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Night Shift Quarry Maintenance

Olivehill, KY, US, 41164

Mountain Materials Inc


Mountain Materials Inc

Job Requisition ID: 155189

Job Type: Laborers and Production Workers
Work Time: Regular

City:  Olivehill
State:  Kentucky (US-KY)
Postal/Zip Code: 41164



Maintenance Technician (Night Shift)


Position Overview


The ability to diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul crushing equipment, conveyor systems, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment used in construction and quarry industries. Knowledge of splicing conveyor belt repair, material screening equipment repair, and quarry process preferred. Welding experience using many techniques, tools and materials knowledge and expertise will be preferred.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


  • Maintain a high level of safety compliance in accordance with company and federal guidelines.
  • Repair and replace damaged or worn parts.
  • Dismantle and reassemble conveyor components including but not limited to bearings, gearboxes, pulleys, rock crushers, mechanical processes.
  • Operate and inspect machines/heavy equipment including loaders, large haulage trucks, track hoe, skid steer, semi-truck (no cdl required, on site only).
  • Test mechanical products and equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacturers’ specifications.
  • Perform routine maintenance work conveyor systems and crusher processes.
  • Use hand tools such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, shovels, as well as power tools such as pneumatic wrenches, welding equipment, jacks and hoists.
  • Overhaul and test machines or equipment to ensure operating efficiency.
  • Fit bearings to adjust, repair, or overhaul conveyor pulleys.
  • Examine parts for damage or excessive wear..
  • Examine and adjust protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices.
  • The safe and efficient use of welding tools, cuts, lay out, fits and welds sheet metal, other metal or alloyed metal parts to fabricate or repair equipment to operate effectively.
  • Responsible for repair of equipment and plant maintenance using welding tools such as grinder, wire brushing, cutting torch or cutting disc.
  • Properly follow all company policies and MSHA and OSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment
  • Attendance required according to company attendance policy
  • Attitude/cooperation: always maintaining courteous and professional manner with co-workers, customers and public.
  • High school diploma or GED is preferred but not required. 
  • Some experience within a heavy equipment and quarry environment desired.
  • Welding, torching, mechanically inclined, heavy experience preferred. 


Work Requirements

  • Possess a strong drive to fulfill commitments and tremendous enthusiasm.
  • Report to the assigned job site with appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) (will be provided) and ready to begin work at the designated start time.
  • Ability to be flexible with last minute schedule changes, location changes, time of shift changes. Overtime work required.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.



Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Ability to observe, receive, and obtain information from all relevant sources
  • Ability to read and speak the English language sufficiently to comprehend and communicate to others the requirements of technical specifications, regulations, reports, and manuals.
  • Ability to apply common sense and understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several known variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to define problems, establish fact and draw valid conclusions.


Physical Requirements


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.

  • Walking, climbing, balancing, stooping kneeling, crouching and traveling over irregular terrain.
  • Some tasks involve: prolonged periods of standing and /or exposure to noise or weather, good motor coordination, finger dexterity, and color discrimination.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Specific vision abilities include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Capable of lifting heavy objects and equipment.
  • Capable of working at heights.


Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally regularly exposed to wet, humid condition airborne particles, and extreme heat or cold.  The employee is occasionally exposed to vibration.
  • Frequently works in high, precarious places and is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of electrical shock.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.



The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What Oldcastle offers you

  • Competitive Wages
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and disability benefits programs
  • Retirement savings plan with company match
  • Health and wellness programs
  • Opportunities for growth, development, and promotion

About Oldcastle

Mountain Materials, a division of Oldcastle Materials, is one of the hundreds of businesses that comprise the Oldcastle family. As the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mixed concrete, and paving services, Oldcastle is one of North America’s largest corporations. Oldcastle’s decentralized, diversified structure, allows employees to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise. Whether we’re safely paving miles of interstate, building two thousand-foot-long bridges or constructing roads through national parks, Oldcastle Materials’ continued investment in people, performance and communities has positioned us as an industry leader.

Oldcastle Materials 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! Through the use of various tools, including our online applicant tracking system, which allows you to view and to track your application status 24 hours a day, Mountain Aggregates leverages itself to recruit the most dependable, qualified and experienced job seekers in the market!

Mountain Materials is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer

Mountain Materials Inc is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

Mountain Materials Inc is part of the Oldcastlecareers™ network.

Date Posted:  Aug 30, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Ashland
Nearest Secondary Market: Huntington

Job Segment: Hydraulics, Night, Maintenance, Welding, Electrical, Engineering, Operations, Manufacturing