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Maintenance Technician - Sumterville, FL

Sumterville, FL, US, 33585

Suwannee American Cement


Job ID:  200939


Suwannee American Cement Company, part of CRH Americas Materials, is the second largest cement supplier in the state of Florida with two world-class cement plants - one located in Branford, FL and the other in Sumterville, FL – as well as an import facility in Port Manatee, FL. Since 2003, we have been manufacturing high-quality cement for the Florida and Southern Georgia construction markets. We are recognized as an industry leader in producing high-quality cement, adopting sustainable practices and reducing the environmental impact of the cement production process. Suwannee American Cement Company has successful, ongoing initiatives focused on quality, the environment and its employees. We value our people – employees, customers, vendors and community members.  We strive to offer the best and friendliest customer service and have the commitment, passion and technology to supply the highest quality product. Our core values include a Safe Workplace, Integrity & Trust and the Development of our employees to succeed and grow with the company. We promote a strong safety culture, and have dedicated professionals who are focused on their own safety and the safety of their co-workers.   




The Maintenance Technician is responsible for monitoring, maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing all plant systems and equipment.  Safely and effectively performs routine and non-routine maintenance on plant equipment utilizing preventive and predictive measures.


Essential Duties


  • Participate in daily meetings with all of maintenance team.
  • Completes daily workplace inspections and pre-shift equipment inspections.
  • Disassembles machinery and equipment to remove parts and make repairs.
  • Repairs and replaces broken or malfunctioning parts of machinery and equipment.
  • Observes and tests the operation of machinery and equipment in order to diagnose malfunctions using meters, gauges, and/or other testing devices.
  • Reads and interprets work orders and equipment manuals. 
  • Read and understand blueprints and hydraulic and pneumatic schematics.
  • Completes work orders by recording work performed, parts used and amount of time taken for maintenance or repair.
  • Cleans, lubricates and adjusts parts of equipment and machinery.
  • Uses cutting torches, welding, power tools, and instruments used in maintenance activities.
  • Aligns machines and equipment using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules, micrometers, plum bobs, straight edges and laser alignment tool.
  • Follows all plant safety policies and uses personal protective equipment as required.
  • Be on call as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • 2+ years’ experience in material handling, preventative maintenance, and equipment repair in a mechanical/industrial related job.
  • Heavy industry experience is a plus.
  • Must be familiar with the use of welding/cutting equipment, mechanical, and pneumatic hand and power tools, meters, and test equipment.
  • Must be able to return to work during emergency situations and to perform work on a scheduled stand-by assignment.  Ability and willingness to work nights and days during outages and/or for emergency purposes.
  • Ability to read, write and verbally communicate in English language.
  • Ability to read operations and maintenance manuals, drawings, blueprints and schematics.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Knowledge of Hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Proficiency in basic math skills-adding, subtracting, division, multiplication, averaging, percentages, etc.
  • Must have dependable transportation.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements


  • Cement Manufacturing -- Knowledge of raw materials, methods, and the tools involved in the mining, production, shipping and packaging of cement.
  • Mechanical -- Knowledge of equipment used, machines and tools, including their uses, repair of, and maintenance.
  • Engineering and Technology -- Knowledge of the practical application of the technology used and manufacturing of cement. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of cement.
  • Environmental – Knowledge of proper allocation of waste material.


Physical Requirements/Working Conditions


  • Ability to safely work in an outdoor environment with frequent exposure to heat, cold, dust, and noise.
  • Ability to perform tasks that include frequent sitting, standing, walking, climbing equipment, and working within confined spaces to access and inspect equipment.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. 


What CRH Americas Offers You


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

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! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Suwannee American Cement, LLC. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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