Mobile Maintenance Plant Mechanic

Company: Miles Sand & Gravel
Location: Burlington WA
Position Type: Full Time Monday - Friday, some Saturdays
Hours: 6:30 am to 3:00 pm varies on workload, may include weekends
Application Closing Date: July 31, 2024
Compensation: $30.00 - $39.00

Job Description:

  • Have a working knowledge of aggregate and 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.
  • 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.
  • Experienced and proficient at arc welding (stick and wire) and use of an oxy/acetylene cutting torch.
  • Have the ability to fabricate with steel or other various types of materials.
  • Capable of completing plumbing projects and possess a working knowledge of electrical (120, 240 & 480 volt).
  • Be able to perform tasks at high elevations using fall protection equipment.
  • 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 physical labor in any environment.
  • Ensure plants are lubricated in accordance with maintenance schedules and as may be necessary.
  • Perform housekeeping as required to maintain a safe and efficient workplace.
  • 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.
  • Have the flexibility to occasionally work after normal hours including some Saturday’s.

Job Skills and Requirements:

  • Team Player: A reliable and dependable self-starter who will 1) maintain a positive attitude, 2) work well as a member of 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 held 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.
  • Travel: Capable of traveling to company locations in Whatcom, Skagit, Island and Snohomish Counties.
  • Flexible as overtime may be required.
  • Represent the company in a professional and ethical manner.
  • Drug free.

 

Required Education and/or Experience;

  • Minimum education required is a high school diploma, GED or equivalent.
  • 3 to 5 years of mechanic experience in an industrial setting is preferred.
  • Must have and maintain a valid Washington State driver’s license with a clean, insurable driving record.

 

 

Miles Sand & Gravel has evolved from a small family-owned business to an industry leader and respectable brand. That reputation is not just built from what we do or how we do it. It is built by the people who do it for us. Miles is always looking for talented people to join our team.

THE MILES GROUP OF COMPANIES BELIEVE THAT THEIR EMPLOYEES ARE THE SINGLE BIGGEST FACTOR IN THEIR SUCCESS.  MILES HAS MANY LOCATIONS TO KEEP EMPLOYEES IN THEIR COMMUNITIES.  MILES ALSO PROVIDES EXCELLENT BENEFITS, COMPETITIVE SALARIES AND A TEAM-ORIENTED ENVIRONMENT TO KEEP OUR EMPOYEES HAPPY AND HEALTHY.

 

THERE ARE OPPORTUNITIES FOR INTERNAL ADVANCEMENT AS WE BELIEVE OUR PEOPLE KNOW THE INDUSTRY BEST.

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Retirement Plan

THIS IS A SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITION.  PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT, APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO PASS A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREENING TEST WHICH INCLUDES SCREENING FOR NON PSYCHOACTIVE CANNABIS METABOLITES.