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Mechanic Maintenance Technician

Houston, TX 77027

Posted: 02/28/2019 Employment Type: Temp to Hire Function: Skilled Trades Job Number: 17903 Pay Rate: $20.00-$22.00/hour

Murray Resources is in search of a Mechanic Maintenance Technician to work for an international cement manufacturing company. This is a great opportunity to be a part of opening a new location with a growing, stable company in the Houston area. This is a temp to hire role with opportunity for advancement.

Location: Houston, East

Pay: $20/hr - $22/hr - DOE

Type: Temp to Hire



  • Performs rebuilds, repairs, removal and install on the following but not limited to: gear boxes, pneumatic cylinders, air slides, bucket elevators, lubrication systems, valves, dust filters, compressors, screw conveyers, hydraulic equipment, finish mill etc.
  • Performs routine preventative maintenance.
  • Adheres to all safety policies and procedures.
  • Ensures correct and safe operation of equipment.
  • Identifies faulty equipment through observation and testing metrics.
  • Determines if maintenance action is required and acts appropriately.
  • Attends daily meetings to prioritize work orders and minimize downtime
  • Safely operates power tools, hoists, hand tools etc.
  • Assess the condition of used parts using micrometers, calipers and specifications
  • Maintain parts and tools inventory.
  • Prepare maintenance reports as required.
  • Maintains tools, equipment and work areas in a clean and orderly manner.
  • Interacts with vendors and outside service providers.
  • Maintain good housekeeping conditions in all working areas.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Willingness to work in cement manufacturing environment that may be hot, cold, wet, dusty, and physically demanding. Must be able to hear and see warning horns and other hazards.
  • Must have experience using hand tools, power tools, hoists, jacks, squares, rules, scales, dial indicators, micrometers, laser alignment machines, optical levels and plumb bobs.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills
  • Must have a good understanding of blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures.
  • Welding, fabricating, plumbing, construction work, etc...
  • Interacts with vendors and outside service providers.
  • Minimum of 3 years industrial maintenance or heavy equipment experience require
  • Advanced understanding of hydraulics, pneumatics and mechanics
  • Understanding of electrical systems.
  • Understanding of HMI systems.
  • Comfortable with computers
  • Experience with various mobile equipment. Operation of: man lifts, forklifts, loaders, skid steers, etc.
  • Team player and willing to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must be willing to work overtime and flexible shifts as required
  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards and applicable safety precautions of the assigned work.
  • Positive attitude, collaborative worker, team player
  • Performs a wide range of essential duties requiring heavy lifting, awkward work positions, climbing ladders and frequent movement both within and outside multi-floor buildings.
  • Covers off-shift calls as needed. Attends work regularly and reliably.
  • Familiar with cement process flow and equipment functions. (preferable)


***Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within a few weeks of submitting your application. ***

Kristen Cusick

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