compensation: $3000 sign on bonus. Hourly rate starting at $19.34 an hour. Relocation assistance provided employment type: full-time relocation assistance available
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(Disability and Religious belief exemptions available)
The Heavy Equipment Mechanic conducts inspections and provide quality control for work in the following areas:
Analyze malfunctions and repair, rebuild and maintain power equipment, such as cranes, power shovels, scrapers, paving machines, motor graders, trench-digging machines, conveyors, bulldozers, dredges, pumps, compressors and pneumatic tools.
Operate and inspect machines or equipment to diagnose defects, dismantles and reassembles equipment, using hoists and hand tools, examines parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges, replaces defective engines and subassemblies, such as transmissions, and test overhauled equipment to insure operating efficiency.
Weld broken parts and structural members, may direct workers engaged in cleaning parts and assisting with assembly and disassembly of equipment, and may repair, adjust and maintain mining machinery, such as stripping and loading shovels, drilling and cutting machines, and continuous mining machines.
Monitors work of less experienced mechanics.
Provides technical assistance in diagnosing problems beyond the capability of assigned personnel.
Maintain a safe work record.
A good working knowledge of heavy equipment maintenance programs, policies, nomenclature, work methods, manuals, or other established guidelines.
An understanding of the needs of the organization serviced.
Analytical ability to define or recognize the dimension of the problems involved, to collect the necessary data to establish the facts, and take or recommend action based upon application or interpretation of established guidelines.
Lift on an occasional basis a maximum of 70 pounds with frequent or constant lifting of 40 pounds.
Must be able to climb in and out of military vehicles and related equipment.
Must be able to stand for at least two continuous hours.
Must have a minimum of 3 years relevant experience.
Must be able to work in cramped areas for at least two continuous hours.
Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions to include intense heat, heavy wind, blowing sand, heavy rain, and snow and sleet.
High school diploma or equivalent
18 years of age
Must be able to pass pre-employment and background checks related to the position
Valid state driver's license
Must be a US Citizen or US permanent resident for more than 3 years in order to obtain NACI and CAC Card eligibility.