Maintenance Mechanic

Carson City
NV
Country:  US
Description: 

Basalite Building Products, LLC is one of the largest manufacturers of concrete masonry products in the Western United States. Product lines include structural block, interlocking paving stones, engineered wall systems, retaining walls, ornamental and garden products, and a full range of sack goods. We are a proud member of the Pacific Coast Building Products Family of Companies.

 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor this position supports the maintenance area in all areas of manufacturing.  Is responsible for supporting and demonstrating the Core Values of Integrity, Safety, Respect, Customer Focus, Quality, Innovation and Financial Success. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: General 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Ability to properly use oxygen/acetylene torch.
  • Ability to arc weld in various positions and types of joints.
  • Ability to properly use a plasma cutter.
  • Ability to properly operate band saws, drills, drill presses, grinders and other shop tools.
  • Ability to replace or repair bearings and related parts.
  • Ability to make minor wiring repairs.
  • Ability to replace equipment parts with proper instructions.
  • Knowledge of plant equipment, location, and name.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the safety requirements for performing maintenance on equipment and tools.
  • Demonstrate ability to start or jog equipment to perform maintenance tasks.
  • Works with operators and supervisors to solve problem with machinery.
  • Maintains work area clean and clutter free per company standards
  • All other duties and responsibilities assigned from time to time by the company or its designated representatives
  • Attends safety meetings and abides by all safety rules set forth by company and governmental regulatory agencies; ensures that hazardous conditions are reported and corrected.
  • Regular attendance is required.

 

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, skill, and/or ability required.

                                                                          

  • High school education or equivalent.
  • Three years welding and machinery maintenance experience required.
  • Working knowledge of industrial electricity required.
  • Requires ability to assists with calculations, projections and applications for fabrication and layout.
  • Ability to operate forklift, drill press, welders, angle grinders, digital volt meters and any other equipment required to perform duties.
  • On-the-job training experience is required to be able to perform duties
  • Forklift operational experience is beneficial.
  • Requires basic reading and writing skills.
  • Basic mathematics and counting is required.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a professional manner in dealing with employees and the public.
  • Ability to act professionally and remain calm in high-stress situations. 
  • Operation of mobile electronic equipment may be required. 
  • Valid Driver’s License may be required to operate Basalite vehicles on public roadways.   
  • Regular attendance is required.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

 

  • Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; Reach with hands and arms; Talk and listen; Stand, walk, and sit.
  • Occasionally climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling may be required.
  • Occasionally required to bend at the waist.
  • Lift and/or move up to 100 lbs.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.       

 

  • Plant environment with moderate to loud noise, moving and vibrating machinery, dusty, dirty, fumes and/or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, hot and cold (non-weather) conditions. Outdoor weather conditions.
  • Working areas may include elevated working platforms.
  • Wear mandatory and/or other appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)

This is a regular, full-time position with competitive compensation and full benefits including medical/dental insurance, disability benefits, life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing retirement plan, and wellness programs. We are an equal opportunity employer and promote a drug free workplace


Nearest Major Market: Carson City
Nearest Secondary Market: Reno