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Mechanic - Edwardsville Shop HSG

Edwardsville, KS, US, 66111

Holliday Sand & Gravel Company, LLC



Job ID:  152718

Holliday Sand & Gravel Company, a CRH company, is one of the leading sand and gravel producers throughout Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma. Holliday Sand & Gravel Company is a dynamic company known for its causal, team-oriented work environment. We provide opportunities for career growth and advancement to employees at all levels. 



Under limited supervision, the mechanic position performs work of considerable difficulty in the repair and maintenance of vehicles and equipment; performs related work as assigned.


Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities, but does serve as a coach and mentor for other positions in the department.

  • Mechanic A - Any Mechanic who is qualified to repair the various equipment without supervision.
  • Mechanic B - Any Mechanic who is qualified to do most of the Repair Work on the equipment with a minimum of supervision.
  • Mechanic Helper C - Any shop employee who helps Mechanics in the higher classifications, but is not qualified to do the work done by them, except under close supervision, and those who work in the storage yard or perform other work and all parts room employees.


Duties and Responsibilities


  • Perform all levels of repair and preventive maintenance on vehicles and equipment.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot problems, give recommendations for repair and make all critical machine and engine repairs and adjustments.
  • Remove and install parts, disassemble and assemble components, and test and adjust assemblies with minimal supervision.
  • Test and verify correct operations of all repairs and adjustments.
  • Prepares and maintains records and reports.
  • Maintain work area, tools, and equipment to promote a clean and safe environment.
  • May act as lead person in supervisor’s absence.


Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions. The noise level in the work environment can be loud. 


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  


Required Education and Experience


  • Within the last 10 years, five years of experience and/or training in vehicle/construction equipment repair and maintenance shop or any combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Must be able to read and comprehend specifications, service and parts literature, technical bulletins and other publications.
  • Proficient computer skills and the ability to learn to effectively use company software – with training.


Preferred Education and Experience


  • Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school ideal.
  • Basic mechanical knowledge including electrical and hydraulics.
  • General knowledge of basic hand tools, air tools, precision measuring tools and instruments, diagnostic software, cranes and rigging equipment.            
  • Experience with acetylene and electric arc welding.


Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! 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 career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


 Holliday Sand & Gravel Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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