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Maintenance Mechanic

locationGalveston, TX, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Job Description

Venture Metals + is a fast-growing, metal recycling company.

We have openings for additional Maintenance Technicians and Mechanics in our Dallas, TX facility!

Are you looking to help learn and grow in a company? If so, then we have the position just for you!

Our success comes from finding, retaining and supporting the highest quality talent by offering:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Advancement opportunities
  • On the job training
  • Paid time off
  • Low-cost medical, dental, vision
  • Company paid life and disability
  • Company matching 401(K) plan

Shift: 1st

Days: Monday - Friday (must be flexible to work weekends)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • This position consists of repairing and maintaining all recycling facility equipment (this includes heavy mobile equipment, conveyors, balers, shredders, etc.) installing new equipment, and performing preventive maintenance tasks.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair heavy equipment and industrial recycling equipment to minimize downtime and make improvements.
  • Perform repair work on systems including hydraulics, electronic/electrical systems, mechanical repairs, basic fabrication, preventive maintenance, and other tasks as assigned.
  • Complete work orders and keep details notes of repairs performed.
  • Identify necessary parts for repairs
  • Use computers/internet to research and source part/equipment replacements
  • Work in multiple positions, including but not limited to kneeling, bending, crouching, elevated in lifts, for extended durations.
  • Observe all safety requirements, and lead by example in working safely.
  • Ability to give and receive constructive feedback for coaching.
  • Ability to work various shifts if needed.


  • 3 years of verifiable experience related to industrial troubleshooting, maintenance and repair experience on heavy equipment or in a heavy industrial manufacturing environment.
  • Balances team and individual responsibilities. Able to build consensus.
  • Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  • Must have your own basic hand tools.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Valid State Driver’s License.

Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently required to stand; climb; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Ability to work in a non-climate-controlled production facility
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 15 - 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Venture Metals + provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or pregnancy, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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