Shaw Industries Inc Utility Technician in Clinton, South Carolina

Job Title

Utility Technician

Position Overview

Essential Duties:

Fill in for Lead and utilities, and lift truck operators during breaks and absences. Assist in wrapping and strapping milled goods. Be familiar with Distressing equipment. Set up equipment for different products. Achieve set quality standards. Overall visual control of the entire line. Make labels and enter production. Physical testing on finished products. Make machine/process adjustments on line and on computer. Make adjustments to settings to accommodate different sizes and widths of boards. Perform quality checks on finished product. Keep machines and work area clean and free of dust. Read and analyze charts and graphs. Take measurements. Willing to be an On the Job Trainer (OJT) Follow specific instructions on each order. Visual inspections of products for defects and grading. Complete downtime & quality reports. Perform quality checks on finished product by assembling (layups). Track equipment usage by logging time (ex. Wire brush & Denibs). Perform other duties as requested by Lead and/or Supervisor. Must be able to take direction and be an effective listener. Must be able to perform minor mechanical repairs. Must be able to perform proper Lockout Tagout procedures during machine shut down or maintenance activities. Maintain housekeeping standards Must be able to use micrometers and calipers. Must be able to safely maneuver a forklift at all times in compliance with established forklift certification procedures.

Non-Essential Duties:

Must be a team player. Take an active role in committees. Cross-train for other jobs.


Must possess a high school diploma or GED Must be able to read and write. Must be able to use a computer. Must be mechanically inclined to be able to troubleshoot and repair minor mechanical problem.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to bend, squat, and stoop several times a day. Must be able to stand for 8 – 12 hours a day. Must be able to climb stairs several times through the day. Must be able to lift 35-50 lbs. on a regular basis throughout the day. Must be able to handle the stress of meeting goals and production requirements. Must be able to visualize defects in the product.

Work Shift

8 hour, day shift

Our Nation’s veterans bring an extraordinary array of skills and training to any position. Shaw actively works to understand how these skills can translate to our job categories.Shaw will consider an applicant’s military service and work experience when determining whether a candidate meets the requirements of a posted job. Shaw values Diversity & Inclusion. We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Veterans & Disabled.

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is more than a flooring company – we are 22,000 people united in our vision of creating a better future for our customers, for our people, for our community and for our company. We provide carpet, resilient, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf and other specialty items for residential and commercial markets worldwide. We meet diverse customer needs through an expansive portfolio of brands, including: Anderson Tuftex, COREtec, Patcraft, Philadelphia Commercial, Shaw Contract, Shaw Floors, Shaw Hospitality, Shaw Sports Turf, Southwest Greens, USFloors and more.

Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Shaw is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway with nearly $6 billion in annual revenue and representation throughout the U.S., as well as in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Great Britain, India, Mexico, Scotland, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. For more information about our company brands, operations and community involvement, visit

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