Buzzi Unicem USA

Maintenance Trainee II

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Buzzi Unicem USA is one of the leading cement manufacturing companies in the United States.  With over 1,300 valued employees, Buzzi Unicem USA manufactures and distributes its cement products throughout the Midwest, Southwest, Northeast and Southeast regions of the country.  Globally, Buzzi Unicem SpA operates in 14 countries and employs almost 10,000 people. We are passionate about sustainably producing our cement products for the benefit of society by providing the foundation for crucial infrastructure projects such as roads, bridges, tunnels, airports, dams, and residential and industrial buildings. 

Our commitment to positively contributing to society is a core principle for our business, and the reason we focus heavily on sustainable development. As part of our corporate culture, we recognize our role in meeting the current generation’s needs, while preserving environmental quality and protecting the needs of future generations.


Additionally, quality serves as the foundation of the way we do business at Buzzi Unicem USA.  We have established at all our production sites, quality targets for our products that meet not only local regulatory standards but also our customer requirements.


Buzzi Unicem USA strives to provide a corporate culture supporting career growth through strong leadership and development planning.   We offer a competitive salary, along with comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits. Plus, our benefits include flexible spending accounts, supplemental life insurance and other voluntary benefits – such as accident and critical illness. We also provide a 401(k) savings plan, Employee Assistance Program, a tuition reimbursement program, professional development and advancement opportunities.  


Join our team, be part of the solution, support evolving innovations, and help us continue providing quality products, all while being supported by strong leadership and a comprehensive and competitive benefits program.


To perform in a pleasant, professional, safe, and efficient manner, a combination of duties mainly related to, but not limited to, all mechanical maintenance throughout the plant.



  • Interprets and works from prints and technical instructions.
  • Furnishes and uses own complement of hand tools, company tools and equipment.
  • Keeps work area and equipment neat and clean.
  • Subject to shift work.
  • Installs, tests, maintains and repairs all mechanical equipment in accordance with regulations and specifications; fits, assembles, erects, installs, maintains, and repairs mechanical plant and equipment.
  • Inspects, tests and aligns testing equipment throughout the plant.
  • Installs, troubleshoots, adjusts, services, maintains and repairs mechanical equipment for various types of lifts and conveyor belts.
  • Must possess a working knowledge of maintenance and welding.
  • Maintains the machines and equipment in efficient operating condition, performs duties such as dismantling, moving, installing, commissioning, adjusting, or repairing machines, power shafting pulleys, conveyors, hoists, and other equipment; uses hoist dollies, rollers, tracks, and cranes (mobile), to aid in moving machinery, uses wrenches, hammers, and other hand tools in erecting or dismantling machines, and installing new or repaired parts, uses measuring devices (such as squares) in installing the machine and equipment in correct positions, and aligning power shafting and pulleys.
  • Must be able to perform duties in confined spaces, heights, same position for prolonged durations, and in any type of climate.

Should have the following KSA’s:

  • Use of bulk handling conveyors
  • Familiar with mechanical drive maintenance
  • Knowledge and use of mechanical and fluid drive systems
  • Be able to read blueprints
  • Be able to read schematics and symbols
  • Knowledge and use of pumps
  • Basic hydraulic knowledge
  • Familiar with power transmission equipment
  • Knowledge of pneumatic troubleshooting
  • Familiar with industrial rigging principles and practices
  • Knowledge of welding principles
  • Familiar with arc welding operations
  • Familiar with bearing and shaft seal maintenance

Any other activities requested by the Supervisor that is consistent with this job classification and not included above.



  •  Sitting, Standing, Walking, Pushing, Pulling, Twisting, Climbing, Balancing, Bending (bending at the waist, lifting above the waist and lifting below the waist),
  • Kneeling, Reaching, Grasping (use of both hands), Squatting, Repetitive Motions, Manipulative finger movements with both hands, Use of Wrists (Flexing or Rotating with both wrists)
  • Use of both feet, Use of Arm above Shoulder (needs both arms), Use of Arm below Shoulder (needs both arms). Extended periods of time in same position,
  • Confined space (respirator use occasionally required)
  • Perform duties in all climates i.e., weather, extreme temperatures, Heights, Lift and carry up to 100 lbs.,
  • Work in dust, fumes, gases and chemicals. Capable of wearing respiratory protective equipment, i.e., disposable respirators; will require a pulmonary function test.  Work in dust, fumes, gases and chemicals.
  • Be able to physically carry your tool bag or tools with you throughout the shift.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent from accredited institution is required
  • Able to work different extended hours, holidays and/or overtime as required
  • Speak, read, write and understand English
  • Ability to work independently, without constant supervision
  • Able to work inside and outside in year-round weather conditions
  • In good physical condition, able to lift and carry up to 75 lbs., sit and stand for extended periods of time, kneel, climb ladders and walk on mixed terrain and in confined spaces

Buzzi Unicem USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please note that candidates must be eligible to work in the United States and that only qualified candidates will be contacted.



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