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Lehigh Hanson Diesel Mechanic Trainee - Birmingham, AL in Birmingham, Alabama

AutoReqId: 8917BR

Line Of Business: RMC (Ready-Mix Concrete)

Department: Maintenance

Primary Location: Birmingham-AL

Job Posting:


We’re Sherman Concrete, part of Lehigh Hanson, Inc. Our products build cities and towns, including stadiums that hold thousands of fans, and bridges that support millions of vehicles. We have thousands of employees across hundreds of locations in the U.S. and Canada, making us North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mixed concrete, asphalt and related construction materials.

We might be a big company, but we appreciate and encourage our people to share their ideas and help shape our future. We want every one of our people to play an active role in growing our business. With our diverse product lines and locations across North America, there are opportunities to explore different roles and work on a variety of exciting and interesting projects.

We’re a tight knit team. While we strive to be the best, we do it with an attitude that is humble, accessible and down-to-earth. We don’t ask you to “fit in” to our culture. We invite you to add to it.


Do you pride yourself in the ability to fix anything? Sherman Concrete is seeking a Diesel Mechanic Trainee in Birmingham, AL. This position will be responsible for performing preventative and routine maintenance repairs maintaining concrete mixer and material delivery trucks, along with other vehicles and related equipment. The employee will perform all work in a manner that complies with safety policy and practices.

  • Ensures compliance with all health, safety, and environmental regulations, and with company policies and procedures.

  • Repairs and maintenance functions consist of the following:

  • Perform preventative maintenance duties per manufacturer's specifications (oil, lube, filter service, etc)

  • Inspect equipment conditions (wear, alignment, function, etc) for proper functional use

  • Maintains and reviews preventative maintenance reports and service reports

  • Ability to make minor repairs including welding and cutting.

  • Report equipment conditions to appropriate personnel

  • Must have knowledge of OSHA regulations and safety orders, including safety precautions on raised truck beds, brakes, mixer lockouts, etc.

  • Will maintain good housekeeping with the ability to keep company records and complete work orders on equipment.

Will perform other duties and assignments as required.

This position will reside in Birmingham, AL.


  • Prefer high school diploma or general education degree (GED)

  • Must have a minimum of one year of experience repairing ready mix equipment or vocational training

  • Commercial driver’s license (Class A or B) with tanker and doubles/triples endorsements preferred

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and clean DMV (no more than 1 point on record, no suspensions, failures to appear, etc.)

  • Prior construction experience preferred

  • Must be able to write legibly to complete work orders and other required paperwork

  • Must be able to read and comprehend maintenance manuals

  • Physical Requirements: sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, twisting, climbing, balancing, bending (bending at the waist, lifting above the waist and lifting below the waist), kneeling, reaching, grasping (use of both hands), squatting, repetitive motions, manipulative finger movements with both hands, use of wrists (flexing or rotating with both wrists), use of both feet, use of arms above and below shoulder, work extended periods of time in same position, perform duties in all climates i.e. weather, extreme temperatures, tolerate heights, lift and carry up to 75-100 lbs., work in confined spaces, capable of wearing respiratory and other personal protective equipment


We appreciate that candidates have many questions when considering opportunities, so we want to let you know that we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, which we like to share with candidates a little bit later in the process.

No search firms please.

Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled