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Date: Jan 4, 2019

Location: Topeka, KS, US, 66618

Company: Goodyear

Job Req ID: S180373027

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Goodyear. More Driven.

  • Responsible for supporting the tire manufacturing process by trouble shooting, preventative maintenance, and repair of all rubber manufacturing, processing machinery and equipment.
  • Promotes safety and housekeeping throughout the facility.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Make layouts, cut (including burning), thread, bend, install pipe by locating the position of the pipe, cutting necessary holes in walls, floors, or ceiling and fabricating necessary hangers when required of piping systems handling all manner of commodities (water, air, steam, gas and various chemicals).
  • Layouts, assembles, installs, maintains and troubleshoots pipe systems, process equipment, pipe supports, and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling lubricating, sprinkling and plant production equipment and systems.
  • Use stock and die or pipe threading machine and necessary craft hand tools in performance of work.
  • Connect and maintain piping to pumps, tanks, vessels, etc., containing or controlling liquids, gases, and vapors of all descriptions.
  • Ability to read, interpret and work from blueprints, sketches, layouts, piping diagrams, or specifications.
  • Install and maintain all traps and valves pertaining to all commodities.
  • May need to maintain and repair sewer and drain lines.
  • Know the various sizes and uses of the different kinds of pipe and tubing, piped tubing fittings, joints and equipment for channeling services throughout the facility and know how these are fitted and connected.
  • Uses system knowledge to maintain and operate production piping systems and equipment to include but not limited to pressure regulators, system control valves, pneumatic systems, temperature control units, and hydraulic systems.
  • Maintains daily timecard and log, or uses computerized work order system for repair and maintenance activities performed on a daily basis.
  • Clean up equipment and work area.





  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • 2 years' experience as an Industrial Manufacturing Pipefitter or certificate of completed schooling in the field.
  • Must be able to work any shift.  Shift hours are: 1st -- 7am to 3pm; 2nd -- 3pm to 11pm and 3rd -- 11pm to 7am.


  • Have basic knowledge and understanding of machine technology, construction, operation of heavy industrial machinery and power/control devices.
  • Capable of measuring and making sketches for parts or piping, layout center lines, butting, drilling, tapping and aligning holes.
  • Understand and apply knowledge relating to the principles of pumps and bearings, valves of all types, pneumatic and hydraulic controls for both high and low pressure systems.
  •  Understanding and proficient in safe work practices including LOTO, Fall Protection, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  •  Ability to stand/walk on concrete floors.
  •  Ability to work in extreme temperatures (hot and cold).
  •  Ability to do physically demanding work in a manufacturing environment.
  •  Ability to work at heights of 10 feet or greater.
  •  Ability to work in confined spaces.
  •  Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays.
  •  Ability to work on both a team and individual projects.
  •  Ability to follow established safety policies.
  •  Successful completion of a background and drug screen.
  •  Successful completion of the pre-employment assessment.
  •  Ability to perform job specific physical work capability exercises if applicable at the facility.
  •  Satisfactory completion of the probationary period.

Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. It employs about 65,000 people and manufactures its products in 48 facilities in 22 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Nearest Major Market: Topeka

Job Segment: Hydraulics, Pipefitter, Quality Assurance, QA, Machinist, Engineering, Manufacturing, Technology, Quality

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