Share this Job




Position Type:  FULL-TIME

Argos, with over 80 years in the market, has become a benchmark in the industry of cement, ready mix concrete and aggregates through our operations in Colombia, the United States, Central America and the Caribbean. Our business model focuses on the client and on sustainable development, which means it is economically viable, respects people, and is environmentally friendly and responsible.


Brief Position Description:

The incumbent’s primary responsibility is work as part of a team to ensure the uninterrupted operation of the plant equipment in order to maximize operational efficiency in an environment of continuous training and improvement; to maintain, troubleshoot and repair plant equipment. The Mechanical Maintenance Millwright is also responsible to ensure that all work is completed in a safe, efficient and timely manner and in compliance with environmental requirements. 


Nature and Scope

  1. Performs work in the area of mechanical maintenance, fabrication, assembly, welding, and cutting using sound maintenance practices designed to maintain high reliability.
  2. Dismantles, repairs, and reassembles complex mechanical equipment.
  3. Troubleshoot potential concerns required to achieve and maintain maximum productivity. 
  4. The incumbent will be responsible for reading and understanding assigned work orders and will report constructive feedback and specific details of repair
  5. Report maintenance problems to the appropriate supervisor, coordinator or engineer for action and/or participate in corrective actions if appropriate.
  6. Keep up-to-date on all maintenance and safety procedural changes and be instrumental in developing new procedures as required.
  7. Make preventive/proactive inspections and document findings as determined by the maintenance supervisor,  maintenance coordinator and focus groups
  8. Primary support and leadership in major repairs to facilitate plant operation.
  9. Perform necessary tasks to ensure good housekeeping for a safe and efficient operation.
  10. Safely operate mobile equipment as required to complete assigned tasks.
  11. Identify; report and assist in resolution of safety and environmental concerns and work practices that may affect the Health & Safety of employees or other parties.
  12. Work with little or no supervision and in harmony with co-workers.
  13. Perform any and all other duties as may be assigned from time to time.  Work any shifts, including weekends and paid holidays as schedules dictate. 




Educational Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED


Experience/Skills Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of related experience.  Hands on experience with large industrial crushing, grinding and pyro-processing equipment.
  • Strong mechanical background with experience as a skilled tradesperson is extremely helpful and necessary in most instances.


Physical Demands:

The Physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell.  The employee will frequently be required to walk on rocky, irregular surfaces that may be muddy and in reduced lighting conditions.  The employee is occasionally required to sit.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee is frequently exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles, confined space, outside weather conditions, low lighting, artificial lighting, and explosives.  The employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, proximity to electrical equipment, and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and occasionally loud.

The above job description has been designed to provide general guidelines for the identification of tasks, duties, and qualifications for the titled position and/or its successors.  The description is not all inclusive of the duties that are performed by the incumbent and the incumbent may be assigned to duties other than those listed in this document as the work environment and essential functions of the job change.


Note: Those interested in applying must have a work permit for the country and have an advanced domain of the language in which the vacancy is located.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace diversity in all aspects of our business.


Nearest Major Market: Birmingham