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Mobile Equipment Maintenance Mechanic

Date: Sep 17, 2022

Location: Jackson, TN, US

Company: Gerdau

Job Description

Coordinate/assist in maintenance and repairs of various gas and diesel powered mobile equipment and machines.


Duties & Responsibilities

Diagnose and repair defective mobile, mechanical, and hydraulic equipment using hand tools, power tools, and precision measuring and testing equipment. Troubleshoot, repair, install, and service compressors and other process equipment. Perform inspections, installations, and alignments of equipment, and troubleshoot any equipment failures. Demonstrate thorough knowledge of the Process Code System and Internal Combustion System. Repair, replace, and fabricate parts for worn items as required. Perform preventative maintenance on equipment using knowledge of vibration analysis, oil analysis, and thermography. Read machine drawings, blueprints, pipe diagrams, and flow sheets. Lubricate and clean parts. Perform welding repairs as needed using arc, wire, tig, and gas welds. Use cutting torches to cut and lay out basic designs. Initiate purchase orders for parts. Maintain specified records of work performed, details of repairs, and materials usage.


The Individual:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Understanding of shop mathematics with the use of drawings, specifications, charts, tables, and precision measuring instruments.
  • Intermediate knowledge of mobile equipment maintenance and repair in an industrial setting.
  • AAS in industrial maintenance and maintenance reliability certifications are preferred

  • Diesel Mechanic certification is preferred.

  • 3-5 years’ experience working in an industrial environment in a position containing a routine maintenance component is preferred.


Salary & Benefits:

  • Medical and Prescription
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account)
  • 401K
  • Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
  • Health Advocate Services
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program


Application Process

Gerdau believes in equal employment opportunity related to all employees and applicants for employment.  It is the policy of Gerdau that there will be no discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or other legally protected status.  All external applicants must be legally eligible to immediately work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship


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Nearest Major Market: Jackson
Nearest Secondary Market: Memphis