Maintenance Technician/Fabricator
Company: Oldcastle Precast
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Welding, Skilled & Trades
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 1/19/2018

Job ID:  123066



Job Description Summary


Performs a wide range of duties to safely and efficiently produce precast concrete products of the highest quality standards.  


Position Responsibilities


Essential Duties include, but are not limited to the following:


  • Fabricates concrete molds using basic machine tools: metal band saw, piranha press, various welders, cutting torches
  • Interpret shop drawings to modify current molds to specific product construction
  • Work independently with production personnel to ensure tolerances on concrete product are maintained
  • 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
  • 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 inspection 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


Work Environment


  • Industrial plant environment
  • Frequent walking/standing (6+ hrs./day)
  • Frequent lifting (up to 10 lbs.)
  • Infrequent lifting (up to 25 lbs.)
  • Max lift (up to 40 lbs.)
  • Frequent climbing of ladders



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




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!


Oldcastle Precast is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


Oldcastle Precast is part of the Oldcastlecareers™ network.




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 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
  • Good attendance and positive attitude.
  • Knowledge and skills to use basic tools
  • Team oriented
  • Knowledge of basic measurements and how to read a tape measure
  • Understands and can apply basic mathematical skills (adding, subtracting, multiplication & division)
Houston , TX 77048
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