Plant Mechanic
Granite Construction

Marana, Arizona

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General Summary

The Plant Mechanic is responsible for the safe repair and maintenance of equipment found in a high production aggregate production facility. Equipment includes but is not limited to: asphalt plant, cone crushers, jaw crushers, screen decks, material screws, conveyors, pumps, dust collectors, asphalt drums, bins, silos, hoppers; hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical machinery and systems.

  • Perform safety and mechanical inspections of equipment.
  • Address any housekeeping issues within the work area.
  • Performs repairs on machinery and equipment, including but not limited to: changing conveyor belts, repairing bearings, pulleys, idlers, repairing and patching belts, screens and pumps; welding, replacing steel on bins and chutes.
  • Perform maintenance on machinery and equipment, including but not limited to: screen changes, lubricating, fueling, and cleaning.
  • Perform other duties as required.

  • High school diploma or GED

Work Experience
  • Experience in industrial mechanical repair and maintenance.
  • 2-4 years of aggregate plant repair and maintenance experience, preferred.
  • Experience working in an MSHA environment, preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to troubleshoot, diagnose and repair.
  • Ability to wear a full body harness and work at heights while tied off.
  • Ability to work, day, swing, and night shifts (occasionally extended hours).
  • Ability to work in constant exposure to outside elements, in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to work in safety sensitive setting, including exposure to moving machinery and heavy equipment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team in a fast-paced and complex environment.
  • Ability to obtain an MSHA Part 46 certificate as required for the job.
  • Ability to utilize cut torches to repair and maintain plant equipment.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Comply, understand, and support corporate safety initiatives to ensure a safe work environment.
  • Ability and willingness to abide by Granite's Code of Conduct daily.

Physical Demands
  • Physical dexterity, stamina, and excellent hand-eye coordination with ability to: grasp, assemble, and lift objects, stand, sit, and walk for extended periods over uneven surfaces, squat, bend, climb ladders onto equipment or other objects, and potentially lie down.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently work at heights up to 110 feet.
  • Lifting, pushing, pulling of heavy items weighing up to 80 lbs. or more.

About Granite Construction Incorporated

Granite Construction Incorporated is a member of the S&P 400 Index and is the parent company of Granite Construction Company, one of the nation's largest heavy civil contractors and construction materials producers. Granite Construction is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities and a Drug-Free Workplace. For additional information on applicant/employee rights please clickhere.

Notice to Staffing Agencies

Granite Construction, Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Granite") will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Granite, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Granite mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Granite employees, or to Granite's resume database will be considered Granite property. Granite will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.Granite will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees.Agencies must obtain advance written approval from Granite's recruiting function to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening.Granite will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place.Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Granite's Human Resources Representative or his/ her designee. No other Granite employee is authorized to bind Granite to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies.

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