Oldcastle APG Inc Maintenance Technician - Sauget, IL in Sauget, Illinois

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Job ID: 145240

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Lawn & Garden, a Division of Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is one of the largest manufacturers of bagged and bulk decorative mulch, soil, stone, and limestone products in the nation with over 40 production facilities. We take pride in serving a diverse group of customers including independent garden centers, mass retailers, landscapers, contractors, and homeowners.

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Essential Duties / Responsibilitiesn

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+ Install, adjust and repair production equipment

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+ Weld (ARC, MIG) and use cutting torch

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+ Repair and replace gears, drives, bearings, belts, chains, shafts, etc.

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+ Operate a variety of hand/power tools to repair, grease, weld, cut and change parts as assigned

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+ Electrical work including PLC troubleshooting, motor controls, and circuit testing

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+ Repair/troubleshoot hydraulic cylinders, flow problems, solenoids and pumps

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+ Observe equipment and listen to sounds to determine proper functioning or identify caused of trouble

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+ Rebuild production molds

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+ Perform general repairs to plant structure

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+ Keep work area in a clean and orderly condition

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+ Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as neededn

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Requirements / Education / Experiencen

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+ High school diploma/equivalent or equivalent in training, education or experience

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+ Technical or vocational school certification or equivalent in training or experience

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+ Ability to read and interpret instructions and operations manuals and follow step by st p instructions

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+ Skilled in the use of hand and power tools

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+ Knowledge of hydraulics, mechanics, electricity, welding, or related fieldsn

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Physical Requirementsn

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+ While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak or hear.

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+ The employee will be required to stand for extended periods of time.

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+ The employee must have the ability to lift and/or move up to 65 lbs. from the ground level. The need to lift over 65 lbs. may arise from time to time ? should this be the case, employees should engage in team lifting and/or use the provided equipment to safely lift.

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+ The employee must have the capability to perform ph