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Mechanical Maintenance Specialist HDGL & FL 1

Created in February 2014 through a 50/50 joint venture of the world’s largest and second largest steelmakers, ArcelorMittal and Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, AM/NS Calvert is located in Calvert, Ala. Our state-of-the-art steel processing facility has the capacity to process 5.3 million tons of high-value steel grades including hot rolled bands, hot rolled pickled and oiled, cold rolled, and advanced coated products for the automotive, pipe and tube, appliance/HVAC, service center and construction industries in the NAFTA market.

AM/NS Calvert products are marketed in NAFTA through managing joint venture partner ArcelorMittal.


The Specialist position is responsible for analysis of production disturbances in cooperation with other maintenance and production personnel, as well as troubleshooting unscheduled maintenance issues. The Specialist will be the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for designated mechanical equipment and lead lean manufacturing initiatives. The Specialist is responsible for researching, developing, and coordinating Work Orders through completion, which includes working with various team members to ensure parts availability, refurbishing follow up, support management with leadership of dayshift Asset Mechanics and budget tracking.


The Basics:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or related field OR High School Diploma and 5+ years of experience in heavy industrial environment OR combination of post-secondary education and related experience
  • Able to prepare and dictate detailed and in-depth job criteria and functional expectations for complex projects when needed
  • Demonstrates strong decision-making, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrates strong critical thinking and visualization skills
  • Able to handle a fast-paced environment, with strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
  •  Knowledge of heavy industrial equipment maintenance
  • Technical knowledge & ability to troubleshoot + maintain:
         o Water pumps & circulating systems
         o Rotational equipment, such as mechanical power transmission, drive shafts, bearings, couplings, rollers, conveyors
         o Hydraulic systems, i.e., cylinders, servo valves, piping, hose connections, filtration
         o Lubrication systems, such as centralized oil and grease systems, lubrication practices
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Excel, Teams, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and general computer proficiency


The Extras:

  • 5+ years of experience in maintenance or project engineering in a heavy industrial environment preferred
  • Working knowledge of SAP preferred
  • Working knowledge of maintenance data trending software (IBA) is preferred
  • Experience using AutoCAD



  • Demonstrates strong work ethic and displays a high degree of professionalism, self-motivation, and has a desire for future leadership roles Anticipates and adopts innovations in business-building digital and technology applications
  • Demonstrates the company values of Safety, Teamwork, Accountability, Relationships, and Sustainability.
  • Fulfills the commitment to ensure a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Demonstrates commitment to teamwork by fostering an environment that embodies trust and respect.
  • To be able to supports management in optimizing quality, cost, availability and performance of equipment.
  • To be able to accurately estimate the resources and duration of repairs in mechanical equipment, to be able to support the planning in outages and with unprecedented activities.
  • To be able to performs and/or assists in the development and implementation of policies, standards and procedures for the mechanical and technical work performed in the department.


  • Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies, completing inventory risk assessments / requests.
  • Support scheduling, planning and lead the execution of short and long-term maintenance activities.
  • Leads LOTO efforts for downtime events and outages and is also responsible for annual ECP reviews.
  • Is responsible for PM execution and creation, quality review of PM results, EXP alarm and criteria generation, new PM development when needed and for securing cost and availability for effective preventive maintenance.
  • Is responsible for ensuring the workflow, which includes gatekeeping, backlog review, proper notifications entered by asset mechanics, proper work execution, quality inspections during work execution.
  • Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies, completing inventory risk assessments / requests.



  • Office and Industrial setting in the Hot Strip Mill.
  • Gulf coast region in Calvert, AL.
  • Outages and Pitstops (typically twice per month) are expected at 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM for 1 to 2 days.
  • Semi-Annual Outages (typically twice per year) are expected to be 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM for at least 6 consecutive days, likely though a weekend as well.


To establish AM/NS Calvert USA as the premier steel producer in the NAFTA market. 

To be the steel company that pioneers a new standard in NAFTA for providing customers with the right products, at the right time and at the right quality! Create new possibilities for innovative and sustainable steel use to develop a better future! Inspire our Team Members to release their true potential to attain the highest levels of achievement!

Core Values
Our atmosphere of trust is based on the respect of our fellow team members, built upon honesty and fairness. We are committed to ensure a safe and healthy work environment in a culture that promotes safety. We provide innovative high quality products delivered with superior service to ensure reliable value for our customers.

Nearest Major Market: Mobile AL

Job Segment: Facilities, Mechanical Engineer, Project Engineer, CAD, Drafting, Operations, Engineering

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