Maintenance Mechanic

  • Southern Industrial
  • Moncure, NC, United States
  • Aug 29, 2017

Job Description

About us: Since 1962, Southern Industrial has helped install and maintain the manufacturing and industrial base that has fueled growth across the Southeast.

We have grown from a Carolinas-based crane and rigging company into the leading provider of turn-key industrial construction and plant maintenance services in the Southeast.

As part of EMCOR Group, Southern Industrial's ability to serve our customers is enhanced by EMCOR's financial strength and national presence.

Job Title: Maintenance Mechanic

Job Summary: Ideal candidate for the position of Maintenance Mechanic will be interested in furthering his/her knowledge of plant and process of operations, in order to expand your ability to properly diagnose and implement corrective action while troubleshooting according to technical mandates and process needs.

Position includes installation, start up, and troubleshooting of facility process machinery, as well as attending to facility structural needs. Structural Welding is a must. Responsible for understanding preventive maintenance methods, including proper greasing, oiling, cleaning and adjusting as well as knowledge and experience of Rock crushers and boilers. Must perform preventative and reactive maintenance tasks, and be well versed in many aspects of machinery operation and repair: Including but not limited to, Mechanical, Hydraulic, Pneumatic, Instrumentation, and some Electrical aspects. Successful candidate with experience in TIG, MIG, and Arc welding, as well as Mill experience will take priority. Must be a self-starter, and capable of working 3rd shift 10:30pm - 7am Sunday - Saturday.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 

Must gain knowledge of facility operations in order to properly understand production needs. Candidate will perform daily inspections of machinery while in operation and at rest, and be able to perform proper diagnosis and repairs in a timely manner in order to eliminate down time. Will be responsible for reading and understanding mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and minor electrical technical drawings. Must be able to manage entire PM routine for individual machines, to include PM, overhaul, part ordering, proper paperwork, and machine familiarity. Candidate must be able to adopt new skills rapidly, and if needed provide on the job training for new employees. Must possess outstanding communication skills, be professional, and capable of positively interacting with operators, quality control, and supervisory employees. MSHA and OSHA certification is preferred. You must at ALL times understand and follow plant safety rules including safe lifting practices and safe machine operation. Personal Protective Equipment is to be used where required.

The Maintenance Mechanic will attend to housekeeping in the Maintenance work area.


•Able to sit, stand for prolonged periods, and walk during job duties 
•Job duties also require occasional lifting up to 50 lbs, pushing/pulling, bending/stooping, squatting/kneeling/crawling, twisting/turning, climbing/balancing, reaching and grasping/manipulating. 
•Able to pass background check and drug screen
•Experience in an industrial setting is preferred, but will consider all applicants. If you are a professional with expert level experience in Mechanical, Pluming, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Welding, and Instrumentation we are looking for you.

We offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package and are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success. EOE M/F/Vet/Disabled