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Concrete Batch Plant Mechanic

Company: Miles Sand & Gravel Company
Location: Tacoma, WA
Position Type: Full Time, Monday - Friday or Tuesday - Saturday
Hours: Primarily 6:30-3:30pm, varies on workload
Application Closing Date: January 31, 2023 or until filled
Compensation: $25.00 - $37.00

Job Description:

  • Millwright.
  • Have a working knowledge of concrete batch plant operations and possess the mechanical ability and aptitude to troubleshoot, repair and maintain plants and equipment on a pro-active / preventative basis.
  • Manage, lead, train, coordinate and schedule personnel on a day to day basis to ensure the needs of the company and the customer are being satisfied.
  • Comply with company safety rules and regulations including, but not limited to, the use of proper safety equipment at all times as may be required and be a leader and good example for others.
  • Maintain stock of necessary parts and have the ability to order parts and materials to ensure repairs are completed in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Able to arc weld (stick and wire) and use an oxy/ace cutting torch.
  • Have the ability to fabricate with steel or other various types of materials.
  • Have basic plumbing skills and knowledge of electrical (120, 240 & 480 volt).
  • Be able to perform tasks at high elevations and work in tight or confined spaces.
  • Wear a full face mask respirator in dusty environments.
  • Operate equipment: loader, backhoe, man-lift, forklift, etc.
  • Perform tasks with basic hand tools and operate electric and pneumatic power tools.
  • Capable of performing hard physical labor in any environment.
  • Have the flexibility to occasionally work after normal hours including some Saturday’s.

Job Skills and Requirements:

  • Leader and Team Player: A reliable and dependable self-starter who will 1) maintain a positive attitude, 2) be a coach and mentor while working as a member of a team and have the ability to promote the benefits of working together as a team, 3) work independently, diligently and responsibly with minimal supervision, 4) manage time wisely, 5) multi-task, prioritize and sustain focus, 6) meet a deadline, and 7) be accountable.
  • Communications: Be a good listener as well as one who can respectfully receive and follow directions and communicate instructions and goals effectively with co-workers.
  • Proficiency/Dexterity: Have the ability to work fast and safe while performing required tasks.  Being agile, good with your hands & tools and having good hand/eye coordination is essential.
  • Stamina: Have the ability to occasionally lift up to 100 lbs. and be able to stand or kneel and work in dirty and/or wet conditions for long periods of time.


Excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, holidays and retirement plan.

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