Concrete Plant Mechanic at Sherwood Construction in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Posted in Construction 10 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Sherwood Companies have a proven track record of completing a variety of projects from General Construction, to Construction Management and Design Build Projects for both public and private owners. A brief summary of the types of projects include, urban expressways, bridges, underground utilities, dam construction, asphalt/concrete paving and water/wastewater treatment plants. 


The incumbent will be responsible to diagnose, adjust, and repair hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical systems and plumbing used in dry and wet batch concrete plants.  The incumbent will need to operate in a safe and efficient manner following all personal protective equipment (PPE) and process requirements. 


  • Responsible for general maintenance of all concrete plant operations.

  • Troubleshoot and repair breakdowns.

  • Follow all policies and procedures.

  • Effectively communicate with supervisor.

  • Foster teamwork, positive work environment and overall safety of oneself and others.

  • Ability to operate front bucket loaders, forklift and man lift.

  • Operate and inspect machines or heavy equipment to identify excessive wear or damage and diagnose defects.

  • Read and understand operating manuals, blueprints and technical drawings

  • Dismantle and reassemble heavy equipment using hoists and hand tools.

  • Overhaul and test machines or equipment to ensure operating efficiency.

  • Weld or solder broken parts and structural members as well as fabricate using electric or gas welders.

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Work Standards

  • Continuous Improvement

  • Initiating Action

  • Adaptability

  • Contributing to Team Success

  • Managing Work (Time Management)

  • Effective Communication


  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • Must be at least 18 years or older

  • Must hold valid CDL with a clean driving record

  • 3-5 years of experience in concrete batch plant repair and maintenance required

  • Concrete batching experience preferred

  • OSHA 10 and 30 certifications preferred


  • Mathematical reasoning and skills

  • Critical thinking

  • Excellent oral and written communication

  • Inductive reasoning

  • Control precision

  • Manual dexterity

  • Extent flexibility

  • Finger dexterity

  • Near vision


The physical demands described below 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.

  • Keyboarding/typing

  • Climbing stairs/ladders

  • Ability to read effectively from a computer screen and/or a paper copy

  • Ability to handle a large volume of work and perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to effectively verbally communicate

  • Ability to stand, sit, stoop, bend, walk and lift heavy objects (50 lbs)


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.

  • Work is performed in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to outdoor elements.

We are an Equal Opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, medical condition, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.