Block Tender - Plant Mechanic
Join a global building materials company that provides high quality products and reliable service to customers and communities throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. The company produces, distributes, and sells cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates, and related building materials in more than 50 countries, and maintains trade relationships in close to 100 nations. The company' s U.S. network includes 13 cement plants, 46 strategically located distribution terminals, more than 100 aggregate quarries and more than 450 ready-mix concrete plants. The company was named the EPA Energy Star Partner of the Year for 2009 and 2010.
The Plant Maintenance Mechanic will spearhead maintance at block facilities. Position requirements: ability to carry out not only simple, but also complex oral and written instructions and deal with problems from standardized situations and work experience. Good mathematical skills, including basic math, fractions and conversions of four-five digit numbers and common units of measurement in both metric and decimal systems. Ability to read and understand English sufficiently to be able to read technical information contained in manuals, reports, and mechanical work and related instructions, including safety issues. Ability to communicate well with supervisors, mechanics, leadmen, welders mechanic and maintenance personnel, co-workers, and outside contractors. Lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling and/or moving of 75 pounds and over, with frequent lifting and/or carrying odd shaped objects weighing up to 75 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Electrical and mechanical knowledge to detect potential safety hazards and breakdown of plant and block machinery and equipment and respond accordingly. Ability to operate standard and automatic welding machines and equipment, and powered mechanic tools. Ability to cut, and mount fabricated components needed to repair equipment. Ability to develop, read and use mechanical, electrical, and structural sketches-blue prints and drawings in order to perform repairs, structural metal modifications and/or erecting structures. Ability to identify and select the appropriate material and equipment necessary to perform the correct mechanical work and repair. Ability to comprehend additional training in relation to the performing of the work duties.
Ability to develop other technical and management skills for future promotion. High level of attentiveness and physical coordination to perform the work activities safely and productively.Physical demands: Most of the work tasks (80 %) are performed outdoors and subject to environmental and weather condition changes.
Compensation and Benefits:
Highly competitive hourly plus OT. Company offers a comprehensive corporate benefits package to include major medical, dental and 401(k).