The Mosaic Company Maintenance Mechanic in Uncle Sam, Louisiana

Are you our next Maintenance Mechanic?

We are currently seeking a Maintenance Mechanic at our Uncle Sam, Louisiana location. As a Maintenance Mechanic you will troubleshoot/repair/PM of plant or mine equipment and machinery in accordance with manufacturer/Mosaic’s standards in a safe and expedient manner. Ability to use hand tools, torches and welding equipment, pneumatic and/or electric tools and precision measuring tools to make repairs or replace equipment which may include but is not limited to pumps, fans, turbines, gearboxes, piping, fabrication, conveyors, large rotating equipment, and/or draglines and dredges. Perform and follow all PPE, Pre Job Hazard Analysis (including Workplace Exam), LOTO, Hot Work, Hazardous Work, Confined Space, Water Safety, Line Breaking, Safe Work, Daily PM Inspection, Work Order Feedback, General Equipment/Line Isolation Permits or Procedures or Forms or Reports. Actively participate in Pre Job Safety Meetings, Weekly Safety Meetings and other required Annual Training. Actively participate in WorkFlow by giving feedback on work execution roadblocks and successes. CMMS inputting of work request as a result of work execution or identified defects.

\What will you do?

  • Repair machinery and equipment in accordance with previous established job plans

  • Troubleshoot and diagnose machinery and equipment

  • Repair machinery and equipment on an emergency or “break-in” basis

  • Lubricates / PM’s equipment and machinery

  • Other duties as assigned which may include but are not limited to; Using hand signals with crane operators, rigging for lifts, examining disassembled parts and diagnosing root cause failure, operate overhead cranes. May have to train and become certified to operate boom trucks, large forklifts, aerial man lifts

  • Be vigilant of issues and conditions that can affect their fellow workers

  • Report any issues that can impact the environment or the safety of the employees

What do you need for this role?

  • High School Diploma or GED required; Associates Degree (Vocational, Millwright, Pipefitter, Boilermaker, Machinist or Welding) training program preferred

  • 1+ years of previous operations or maintenance experience required

  • Phosphate industry experience preferred

  • Basic computer skills required

  • Good organizational skills and ability to work alone or in partner or team setting

  • Ability to accept and follow all safety procedures

  • Data entry capable

  • Physical work environment is frequently outdoors and exposed to varying temperatures from below 32 degrees to above 85 degrees Fahrenheit

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be able to safely perform the essential functions of the job without posing a direct threat to the safety of his or her own self, or the safety of others

  • Able to climb stairs and work at various heights

  • Able to distinguish varying or specific colors, patterns or materials

  • Able to hear, with or without correction

  • Able to lift approximately 0-25 lbs. occasionally

  • Able to lift approximately 0-25 lbs. unassisted and regularly

  • Able to lift approximately 25-50 lbs. unassisted and regularly

  • Able to read, write and understand basic English

  • Able to see, with or without correction

  • Able to travel unassisted

  • Able to use fine hand motor skills

  • Able to wear a respirator

  • Able to work in tight or closed-in spaces

  • Able to work rotating shifts and overtime as required

  • Physically able to use standard safety equipment which is rated for 300 pounds or less

Must be authorized to work in the United States.

Mosaic is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace.

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The Mosaic Company

The Mosaic Company is the world's leading integrated producer and marketer of concentrated phosphate and potash. We employ more than 15,000 people in six countries and participate in every aspect of crop nutrition development.

We conduct our work with integrity and excellence, and we strive to be a thoughtful neighbor in each of our operating communities. We use our financial resources, expertise and innovative spirit to demonstrate our shared commitment to good corporate citizenship.

The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) is a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Tampa, Florida.

Career Opportunities

At Mosaic, we believe success comes when we make smart choices about our stewardship of the environment, how we engage our people, and the way we manage our resources. We’re committed to maintaining a safe, healthy and respectful work environment for our workforce. And we’re dedicated to ensuring Mosaic is a place where people are proud to work and grow.

Mosaic is always looking for bright, passionate individuals who are motivated by our purpose, and who want to build their careers with a global leader in agriculture. We offer a competitive salary and benefits, as well as meaningful career development opportunities.