SHOP MECHANIC

The Shop Mechanic is responsible the repair, maintenance, overhaul, and service of various types of small engine equipment, heavy equipment, and trucks.

Core Capabilities

  • Customer and quality focus
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Team work
  • Excellent problem solving abilities
  • Responsibility and dependability
  • Ethics and integrity

Job Duties

  • Adjust, overhaul, repair, and reassemble engines, transmissions, clutches, rear ends, differentials, brakes, drive shafts, axels, and other assemblies
  • Read and interpret owner, operator, and manufacturer operating manuals and service specifications to complete job tasks
  • Test, diagnose, and repair equipment including: diesel powered automobiles, tractors, dump trucks, excavators, heavy trucks, and other heavy construction equipment
  • Test, diagnose, and repair small engine equipment
  • Complete all repairs to high standards of safety and quality
  • Schedule and conduct regular preventative maintenance inspection and repairs on any/all company equipment
  • Observe or monitor objects to determine compliance with prescribed operating or safety standards
  • Service equipment and working tools
  • Liaise with suppliers to order any required parts and maintain inventory
  • Maintain and enforce standards of cleanliness and organization in shop and equipment areas
  • Complete maintenance reports, work orders, and any other required paperwork (daily)
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment at all times
  • Comply with all company policies and regulations
  • Work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations
  • Assist with employee training on daily inspections, care, and proper use of vehicles and equipment

Requirements

  • Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic Trade Certification or Truck and Coach Service License
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in repair/maintenance of heavy equipment or related machinery
  • Ability to detect and diagnose operating problems
  • Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to read and interpret operator and manufacturer specifications
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Knowledge of specific materials, methods, tools and equipment required to complete various job tasks
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work both independently with little supervision, and as part of a team
  • Ability to walk, stand, crouch for long periods of time and carry out strenuous physical tasks
  • Speak, read, and write English
  • Experience with maintenance welding is an asset

Work Conditions

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. repeatedly through an entire work shift
  • Willing to travel regularly to complete on-site maintenance and repairs
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Requires good manual dexterity
  • Excellent stamina is required
  • Work near heavy equipment and other vehicles on a regular basis
  • Work outdoors in various conditions including heat and humidity, rain, dust, noise, and cold
  • Flexible working hours including occasional weekend work

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