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Maintenance Technician - Branford, FL

Branford, FL, US, 32008

Ash Grove Cement Company



Job ID:  429139


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides Portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us.  We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across North America. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. We stand together to reinvent the way our world is built. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.


Essential Job Duties


  • Align sheaves and V-Belts, using precision equipment.
  • Adjust and inspect gaskets on pumps.
  • Assemble, install and maintain pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.
  • Inspect and repair clinker cooler parts.
  • Inspect and repair Kiln parts including, but not limited to:  nose rings, tires, rollers, thrust systems, and girth gears.
  • Inspect and repair liners, center screens, main gearbox, and diaphragms in the Finish Mill.
  • Inspect and repair bearings and rotors on separators, as well as parts on air conveyor systems.
  • Inspect and replace air slides, compressor couplings, screw conveyors, and conveyor parts.
  • Inspect and replace bags and cages in dust collectors.
  • Inspect and repair blower V-belts and filters, air cannons, and parts.
  • Inspect, align and replace parts of belt and chain conveyors.
  • Inspect and replace fan and rotor bearing alignment.
  • Inspect and repair tables, bearings, and tires in Raw Mill.
  • Inspect and repair Pneumatic equipment using blueprints.
  • Inspect, troubleshoot and repair hydraulic systems using blueprints.
  • Inspect, repair, and replace the bearing, bull ring, and seals in Coal Mill journals.
  • Perform precision alignment using dial indicators and lasers.
  • Perform routine management and documentation.
  • Perform rigging of heavy loads.
  • Perform 5S cleaning and lubrication.
  • Must perform welding skills.
  • Must be able to operate a cutting torch and welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.
  • Must participate in 5S Housekeeping Program within the plant.
  • Must be able to fabricate from prints and sketches in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Repair and replace gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment.
  • Must understand and perform root cause analysis.
  • Must be able to operate mobile equipment.
  • Must perform machinist duties.
  • Must keep Maintenance areas clean.
  • Must maintain and repair Gators/Polaris and trucks.
  • Must assist the Process Attendant in the Pre-Heater Tower.
  • Must answer all corrective calls from Production.
  • Must follow SPCC – spill control procedures.
  • Follow all safety policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Assist with other departmental needs as required.
  • Must be able to provide instruction, direction, and support to outside contractors for special projects or plant outages.


Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills & Abilities


  • Ability to read and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, and similar information.
  • Ability to learn computer and instrumentation systems involved in the cement process.
  • Ability to perform basic math calculations including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • Ability to safely and effectively operate the mills, dryers, fans feeders, conveyors, elevators, gates, dampers, computer, and related instrumentation systems, air slides, air hose, water hose, bars, brooms, shovels, wheelbarrows, hammers, front-end loaders, forklifts, sweepers and related equipment.
  • Ability to lift, push, and pull bars, brooms, and shovels; climb ladders and stairs; mount and dismount equipment; bend; sit for long periods of time, and work at heights of up to 120 feet.


Additional duties if Shift Mechanic


  • Routine Management
  • Rigging basic and advanced.
  • Offline vibration inspection program
  • Precision tools and measurement- fundamental and advanced.
  • Must have knowledge of the Riscnet/Intelex CAR program.
  • Must have knowledge of SAP-PM program.


Educational Level Preferred


  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Graduate of certified Millwright or Industrial
  • Maintenance Apprentice Program preferred.


Job-Related Work Experience


  • 5 to 7 Years Mechanical Maintenance




  • Basic computer skills preferred.
  • Must be willing to work rotating shifts, and overtime and accept call-ins after hours and on weekends.   


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH 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!


Ash Grove Cement, 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




Date Posted:  Jan 31, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Lake City

Job Segment: Maintenance, Pipe Welding, Instrumentation, Front End, Welding, Manufacturing, Engineering, Technology