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Maintenance / Electrical Repair Mechanic - Spokane, WA at Oldcastle APG Inc

Posted in Installation - Maint - Repair 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Spokane, Washington

Job Description:


Job ID:  127012


Central Premix is a division of the Oldcastle Architectural Products Group (APG). APG is North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of concrete masonry, dry mix, and hardscape products. With over $2B in sales, APG operates across 33 states and 6 Canadian provinces through a network of over 165 operating locations and more than 5,000 employees.



Responsible for overall maintenance and repair of equipment, tools, and machinery as assigned to the maintenance team by the plant manager or other supervisors as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Install, adjust, and repair production equipment and special purpose machines as assigned

  • Operate a variety of hand and power tools to repair, grease, weld, cut, change parts and complete tasks as assigned

  • Weld (stick and wire feed) and use cutting torch as required

  • Fabricate metal parts and install as needed to fit the needs of the plant and equipment

  • Perform general repairs to plant structures

  • Keep work area in a clean and orderly condition

  • Test malfunctioning machinery, troubleshoot and determine repairs and discuss with plant supervisor for approval and repair as needed

  • Replace faulty parts, electrical wires, motors, controls and circuit boards

  • Install equipment and electrical components and test to ensure proper functioning

  • Observe mechanical devices and equipment and listen to sounds to determine proper functioning or identify causes of trouble

  • Dismantle equipment to gain access to and remove defective parts using hoists, cranes, hand tools and power tools. Replace and install parts as needed

  • Lubricate and clean parts and equipment to ensure proper operation

  • Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed

  • Extensive knowledge of Lock Out safety policies and procedures




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job.


Requirements / Education / Experience


  • High school diploma/ equivalent or comparable in training, education or experience

  • Minimum of 5 years industrial experience in electrical support functions

  • Technical or vocational school certification or equivalent in training or experience

  • Advanced knowledge of programming ladder logic and working knowledge of PLC’s

  • Must have been employed as a plant electrician or electrician apprentice within the past 18 months

  • Must be knowledgeable of OSHA safety requirements, especially those related to electrical operations and components and 70E

  • Must have 70E-Arc Flash training

  • Able to read and understand electrical schematics and blueprints

  • Ability to read and interpret instructions and operations manuals and follow step by step instructions

  • Mechanical aptitude and ability are essential

  • Skilled in the use of hand and power tools

  • Skilled usage in welding and fabricating

  • Working knowledge of three phase motors, programmable controls, circuits, and National Electrical Code 70E

  • Knowledge of hydraulics, mechanics, electricity or related field preferred


Physical Environment


  • Lift tools, machinery parts and other objects weighing up to 60-80 pounds each

  • Endure intermittent bending, crouching, pushing, pulling, stooping and reaching

  • Standing for extended period of time

  • Able to work under extreme conditions such as hot or cold temperatures, noise

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!

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Central Premix is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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