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Mechanical Maintenance Technician III - Branford, FL

Branford, FL, US, 32008

Suwannee American Cement


Job ID:  164619


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.   


Position Overview

To safely and efficiently perform inspection, preventive maintenance, repair, and installation-related to mechanical maintenance tasks throughout the plant.


Key Responsibilities


Advanced Level millwright III (Skills)

Cement plant process flow

Participate in 5S Housekeeping Program within the plant.

Preform any duties related to Industrial Mechanical Maintenance.

Preform in-depth mechanical troubleshooting and preform root cause analysis.

Align sheaves and V-Belts, using precision equipment.

Adjust and inspect gaskets on pumps.

Assemble, install and maintain pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.

Inspect and repair clinker cooler parts.

Inspect and repair Kiln parts including, but not limited to:  nose rings, tires, rollers, thrust systems and girth gears.

Inspect and repair liners, center screens and diaphragms in the Finish Mill.

Inspect and repair bearings and rotors on separators, as well as parts on air conveyor systems.

Inspect and replace airslides, compressor couplings, screw conveyors and conveyor parts.

Preform maintenance on dust collectors/bag houses

Inspect and repair blowers and air cannons.

Inspect, align and replace parts of belt and chain conveyors.

Inspect and replace fan rotor and  bearings

Must be able to perform laser alignments.

Inspect and repair tables, bearings and tires in Raw Mill.

Inspect and repair Pneumatic equipment using blue prints.

Inspect and repair hydraulic systems using blue prints.

Inspect, repair and replace bearing, bull ring and seals in Coal Mill journals.

Perform precision alignment using dial indicators and lasers

Preform rigging and lifting of heavy load safely

Preform lubrication of equipment following SPCC- Spill control procedures

Must have welding skills, including proper grounding and setup.

Must be able to operate a cutting torch and welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.

Must be able to fabricate from prints and sketches in an accurate and timely manner.

Repair and replace gauges, valves, pressure regulators and related equipment.

Assist with preparing for large jobs or outages by helping determine material needed and staging material.

Must be able to operate mobile equipment.

Must perform basic machinist duties.

Must have basic knowledge of vibration analysis.

Must maintain and repair small mobile equipment.

Must be able to carry required hand tools at all times as well as other tools as required.

Must complete all daily logs including but not limited to workplace inspections, emergency issue reporting, work orders, departmental logs and reports. 

Follow all safety policies, procedures and practices.

Assist with other departmental needs as required.

Must be able to provide instruction, direction and support to outside contractors for special projects or plant outages.





High School Graduate, GED, or Trade School




  • 5- 7 years related experience in Mechanical Maintenance repair in an industrial environment preferably in a cement plant and completion of a test is mandatory.



  • Must be able to weld, cut, and use standard maintenance-shop type machinery
  • Must be able to show and take initiative based on sound problem solving skills
  • Able to operate mobile equipment including Bobcat, Condor, and Forklift
  • Able to climb stairs and ladders, work on catwalks or other unusual work areas
  • Good communication skills for use with co-workers, contractors, completing reports, etc.
  • Able to show and take initiative based on sound problem solving skills.
  • Must be willing to work overtime and shift work.
  • Must be able to demonstrate ability to complete quality work in a timely fashion, without rework.
  • Able to perform heavy lifting/physically demanding work for prolonged periods of time in extremes of climate/temperature.
  • Commitment to the highest standards of safe work habits


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.

 EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link


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