Mechanic - Mobile Equipment

Requisition ID:  4291

Smithland, KY, US, 42081

Pay Type:  Hourly

Driven by our purpose: Building progress for people and the planet. We are transforming to become the global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions. Holcim is enabling greener cities, smarter infrastructure and improving living standards around the world. With sustainability at the core of its strategy Holcim is becoming a net zero company, with its people and communities at the heart of its success. The company is driving circular construction as a world leader in recycling to build more with less. Holcim is 70,000 people around the world who are passionate about building progress for people and the planet through four business segments: Cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, Aggregates and Solutions & Products.


Mechanic – Mobile Equipment position is a key position responsible for preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and providing service throughout the plant.  


  • Implement extensive Preventative Maintenance Program for all HME equipment. 
  • Troubleshoot and repair all HME problems (electrical, mechanical, hydraulic).
  • Maintain a repair schedule, coordinating with plant staff and securing parts required.
  • Develop winter work schedule (downtime schedule) with time, materials and cost.
  • Monitor inventory of equipment and maintenance supplies.
  • Communicate with varying levels of management on down times, breakdowns, and scheduling.
  • Manage the need for outsourced repairs, when needed.



  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in operation knowledge of heavy equipment found in a quarry or materials operation.
  • Extensive experience maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing mobile equipment, including hydraulics, diagnostic, electrical and schematic knowledge.
  • Limited machinist skills with the ability to read precision measurement instruments.
  • Fabrication skills; welding with arch and gas (certificate).
  • Experience in managing maintenance on a fleet of equipment preferred.
  • Manufacturer sponsored tracking preferred.
  • Computer skills.
  • Ability to provide own set of mechanic hand tools.
  • Ability to forecast and schedule upcoming repairs.
  • Ability to perform rigorous physical activities in all weather conditions.
  • Self-motivated with a solid work ethic. 


Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to health, safety and environmental policies in all work environments and areas. Promote a culture of safety and exhibit these behaviors. 
  • Successful candidates must adhere to all safety protocols and proper use of Holcim approved Personal Protection Equipment ("PPE"), including but not limited to respirators. Subject to applicable law, employees that are required to wear respirators must be clean shaven where the respirator seal meets the face in order to pass the qualitative and quantitative fit tests.
  • This job requires shift work, callouts, scheduled and unscheduled overtime, weekend and holiday work. Employee may have a work schedule adjusted on short notice. 



  • Competitive salary
  • Retirement Savings: Choose from 401(k) pre-tax and/or Roth after-tax savings
  • Medical, Dental, Disability and Life Insurance coverage
  • Holistic Health & Well-being programs
  • Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) & Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) for health and dependent care
  • Vision and other Voluntary benefits and discounts
  • Paid time off & paid holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave (maternity & paternity)
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Dress for your day



At Holcim, there is endless opportunity for you to play your part. Whether you’re in a technical, managerial, or frontline role, you can shape a career that works for you. With us you’ll have the chance to embrace the passion we share for our planet. You’ll be encouraged to seek out diverse perspectives, share your ideas and build the skills and connections you need to perform at your best. Because it’s only when we work together in a culture where everyone thrives, that we can build the world we all want to live in.

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Driven by our purpose to build sustainable solutions for people and our planet, Holcim US encourages interested candidates who meet many, even if not all of the job requirements to apply for a position. We provide a safe working environment for all and strive for diversity in our teams and inclusivity in our work.

We take pride in our hiring processes and our commitment to all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information, citizenship, physical or mental disability, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Our goal is to drive diversity in our teams and inclusivity in our work. Holcim (US) Inc., Holcim - ACM Management, Inc., and their affiliates and subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer, deciding all employment on the basis of qualification, merit and business need.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Nearest Major Market: Paducah