Maintenance / Electrical Mechanic - Bristol, PA
Oldcastle - Bristol, PA

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City: Bristol

State: Pennsylvania

Postal/Zip Code: 19007

Bonsal American, Inc., a division of Oldcastle, is a leading manufacturer of packaged blended cement products and pavement repair products. With over 35 manufacturing plants, Bonsal American, manufactures, markets and distributes products under the brands of Sakrete, Prospec, Amerimix and Gemseal. Products are distributed through major retail and commercial outlets, including Homecenters, Co-ops, building material distributors and commercial distributors. Bonsal American has a long standing reputation for quality service and products.

Job Description Summary
  • Maintains plant production and quality by ensuring operation of machinery and mechanical equipment
  • Ensures operation of machinery, electrical and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on electric motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions
  • Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments
  • Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance
  • Conducts machine installs and repairs, maintenance and facilities repair, including electrical, mechanical, welding, fabrication of special parts as needed

Essential Duties
  • Maintain and repair all existing electrical equipment in the production areas
  • Installs power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed machines and equipment
  • Prepare maintenance reports for management as directed
  • Maintain strict documentation of all plant electrical circuitry
  • Read blueprints, wiring diagrams, process sheets, and assembly schematic drawings
  • Calibrate and adjust all electrical/electronic equipment according to manufacturer’s specifications
  • Utilize Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) and other troubleshooting techniques to observe electrical and electronic devices/systems to locate, isolate, and repair causes of problems

Requirements/Skills
  • Working knowledge of Equipment Maintenance, Technical Understanding, Basic Safety, Power Tools, Attention to Detail, Flexibility, Supervision, Job Knowledge, Productivity
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
  • Ability to write simple correspondence
  • Previous maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment required
  • Previous repair skills in manufacturing environment required
  • Advanced understanding of electrical mechanical parts, tools and testing equipment
  • Ability to work rotating shifts (days, evenings, nights and weekends) is a must

Education and Experience
  • Associate’s degree or completion of Technical School and Apprenticeship program or equivalent in training, experience and education
  • Minimum of 5 years industrial experience in electrical support functions
  • Must have been employed as an electrician or electrician apprentice within the past 18 months
  • Must be knowledgeable of OSHA safety requirements, especially those related to electrical operations and components
  • Able to read and understand electrical schematics and blueprints
  • Working knowledge of three phase motors, programmable controls, circuits, and National Electrical Code
  • An Electrical/Electronic Engineering degree is preferred
  • Must be able to speak, read and write in English
  • Requires strong electrical and electronic troubleshooting skills, and experience using testing equipment

Work Environment
  • This job involves the following physical demands: Walking, standing, bending, stretching, using hands and fingers to hold, grasp, push, and lift items
  • A large percentage of work time is spent in a warehouse where temperatures can range from cool to hot and noise level can be moderate to high
  • Lifting requirements are generally up to 100 pounds
  • Job responsibilities involve use of hand and power tools

What Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle

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

Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family!

Bonsal American is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

Bonsal American is part of the Oldcastlecareers™ network.

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Oldcastle is the largest manufacturer of building products and materials in North America with more than 1500 locations and 35,000...