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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

The Dalles, Oregon

Under the general supervision of the Shop Manager, performs maintenance, repairs and modifications of vehicles, heavy equipment and tools.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Arrives at job site(s) or shop on-time and ready to work.
  • Services vehicles and equipment as needed to maintain and increase the functional value of assets to the company.
  • Repairs vehicles, equipment and tools to ensure a prompt return to service.
  • Performs tests, troubleshooting and diagnostic procedures to determine the cause of failure and appropriate measures for repair or service.
  • Performs welding, machining, grinding, and other shop operations to facilitate service and repairs. Performs similar operations in the field as needed.
  • Operates equipment, vehicles, tools to determine operating condition or service needs.
  • Performs repair and service work on brake systems, fuel systems, electrical components, chassis, suspension, operator controls, gauges, etc. as needed to return equipment to safe operating condition.
  • Travels as needed to job sites to perform service and repairs.
  • Operates vehicles and equipment as needed to complete troubleshooting and diagnostic functions.
  • Schedules work in conjunction with the Foreman and other mechanics to ensure timely completion of tasks.
  • Ability to diagnose, repair and troubleshoot heavy equipment, diesel engines, brake systems, drive systems, hydraulic systems and electrical systems.
  • Perform Preventative Maintenance on all equipment.
  • Take meter and fuel system readings.
  • Assists others in shop or field operations as requested.
  • Completes inspection checklists, reviews maintenance logs and performs other administrative duties as needed.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Qualifications

  • 3 years experience preferred
  • Must have own tools
  • Clean driving record
  • Ability to work on all types of equipment including preventative maintenance, repair, welding, and cutting
  • Requires CDL with HAZMAT Endorsement
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check

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