Maintenance Mechanic

Hempstead, TX
Full Time
Mid Level

if you are looking for a job in Manufacturing / Construction with a fast pace and with the opportunity to learn this is for you. We are East Texas Precast, located just outside of Houston, Texas is a PCI certified C4A plant that serves the state of Texas and western Louisiana. Founded in 1982 as a small structural precaster, East Texas Precast has continued to grow in size, production capacity, quality, and capability to provide architectural finishes. Similarly, in recent years, we have gone beyond being just parking garage experts and are now journeymen in control buildings, manufacturing facilities, and building shells


1) Parking garages

2) Architectural Cladding

3) Industrial facilities

4) Design Assist Projects

This opportunity is a full-time position.

This position works outdoors year-round, subject to all weather elements and temperatures. We provide water and hydrants. This person must have a strong tolerance to walk a lot, ability to climb ladders and stairs, Position requires long periods of standing and sitting and the ability to work long hours if necessary and ability to lift up to 50 lbs.



· Performs preventive maintenance inspections and service on machines.

· Perform quality repairs and maintenance on all Heavy Truck and Diesel Engines as specified in manufacturer designed procedures or accepted industry practices.

· complete all paperwork including repair information on work orders, information for state inspections, etc.

· Dedication and adherence to all company and industry safety standards

· Thoroughly cleans machines and machine parts, removing parts and reinstalling as necessary.

· Oils and lubricates moving parts on machines to ensure effective performance.

· Records and reports damaged, worn, or broken parts.

· Orders and installs replacement parts for machines.

· Identifies the causes of unexpected breakdowns of machines.

· Repairs broken machines quickly and efficiently.

· Prepares reports documenting work performed.

· Cleans, organizes, inventories, stocks, and otherwise maintains shop areas, parts, tools, and supplies.

· Coordinates with managers to schedule regular maintenance on machines.

· Collaborates with product manager or plant engineer regarding new products being added and modifications that will be required.

· Makes necessary modifications and implements tests runs; confers with product manager regarding test results and makes additional alterations to machinery as required.

· Performs other related duties as assigned.


Required Skills/Abilities:

· Mechanically inclined with great problem-solving skills.

· Works well independently and with others.

· Good communication skills.

· Organized with attention to detail.

· Ability to work in a fast-paced and stressful environment.

· Preferable with experience with diesel Engines and Heavy Truck maintenance

Education and Experience:

· High School Diploma

· Vocational or community college with related coursework or equivalent experience, required.

Physical Requirements:

· Prolonged periods standing and walking.

· Able to bend, stretch, push, pull, and move as needed to reach, clean, and service machinery.

· Must be able to visually inspect machines.

· Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

Job Type: Full-time / non-exempt

Depends on the experience Pay: Range of $17.00  to $21.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule: 10 hour shift / Overtime

COVID-19 considerations:
Wear your mask all the time, preserve social distance over 6 feet and wash your hands continuously.

Ability to Commute/Relocate:

  • Waller, TX (Required)

Job Type: Full-time


COVID-19 considerations:
Wear your mask all the time, preserve social distance over 6 feet and wash your hands continuously.



East Texas Precast is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at East Texas Precast are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex, age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. East Texas Precast will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.


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