Maintenance Mechanic

Fort Lupton
Country/Region:  US

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 Plant Maintenance Supervisor, this position supports the Plant in all areas of maintenance to include performing repairs, building molds, assistingwith upgrades and the installation of new equipment; and 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.




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.

• Perform daily PM’s and repairs on all manufacturing equipment

• Support installation of all new equipment as required

• Demonstrate ability to identify and determine parts needed for repairs

• Demonstrate ability to communicate well with operators and management on daily maintenance needs and priorities

• Completely and accurately fill out required reports for problems/repairs and required paperworkfor parts ordering

• Keep work area clean and organized, incorporate 5S

• Troubleshoot issues with plant machinery

• Repair molds and use appropriate mold setup procedures

• Set-up molds for production need, verification of molds meeting company standard.

• Replace or repair bearings and related parts

• Make minor low voltage wiring repairs and fully understand / comply with ARC Flash requirements

• Create fabrications from drawings / schematics

• Make repairs in precarious, high, and enclosed areas/locations

• Must perform welding in various positions, locations and weld various types of joints

• Replace equipment parts with proper instructions and tools

• Understand equipment operations to be able to effectively and safely start or jog equipment to perform maintenance tasks

• Works with operators and supervisors to problem solve machinery failures / performance issues

• Perform all maintenance on equipment and tools within the specified safety requirements and company procedures

• Other related duties and responsibilities as assigned by 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.

• Experience - 5+ years in welding and machinery maintenance experience required.

• On-the-job training experience is required to be able to perform duties. Able to weld with stick or MiG-welders and run oxy/act torch.

• Requires basic reading, writing and mathematical skills.

• Ability to communicate effectively and professionally when dealing with customers, peers, and superiors.

• Ability to operate Block machine, Cuber, loader, unloader, BECO machine and any other equipment required to perform duties.

• Experience with Fabrication skills

• Some PLC and VFD knowledge preferred.

• Proven problem-solving skills.

• Good mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic trouble shooting skills.

• Familiar with chain and belt conveyor components.

• Forklift and some heavy equipment knowledge.

• Must have own tools capable of being portable throughout plant

• Valid Driver’s License–up to 5% travel time required to pick-up parts or equipment for maintenance department.

• Regular attendance 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.

• Frequently drive a personal vehicle to pick-up and drop off parts or equipment for maintenance department.

• Occasionally required to bend at the waist; Lift and/or move up-to 100 pounds.

• Up to 5% travel time required.


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 loud noise, moving machinery, dusty, dirty.

• Outdoor weather conditions; Extreme temperatures.

• Wear mandatory and/or other appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)


Pay Rate: $17-$21/hour DOE

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: Fort Collins
Nearest Secondary Market: Greeley