1+ months

Diesel/Heavy Equipment Mechanic - Heavy Civil Construction

Norfolk, Virginia
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Diesel/Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Brad Cole Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.*

BASIC FUNCTION

Responsible for performing all maintenance tasks and repairs, related to mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems, on heavy duty equipment, trucks and vehicles, both on and off road, diesel and gas powered.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Install engine, transmissions and other components
    • Diagnose, disassemble, clean, overhaul, repair, rebuild, and adjust clutches, transmissions, differentials, power divider systems, suspension systems, electrical systems, braking systems, fuel systems, cooling systems, steering systems, emission systems, and hydraulic systems
    • Perform routine vehicle maintenance
    • Use diagnostic tools to test vehicle components
    • Perform quality inspections
    • Maintain Good Housekeeping practices.
    • Communicate clearly, listen and understand information through spoken words and sentences to ensure full comprehension of job duties, safety regulations, and other situations that may require an immediate response.
    • Work occasional weekend, holiday, and/or overtime.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor or upper management.
    • Obtain/Maintain a Class B CDL with Hazmat endorsement.

STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE

    • Demonstrate informative and professional assistance when working with vendors, customers and co-workers.
    • Act independently and originate new procedures and new approaches to problems.
    • Display excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Maintain initiative to preserve the flow of work.
    • Be able to handle multiple tasks with commitment to deadlines.
    • Complete projects and/or reports in accurate and timely manner.
    • Maintain Company information in a confidential manner.

MENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

    • Ability to work as a team member.
    • Display professional appearance, warm demeanor and positive attitude.
    • Be a motivated self-starter.
    • Work independently and to be accurate, efficient and organized.
    • Manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
    • Work under pressure with time constraints in a changing environment.
    • Perform frequent gross body movement such as bending, lifting (up to 75lbs), twisting, standing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, squatting, handling materials and moving around hazardous sites.
    • Display Eye to Hand coordination; depth perception required.
    • Manipulate small parts with hands.
    • Work in outdoor weather conditions included but not limited to extreme temperatures, rain, sleet, snow, heat, and wet/humid conditions.
    • Be exposed to fumes, airborne particles, toxic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock.
    • Must be willing to wear safety protective gear as required always.
    • Concentrate in noisy setting around large construction vehicles.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT AND CONDITIONS

    • This position requires working in the internal and external environment.
    • This position requires a flexible work schedule; night and/or weekends may be required.
    • Travel may be required.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

    • Candidate should have 3+ years’ experience
    • Have strong mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills.
    • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance.
    • Previous work-related skill, knowledge and/or experience are required.
    • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent.
    • Excellent communication and organizational skills.

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Posted: 2019-11-06 Expires: 2020-09-01

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Diesel/Heavy Equipment Mechanic - Heavy Civil Construction

Brad Cole Construction
Norfolk, Virginia

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