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INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN, CONCORD, NH

Swenson Granite Company seeks an experienced Industrial Maintenance Technician for our curbing operation in Concord, NH. We are looking for an energetic team player with at least two years’ experience repairing and performing preventative maintenance on industrial equipment, including the diagnosis of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems. We offer year-round employment, a competitive wage, opportunity for advancement, as well as excellent health insurance and a retirement plan.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – other duties may be assigned:

  • Repairs and performs preventative maintenance on all industrial equipment, including the diagnosis of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic problems.
  • Replaces electrical parts and equipment as needed.
  • Practices safe work and environmental procedures including all required Company and MSHA compliances.
  • Helps maintain an inventory of parts, as well as other necessary supplies.
  • Provides cost control and reduction through a preventative maintenance program.
  • Disassembles machine components and cleans parts.
  • Performs basic welding and machining tasks.
  • Cleans tools and working areas.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Must have at least two years of experience working with and troubleshooting industrial machinery. Will possess prior experience working with industrial machinery, troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining electrical, mechanical and hydraulic components of production equipment. Experience in the construction, mining or manufacturing industry is a plus, as is experience with programmable controllers (PLCs). Must have good computer skills and be comfortable using automated equipment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, climb ladders up to 25 feet tall, balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. Lifts over that amount will be assisted mechanically or with the help of another employee.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to oils and grease, slippery surfaces, outside weather conditions and moving mechanical parts and equipment. The employee may be occasionally exposed to high places and explosives. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

To apply send your resume to info@swensongranite.com, or mail your resume to Swenson Granite Company, attn: Human Resources, 369 North State Street, Concord, NH 03301

FORKLIFT OPERATOR/MATERIAL HANDLER, NEWTOWN, CT

Swenson Granite is seeking a Forklift Operator/Material Handler to work at our retail store yard in Newtown, CT. We are in the business of retail and contractor sales of granite and natural stone products used for masonry, landscaping, and building work. Duties for this position include loading and unloading material with a forklift and some heavy lifting. We are looking for an energetic person with a neat appearance and a positive attitude. Forklift experience is a plus. Swenson Granite offers competitive wages and excellent benefits.

Please apply in person at the Swenson Granite Works store located at 292 South Main Street in Newtown, or email your resume to jdoherty@swensongranite.com.

MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR, BARRE, VT

Swenson Granite Works has an opening for an experienced Maintenance Supervisor who will work with and oversee the facilities maintenance staff at the Anderson Friberg plant in Barre. This position requires a minimum five years’ experience in maintenance and two in supervision, preferably in a manufacturing or production environment. Swenson Granite offers a generous salary and great benefits for this year-round position.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for managing and working with a team of maintenance employees and directing the workflow to ensure the safety and productivity of the Landscaping Division’s facilities, vehicles, equipment and tools. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, scheduling, daily front line supervision of maintenance personnel, parts ordering and vendor control.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – other duties may be assigned

  • Supervise and work with maintenance employees and contract workers.
  • Review work orders and assign tasks to maintenance employees to accomplish. Verify the quality of work performed.
  • Work closely with line supervisors to ensure fluid and effective operations as related to equipment maintenance and repairs.
  • Anticipate equipment and parts needs and procure parts necessary to complete repairs.
  • Establish and execute a preventive maintenance program for all equipment, tools, facilities and machinery.
  • Oversee routine maintenance functions and adjustments on all equipment in compliance with the manufacturers' and company schedules.
  • Handle related administrative matters for the team such as maintaining records of all preventive and corrective maintenance performed.
  • Oversee safety inspections of equipment and prepare safety documentation.
  • Monitor plant for efficiency, safety and maintenance compliance.
  • Comply with pertinent VOSHA and DOT regulations.
  • Monitor the sale and disposition of retired and scrapped equipment.
  • Conduct safety and job process training to department personnel.
  • Oversee the purchasing, delivery and inventory of necessary maintenance supplies.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
This position requires at least five years experience in a maintenance shop, and two years supervisory or progressive responsibility experience in a lead role. Experience with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) and Servo motors is a plus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The majority of time is generally spent on the floor troubleshooting and working on equipment. Work performed in the plant may entail exposure to hazardous working conditions including but not limited to dust and other air particles, loud noises, fumes, vibrations, mechanical systems and electrical systems. Lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling parts and tools weighing up to 75 pounds for distances up to 50 feet may be necessary. This position will require extended hours, including some evenings, weekends and holidays.

OTHER CAPABILITIES

  • Excellent time management skills and independent judgment necessary to plan, prioritize, and organize a diversified workload
  • Good computer and math skills
  • Strong work ethic/stable work history
  • A sense of urgency to minimize down time
  • A high mechanical, analytical and diagnostic aptitude
  • The ability to work as a team player
  • A customer service orientation
  • The ability to anticipate business needs and plan accordingly to ensure that equipment, employee resources and fiscal resources are utilized in the most efficient manner
  • A thorough knowledge of safe working practices and the ability to promote and enforce safety rules and procedures
    Strong interpersonal skills to handle personnel matters

 

To apply mail your resume to the address, Swenson Granite Works, P.O. Box 626, 54 Willey Street, Barre, VT 05641


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