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Maintenance and Repair Mechanic - Cowpens, SC

Company: Oldcastle
Location: Cowpens
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job ID: 398959Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a leading global supplier of building and landscaping products. Its product portfolio includes hardscapes and masonry, packaged cement mixes, lawn and garden materials, and composite decking sold through a variety of channels for residential and commercial use. Oldcastle APG is the leading producer of hardscapes in North America and Europe and the innovator behind many of the industry s well-known brands: Belgard hardscapes, Echelon masonry, Sakrete bagged dry mixes, and MoistureShield composite decking. With over 260 operating locations and approximately 8,500 employees, Oldcastle APG operates across 7 countries in the U.S., Canada, and Europe. SummaryResponsible for overall maintenance and repair of equipment, tools and machinery as assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor or Head Mechanic.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesA strong emphasis on safety and good safety practices.Receives instructions covering the scheduling of emergency repair, installation and inspection work to be done.Inspects equipment for defects including misalignment, wear and insufficient lubrications.Install, adjust, and repair production equipment 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. Responsible for non-electrical machinery inclusive of gearboxes, pumps, line shafts, conveyors, fans and blowers, hydraulic cylinders, air cylinders, hydraulic motors, air motors and air valves.Weld and use cutting torch as required.Perform general repairs to plant structures.Keep work area in a clean and orderly condition.Test 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.Observe mechanical devices and equipment and listen to sounds to determine proper functioning or identify causes of trouble.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.Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job.Requirements / Education / ExperienceHigh School diploma, GED or equivalent 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 toolsKnowledge of hydraulics, mechanics, electricity, carpentry or related field preferred.Physical EnvironmentLift tools, machinery parts and other objects weighing up to 80 pounds eachEndure intermittent bending, crouching, pushing, pulling, stooping and reachingStanding for extended periodAble to work under extreme conditions such as hot or cold temperatures, noise, dust and dirt.What CRH Offers YouHighly competitive base payComprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programsGroup retirement savings programHealth and wellness programsA culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotionAbout CRHCRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.If you re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest! Oldcastle APG, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link.

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