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Heavy Equipment / Field Mechanic - Full Time

Fast growing entrepreneurial company specializing in the rentals and sales of heavy excavation equipment is seeking an experienced and motivated individual with a minimum of 5 years experience as a heavy equipment field mechanic. Must have a positive attitude and be a team player.

Responsibilities

  • Diagnostics, maintenance, and repair of engines and hydraulics, transmissions, and electrical systems powering heavy equipment.
  • Performs equipment and electrical troubleshooting to test operational efficiency of engines and drive train, hydraulic and exhaust systems, etc. and determines the cause(s) of malfunction(s).
  • Maintain a large fleet, keep accurate service records and maintain a clean and organized work area.
  • Drive service truck to various job sites as required
  • Troubleshoot, replace, and repair equipment so that equipment is kept in operational condition by making emergency repairs; performing preventive maintenance tests on equipment.
  • Maintain and repair heavy equipment so that down time is minimized and equipment is available when needed by repairing and overhauling engines, cooling system, heating and air conditioning systems, air, and hydraulic systems and electronically operated brakes and other equipment, transmission and drive train systems, and electrical monitoring systems on equipment such as loaders, skid steers, backhoes, dozers, excavators, reach forklifts, dump trucks, watering equipment, and other high performance engines.
  • Check equipment to monitor condition so that needed repairs are completed and down time is minimized by making preventive maintenance inspections; checking for major repairs; diagnosing defective components; making arrival inspections on new equipment; recommending repairs; performing emergency repairs; completing written reports on unit repair records.

Qualifications

  • Heavy equipment maintenance, diagnostics and repair techniques sufficient to perform installation, repair, and maintenance on light, medium, and heavy equipment.
  • Metal forging, forming and tempering sufficient to repair equipment to working order.
  • Arc and acetylene welding sufficient to repair damaged equipment and to modify existing equipment per required specifications.
  • Lift up to 80 pounds.
  • Must have a clean driving record; must be able to pass pre-employment drug screening. -Must be able to provide own tools. -Use electronic, computerized, and/or precision measuring instruments sufficient to diagnose malfunctions in electrical systems and other essential systems in order to repair and maintain equipment.
  • Keep repair records sufficient to log, track, and retrieve repair and maintenance histories on equipment; will need to have computer knowledge to keep accurate records.
  • High school diploma or GED is required

Desired Qualifications

  • 5 years experience as a heavy equipment field mechanic.

Additional Information

**Up to $5,000 in relocation expenses available

**Highly competitive compensation DOE

**Health insurance, 401k

**Must pass a background check & drug test

**References will be verified

**Company is an equal opportunity employer

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $25.00 to $45.00 /hour

Interested in applying? To apply, please send your resume to officemgr@bluediamondmachinery.com.

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