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Maintenance Mechanic/ Machinist - Lhoist North American

Maintenance Mechanic/ Machinist - Lhoist North American

Maintenance Mechanic/ Machinist

The Maintenance Mechanic performs general mechanical maintenance duties, repairs, welding, replacements, rebuilding and installing components using a variety of tools, specialized equipment & instruments; maintain the plant’s mechanical assets to minimize breakdowns; Preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and repairing the plant’s mechanical assets.


· Perform minor mechanical repairs to mobile/heavy equipment.

· Perform inspections, repairs, and rebuilds on all plant equipment.

· Perform necessary preventative maintenance checks and repairs.

· Maintain tools in safe and good working condition.

· Maintain a safe and clean work area.

· Report any potential operational or safety problems to supervision.

· Work orders, record detailed repair history and parts used.

· Perform all work assigned in a neat and orderly manner, strictly adhering to company and governmental safety rules and regulations.

· Understand the installation and maintenance of all types of bearings.

· Perform shaft repairs using precision tools.

· Must be able to disassemble and rebuild all types of screening and conveying equipment.

· Able to use equipment manuals, parts lists or blueprints to properly install, repair, or order parts.

· Ensure all parts are available before starting job.

· Complete and document Workplace or Vehicle Inspections in a timely manner.

· Improve skills by participating in vendor and company-designated training.

· Ability to weld cut and grind using various pieces of equipment.

· Frequently stand, use both hands for grasping, manipulation, pushing and pulling and reaching above and below shoulder level, twist at neck and waist, bend at neck and waist, kneel and squat. Occasionally will climb and crawl and be able to Lift/Push/Pull 50 to 100 lbs.

· Sometimes the nature, location and type of repair work performed in the field requires manual lifting, pulling, pushing, and working in unusual and difficult positions. Observe mechanical equipment in operation to trouble shoot and identify problems.

· Overhaul large gear boxes and drive units in the maintenance shop; replace all shapes and sizes of wear liners in rock chutes. Also, must have experience with belt and bucket conveyor repairs and operation.

· Required to work inside and outside in all weather conditions; noise, dust/dirt and vibration from equipment exist.

· Must have complete understanding of mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic drive systems. Must be proficient in cutting and welding, using hand tools, air tools, grinders, come-along, hydraulic presses, cut-off saw in performing required work.


· Communicate in English, clearly and effectively in both oral and in written forms.

· Must be physically capable of accessing all plant areas.

· Must be capable of performing the essential job duties required of this position.

· Must have a telephone and be receptive to call-outs.

· Industrial background with good troubleshooting skills.

· Knowledge of basic computer skills.

· Must be capable of climbing stairs, ladders and lift/pull/drag 50-100 pounds repetitively.

· Must be able to work outside in severe weather conditions.

· Must function as a journeyman mechanic.

· A minimum of three years of experience in industrial maintenance.

· Must be able to effectively communicate and interact with supervisors and peers.

· Must be capable of working shift work, seven days a week.

· Must be able to work at high elevations and/or in confined areas.

· Must have welding experience.

· Self-Motivated and must be able to work independently.

Physical Demands include, but are not limited to:

· Must be physically able to perform work assigned.

· Must be physically capable of accessing all plant locations.

· Access all areas within a site which could include heights of 150 feet, confined spaces, climbing ladders or stairs, and accessing tunnels.

· Will be working at times in covered environment but mainly in a lime/mineral environment.

· The employee will be exposed to the following working conditions: Extreme Heat and Cold, Noise, Vibration, Oils, and Atmospheric Conditions such as Dust, Fumes, and Lime/Mineral Particles.

· The employee will be required to perform the following actions (from time to time): Standing, walking, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, talking, seeing, hearing and sitting.

· Ability to often lift/carry 50 pounds.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $30.00 - $30.31 per hour

Lhoist North America offers a comprehensive benefits package including, but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K, and vacation. LNA also supports employee work-life balance with telecommuting and compressed workweek options for many positions.

Lhoist North America is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

To apply visit OR Email a resume directly to- attention: Michelle Maes

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