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Field Mechanic - Elkins, WV

Elkins, WV, US, 26241

Appalachian Aggregates

 

 

Req ID:  335440 

 

Appalachian Aggregates, LLC, a CRH Company, is located in southern West Virginia employing more than 100 employees during the construction months. As a stone producer with multiple locations located in the central and southeastern areas of West Virginia, Appalachian Aggregates, LLC supplies stone for ready-mix concrete, asphalt pavement, roadways, commercial buildings, as well as the private markets. Appalachian Aggregates, LLC prides itself on its ability to provide services to many customers in various geographical locations. In addition, by being a part of the CRH Americas family, we are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that come together to form CRH Americas. CRH Americas is the number one asphalt producer, the third-largest aggregates producer, and one of the top 5 ready mixed concrete producers in the United States. 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.  

 

 

The Field Mechanic will be responsible for performing all needed inspections and repairs on Heavy Construction Equipment in a safe, effective manner.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Analyzes malfunctions and repairs, rebuilds, and maintains equipment. 
  • Operates and inspects machines and equipment to diagnose defects.
  • Dismantles and reassembles equipment, using hoists, as well as hand and power tools.
  • Examines parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges.
  • Replaces defective engines and subassemblies, such as transmissions, electric motors, drums, seals, hydraulic pumps, valves, pistons, rods, gears, crankshafts, cylinder blocks, etc.
  • Tests overhauled equipment to ensure operating efficiency (must be able to operate all equipment).
  • Welds broken parts and structural members.
  • Directs workers engaged in cleaning parts and assisting with assembly and disassembly of equipment.
  • Performs record keeping of time and parts used on the appropriate forms.
  • Plans work procedures and/or possible solutions such as part redesign, substitution of material or parts and rearrangement of parts or subassemblies.
  • Performs general cleaning of work areas and maintenance areas.
  • Assists other maintenance department staff in performing the duties necessary to assure the efficiency of operations of vehicles.
  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

 

Education/Experience

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • Two year certificate from college or technical school. Certificate or degree in heavy equipment maintenance and repair preferred.  
  • Three to six months of heavy equipment maintenance experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

 

Work Requirements

  • Must have a valid Driver's License with a Commercial Driver's License and have or be willing to obtain hazmat endorsements. 
  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must pass drug screen, “Fit to Work” physical, and criminal background.
  • Must partner with other quarry employees as instructed by facility manager to ensure daily schedules are met.
  • Attendance required according to attendance policy to ensure crew ability to operate at a normal efficiency level.
  • Physical ability to operate equipment under extreme temperatures and for extended hours of time.
  • Initiative to perform/assist with other positions for job completions.
  • Attitude/cooperation: always maintain courteous and professional manner with co-workers, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to work various times during day, night, or weekend hours at various locations.
  • Ability to follow MSHA/OSHA safety guidelines as well as those set forth by the company policy.
  • Ability to follow instructions of supervisor/facility manager in order to adhere to company policies, safety guidelines.

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Able to identify, define, and resolve problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions independently.
  • Able to interpret an extensive variety of instructions in mathematical, written or oral form. 
  • Knowledge of hazards and safety precautions common to equipment operations.
  • Ability to read, write and do basic mathematical calculations in order to keep time and material records.
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks effectively with a focus on timeliness and responsiveness.
  • Capable of utilizing the internet effectively for research, evaluation, and repair completion.

 

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.

  • Able to walk and stand; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, climb ladders, or crawl; talk and hear.
  • The ability use hands in order to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • May require sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Vision abilities (with correction) include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Must be able to exert 10-20 lbs. constantly to move objects, 25-50 lbs. of force frequently, and 50-100 lbs. of force occasionally.

 

Work Environment

  • Able to work in all weather conditions.
  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee may be occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; and risk of electrical shock or burn.
  • The noise level in some areas of the work environment may be loud, but is typically moderate.

 

 

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!

 

Appalachian Aggregates, LLC is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

 

Date Posted:  Nov 24, 2021


Nearest Major Market: Charleston
Nearest Secondary Market: West Virginia

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