Maintenance Mechanic - Wharton, NJ at Oldcastle APG Inc in Wharton, New Jersey

Posted in Other 2 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

 

Job ID:  339399

Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a leading global supplier of building and landscaping products. Its product portfolio includes hardscapes and masonry, packaged cement mixes, lawn and garden materials, and composite decking sold through a variety of channels for residential and commercial use. Oldcastle APG is the leading producer of hardscapes in North America and Europe and the innovator behind many of the industry’s well-known brands: Belgard hardscapes, Echelon masonry, Sakrete bagged dry mixes, and MoistureShield composite decking. With over 260 operating locations and approximately 8,500 employees, Oldcastle APG operates across 7 countries in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.

Summary

This role is responsible for the overall maintenance and repair of equipment, tools, and machinery as assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor or Head Mechanic.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 


  • Install, adjust, and repair production equipment, heavy trucks and special purpose machines as assigned

  • Operate a variety of hand and power tools to repair, grease, weld, cut, change parts and complete tasks as assigned

  • Weld and use cutting torch as required

  • Perform general repairs to plant structures

  • Keep work area in a clean and orderly condition

  • Test and troubleshoot malfunctioning machinery, determine repairs and discuss with Head Mechanic for approval and repair as needed

  • Replace faulty parts, electrical wires, motors, controls and circuit boards

  • Install equipment and electrical components and test to ensure proper functioning

  • Dismantle equipment to gain access to and remove defective parts using hoists, cranes, hand tools and power tools

  • Replace and install parts as needed

  • Lubricate and clean parts and equipment to ensure proper operation

  • Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed

     

Qualifications

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job.

 

Requirements / Education / Experience

 


  • High school diploma/equivalent, or comparable in training, education or experience

  • Technical or vocational school certification or equivalent in training or experience

  • Ability to read and interpret instructions and operations manuals and follow step by step instructions

  • Mechanical aptitude and ability are essential

  • Skilled in the use of hand and power tools

  • Knowledge of hydraulics, mechanics, electricity, carpentry or related field preferred

Physical Requirements

 


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak or hear

  • The employee will be required to stand for extended periods of time 

  • The employee must have the ability to lift and/or move up to 65 lbs. from the ground level. The need to lift over 65 lbs. may arise from time to time – should this be the case, employees should engage in team lifting and/or use the provided equipment to safely lift 

  • The employee must have the capability to perform physical activities that require considerable use of arms, legs, and your whole body – bending, crouching, climbing - using steps and ladders, pushing pulling, stooping and reaching

What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs

  • Group retirement savings program

  • Health and wellness programs

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

About CRH Americas

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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