Job Description

Maintenance Mechanic  (#8451) - Southwest
Industry: Concrete Block, and Pavers

Must have a strong electrical background

Description:

This role is responsible for the overall maintenance and repair of equipment, tools, and machinery as assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor or Head Mechanic
 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Install, adjust, and repair production equipment, heavy trucks and special purpose machines as assigned
  • Operate a variety of hand and power tools to repair, grease, weld, cut, change parts and complete tasks as assigned
  • Weld and use cutting torch as required
  • Perform general repairs to plant structures
  • Keep work area in a clean and orderly condition
  • Test and troubleshoot malfunctioning machinery, determine repairs and discuss with Head Mechanic for approval and repair as needed
  • Replace faulty parts, electrical wires, motors, controls and circuit boards
  • Install equipment and electrical components and test to ensure proper functioning
  • Dismantle equipment to gain access to and remove defective parts using hoists, cranes, hand tools and power tools
  • Replace and install parts as needed
  • Lubricate and clean parts and equipment to ensure proper operation
  • Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed

Requirements / Education / Experience

 

  • High school diploma / equivalent, or comparable in training, education or experience
  • Technical or vocational school certification or equivalent in training or experience
  • Ability to read and interpret instructions and operations manuals and follow step by step instructions
  • Mechanical aptitude and ability are essential
  • Skilled in the use of hand and power tools
  • Knowledge of hydraulics, mechanics, electricity, carpentry or related field preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Lift tools, machinery parts and other objects weighing up to 60-80lbs each, assistance available if needed
  • Endure intermittent bending, crouching, pushing, pulling, stooping and reaching
  • Standing for extended period of time
  • Able to work under extreme conditions such as hot or cold temperatures, noise, dust and dirt
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