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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!

General purpose of the job

To troubleshoot, repair and maintain all plant mechanical and electrical equipment.  Ensure trouble-free operation of all environmental systems such as dust collection systems as well as low voltage circuit breakers. To complete specific repair projects as assigned.

Individual accountabilities

  • Performs all tasks in a safe and professional manner in conformance with plant rules, quality standards and company policies.
  • Performs work in the areas of mechanical maintenance, fabrication, welding, and assembly using sound maintenance practices designed to maintain desired equipment reliability.
  • Performs mechanical and electrical repairs to minimize interruption of production.
  • Installs, inspects, maintains, and repairs electrical and mechanical equipment to keep the plant in continuous operation.
  • Starts and stops mill motors, air compressors, fans, kilns, etc. as required.
  • Makes emergency, temporary or permanent mechanical repairs to cement plant machinery such as sprockets, chains, drives, scales, pumps, oil and water lines, etc.
  • To troubleshoot, repair and perform regular preventative maintenance on all plant motors (Low and Medium Voltage), and other related equipment
  • Must be fully conversant with Electrical symbols, reading single line diagrams, electrical prints, P&ID’s and able to find the relevant sections of the code
  • Inspects all mechanical/electrical equipment in the assigned area, checking motor bearings, lubrication, commutation, excessive vibration, obvious signs of wear or need for adjustment, etc.
  • When faulty operation is observed or pointed out by operating crews, diagnose trouble using testing equipment or own judgment based on general knowledge of mechanical/electrical principles.
  • Advises when immediate shutdown of equipment is necessary to minimize damage, or when temporarily continued operation will have no harmful effect.
  • Interpret and analyze drawings and wiring diagrams to locate and trace electrical circuits, to determine material and replacement needs, and to select a logical approach to trouble shooting and repair problems.
  • Dismantles, cleans, repairs, replaces, installs, maintains, assembles and lubricates electrical equipment taking all safety precautions.
  • Adjusts equipment to obtain proper operation characteristics.
  • Makes emergency or temporary repairs to equipment breakdowns
  • Makes mechanical repairs as required in connection with the servicing of electrical equipment.
  • Performs simple rigging as required.
  • Operates simple machine tools, such as drill press, portable drill, etc.
  • Works with repair crews as directed on emergency breakdowns.


High School Diploma or Equivalent

Technical knowledge and certifications

  • Trade certificate, technical degree, or equivalent preferred
  • Good verbal, numerical, abstract, and perceptual speed and accuracy reasoning abilities
  • Computer skills sufficient to perform job
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.   •    Mechanical aptitude
  • Electrical competency up to 480v and specific 4160v
  • Ability to work overtime, all shifts, holidays and weekends.
  • Ability to physically perform job

Area of experience

Minimum 5 years’ experience in continuous manufacturing facilities or related heavy industry, specifically focused on Maintenance of all facets of electrical and instrument systems




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


Nearest Major Market: Gainesville

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