JOB TITLE: Heavy Equipment / Field Service Mechanic
REPORTS TO: Shop Foreman
GENERAL JOB SUMMARY
The Heavy Equipment / Field Service Mechanic is responsible for senior-level maintenance and repairs of construction equipment and fleet vehicles.
CORE AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
- Maintenance and repairs of construction equipment and fleet vehicles
- Training and Mentoring
- EPA Compliance
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
- Working knowledge of construction equipment operations, mechanical functions, electrical systems diagnostics, and hydraulic cylinder rebuild
- Dependable, reliable, and competent to safely handle equipment
- Ability to interface with all levels of personnel within the company
- Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and QuickBooks Software
- Ability to communicate with customers, Shop Foreman, and General Manager
- Proven proficiency in M.I.G and stick welding
- Experience operating equipment and an oxy-acetylene torch
- Forklift operation skills
- Pneumatic air brake system knowledge
- Ability to read hydraulic and electrical schematics
- Able to multi-task while working independently; methodical and detail-oriented
- Valid Driver’s License
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
A high school diploma or equivalent and three (3) years of general maintenance experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position is required. Must possess a valid Class C driver’s license and Forklift operation license.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND REQUIREMENTS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Automobile travel required
- Regularly required to talk and listen
- Frequently required to sit, stand, walk, reach, and use hands, arms and fingers and/or move up to 80lbs.
- Constantly moving, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling
- Routinely use standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines
- Use hands, fingers, and legs to operate, activate, use, prepare, inspect, place, detect, and position materials
- Specific vision abilities required; including close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
- Outdoor work in all types of weather conditions and exposure to the elements; including heavy to moderate noise and extreme proximity to moving equipment or machinery, electrical energy, and tools and machines regularly used in a mechanic shop