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Plant Maintenance Mechanic

NEBCO, Inc. (In Kind) Lincoln, NE


Reimers Kaufman Concrete Products, a NEBCO Company, provides building materials to the construction industry.  Reimers Kaufman is fundamental to building Nebraska. Our standard and architectural concrete block, concrete pavers, segmental retaining wall systems and building products are distributed throughout the state. Reimers-Kaufman is also a supplier of brick, and many other residential and commercial construction products. Our show room offers a variety of building products for contractors and the do-it-yourself market. For more information about Reimers Kaufman, visit

NEBCO’s story has been one of longevity, diversity and continued growth. NEBCO is a fourth-generation, family-owned and operated business, with more than 1,100 employees spanning 50 locations across Nebraska.  Since 1908 NEBCO has grown to become one of Nebraska’s most diversified and successful privately-owned businesses. For more information about NEBCO, visit

Position Summary

Responsible for maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting for the plant, equipment and the related areas of the block plant

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Abide by Company Safety Program and Policies, while performing duties safely.

Independently determines the need and performs basic repair, service and related work on mechanical, plumbing, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic production equipment.

Ensures safe and efficient operation of the plant through maintenance, inspection and repair of the equipment in the block plant.

Performs scheduled and unscheduled preventive maintenance and adjustments of selected equipment and fixtures, as well as operational testing and verification to specific standards.

Operates a forklift according to requirements of the current need.

Perform multiple tasks while maintaining a high degree of attention to details.

Uses various hand tools and test equipment periodically to analyze, evaluate and correct malfunctions with various systems, devices and/or instruments.

Complete daily maintenance and repair logs.

Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications/Experience and Education

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.   
  • Must be mechanically inclined and able to troubleshoot machinery and equipment. 
  • Prefer previous experience operating construction machinery or equipment--forklift, pallet loaders, and lift truck.
  • Some experience of the concrete production business is helpful.
  • Forklift, and Respirator certifications preferred. 
  • If not, must be capable to completing requirements of the program and passing the test in a reasonable period of time.
  • Valid NE driver’s license. 
  • Must be able to pass respiratory function test for working in confined areas.

Benefits Include

  • Retirement Plans
  • PAID Holidays
  • Insurance Benefits
  • Wellness Program - with the opportunity to earn five additional days off
  • PAID Time Off
  • On the Job Training

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms. 

Would regularly climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl into some possible tight environments; able to talk, hear, and smell. 

The employee is occasionally required to sit.

Direct frontal reaching is required while the employee may be required to lift 50 pounds to waist height. 

Must be able to work at heights at 40 feet or more. 

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 

Employees are required to wear protective safety gear and eye protection.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly in a production environment which will be extremely hot or cold. 

Must wear any protective devices as required by the company safety policies relating to the assignment being performed. 

The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, and vibration.

The employee may work in high, precarious places.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and dusty environment. 

Must be able to provide support assistance to the production group. 

This is a year-round job.  Hours may vary based on daily production requirements and emergency requirements.  Occasional weekend work may be required. 

Must be reliable and have a good attendance record. 

This is a non-smoking campus.

Condition of Employment

Candidate is required to meet the above qualifications, task frequency and PPE requirements. Approval of pre-employment reference & background checks, and post offer drug/alcohol testing with fit for employment screening (if required) are required as conditions of employment.



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Phone: Call us at 402-434-1212
Email: [email protected]

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Date Posted November 24, 2022
Date Closes December 24, 2022
Requisition 666801
Located In Lincoln, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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