Plant Maintenance Mechanic

Website Vulcan Materials Company

Job Highlights

Title Plant Maintenance Mechanic
Type Full Time (night shift)
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location San Antonio, TX, United States
Company Vulcan Materials Company

Company Profile

Vulcan Materials Company is a producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of aggregates-based construction materials including asphalt and ready-mixed concrete.

Job Profile

The company is seeking a Plant Maintenance Mechanic who will ensure the efficient and safe operation of fixed machinery and equipment during the night shift.

The position combines maintenance, welding, and conveyor belt repair responsibilities to support the quarry’s operations.

Education Level

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

Work Experience

  • Proven experience in industrial maintenance, welding, and conveyor belt repair, preferably in a quarry or mining environment.
  • Technical or vocational training in maintenance-related fields.
  • Familiarity with quarry equipment and processes.
  • Welding certification and proficiency in various welding techniques (e.g., Mig, Tig, Stick)


  • Assist in procuring spare parts and materials necessary for maintenance, welding, and conveyor belt repair tasks.
  • Collaborate with other maintenance technicians and quarry personnel to coordinate repairs and maintenance schedules.
  • Conduct preventive maintenance tasks to minimize downtime and extend the lifespan of equipment.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic issues to identify and resolve equipment malfunctions promptly.
  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations and company policies, including the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and adherence to safety procedures.
  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance, welding, and conveyor belt repair activities, including work orders, inspection reports, and parts inventory.
  • Participate in training programs to stay current with maintenance, welding, and conveyor belt repair techniques and equipment advancements.
  • Perform routine inspections, maintenance, and welding repairs on fixed machinery and equipment, including crushers, conveyors, screens, and other quarry equipment.
  • Repair and maintain conveyor belts, including splicing and replacing damaged sections to ensure uninterrupted material handling.
  • Utilize welding skills to repair and fabricate metal components as needed.


  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems.
  • Physical fitness and the ability to lift heavy objects and work in various weather conditions.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Willingness to work night shifts and weekends as required.


  • Great Company Culture – Our people share a competitive drive for excellence in an environment of trust, teamwork, open-mindedness, and communication.
  • Health Benefits – Medical, Dental, Vision programs, plus much more.
  • Meaningful Work – What sets us apart is that the work we do impacts daily lives – and every employee contributes. The aggregates we produce are used to build roads, schools, hospitals, airports, and housing throughout the United States.
  • Prepare for the Future – 401(k) with company match and contribution.
  • Rest/Relaxation – Paid vacation, personal floating days, and paid holidays.
  • Safety – An industry leader in health and safety standards. We are committed to creating a safe work environment and protecting all employees and customers.
  • Training/Development – We see our development programs and helping our employees meet their goals, as a key part of our business.

Employer’s Statement

Vulcan is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law from discrimination.

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