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Primetals Technologies USA LLC


The Primetals Ghent, KY, facility conducts industrial maintenance and reconditioning of conventional and new state-of-the-art slab casting equipment for Nucor Gallatin. The facility also offers engineering services, in-plant laser measurement services, plant millwright services, mechanical machining, fabrication and welding services. Our expertise and technological advancements for the maintenance, repair and manufacture of continuous casting equipment, mold, segment, roll and related components allow us to provide our customers with an exceptional value in workmanship and quality assurance.

We are currently recruiting to fill the role of Mechanic.

• Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.
• Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.
• Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools.
• Determines changes in dimensional requirements and adjusts functional parts of equipment by inspecting used parts; using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.
• Controls downtime through use of effective routine preventive maintenance techniques.
• Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies efficiently to accomplish job results.
• Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests.
• May prepares mechanical maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
• Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
• Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
• Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Duties of the mechanic will be performed in-house and on location at customer site.


Applicants must pass a pre-employment physical exam and drug screen.

Classification and base pay rate will be dependent upon skillset and prior experience.



Work Schedule

Other — 7:00 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday. This is a start-up operation with opportunities for additional overtime probable.


$20.22 - $33.04/hr


Primetals Technologies offers a full range of benefits starting with first day of employment, including vacation, medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), $5,250 annual education reimbursement and employee referral bonuses.

Required Education

High School Diploma

Work Location

Other — Ghent, KY

Application Process

https://www.indeed.com or https://www.careerbuilder.com

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