Title:  Maintenance Mechanic

Date:  Apr 28, 2024
Location: 

Monsessen, PA, US, 15062

Company:  simsmetalm
3758

Sims Metal (Sims) is a global leader in metal recycling. With facilities across the globe, Sims plays an intrinsic role in the circular economy by making resources available for future use. As a responsible corporate citizen, we continuously seek new ways to broaden our participation in the environmental sector, ensuring that our future is as bright, safe, and secure as at any time in our long history.

 

Sims is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value the diversity of all of our employees, and we are committed to creating a working environment that is built on a foundation of respect and inclusion where everyone can contribute, advance on merit, and realize their full potential.

Must pass pre-employment physical, background check, and drug screen.

A typical schedule is Mon-Fri from 6:30 am-3:00 p.m.

Prior certified training from a union, trade schoolor tech institute is required

In-depth knowledge of conveyor systems, hydraulics, belt systems, motors, and other industrial machine mechanisms essential for job procedures is required.

 

About the company

This position is with Alumisource, a subsidiary of Sims Limited. Sims Metal is the world’s leading publicly listed metal recycler, with operations encompassing the buying, processing, and selling of ferrous and non-ferrous recycled metals. The metals recycling operations are geographically diverse, with operations in five continents, including the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom, comprising a network of processing facilities, many with deep-water port access, supported by an extensive network of feeder yards from which to source recyclable ferrous and non-ferrous metals.

 

Maintenance Technician:
We are searching for a talented and qualified maintenance technician who has proven experience with industrial and construction equipment repairs. In this position, you should also be able to make decisions, troubleshoot, and perform repairs with little to no supervision. You will be responsible for dismantling machinery, transferring equipment, interpreting blueprints, and installing equipment. The ideal candidate has in-depth knowledge of conveyor systems, hydraulics, belt systems, motors, and other industrial machine mechanisms essential for job procedures. Must be a team player with strong attention to detail. Trouble shooting or repairs to mobile equipment such as high lifts, forklifts, and hydraulic cranes as well as electrical, mechanical, or hydraulic systems are a must.

Maintenance workers are expected to complete daily, weekly and monthly checklists on equipment maintenance procedures and maintain records of scheduled maintenance procedures.

Applicants must demonstrate aptitude in the use of hand and power tools. Additional skills such as welding, a basic understanding of electrical wiring, or pipe fitting are a plus. Reading blueprints or schematics also necessary.

 

Maintenance Technician Responsibilities:

Applicant must be able to perform routine preventative maintenance and extensive repairs or rebuild work on heavy manufacturing production equipment with an emphasis on conveyor systems. Trouble shooting or repairs to mobile equipment such as high lifts, forklifts, and hydraulic cranes as well as electrical, mechanical, or hydraulic systems are a must.

Maintenance workers are expected to complete daily, weekly and monthly checklists on equipment maintenance procedures and maintain records of scheduled maintenance procedures.

Applicants must demonstrate aptitude in the use of hand and power tools. Additional skills such as welding, a basic understanding of electrical wiring, or pipe fitting are a plus. Reading blueprints or schematics also necessary.

 

Skills:

  • Disassemble and reassemble the equipment for repair or transportation.
  • Build the foundation for machines.
  • Construct and install equipment such as shafting, conveyors, and tram rails.
  • Review and interpret engineering specifications, schematics, and blueprints to determine work procedures.
  • Transfer equipment to the applicable site for maintenance to avoid contamination or safety hazards.
  • Grind and file machinery parts.
  • Supervise construction workers when using the equipment.
  • Work with a range of hand tools including measuring tools, welding, and brazing equipment.
  • Determine which machines, techniques, and tools to use when moving equipment and completing jobs.
  • Visit various construction sites.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent qualification.
  • A minimum of 5 years experience as a maintenance technician
  • In-depth knowledge of construction equipment and machinery.
  • Good communication skills and strong attention to detail
  • Must be able to work well in a team environment.

 

With a promote-from-within philosophy and a variety of programs available to support continuous learning, Sims offers the opportunity for a rewarding career. We are committed to the ecologically sound and sustainable use of resources and strive to operate in a manner that minimizes waste and protects the environment.A career with Sims provides you with the opportunity to work with an organization whose goal is to be the world’s safest and most responsible recycling company. Our people achieve this by creating a zero-harm workplace, being exemplary members of the communities in which we operate, and being responsible stewards of the environment. We also offer competitive pay and a range of attractive benefits.

Find Out More…Please visit www.simsltd.com for more information on Sims and its commitment to sustainability.

 

SIMS LIMITED IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL-OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE VALUE THE DIVERSITY OF ALL OF OUR EMPLOYEES AND ARE COMMITTED TO CREATING AN INCLUSIVE WORKING ENVIRONMENT WHERE EVERYONE CAN CONTRIBUTE, ADVANCE ON MERIT, AND REALIZE THEIR FULL POTENTIAL. SIMS LIMITED IS AN EQUAL-OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. THE COMPANY DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE WITH REGARD TO RACE, SEX, RELIGION, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, CITIZENSHIP STATUS, DISABILITY, AGE, MARITAL OR FAMILIAL STATUS, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, GENDER EXPRESSION, VETERAN STATUS, HOUSING STATUS, SOURCE OF INCOME, OR ANY OTHER STATUS PROTECTED BY FEDERAL, STATE, OR LOCAL LAWS. THIS APPLIES TO ANY EMPLOYMENT DECISION, INCLUDING RECRUITING, HIRING, PLACEMENT, PROMOTION, TERMINATION, LAYOFF, RECALL, TRANSFER, LEAVES OF ABSENCE, COMPENSATION, AND TRAINING. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS WITH A DISABILITY IN NEED OF A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION MAY REQUEST SUCH WITHOUT FEAR OF REPRISAL OR DISCRIMINATION.

 

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Experience level:

  • 5 years

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Work setting:

  • In-person

Experience:

  • conveyor & belt systems, hydraulics, motors: 5 years (Required)

License/Certification:

  • mechanic training certificate from a licensed institiute (Required)

Work Location: In person

With a promote-from-within philosophy and a variety of programs available to support continuous learning, Sims offers the opportunity for a rewarding career. We are committed to the ecologically sound and sustainable use of resources and strive to operate in a manner that minimizes waste and protects the environment.

 

A career with Sims provides you with the opportunity to work with an organization whose goal is to be the world’s safest and most responsible recycling company. Our people achieve this by creating a zero-harm workplace, being exemplary members of the communities in which we operate, and being responsible stewards of the environment. We also offer competitive pay and a range of attractive benefits.

 

Find Out More…

Please visit www.simsltd.com for more information on Sims and its commitment to sustainability.

SIMS LIMITED IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE VALUE THE DIVERSITY OF ALL OF OUR EMPLOYEES AND ARE COMMITTED TO CREATING AN INCLUSIVE WORKING ENVIRONMENT WHERE EVERYONE CAN CONTRIBUTE, ADVANCE ON MERIT, AND REALIZE THEIR FULL POTENTIAL. SIMS LIMITED IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. THE COMPANY DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE WITH REGARD TO RACE, SEX, RELIGION, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, CITIZENSHIP STATUS, DISABILITY, AGE, MARITAL OR FAMILIAL STATUS, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, GENDER EXPRESSION, VETERAN STATUS, HOUSING STATUS, SOURCE OF INCOME, OR ANY OTHER STATUS PROTECTED BY FEDERAL, STATE, OR LOCAL LAWS. THIS APPLIES TO ANY EMPLOYMENT DECISION, INCLUDING RECRUITING, HIRING, PLACEMENT, PROMOTION, TERMINATION, LAYOFF, RECALL, TRANSFER, LEAVES OF ABSENCE, COMPENSATION, AND TRAINING.  QUALIFIED APPLICANTS WITH A DISABILITY IN NEED OF A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION MAY REQUEST SUCH WITHOUT FEAR OF REPRISAL OR DISCRIMINATION. 


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