Maintenance Mechanic

American Zinc Products

Maintenance mechanics are our mechanical wizards who install, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain equipment, infrastructure, and facilities. As part of this team, you’ll be on the front lines ensuring safety, regulatory compliance, operating efficiency, and equipment cost minimization. Plus, you’ll keep our equipment in line with environmental regulations.

All told, you’ll be an integral part of our operations. The ideal candidate is safety-minded, a strong communicator, results-driven, and not afraid of taking initiative. Most of all, they’re up for enforcing a culture of continuous improvement and always looking for opportunities to do better.


  • Work on a maintenance team that’s an integral part of daily plant operations
  • Promote and enforce compliance with all safety rules and environmental regulations
  • Adhere to plant and company policies effectively, with dedication and consistency
  • Execute major shut down and repair projects
  • Actively participate in implementing preventive and predictive maintenance systems consisting of planned inspections; servicing, measuring and monitoring of critical equipment; and documentation of activities pertaining to continuous improvement and regulatory compliance
  • Use and maintain a Work Order system to assign and prioritize duties for a team of multi-craft technicians, and analyze data for the purposes of reducing downtime, identifying root cause, implementing irreversible corrective actions and making continuous improvements
  • Support the initiatives of the plant leadership and management and maintain confidentiality
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • 5 to 7 years of mechanical/industrial experience
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with demonstrated competency working in an environment with large mechanical equipment and components
  • Ability to analyze and solve technical problems quickly and effectively
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings for the purpose of troubleshooting
  • Ability to plan and organize relevant activities on both a short term and long-term basis
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Computer competency is required
  • Ability to finish work assignments completely and on time
  • Positive attitude in working with others inside and outside the organization
  • Must be able to climb stairs/ladders and carry equipment in accessing ALL areas of the plant while wearing the required PPE
  • Experience in following PM systems and Standard Practice Instructions is desired

Competitive benefits with 401k company match

Eligible to receive quarterly performance bonus (up to 8%)

Compensation Range: $25.50 – $28.50 hourly DOE

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