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Block Plant Maintenance Mechanic - Bradenton, FL

Bradenton, FL, US, 34208

Preferred Materials - Concrete



Job ID:  476099


Preferred Materials – Concrete Division, part of CRH South Division, is a leading supplier of ready mix concrete, concrete block, rebar and building materials in the state of Florida, providing the highest product quality and service in the construction industry. With headquarters in Bonita Springs, Florida, and operations in five key Florida markets, Preferred Materials provides municipalities, developers, architects, engineers, contractors, builders and suppliers a wide variety of construction materials and products. Our employees make Preferred Materials a great place to work. We promote a strong safety culture, where employees take responsibility for their own safety.


We are currently seeking Full-Time Plant Maintenance Mechanic for our Bradenton market in Florida.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions):

The plant maintenance mechanic will ensure Health & Safety standards are met by complying with legislation, company policies and promoting a safe work environment; responsible for daily maintenance and repair of the plant (within Preferred Materials Southern Group - Conrad Yelvington Distributors and Preferred Materials) as well as other miscellaneous work that needs to be performed. Responsibilities will include plant maintenance, repair, and ad installation operations as assigned. Performing special maintenance projects and maintenance and repair on all facility equipment. Troubleshoot and determine appropriate repairs, replacing defective parts as needed. Maintain machinery and mechanical equipment in use at the plant. The mechanic will need to be able to diagnose and repair various electrical and plumbing needs at multiple plant locations. Welding knowledge to make basic repairs periodically will be needed to be successful in this position.

The mechanic will be responsible for the completion of the necessary paperwork that is required as well as communicating any maintenance that needs completed to management. Mechanic will also be responsible for maintaining a clean and safe work environment. This includes all equipment as well as the facility. The mechanic will be responsible for keeping and turning in the required paperwork management: Maintenance needs, Parts and Service Work orders and Invoices, Safety Documentation. In addition, the mechanic may be asked to perform a wide range of duties within the plant, and the willingness to help wherever needed. 

The mechanic will be working in varying weather conditions, in dust and noisy areas. Substantial walking, bending, stooping, lifting or working in awkward or strained positions. Some hazard involved due to working in and around trucks and machinery. Mechanic will be asked to work overtime as well as some weekends as business needs determine.



  • Minimum of 5 years in the maintenance field
  • General experience with industrial equipment and ability to perform preventative maintenance and repairs on Block plant operations.
  • Prior electrical, welding, mechanical and, plumbing training/experience
  • Ability to make electrical diagnosis and repairs
  • Familiarity with OSHA regulations
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Might need to respond to emergencies outside of normal business hours
  • Willingness to travel to other PMI Block plants in Florida as needed



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!


Preferred Materials, Inc., 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 29, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Sarasota
Nearest Secondary Market: Bradenton

Job Segment: Facilities, Maintenance Mechanic, Plant Operator, Plumbing, Welding, Operations, Manufacturing