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Holcim (US) Inc. Mechanical Technician in Florence, Colorado



All duties are performed in a work-safe manner; plant safety rules are followed, and individual works as a team member. The primary responsibilities of this position are: keeping all plant production and service equipment in reliable operating condition and maintenance of equipment on the Plant.



  • Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas

  • Practice and promote safety in such way as including but not limited to; assessing risks before starting tasks, only performing authorized activities, utilizing appropriate PPE.

  • Exercise and encourage core values including but not limited to; developing self and coaching others by inspiration and empowerment

  • Performs maintenance work on plant production and service equipment

  • Maintains tools used within department

  • Responsible for repair and elimination of product spillage

  • Operates equipment such as a forklift, skid loader, and teleforker

  • Operates heavy equipment such as chainfalls and comealongs

  • Must be able to work overtime as necessary

  • Must be able to work independently as well as in teams

  • Performs electric arc welding

  • Understand and comply with Environmental Health & Safety (EHS policies to assure that environmental, health, and safety are the first priority of the business. Actively support key safety initiatives at the facility and assist the department as needed to improve EHS performance and results

  • Performs maintenance duties in accordance with safety procedures

  • Performs maintenance duties following standard work instructions to ensure proper utilization



Required Education : High School diploma/GED

Required Work Experience: 1-3 years

Licenses Preferred: Valid Driver’s License Required

Required Computer and Software Skills: Basic knowledge about computers, Microsoft Office and SAP

Additional Requirements:

  • Prior cement plant experience or the equivalent to be familiar with all processes, locations and functions

  • Must pass Bennett Comprehension Test

  • Knowledge of mechanic, replace defective parts of a machine, adjust clearances and alignment of moving parts.

  • Experience on Align machines and equipment, using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules, micrometers, etc..

  • Understand, read and interpret blueprints, schematics and detailed repair drawings related to construction and able to draw mechanic parts to be built.

  • Must take Ferris State Evaluation Test and agree to a program of further education to strengthen weaknesses detected in the evaluation

  • Willingness to engage in a program of formal training to progress to journeyman status

  • Knowledgeable in the Plant safety procedures and regulations

  • Must be proficient in the safe usage of the basic tools of the position

  • While performing the duties of this job the employee must be able to travel through a cement plant, i.e., walk over obstacles, climb stairs and ladders, lift heavy or awkward parts, wear personal protective equipment (hardhat, safety glasses, fall protection, respirators, etc.), work in outside weather conditions with exposure to extreme cold and heat.

  • Ability to carry out Welding, Oxy Cutting, fabrication, and basic machining jobs.

  • Able to perform lifting & rigging activities

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels

  • Ability to carry out corrective maintenance in the following equipment:Bucket Elevator maintenanceBelt Conveyor maintenanceHopper/Chute/Casing maintenanceCrusher maintenanceStacker maintenanceReclaimer maintenanceGeneral Gearbox maintenanceBlower, Compressor & Dryer maintenanceBag filter maintenanceAir slide maintenanceApron Feeder maintenanceFan maintenanceChain Conveyor maintenanceScrew Conveyor maintenanceLubrication equipment and hydraulic systemTool applicationValves & fittingsBearing removal & installationPump maintenanceAir Blaster maintenance

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Position Type Hourly Full-Time

# of Openings 1

Requisition ID 2020-9439

Category Operations

Product Line Cement

Job Locations US-CO-Florence

Company Holcim (US) Inc.