The Mechanic is accountable for ensuring that company-owned tools, equipment and vehicles are maintained in good working order at all times, consistent with direction provided by his/her direct manager and by the General Superintendent.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES
- Crawls under or climbs in or on vehicles or equipment for maintenance and repair inspections.
- Disassembles, repairs, removes, and replaces parts of engines, transmissions, drive assemblies, brakes, clutches of vehicles, equipment or machinery.
- Tunes, adjusts, regulates equipment engines, valves, pumps, carburetors and other mechanical components with variable setting.
- Installs and services hydraulic and mechanical brake systems, power, track, lubrication, air intake and exhaust, fuel, steering, suspension, cooling and electrical systems.
- Welds as needed.
- Lubricates and services vehicles, equipment or machinery and maintains accurate record of such service.
- Requests repair parts and lubrication supplies as needed.
- May require some general tire maintenance and removal as well as replacing tires and wheels on trucks and equipment.
- Perform periodic preventative maintenance including, but not limited to changing all fluids, filters and greasing.
- Evaluate condition of defective tools, equipment and vehicles located at the Yard or at construction job sites; collaborate with the Yard Manager in trouble shooting defective equipment and participate in discussions to arrive to solutions for dealing with defective items
- For items requiring more extensive or unusual repairs, prepare an estimate of cost to complete repair and seek authorization to proceed from Yard Manager before commencing repair
- Following a standard maintenance schedule developed collaboratively with the Yard Manager, perform routine maintenance on company-owned tools, equipment and vehicles. Ensure that maintenance is performed on schedule, to standard and that accurate logs of such maintenance are kept up to date. Maintain and track accurate and complete work orders in Equipment360.
- Place approved orders for replacement parts with vendors; ensure that the Yard Manager is informed of all such deliveries and that all associated paperwork is provided to the Yard Manager.
- Maintain inventory of parts, filters, etc. Ensure inventories are accurate and re-orders are made timely to keep productive and equipment serviced/repaired timely.
- May take calls on equipment breakdowns and expedite repairs/parts appropriately.
- Inspect equipment after an accident.
- Travel to jobsites regularly to inspect equipment, plan for repairs and ensure equipment is being maintained and cared for properly.
- Inspect equipment when on a jobsite for adequate servicing and maintenance by job, advise Superintendent of proper procedures to maintain all equipment on jobsite. Ensure Superintendent is aware of proper equipment reporting expectations for all equipment. Advise Project Manager and Equipment Manager of defective maintenance at a
- Before departing work each day, ensure that the shop area is neat, clean and orderly; all tools are stored in their proper place and the shop surfaces are free of trash and debris
- When not performing the above mentioned essential duties and responsibilities, may assist in other operations as designated by supervisor.
- Participates in Pre Task Planning meeting, Stretch and Bend, and Tool Box Safety meetings.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES
- Will require current driver’s license with a good record and the ability to drive a company vehicle.
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
- Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
- Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Job Type: Full-time
- Mechanic: 3 years (Required)