Construction Mechanic Apprentice – Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas

at CRH Americas Materials
Location Fort Worth
Date Posted June 21, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified

Description

Job ID: 403860

TexasBit is a locally-based construction company and building materials supplier owned and operated by CRH, the largest asphalt, ready mix and aggregates producer in North America. Texas Bit is part of CRH's growing Texas-based network of 47 locations and over 1,200 employees statewide.

Position Overview

The Mechanic Apprentice will be responsible for performing all needed inspections and repairs on Trucks, On-Highway End Dump Trucks, Tractors and Trailers, and Heavy Construction Equipment in a safe, effective manner at the portable asphalt plants and field operations.

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task.
  • Properly follow all company policies and OSHA / MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment. Report any problems to your manager.
  • Follow directions of manager as to daily tasks and expectations for each specific duty.
  • Analyze malfunctions and repairs, rebuild and maintain equipment.
  • Operate and inspect machines and equipment to diagnose defects.
  • Dismantle and reassemble equipment, using hoists as well as hand power tools.
  • Examine parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges.
  • Replace defective engines and subassemblies, such as transmissions, electric motors, drums, seals, hydraulic pumps, valves, pistons, rods, gears, crankshafts, cylinder blocks, etc.
  • Test overhauled equipment to ensure operating efficiency (must be able to operate all equipment).
  • Weld broken parts and structural members.
  • May direct workers engaged in cleaning parts and assisting with assembly and disassembly of equipment.
  • Perform record keeping of time and parts used on the appropriate forms.
  • Plan work procedures and / or possible solutions such as part redesign, substitution of material or parts and rearrangement of parts or subassemblies.
  • Perform general cleaning of work areas and maintenance areas.
  • Assist other maintenance department staff in performing the duties necessary to assure the efficiency of operations of equipment / vehicles.
  • Lift, carry and hold materials, tools and supplies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Work Requirements

  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Must pass a pre-employment "Fit for Work" physical.
  • Must be able to provide valid documentation for the I-9 Immigration document.
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors and the general public at all times.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Report to work at the designated start time.
  • Must be able to work overtime when required.
  • Ability to perform strenuous work in varying weather conditions, extreme heat and cold.
  • Must have valid driver's license and meet the qualifications of the fleet safety program.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and / or MSHA.
  • CDL preferred.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age due to nature of working environment.

Education / Experience

  • Two year certificate from college or technical school preferred or currently enrolled in a program in an accredited school.

What CRH Americas Offers You

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

About CRH Americas

CRH Americas 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 CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

CRH Americas 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 CRH Americas family!

TexasBit is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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