OldCastle Shop Helper (Belton) in Miami, Florida

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APAC Texas-Wheeler is an Oldcastle Company. The Wheeler Companies offer a variety of products and services including road construction, asphalt paving and maintenance, ready mix concrete, hot mix asphalt, sand & gravel products and limestone aggregates. Our mission is to provide the highest product quality and service in the construction industry. The company headquarters is located in Cedar Park, Texas and has locations throughout the Central Texas including Austin, San Antonio, Waco and Marble Falls.

Position Overview

The Shop Helper position is responsible for assisting the supervisors of the shop and/or department. This position is responsible for the maintenance of all company equipment. The Shop Assistant is responsible for daily administration duties to control the shop as well as assisting the Shop Manager and Shop Mechanics in their daily duties.

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Assist in scheduling repairs to maximize company resources and minimize down time.

  • Assist in completing work orders and purchase orders accurately and timely.

  • Assist in completing driver reports and ensure equipment availability for the next shift.

  • Assist in ordering parts (as required) and maintaining appropriate inventories as directed.

  • Assist in repairing malfunctioning equipment and parts as necessary.

  • Fulfill the Company’s mission statement personally and within the shop.

  • Follow all established company policies.

  • Promote good moral and performance.

  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required.

  • Other duties as may be assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


  • Minimum high school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.

Work Requirements

  • Must be 18 years in age or older and must have a valid DL.

  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.

  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.

  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.

  • Possess a strong work ethic and high standards for safety in the workplace.

  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times.

  • Demonstrated commitment to achieving the organization's goals and objectives.

  • Must have the ability to work without close supervision and the ability to work effectively with others.

  • Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA. Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to, for this position is: Face Shield, Safety (hard toe) Shoes, and Coveralls.

  • Must be able to work night and weekends

  • Compliance with all OSHA and/or MSHA regulations.

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and an ability to work with management.

  • Ability to operate office equipment including, but not limited to: computers, copiers, ten key adding machine, printers, etc.

  • Proficiency in personal computers/word processing, spreadsheets/databases and relevant software packages.

  • Ability to understand and follow complex verbal and written instructions.

  • Demonstrated, effective skills in dealing with employees at all levels.

  • Ability to analyze issues independently.

  • Ability to perform under deadline pressure.

  • Ability to keep accurate time and materials records

Physical Requirements

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to use hands and fingers to manipulate objects, talk and hear.

  • Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus.

  • The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb, kneel, bend, reach and lift.

  • The employee is frequently required to sit.

Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee may be occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.

  • The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; and risk of electrical shock or burn.

  • The noise level in some areas of the work environment may be loud, but is typically moderate.

What Oldcastle Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion

  • Highly competitive base pay

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs

  • Group retirement savings program

  • Health and wellness programs

About Oldcastle

Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!

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APAC Texas-Wheeler is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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