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PLANT MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN II

GCC Ready Mix

Cherokee, IA

Posted/Updated: 30+ days ago

Job Description
At GCC, employees are our most important resource. As a part of the GCC family, you'll be welcomed into a culture that promotes the company vision and internal career growth. Our company vision is to have our customers recognize us as a business partner that generates the most value to their construction projects. We're a sustainable growing company, a great place to work and a solid investment for our shareholders. GCC is an enterprise with a global and sustainable approach. Our production is mainly devoted to the manufacture and sale of gray Portland cement, mortar, premixed concrete, concrete blocks, plaster, aggregates and other construction materials.

Who we are:

GCC is a world-class company that produces, distributes and markets cement, ready-mixed concrete, aggregates, and innovative products related to the construction industries in Mexico and the United States. We take pride in being a market leader with a culture of innovation, high performance and safety. GCC offers a very competitive benefits program including paid time off, medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability insurance plans, and a 401K.

What you will do:

Repair and maintain equipment and building operations including ready-mix plant, recycler and other miscellaneous equipment.
  • Repairs plant equipment in such a way as to ensure all equipment is always operated in a safe condition. Reinforces the safety culture throughout the entire organization. Attends plant safety meetings. Fixes issues identified during plant inspections in a timely manner.
  • Works to ensure that the ready-mix plant is mechanically available every day and that unplanned production outages are kept to an absolute minimum. Proactively communicates problems in achieving continual plant uptime to the Ready-Mix Management Team.
  • Effectively and efficiently performs all preventive maintenance activities and quickly resolves all equipment breakdowns. Avoids fixing equipment with temporary patches that do not resolve the fundamental cause of the equipment failure. Develops additional skills required to continually improve personal mechanical abilities.
  • Educates the Operations Manager, Plant Managers, and Drivers about the appropriate methods to operate all parts of the plant. Troubleshoots unexpected breakdowns to identify the root causes of the failure.
  • Works with the Accounting department to ensure all administrative procedures are followed and that all maintenance expenses are appropriately categorized by a piece of equipment.
  • Utilizes daily Key Performance Indicators to drive operational excellence in maintenance.

Experience and abilities you will need:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must know all aspects of air handling devices, i.e. cylinders, solenoids, compressors, regulators. Knowledgeable of electric over air systems. Formal training and/or certification.
  • Must be able to work with PVC and rigid piping for the handling of air and water. Knowledge of pumps and their capacities.
  • Must have expertise in the utilization of these tools. Formal training and/or certification preferred.
  • Must understand 480-volt systems and lower. Must be able to read schematics and prints. Troubleshooting experience necessary. Computer batch panel experience is necessary. Formal and/or certification necessary.
  • Must be able to read prints and plant layout features, i.e. plumbing, air and electrical systems, conveyors, hoppers, silos and bins. Must be able to use transit and experience installing forms.

You will love working here because:

At GCC, employees are our most important resource. As a part of the GCC family, you'll be welcomed into a culture that promotes the company vision and internal career growth. Our company vision is to have our customers recognize us as a business partner that generates the most value for their construction projects. We're a sustainable growing company, a great place to work, and a solid investment for our shareholders. GCC is an enterprise with a global and sustainable approach. Our production is mainly devoted to the manufacture and sale of gray Portland cement, mortar, premixed concrete, concrete blocks, plaster, aggregates, and other construction materials. Join the family!

An Equal Opportunity Employer

GCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors.

We hold each other accountable to live our core values of health and safety, attitude of service, integrity, teamwork, innovation and excellence. GCC employees demonstrate these values every day. An Equal Opportunity Employer GCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors, including skills, abilities and experience. Please click the links to view the federal compliance posters

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $25.87



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GCC Ready Mix
Kelli Baker
1140 N Main Ave Hwy 75
Sioux Center, IA 51250
712-722-1648