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Mechanic - Century Concrete - Kansas City Metro Area

Overland Park, KS, US, 66210

Century Concrete Inc.

 

 

Job ID:  154544

Century Concrete, Inc., a CRH company, has operated since 1982. By building solid partnerships with our communities, customers, and employees, we have nurtured solid growth. With safety first, our priority is to attract, develop and retain talented employees through a culture of high performance, career building opportunities based on mutual commitment and a balanced, high quality of life. 

 

Because you are applying for a Department of Transportation regulated position, every question requires a complete and accurate response. Please do not omit any question including a complete 10 year job history.

 

SUMMARY

 

Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, diagnoses operational problems with ready-mix trucks and performs appropriate repairs as needed.  Performs preventive maintenance on a regular basis.  Complies with all applicable safety policies and regulations.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Diagnoses mechanical and electrical problems with ready-mix trucks and identifies the repairs needed to correct the problems.

 

Performs necessary mechanical and electrical repairs, adjustments and alterations as appropriate for maintaining proper operation of trucks including, but not limited to, the following:  brakes, tires, clutches, electrical systems, cables, air flow systems, hydraulic systems, drive lines, engines, and related systems.

 

Performs preventive maintenance on the trucks including maintaining proper oil levels, replacing air filters, and performing other regularly scheduled procedures to maintain smooth operation and prevent equipment malfunctions.

 

Ensures that an updated and accurate log is kept regarding truck maintenance performed.

 

Reviews daily truck inspection sheets for accuracy and proper documentation.

 

Performs job responsibilities in compliance with safety regulations.

 

Performs maintenance and repairs required for operation of the loader.  Operates the loader on a relief basis.

 

Performs maintenance and repairs on plant gear boxes, conveyors and plumbing.

 

Operates oxygen-acetylene welding equipment to weld materials on trucks, mixer drums, plant equipment, and related items.

 

Orders parts and supplies needed for maintenance and repair responsibilities.  Completes purchase orders as appropriate.

 

Observes all safety rules and keeps work areas and equipment clean and orderly.

 

REQUIRED MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

 

High school graduation or equivalent preferred plus additional training on the proper use, maintenance and repair of mobile equipment.

 

Two years related job experience preferred in the maintenance and repair of mobile equipment.

 

Knowledge and ability to perform preventive maintenance and repair on mobile equipment.  Extensive knowledge of mechanics and electronics associated with heavy mobile equipment including 12 & 24 volt electrical systems, hydraulic systems, engine drive and train component systems, and brake systems.  Ability to perform grinding, cutting, welding and other general mechanical and electrical repair activities.  Ability to read, write and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, etc.

 

Ability to safely and effectively operate a ready-mix truck and use general hand tools (metric and standard), oxygen-acetylene welding equipment, cutting torches, sand blaster, grinders, drills, power lift, pulleys, presses, jackhammers, large and small air tools, and related equipment.

 

Work requires walking; climbing stairs and onto ready-mix trucks; bending, pushing and pulling; working in awkward positions and in confined spaces; lying under ready-mix trucks to work on the underside of the trucks; hanging and bending over the tire or hood to work on truck engines; and lifting objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

 

Job requires the incumbent to supply general mechanical hand tools as well as a service truck.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

 

Job hazards include exposure to dust, noise, fumes, and all weather conditions. 

 

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!

 

Century Concrete Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted:  Oct 9, 2019


Nearest Major Market: Overland Park
Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

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