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Equipment/Plant Mechanic

Location:  Amsterdam, NY, US, 12010
Company:  Callanan Industries Inc


Job ID:  102425


Callanan Industries, Inc. was founded in 1883 as an aggregate mining company.  Over a century later, Callanan Industries, Inc. continues to be a leading supplier of paving materials and construction services, providing a complete range of high quality aggregates, asphalt paving, and ready mix concrete products to state, federal, municipal, commercial, and private customers with operations throughout New York State and Western Massachusetts.  Callanan Industries, Inc. was purchased by Oldcastle, Inc. in 1985.  

 

Job Description Summary
The selected candidate will be required to work in a team environment with other co-workers and managers.

  • Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task.
  • Report any problems to your manager.
  • Lube and perform oil changes on vehicles
  • Follow directions of manager as to daily tasks and expectations for each specific duty.
  • Analyze malfunctions and repairs, rebuild and maintain equipment and plant equipment.
  • Operate and inspect machines and equipment to diagnose plant defects.
  • Dismantle and reassemble equipment, using hoists as well as hand power tools.
  • Examine parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges.
  • Replace defective engines and sub-assemblies, such as transmissions, electric motors, drums, seals, hydraulic pumps, valves, pistons, rods, gears, etc.
  • Test overhauled equipment to ensure operating efficiency (must be able to operate all equipment).
  • Weld broken parts and structural members.
  • May direct workers engaged in cleaning parts and assisting with assembly and disassembly of equipment.
  • Perform record keeping of time and parts used on the appropriate forms.
  • Plan work procedures and / or possible solutions such as part redesign, substitution of material or parts and rearrangement of parts or sub-assemblies.
  • Perform general cleaning of work areas and maintenance areas.
  • Assist other maintenance department staff in performing the duties necessary to assure the efficiency of operations of equipment/vehicles.
  • Lift, carry and hold materials, tools and supplies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

                                                              
Requirements
The ideal candidate will:

  • Must be a class A mechanic (The Ability to work on various makes models of equipment and perform proper repairs needed)
  • Extensive experience in truck and/or heavy equipment maintenance and repair, including diesels, hydraulic systems and electrical systems
  • Demonstrate good performance, safety and attendance
  • Demonstrate the ability to work independently, without direct supervision
  • Demonstrate a willingness to work overtime and weekends/holidays/nights
  • Be willing to work outdoors in extreme temperatures, both hot and cold
  • Demonstrates ability to work and communicate well with Supervisors, Truck Drivers, Heavy Equipment Operators and other employees
  • Demonstrate the ability to conform to and maintain MSHA, OSHA, DOT and all other company policies or governmental state rules and regulations
  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as required by OSHA/MSHA
  • Must have good depth perception and coordination to operate controls
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Able to acquire a CDL license
  • Ability to weld
  • Able to travel to other locations if needed.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical exam, drug screen and criminal background check before being employed by Callanan Industries, Inc.

 

Preferences

  • High school graduate or equivalent preferred
  • Experience with Quarry operations a plus
  • Having your own tools and toolbox a plus


Education/Experience

  • Extensive experience in hydraulics, pneumatics, and/or heavy equipment maintenance and repair, including diesels, hydraulic systems and electrical systems
  • High school graduate or equivalent preferred
  • Experience with Quarry operations a plus

 

What Oldcastle Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs

 

About Oldcastle

Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!

 

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Callanan Industries, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Nearest Major Market: Albany

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