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Helper (Eastover, SC) - Austin Industrial (T/A) at Austin Maintenance & Construction, Inc. in Eastover, South Carolina

Posted in Education 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Austin Industrial delivers premier maintenance, construction, and soft craft services to leading industrial companies across the U.S. An industry leader for more than 60 years, we offer single-source solutions to our customers in the oil, gas, chemical, food, agriculture, power, and manufacturing industries. Our team of 4,000 employee-owners, equipped with innovative technology and optimized procedures, helps owners optimize safety, productivity, profit margins, and cost-efficiency.


The Helper assists the Senior Crafts who diagnoses mechanical failures and makes needed repairs to industrial mechanical equipment.  Duties include providing mechanical support, preventative maintenance, installation, service, repair, troubleshooting and resolution of multiple operating machines within a manufacturing industrial environment. This is accomplished by performing the following essential duties and responsibilities.  Other duties may be assigned.


  • Assists with Troubleshooting, repairs and installs industrial mechanical equipment.

  • Assists with all Tests, repairs or installs mechanical units, such as water pumps, fuel pumps, governors, distributors, carburetors systems, brakes, clutches and other such devices.

  • Replaces bearings, chains, sprockets and a variety of other machine parts.

  • Rebuilds pumps, cylinders, and various mechanical equipment as necessary following standard operating procedure.

  • Capable of lifting a minimum of 50 pounds, climb stairs, climb ladders, and stand for long periods of time.

  • Must be able to perform work wearing personnel protective equipment. Including but not limited to the following: rain gear, chemical protective clothing, supplied air and air purifying respirators, safety harness, sand blast hoods, fire resistant coveralls, hard hat, ear plugs and safety glasses.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to have full range of mobility in upper and lower body, able to reach overhead, able to work in various positions, including, but not limited to, stooping, standing, bending over, sitting, kneeling, squatting; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance for extended periods of time.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Education – no minimum education requirements.

  • Experience – 1 to 2 years of mechanical experience.

Must pass drug screen, as a condition of employment.

Per Diem will be paid for days worked.  Must live outside 50-mile radius of the plant.

Must pass drug screen and background check, as condition of employment. We offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, and a matching 401K plan. We are proud to be a 100% Employee-Owned Company (ESOP)! To learn more about Austin, please go to  

Austin Industrial is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • See the “Know Your Rights” poster available in English and Spanish.

  • See the “Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision” poster available in English and Spanish.

No Third-Party Inquiries Please

  • This Company does not accept and will not consider unsolicited resumes, or any other unsolicited candidate information submitted to the Company or any of its employee-owners by staffing agencies, search firms, or third-party recruiters in response to a posted vacancy. The Company will not pay any placement fee(s) without a written agreement to do so (i.e., payment must be required pursuant to the terms of a written agreement). 

Accessibility Note

  • If you are a job seeker with a disability and require reasonable accommodation to apply for one of our jobs or have accessibility concerns, please contact the People Services Team at (877) 831-1217.

Become an Owner

Unlike other companies that may be privately or publicly held, Austin is 100% owned by our employees. It's a source of pride for everyone one of our 5,700+ employee-owners that we have vested interest in the day-to-day success of our company. We share Austin's growth and profitability and are accountable to ourselves for doing everything it takes to serve our customers with excellence and to make Austin the best it can be. After all, We Own It. Learn more at

No agency inquiries please

Austin Industries and all operating divisions (Austin Bridge & Road, Austin Commercial, and Austin Industrial) do not accept unsolicited resumes, candidates’ names or summaries from staffing agencies, search firms, or third-party recruiters.  Any unsolicited resumes submitted to Austin Industries, or any of its employee-owners, becomes the property of Austin Industries and Austin Industries will not pay a placement fee.

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