MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN JOB DESCRIPTION
The Maintenance Technician reports directly to the company Engineer and is responsible for the installation, preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and emergency repairs to various types of equipment used in the production of ready-mix concrete products as well as general building and grounds maintenance at various plant locations throughout northeast Mississippi, at times working independently and at times working with other members of the maintenance department and/or local plant personnel. The Maintenance Technician is responsible for the safe operation of his/her assigned maintenance truck, tools, and for the safe operation and maintenance of mobile equipment.
The Maintenance Technician is expected to work Monday through Friday and Saturdays as required. A standard workday is 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday work is scheduled as needed. On occasions, Sunday and holiday work may be required. The Maintenance Technician must be adaptable to flexible working hours to meet demands necessary to support and maintain ready-mix concrete plant operations.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES
The Maintenance Technician is expected to perform all essential responsibilities and duties in a manner which maintains a safe and healthful working environment for him/herself as well as those he/she will work around on a daily basis in accordance with all company policies and procedures, including those outlined in the company Safety & Health Manual and the Progressive Discipline & Counseling policy as well as all Local, State, and Federal guidelines.
The Maintenance Technician is expected be familiar with, promote, and expect compliance with all company safety policies and procedures.
The Maintenance Technician is expected to be familiar with and comply with the company Plant Maintenance and Operations Manual.
The Maintenance Technician is expected to be familiar with the operation and maintenance manuals for various types of equipment used in the production of ready-mix concrete products at various plant locations.
The Maintenance Technician must be able to communicate with others clearly and effectively and should be self-motivated with the ability to work alone, under supervision of others, and at times in a position of supervision.
Installation, Preventative Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Emergency Repairs of Plant Equipment
- Must be able to read and understand equipment installation instructions, technical specifications, and/or architectural drawings and be able to follow steps to properly and safely install various types of equipment used in the production of ready-mix concrete. This includes but is not limited to air compressors; hydraulic and pneumatic pistons, valves, and gates; conveyors; radial stacker conveyors; screw conveyors; weighbatchers and scales; various motors, drives, gears, and pulleys; electrical equipment such as primary and secondary disconnects, breakers, and switchgears; miscellaneous steel components.
- Must have a fundamental knowledge and be proficient at welding mild steel using shielded metal arc welding (SMAW/stick) and gas metal arc welding (GMAW/MIG) techniques.
- Must have a fundamental understanding of electrical safe work practices and be familiar with 110v control wiring up to 480v 3-phase electrical wiring and be able to troubleshoot simple and complex electrical issues. Must be able to check electrical continuity using a voltage meter in 110v, 220v 2-phase. 220v/440v 3-phase environments.
- Must be able to install piping systems comprised of galvanized, PVC, rubber, and copper components for air lines up to one (1) inch OD and water lines up to three (3) inch OD.
- Must be able to use reason and understanding to troubleshoot and repair issues with plant equipment in a manner that will safely resolve the issues
Operation & Upkeep of Assigned Maintenance Vehicle
- Must safely and proficiently operate his/her assigned maintenance vehicle.
- Must maintain the assigned vehicle in a clean, orderly, and safe operating condition.
- Must maintain all tools and equipment assigned to the maintenance vehicle in a safe operating condition.
- Ensure that the assigned vehicle receives regularly scheduled preventative maintenance and lube oil services.
- If outfitted, ensure that vehicle mounted gas welder receives regularly scheduled preventative maintenance and lube oil services.
Operation of Mobile Equipment
- Must safely and proficiently be able to operate a rubber-tire front-end loader.
- Must safely and proficiently be able to operate a backhoe.
- Must safely and proficiently be able to operate a mini excavator
- Must safely and proficiently be able to operate a skid steer.
- Must safely and proficiently be able to operate a towable scissor lift.
- Must safely and proficiently be able to operate a bucket truck.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
- Participate in, and at times, lead weekly safety talks.
- Complete required annual safety training.
- Accurately complete and turn in timely the required daily time reports.
- Accurately complete and turn in timely, all receipts for equipment and materials purchased with the correct job and/or department coding.
- Assist with and perform other reasonable tasks as requested by his/her direct supervisor.
The physical demands of the Maintenance Technician position are essential to the performance of this job. Any change in these demands would fundamentally change the job. The physical demands require that the Maintenance Technician be able to do the following
- Must be able to sit, stand, and walk for extended periods of time often on wet, slick, and/or uneven terrain or surfaces.
- Must be able to work in dark and/or dimly lit conditions.
- Must be capable of lifting, carrying, and/or toting up to fifty (50) Lbs.
- Must be able to bend/stoop, squat/crouch, push/pull, climb, kneel, twist, reach, pinch, pick, and feel.
- Must be able work both inside and outside, in the heat and cold, and around moving equipment. Approximately seventy (70) percent of all work will be performed outdoors.
- Must be able to work at heights exceeding four (4) feet.
- Must be able to climb on to, into, and out of the assigned company vehicle and other equipment several times a day.
- Must be able to manipulate equipment controls safely and accurately by pushing, pulling, squeezing, and turning levers, knobs, switches, buttons, wheels, and valves.
- Must be able to use various hand tools, power tools and equipment in a safe manner to perform job functions.
The following restrictions apply to the Maintenance Technician position:
- Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age.
- Must maintain a suitable driving record with the Department of Transportation.
- Hold or be willing to obtain a Class B CDL.
- Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen.
- Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical exam.
- Must be able to read a standard tape measure to 1/16”.
- Must be able to follow written and oral instructions using common sense understanding and reasoning.
- Must be able to read, write, and understand English.
- Must be proficient in basic math skills including adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing.
To apply for this job, download and fillout the application or fill out the online form below. If you download the form to fillout, you can print and fax the form to 662-842-6327 or bring in to the nearest B&B plant location.