| KIND OF WORK Skilled heavy equipment repair and maintenance work. |
NATURE AND PURPOSE Under general supervision, an employee in this class is responsible for shop skilled diagnostics, maintenance and repair of engines and hydraulics, transmissions, and electrical systems powering heavy duty equipment, including trucks, road construction and maintenance machinery and vehicles, medium and light weight equipment, and high performance engines. 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). Prescribes and performs emergency repairs to equipment. May provide lead work direction to other mechanics, semiskilled or unskilled workers and may direct shop operations in absence of supervisor. Performs related work as required.
RESPONSIBILITIES Heavy Equipment Lead Mechanic will maintain a large fleet, keep accurate service records and maintain a clean and organized work area. In addition, they will also drive a service truck to various job sites. 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 light, medium, and 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, pavers, draglines, crawlers, dozers, tractors, and 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.
ADDITIONAL POSITION INFO • Must pass a background check. References will be verified; • Company is an equal opportunity employer;