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MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN JOB

Company:  ARGOS USA LLC
Country:  UNITED STATES
Location: 

MARTINSBURG, WV, US

Job Type: 
Job Category:  CEMENT BUSINESS JOBS
Description: 

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.

As a leader in its industry, Argos USA changes lives through the construction of building materials that encourage the dreams of millions around the U.S.

We are a team of talented individuals connected and united by the superior purpose of transforming the future through sustainable construction. We promote our employee's growth thanks to continuous learning and the challenges we all face in a dynamic, innovative, respectful and inclusive environment where the balance between work and life is paramount. We are diverse, creative and committed; working together while being supported by Argos’ competitive benefits program.

Join our experience, explore your possibilities and transform the future with us!

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 Maintenance Technician 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. Rigging, piping and welding/cutting on a frequent basis. Disassembles/repairs mechanical components such as: pneumatics, hydraulics, conveying, rotating, equipment, etc. according to specifications.
  2. Familiar with all types of material handling equipment, such as belt conveyors, bucket elevators, dust collectors, etc. and have experience with precision coupling and belt drive alignment techniques and with various types of bearings and their application.
  3. Inspect/remove repair/replace conveyor systems, air slides, belts, elevators, pneumatic systems, chains, etc.
  4. Observes and tests the operation of machinery and equipment in an effort to diagnose malfunctions, using applicable testing devices.
  5. Maintain/repair dust collector systems and conduct routine PM’s on process and auxiliary equipment.
  6. Reads schedules, attends and participates in company training sessions including safety, equipment modification/updates, process changes and sessions mandated by regulatory agencies.
  7. Makes mechanical assessments and takes corrective action and/or follow-up.
  8. Works safely to prevent on-the-job injuries to self and others by observing and practicing all safety policies and procedures, operating practices, and wears appropriate PPE at all times.
  9. Attend all classes / education / training as applicable for this position

List is non-comprehensive and additional duties may be assigned at supervisor’s discretion.

  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. 

                       

Qualifications:

 

Educational Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED

 

 

Experience/Skills Requirements:

  1. Must meet WorkKeys entry-level profile as follows:

Applied Mathematics – 4          Applied Technology – 4 Observation – 4

Locating Information – 4           Reading for Information - 5

*All employees that wish to apply for this position must release their test results to the company.

  1. Must successfully pass interview process
  2. Employee in good standing
  3. Minimum of two years Prod Tech experience
  4. 3-5 years of related experience.  Hands on experience with large industrial crushing, grinding and pyro-processing equipment.
  5. Strong mechanical background with experience as a skilled tradesperson is extremely helpful and necessary in most instances.

 

Probation Period:

 

  1. Selected employee will be subject to a one year probationary period. The probation period will subject candidates to monthly evaluations. Candidates will also be required to complete any necessary training.

 

 

ADA Limitations:

 

While performing the duties of this job the employee must be able to travel through a cement plant, i.e., walk over obstacles, climb stairs and ladders, lift heavy or awkward parts, wear personal protective equipment (steel toe boots, hardhat, safety glasses, fall protection, etc.).

 

The employee will at times be exposed to extremely hot/cold, dusty, noisy, or dark situations. At times, work will be performed at heights or in confined spaces.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 50+ 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.

 

Argos USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We embrace diversity in all aspects of our business.

 

 

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

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