Compressor Technician - New Braunfels, TX

New Braunfels, TX, US, 78132

Ash Grove Cement Company



Job ID:  498107


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides Portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us.  We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across North America. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. We stand together to reinvent the way our world is built. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.


Position:  Mechanical Technician II - Compressor Technician

Reports to:  Maintenance Supervisor

Shift:  7:00am-3:30pm, Monday - Friday, 1 week on call per month

Pay:  $35/hour+


At Ash Grove Cement, people are our first priority. We offer a complete benefits package to include: 


  • Health Insurance 

  • Dental Insurance  

  • Vision Insurance 

  • 401k with company match and profit-sharing  

  • Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Paid Sick Time 

  • Tuition Reimbursement 

  • Employee Assistance Program  

  • Disability Pay 

  • Life Insurance 

  • Growth Opportunities and more! 




Under the supervision of the Mechanical Supervisor, the primary function of the Compressor/Utility Mechanical Tech is to maintain and overhaul the plant equipment primarily in the plant air compressors, dryers, and plant utilities area. This includes repair work and upkeep of plant compressed air lines, water systems, and compressors. Address day to day plant equipment maintenance priorities with safety and improve the efficiency of the plant air systems.


ShapeWhat you’ll be contributing: 


  • Promote and follow all plant safety guidelines. 
  • Work directly with Compressor and Utilities Mechanical Supervisor
  • Make quality repairs and check work for accuracy and efficiency
  • Requisition parts for ongoing jobs
  • Verify parts for upcoming work with planners
  • Keep supervisors informed of any changes needed for break-ins to the daily plan
  • Keep supervisors informed if ongoing jobs would last outside of normal work schedule
  • Respond to equipment failures or problems within the system and report the timeline for the repair, parts needed and scheduling the work
  • Address the work order gaps with supervisors and planners related to the change in the job plan for updating it
  • Repair plant air lines, water lines, and compressed air lines
  • Repairs to Plant Air Compressors and Dryers, including but not limited to Valve repair, Flange repair on pneumatic lines, Compressor troubleshooting and Preventative Maintenance, etc.
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor  


To succeed in this position, you will need: 


  • High school graduation or equivalent is required 
  • Ability to read, write and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, etc.
  • Willingness to learn, training will be provided  
  • Experience in cement plant highly referred
  • Experience working in heavy industry preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working on industrial compressors required, including Quincy, Kaishan, Elgi, AtlasQuincy, Kaishan, Elgi, Atlas
  • Ability to read and interpret hydraulic, pnuematic and electrical schematics required
  • Must be willing and able to train other maintenance technicians
  • Must be self-motivated and be efficient with time to repair equipment while maintaining safety as the highest priority. Keep all break times to allocated amount and report to distribution in a timely manner after morning meetings and breaks.


What to expect in a cement environment:


Work to be performed in a shop environment as well as outdoor exposure throughout the plant. Mild exposure to cement dust, heat, cold, and noise requires compliance with specified safety guidelines and procedures. Exposure to high elevations of up to 250 feet in height. Exposure to all weather conditions. Normal operation of mobile equipment may result in jarring and vibratory exposure. 


What’s next for you? 


We provide stability and advancement opportunities across North America. Use our tuition reimbursement program to help you meet your career goals. 


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. The employee will be required to follow all job instructions of his/her supervisor and to perform other work assignments related to plant operations that are not inconsistent with the current labor contract, past practices, or safety policies. 


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive 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!


Ash Grove Cement, 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:  Jul 3, 2024

Nearest Major Market: San Antonio

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