Job Summary :
Under direct supervision of the Plant Manager, this position is responsible for the daily maintenance and repair of the ready mix concrete plant as well as other miscellaneous work that needs to be performed including but not limited to the electrical systems, feeders, screens, conveyors, etc.
Diagnose problems and perform mechanical repair and maintenance to ready mix plant machinery including but not limited to : batch plants, motors, conveyors, electrical and drives
Inspect and report condition of machinery for items needing repair or service while maintaining a service log
Rebuild or fabricate parts and repair electrical equipment
Utilizes a variety of hand tools to repair, adjust and dismantle equipment being repaired and / or installed
Read and interpret technical manuals
Welding and cutting experience is necessary
Coordinates ordering with purchasing team parts from approved vendors
Operate fixed and mobile equipment as necessary; uses loaders to move and lift parts into place
Must wear personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times in designated areas
Comply with all environmental, health, safety & training policies, procedures and requirements
Will be required to work overtime and weekend as business needs determine
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
Requirements / Qualifications :
Valid driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record
Must be able to work in a heavy industrial environment, exposed to weather elements, some noise, perform some work in confined spaces, dust
Frequent climbing and work conducted and at extreme heights
Frequent standing, walking, kneeling, crouching, stooping, bending, feeling, balancing, sitting, handling
Communication skills to express or exchange ideas and giving or receiving detailed oral instructions
Must be able to wear all required personal protection equipment for the task, including, but not exclusive, of safety glasses, respiratory protection, safety belts, gloves, etc.
Must be able to perform heavy work and heavy lifting, with frequent lifting up to 50 pounds
Must have good mechanical and welding skills, certified welders preferred; must have sufficient level of education to understand oral and written instructions of somewhat technical nature relating to products and vehicles
Must have the ability to read technical manuals and understand schematic diagrams
Must be familiar with OSHA regulations
Ability to operate loaders, and various other types of mobile equipment preferred
Must have the ability to work independently and lead a team
Three (3) years experience as a mechanic in the ready-mix / concrete industry preferred
Conditions of Employment :
Successful candidate must submit to post offer pre-employment physical examination, drug / alcohol screen and background check.
Some positions require FMCSA regulated on-going drug and alcohol testing.
Full-Time Career Level Mid-Career Years of Experience 3 to 5 years Position Plant Repairperson Number of Openings 1 Exempt / Non-Exempt Non-Exempt