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SIMON | Plant Mechanic-Ogallala, NE

Subsidiary: Simon (130) 

 

 

Simon is a subsidiary of the Colas Group, a worldwide leader in infrastructure construction and maintenance. Simon specializes in aggregates, asphalt and ready-mix concrete production, asphalt paving, and concrete, bridge, highway, and utility construction. Through strong local ties backed by global resources, we focus on quality and value to deliver the best products and services for our clients.  What we do is bigger than construction – it is about connecting communities, building new roads to the future, and keeping the spirit of the pioneers alive and well. 

 

 

Summary:     

Installs, maintains, and repairs plant machinery, equipment, and physical structures in a commercial aggregate plant and/or ready-mix/asphalt production plant; assists with plant/quarry operations as needed. 
    

Qualified candidates will have a solid mechanical aptitude and basic to intermediate welding and fabrication experience. The ideal candidate will enjoy working primarily outdoors in all types of weather conditions and be willing to assists in the tasks associated with the plant operations, including plant maintenance, equipment operation, and physical labor.

 

Responsibilities:

•    Ensure a safe work environment by complying with all safety policies and procedures, while using the appropriate tools, equipment, and PPE for the task
•    Follow all OSHA / MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment, as applicable
•    Follow directions of manager regarding daily tasks and expectations for each specific project
•    Assist with maintaining organization and safe operation of yard or plant
•    Maintain plant equipment and facilities to meet operating requirements and objectives
•    Visually inspect and test plant machinery and equipment
•    Perform maintenance mechanic assignments on plant equipment and facilities
•    Collect data for preventative and predictive plant maintenance projects
•    Perform welding and cutting assignments, including fabrication for plant equipment and structures, and make repairs to worn processing equipment according to plant standards
•    Inspect lubrication of mechanical equipment, record data for running equipment, take lab samples as required, drain oil and change oil and filters on all equipment oil reservoirs
•    Operate mobile heavy industrial equipment and/or company vehicles used to complete maintenance and perform other tasks involved in plant maintenance and operation as required


Qualifications, Education, Skills and Experience: 

•    At least 1 year of welding/fabrication experience and/or equivalent combination of training and experience in an industrial or similar setting required
•    At least 2 years of industrial mechanical maintenance experience preferred
•    Experience operating heavy industrial/construction equipment preferred

•    Experience working with gravel dredges preferred
•    Experience working in a pit/quarry, ready-mix/asphalt production plant and/or similar aggregate production operation preferred
•    MSHA certification preferred
•    Valid drivers’ license and ability to maintain a clean motor vehicle record required; commercial license a plus

 

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions: 

•    Wear and maintain personal protective equipment (PPE), as required by company safety guidelines
•    Regularly required to lift and /or move up to 50 pounds with or without assistance
•    Regularly required to use hands to feel,  handle and manipulate objects
•    Regularly required to communicate (talk and hear) 
•    Regularly required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 
•    Regularly required to Stand/work on feet for long periods, and walking across uneven terrain
•    Regularly required to sit for long periods at a desk using a computer
•    Frequent work in close proximity to heavy equipment and machinery, exposure to loud noise
•    Frequent exposure to typical production plant/aggregate site conditions, including dust and loud noise, and all weather conditions
•    Travel, including overnight stays away from home may be required

 

Workplace Values Requirements:

•    Support, promote, and practice Simon core values, vision, and mission
•    Support, promote, and comply with Simon Code of Ethics, Workplace Conduct, Safety, and other established policies at all times
•    Embrace the Company’s safety culture, actively support all safety initiatives, and adhere to defined accountabilities implemented by the Safety Steering and Continuous Improvement teams
•    Align personal vision and goals with larger goals of the Company
•    Support continuous improvement to improve Simon processes, performance, safety, and overall success

 

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

 

Colas Inc.and its subsidiaries (SIMON) are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here EEO document.  If you need accomodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact Colas Inc. 973-290-9082 or send an email to ColasRecruiter@colasinc.com.  

Company
Colas
Posted
11/08/2020
Salary Range
$39,000.00 - 46,000.00
per Year
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Location
Ogallala, NE 69153, US