Maintenance and Repair Mechanic - Lee, MA


Job ID:¬  133581


Oldcastle Lawn & Garden, a division of Oldcastle, is one of the largest manufacturers of bagged and bulk decorative mulch, soil, stone, and limestone products in the nation with over 40 production facilities.¬  We take pride in serving a diverse group of customers including independent garden centers, mass retailers, landscapers, contractors, and homeowners.


Job Summary


As an Oldcastle Maintenance and Repair Mechanic, you will be responsible for the preventive maintenance, repair, and installation of manufacturing equipment. Maintenance and Repair Mechanics also provide maintenance support for the various facilities and structures on company property.¬  The successful candidate must be able to work safely in a fast-paced, covered and uncovered manufacturing facility. This is a first shift position.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Install, troubleshoot, adjust, and repair equipment, components and special purpose machines as assigned

  • Diagnose mechanical and electrical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, or parts catalogs, as necessary.

  • Operate a variety of hand and power tools to repair, grease, weld, cut, fabricate, change parts and complete tasks as assigned

  • Inspect drives, motors, and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters, or perform other maintenance actions, following checklists. ¬ Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly

  • Dismantle equipment to gain access to and remove defective parts using hoists, cranes, hand tools and power tools

  • Ability to think independently while successfully functioning in a team environment, with a proven track record of contributing toward team goals

  • Operate various equipment and machinery in times when assigned maintenance tasks are low



  • High school diploma or GED, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

  • Working knowledge of basic safety programs, particularly lock-out/tag-out procedures, as well as principles of hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical, and mechanics

  • Physical requirements include lifting at least 65 lbs., extended standing, walking, sitting, bending, climbing, working outside, and use of fall protection equipment

  • Extensive arc welding experience¬ is required

  • Experience with automated packaging equipment is preferred

  • Ability to work overtime, including weekends, as needed


What Oldcastle Offers You


  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

  • Highly competitive base pay

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs

  • Group retirement savings program

  • Health and wellness programs


About Oldcastle


Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America's largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!


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Lawn and Garden is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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