Maintenance AEM Apprentice

Date: Jun 25, 2024

Location: Rochester, NY, US, 14652

Company: Kodak

Role Overview

Are you interested in being an Apprentice, working towards your NYS Certification to become an Automated Equipment Mechanic?


Eastman Kodak is looking to hire Apprentices to support our growing Kodak Advanced Materials and Chemicals Division in Rochester, NY. As an AE Mechanic apprentice you will learn to troubleshoot and mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic types of sophisticated machines that are used in all types of manufacturing. 


As an AE Mechanic Apprentice, you will receive competitive pay and benefits with incremental increases over the course of the 4-year program as you achieve set milestones.  You will work directly with a Journeyman, (a highly skilled E-M Tech) for on-the-job training and receive company paid schooling to meet the New York State Department of Labor Certification requirements. 

•    Ensure that a safe work environment is maintained.
•    Work with a skilled journeyman while training as an AE Mechanic. 
•    Update your Apprentice Training Record book daily to record your work as it relates to the required on-the-job training.
•    Must have a desire to learn.
•    Attend classes that relate to your trade as required (typically 2 per year) and receive a satisfactory grade.  
•    Learn to maintain maintenance records and exchange information with others as necessary.
•    Learn to communicate with operators, mechanics, supervisors, and engineers on equipment status and path forward.
•    Must be willing to occasionally work extended hours if necessary to meet deadlines or to ensure resolution of plant problems.
•    Dependable, reliable, committed and responsible.


•    High school graduate.
•    Ability to maintain a safe work environment.
•    Ability to develop good trouble shooting skills.
•    Ability to develop  computer skills.
•    Proactive and self-directed.
•    Effective working individually or as part of a team.
•    Fluent in English, both written and verbal.


•    Demonstrated electrical or mechanical skills through WEMOCO or equivalent experience.


Work Schedule:
Shifts supporting the Finishing Division:
•    Working a 12 hour fireman’s shift schedule, including nights and weekends.



EOE Policy Statement:
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.


Estimated Salary:  $20.00 - $23.00 

Experience Level:  0-5 Years 

Requisition ID: 947

Nearest Major Market: Rochester