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Astec, Inc.

Maintenance Technician - 2nd Shift

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Posted On: Thursday, 2nd March 2017
Department: Service
Shift: 2nd Shift
Location: 4101 Jerome Ave.
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37407
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: High School

Job Description:

• Knowledgeable in all aspects of AC/DC circuits and controls to include wiring, installation and theory. • Assists plant operations by working to repair and maintain buildings, equipment, and other company assets to ensure safe and efficient operation and use. • Knowledgeable in all aspects of hydraulic operations and installations to include pumps, cylinders, valves, piping, controls, and troubleshooting. • Knowledge of electrical theory from 480V down 110V single phase voltages and be able to wire, install, and maintain all of the above. Also be thoroughly familiar with plant wiring and skilled to ensure compliance with NEC. • Able to safely mount and set machinery (install and layout) for electrical and mechanical set up. • Knowledgeable in pneumatic operations and controls (air compressors) to include installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting. • Must be thoroughly familiar with facility piping (natural gas, argon, 02, air, N2, water-basic plumbing and repairs) and appropriate codes. • Must be thoroughly trained in the mechanical knowledge of chains, sprocketting, and gears on overhead cranes to include repair and troubleshooting. Also trained in the use of micrometer and how to take measurements with it on the cranes. • Be thoroughly knowledgeable and able to use the following tools – 1.25” hand tools and down, 30 metric on down, and Allen wrenches. • Knowledgeable in power tool repair and maintenance (and be able to perform), impact wrenches, battery drills, pencil grinders, grinders, porta band saw, and welding machines. • Knowledgeable in small engine repair and forklifts, mobile welders, vehicle maintenance, and gas compressors (and be able to perform). • Knowledgeable in and able to conduct HVAC maintenance and repair to include preventive maintenance.

Preferred Skills:

• Knowledge of pneumatic operations and controls required. • Thorough understanding and experience in facility piping and appropriate codes required. • Must be able to work at heights. • Experience in and ability to perform welding required. • Thorough understanding and experience in the repair and troubleshooting of overhead cranes required. • Knowledge of power tool repair and maintenance required. • Knowledge and ability to conduct HVAC maintenance and repair required. • Knowledge of failure analysis – mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic – required. • Ability to learn the preventive maintenance of Astec equipment and machinery required. • Safety training of forklifts, cranes, respiratory protection, fit testing, and confined space entry required. • Follows proper safety rules and procedures/requirements at all times.

Company Profile

Astec, Inc., a member of the Astec Industries, Inc. family of companies, is the world leader in both hot and warm mix asphalt equipment technology, support, and training. Astec, Inc. is the only manufacturer in the world to offer a complete line of portable, relocatable, and stationary asphalt plant equipment as well as soil remediation equipment and wood pellet plants. Astec, Inc. produces equipment under the Astec and Dillman brands.

Our core values are:

  • Continuous devotion to meeting the needs of our customers;
  • Honesty and integrity in all aspects of business;
  • Respect for all individuals;
  • Preserving entrepreneurial spirit, innovation, and focus through decentralization; and
  • Profit, growth and safety as means to ensure the success of the company.

Our company's core purpose is to improve the quality of life for people all over the world by building equipment to improve the world’s infrastructure.

We invite you to learn more about Astec, Inc. and what we have to offer to prospective associates.

Astec, Inc. is a Drug Free Workplace, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Benefits

Astec, Inc. offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package as part of its commitment to associates. Benefit highlights include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan (including company match)
  • Opportunities for advancement through job posting
  • Paid Days Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Payroll Direct Deposit Option
  • TN Valley Credit Union Membership Option
  • Active company safety program
  • Friendly work environment

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