Lehigh Hanson Plant Maintenance Mechanic in Torrance, Pennsylvania

AutoReqId: 7183BR

Line Of Business: Aggregates

Department: Operations

Primary Location: Torrance-PA

Job Posting:

The Company and the Role:

Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.

Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, the global market leader in aggregates with leading positions in cement, concrete and other downstream activities. Following the acquisition of Italcementi, the company employs some 63,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in around 60 countries.

Do you pride yourself in the ability to fix anything? Lehigh Hanson is seeking a Plant Maintenance Mechanic to assist with the maintenance operations at this site. You will have the opportunity to tackle new challenges each and every day to keep the plant running smoothly and efficiently.

This position will reside in Torrance, PA .

What you’ll get to do:

  • Assist with preventative, predictive and corrective equipment maintenance; reviews operation of plant equipment and systems to minimize unplanned downtime, anticipate problems and to identify opportunities for improvement

  • Inspect equipment for safe and proper operation and perform preventative maintenance per manufacturer’s specifications

  • Diagnose, install and perform repair and maintenance on crushers, changing jaw dies, bearings, bushings, crusher mantles and other equipment as needed

  • Install and replace bearings, speed reducers, shafts, pulleys, idlers, motors, couplings, etc.

  • Repair conveyor belts, feeders, and hydraulic systems

  • Coordinator and plan work with outside contractors on special projects focusing on cost effectiveness

  • Operate individually and within a team environment

  • Ensure compliance with all health, safety and environmental regulations, and with company policies and procedures; perform daily equipment inspections, as well as identify and assist in correcting unsafe conditions

Who we are looking for:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

  • Minimum of 2 years of hands on maintenance experience (or formal technical training), troubleshooting and repair

  • Knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics

  • Available to work flexible hours, days as well as an excess of 40 hrs. per week as needed

  • Knowledge of mechanical moving parts (chains, bearings and rollers)

  • Weld and torch, certification a plus

  • Ability to use a variety of hand tools, power tools, shop machines, hoists, etc.

  • Ability to read and fabricate from drawings

  • 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 lbs., work in confined spaces, capable of wearing respiratory and other personal protective equipment

  • MSHA Part 48 Training a plus

Benefits & Compensation:

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.

Lehigh Hanson is a Drug Free Workplace

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