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Maintenance Person/Mechanic - Jacksonville, FL

Jacksonville, FL, US, 32095

Preferred Materials - Concrete

 

 


Job ID:  301381

 

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.

 

Established in 2007, Preferred Materials is a supplier of ready mix concrete, concrete block, aggregates and other building materials in Florida. While we may be new to the neighborhood, our employees have extensive experience in the industry. We operate with an intense local focus. For our customers this means doing business how you prefer – with local leadership making local decisions. This also means better service, better quality products and a lot less bureaucracy.

 

Summary and Job Scope:    
This position performs the duties of the Plant Maintenance Mechanic and accepts several additional responsibilities including training, mentoring, and motivating other mechanics.  This position is considered to be a journey-level mechanical maintenance position and is responsible for the completion of assigned tasks.  Incumbents are expected to perform a variety of maintenance, repair and construction functions with minimum instruction and/or supervision.  Incumbents provide on-the-job orientation and training to new operators and mechanics to assist in the completion of assigned functions, tasks and duties. 

Schedule:
Hours:  10-14 hours per day.
Week:  55-60 hours per week.  
Lunch:  No designated lunch period, eats as work load allows, but is required to take a 30 minute minimum break.

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)
    Visually inspect machines, equipment, and verbal descriptions by Operators to locate causes of malfunctions. 
    Install and/or assemble machinery and equipment according to blueprints and other drawings
    Remove and replace malfunctioning motors and pumps and realign and adjust such components
    Perform operations on machines shop equipment such as grinders, ban saws, cut off saws, drill press, forklifts, cranes, etc.
    Perform work in all areas of the plant using the appropriate personal protective equipment.
    Conduct plant inspections and perform preventative maintenance.
    Maintain established housekeeping standards are at all.
    Mentors to Plant Mechanics and gives instruction.
    Performs diagnostic, trouble shooting, and repairs Batch Panels as needed.

Supervisory Responsibilities: 
    The role has minimal supervision and operates in the absence of specific instructions.
    Has ability to acquire materials as needed as long as they follow Purchasing Program Processes, which include Material Request submitted.
    Has ability to take out of service any equipment that is Unsafe, has adverse impact to environment or health and safety of others, or that will cause extreme cost if not addressed.
    Is accountable to the Project Manager for assigned Division that all staff is following all rules and regulations to provide maximum uptime and safe equipment.
    Has ability to issue Work Orders and Instructions in the absence of the Field Maintenance Supervisor and communicate them when Supervisor is available.

Job Knowledge: 
    Skill in operation of tools and equipment.
    Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.  
    Examine work pieces for defects and analyze projects to ensure conformance with specifications.
    Examines for Safety and Environmental Compliance
    Has ability and training to seek advice before assuming direction of repairs.  Use initiative and exercise sound independent judgment.  
    Accept the input of supervisors and co-workers as well as provide input and be a genuine team player.
    Is a mentor to Plant Mechanics, Plant Operators and Loader Operators.
    Is a liaison between Maintenance and Operations to assure consistent and accurate communication.

Qualifications 
A review of the essential job functions and physical requirements of this position (complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990) has been made.  In order to perform the essential functions of this position, the minimum knowledge, skills and abilities are listed below:

    Thorough knowledge of preventative maintenance inspections on r/m and block plants.
    Ability to diagnose, repair, install Command batch panel components.
    Knowledge of r/m and block plant / equipment hydraulic systems and components.
    Knowledge of r/m and block plant / equipment electrical systems and components.
    Knowledge of engine / motor repair and maintenance.
    Knowledge of welding and light fabrication
    Ability to operate heavy construction equipment – loader, backhoe, manlift
    Crane operator certification is highly desirable 

Education/Experience
    High School diploma or GED. 7+ years maintenance experience in heavy equipment.

Language Skills:     
Ability to effectively communicate in writing and verbally.
        
Mathematical Skills:     
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Work Requirements
    Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen, criminal background check and driving record review.
    Must be willing to work flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays when necessary.
    Must be legally authorized to work in The United States.
    Must demonstrate a strong commitment to safety.
    Regular and timely attendance is required.

Work Environment: 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. Vehicle will travel on uneven terrain and may be bouncy.  The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and may be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.  Must comply with all work rules, including those that pertain to safety and health.

Special Needs:  
Must be able to utilize personal protective equipment; hard hats, appropriate foot protection, back support belts, gloves, respirators, both disposable and air fed. 

Travel Requirements:  
Travel may be required if truck breaks down, or to pick up a part; usually local.  

This position description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.  Employees may be required to perform any other job-related instructions as requested by their supervisor.

Physical Requirements
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be conducted by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 

 

What Preferred Materials offers you

Highly competitive base pay

A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion.

About Preferred Materials, Inc.
Preferred Materials, Inc. (a CRH Company) strives to provide the highest product quality and service in the construction industry. The company was formed in 2007 through the acquisition of multiple Florida plants specializing in ready mixed concrete, concrete block, and building materials. With headquarters in Bonita Springs 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. From groundbreaking to ribbon cutting, Preferred Materials is Florida’s one-stop source for choosing the right construction products for efficient and cost-effective production. Website: www.preferredmaterials.com.

Preferred Materials 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 take 10 minutes to 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 expanding your career with Preferred Materials!

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer


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!

 

Preferred Materials – Concrete Division is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

 

Date Posted:  Oct 1, 2021


Nearest Major Market: Jacksonville

Job Segment: Maintenance Mechanic, Hydraulics, Maintenance, Mechanic, Manufacturing, Engineering, Operations