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Mechanical Maintenance Technician II - Branford, FL


Branford, FL, US, 32008

Company:  Suwannee American Cement


Job ID:  132806


Suwannee American Cement, LLC., part of Oldcastle Materials, is a world-class operation based in Branford, Florida. Since 2003, we have been manufacturing high-quality cement for the Florida and Southern Georgia construction markets. We are recognized as an industry leader in producing high-quality cement, adopting sustainable practices and reducing the environmental impact of the cement production process. Suwannee American Cement has successful, ongoing initiatives focused on quality, the environment and its employees. SAC invests in the training and professional development of its employees and is committed to making its products within the framework and philosophy of environmental responsibility. We promote a strong safety culture, and have dedicated professionals who are focused on their own safety and the safety of their co-workers.


Position Overview

To safely and efficiently perform inspection, preventive maintenance, repair, and installation-related to mechanical maintenance tasks throughout the plant.


Key Responsibilities

  • Align sheaves and V-Belts, using precision equipment.
  • Adjust and inspect gaskets on pumps.
  • Assemble, install and maintain pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.
  • Inspect and repair clinker cooler parts.
  • Inspect and repair Kiln parts including, but not limited to:  nose rings, tires, rollers, thrust systems and girth gears.
  • Inspect and repair liners, center screens and diaphragms in the Finish Mill.
  • Inspect and repair bearings and rotors on separators, as well as parts on air conveyor systems.
  • Inspect and replace air slides, compressor couplings, screw conveyors and conveyor parts.
  • Inspect and replace bags and cages in dust collectors.
  • Inspect and repair blower V-belts and filters, air cannons and parts.
  • Inspect, align and replace parts of belt and chain conveyors.
  • Inspect and replace fan and rotor bearing alignment.
  • Perform precision alignment using dial indicators and lasers.
  • Perform routine management and documentation.
  • Perform rigging of heavy loads.
  • Perform 5S cleaning and lubrication.
  • Must perform welding skills.
  • Must be able to operate a cutting torch and welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.
  • Must participate in 5S Housekeeping Program within the plant.
  • Must be able to fabricate from prints and sketches in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Must understand and perform root cause analysis.
  • Must be able to operate mobile equipment.
  • Must perform machinist duties.
  • Must keep Maintenance areas clean.
  • Must maintain and repair Gators and trucks.
  • Must assist the Process Attendant the Pre-Heater Tower.
  • Must answer all corrective calls from Production.
  • Must follow SPCC – spill control procedures.
  • Follow all safety policies, procedures and practices.
  • Assist with other departmental needs as required.



High School Graduate, GED, or Trade School



  • 2 - 3 years related experience in Mechanical Maintenance repair in an industrial environment preferably in a cement plant



  • Must be able to weld, cut, and use standard maintenance-shop type machinery
  • Must be able to show and take initiative based on sound problem solving skills
  • Able to operate mobile equipment including Bobcat, Condor, and Forklift
  • Able to climb stairs and ladders, work on catwalks or other unusual work areas
  • Good communication skills for use with co-workers, contractors, completing reports, etc.
  • Able to show and take initiative based on sound problem solving skills.
  • Must be willing to work overtime and shift work.
  • Must be able to demonstrate ability to complete quality work in a timely fashion, without rework.
  • Able to perform heavy lifting/physically demanding work for prolonged periods of time in extremes of climate/temperature.
  • Commitment to the highest standards of safe work habits


What Oldcastle Offers You

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


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.

Suwannee American Cement, LLC is a part of Oldcastle Materials, Inc., the third-largest aggregates and ready mixed concrete producer, and the number one asphalt producer in the United States.  The South Division consists of three regions:  Appalachian Materials, Midsouth Materials & Preferred Materials.  Companies operate in the states of Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, with limited operations in Georgia and South Carolina.


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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