Maintenance Mechanic

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.


Under the supervision of the Maintenance Superintendent, this position supports the maintenance department in all areas of the Paver, Block, Sack and all areas of the yard departments 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 function

  • The ability to properly use Oxygen/ acetylene torch.
  • The ability to arc weld in various positions and types of joints
  • Able to properly operate band saws, drills, drill presses, grinders and other shop tools as needed.
  • Ability to make minor wiring repairs.
  • Ability to replace equipment parts with proper instructions.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the safety requirements for performing maintenance on equipment and tools.
  • Ability to read and trouble shoot simple electrical maintenance tasks.
  • Works with operators and supervisors to solve problems with machinery.
  • Ability to layout and fabricate from drawings.
  • Able to rebuild cylinders and hydraulic valves.
  • 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 good reading, writing and mathematical skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers, customers and superiors.
  • Requires ability to assists with calculations, projections and applications for fabrication and layout.
  • Ability to operate forklift, front-end loader, drill press, welder, angle grinders, digital volt meters and any other equipment required to perform duties.
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • 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 required to bend at the waist; Lift and/or move up to 80 pounds.
  • Regular attendance is required.


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

  • Office environment with moderate noise.
  • Plant environment with loud noise, moving machinery, dusty, dirty.
  • Outdoor weather conditions.
  • Extreme temperatures.
  • 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