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Maintenance Mechanic

Ithaca - New York - USA

Jul 30, 2020

Full time


BorgWarner is a global product leader in powertrain solutions. We focus on developing leading powertrain technologies that improve fuel economy, emissions and performance. Our facilities are located across the globe to provide local support for our diverse customer base.

We operate in two groups: The Engine Group develops air management strategies and products to optimize engines for fuel efficiency, reduced emissions and enhanced performance. BorgWarner’s expertise includes engine timing systems, boosting systems, ignition systems, air and noise management, cooling and controls. The Drivetrain Group harnesses a legacy of more than 100 years as an industry innovator in transmission and all-wheel drive technology. The group leverages this understanding of powertrain clutching technology to develop interactive control systems and strategies for all types of torque management.


Perform maintenance operations such as moving and rearranging and installing and repairing facilities and utilities throughout the complex.


The Maintenance Mechanic installs, maintains and repairs capital facilities such as building equipment and machinery.  Installs, maintains and repairs; plant pipe systems and related equipment (i.e., steam, air, water, gas hydraulic system) building equipment (i.e., structural steel, iron rails, fireproof doors, door checks and locks) plant facilities (i.e., boilers, engines, steam heating plants, oil burners and compressors).  Prepare footings and bases for machines equipment and partition installations.  Dismantle and move equipment from one location to another or for shipment from the plant as required.  Devise special handling and rigging techniques to prevent damage.  Perform general sheet metal work.  Operate a variety of electric and gas welding, brazing, soldering, induction, resistance and flames cutting hand and power operated equipment.  Fabrication of various tables, pans, guards, skids and other miscellaneous equipment.


Obtain work assignments, written or verbal instructions from supervisor.  Obtain drawings, specifications, tools and equipment, and materials as required by assignment.  The incumbent uses extensive specific skills of the mechanic trades with the application of electric circuitry and appropriate soft wiring procedures.  The highest application of mechanical knowledge of how/why mechanical equipment works, performing sophisticated diagnostic and repair activities on complex mechanical, machinery systems.

Understand complex technical graphical representation including computer operator interface panels with graphic displays.  Computations involving trigonometry and other mathematical methods.  Significant decisions based on established guidelines.  Relationships usually involve discussion with stakeholders.  Performs work with extreme physical effort for extended periods in a variable work environment where hazardous conditions may exist.


This position will adhere to GlobalStar Safety Program, including safety rules, practices and training as outlined in the BorgWarner Safety Policy Manual, which includes the use of equipment, protective devices or clothing that the employer requires.This individual will work in manners that stress the importance of preventing accidents and illnesses. He/she must take every precaution reasonable in the given circumstance for the protection of themselves and coworkers. In addition,he/she is responsible for reporting all injuries and/or possible dangerous situations, incidents, or occurrences to the immediate supervisor.


  • 5+ Years Experience in Industrial Mechanic/ Machine Mechanic Trade
  • Expensive Machine Troubleshooting Experience
  • Working Knowledge of High Voltage Applications
  • New York State Journeyperson Card
  • High School Diploma or GED Required

BorgWarner is an EOE M/F/D/V

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