Yellow Iron Maintenance Mechanic

Website Vulcan Materials Company

Job Highlights

Title Yellow Iron Maintenance Mechanic
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Albuquerque, NM, 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 searching for a Yellow Iron Maintenance Mechanic to join its team.

Education Level

  • Not mentioned, yet a High School Diploma will be a plus

Work Experience

  • Previous experience working on Industrial or heavy construction equipment referred to as Yellow Iron.
  • Previous welding experience, especially in the industrial or construction industry, is preferred. Yellow Iron equipment includes excavators, dozers, backhoes, loaders, haul trucks, etc. This equipment can include manufacturers such as CAT, Empire, Vermeer, Volvo, Deere, Komatsu, and other similar companies.


  • Document and Record Information – Enter and maintain service and lubrication reports regarding the plant equipment used to ensure preventative maintenance is up to date.
  • Inspect Equipment and Structures – Perform daily inspections and maintenance of the plant equipment to ensure safe, reliable, and compliant operations to maximize production and minimize interruptions.
  • Monitor Processes and Materials – Monitor and review the plant, specifically various aggregate crushing, washing, and screening areas to identify problems and ensure safety and materials compliance.
  • Perform General Physical Activities – Perform a variety of tasks that assist with the operation of the plant, including cleaning, washing, sweeping, and shoveling materials.
  • Promote Safety – Take an active role in prioritizing safety for yourself and others throughout the operation following MSHA and Vulcan standards.
  • Repair and Maintain Plant Equipment – Perform repairs and maintenance throughout the plant including screen changes, conveyor belt repair and adjustment, wear parts replacement, crusher liner changes, and water pump service. Perform cutting, grinding, and welding as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of Best Practices – Knowledge of general principles and practices of industrial maintenance, construction, or aggregate production is preferred.
  • Flexibility – Must be able to work overtime and extended hours depending on customer and company demands. Must be able to work outside in all types of weather conditions and tolerate being exposed to loud noises.
  • Mechanical Skills – Must have some knowledge of industrial tools, their uses, and maintenance.


  • Health Benefits – Medical, Dental, Vision programs, plus much more.
  • Prepare for the Future – 401(k) with company match and contribution.
  • Rest/Relaxation – Paid vacation, personal floating days, and paid holidays.
  • 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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