra and geometry
  • Successful completion of pre-apprenticeship tests
  • Ability to read blueprints.
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location


High School diploma

Experience Requirements

Trade related experience preferred

Physical & Environmental Requirements

Moderate physical demand; often lifting/moving average weight (25 to 50 lbs/11-27 kgs), and occasionally lifting heavy weight materials (up to 70 lbs)

Ability to stand and/or walk constantly over a full work shift (8-12 hours)

Ability to perform occasional to frequent pushing, pulling, bending, kneeling, twisting, crawling and/or reaching over a full work shift (8-12 hours)

Generally good working conditions.



Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro® Ferris®, PowerBoss®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents. 


Briggs & Stratton Corporation is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.

Nearest Major Market: Auburn
Nearest Secondary Market: Opelika

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

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