The Shop Mechanic III is responsible for maintenance of fleet equipment and trucks in the shop including repairs. This position maintains heavy construction vehicles and equipment such as backhoes, mini trackhoes, hydro excavators, air brake trailers, lowboys, Class 6, 7 and 8 trucks, other heavy equipment and fleet vehicles. This position requires all fleet and equipment to be kept in good working order, organizing necessary repairs to keep equipment and fleet working in the field. This position responds promptly to requests for repairs, both scheduled and unscheduled, by assessing needs within time constraints.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Performs diagnostic inspections to ensure optimal performance of the equipment
Performs necessary repairs or replacements to maintain working order of fleet and equipment
Completes Department of Transportation (DOT) Annual Inspections and Preventive Maintenance on fleet, trailers, and equipment
Welds and fabricates various projects and/or repairs using MIG and stick welds
Works with a variety of engines including small, diesel, and gas engines
Overhauls and repairs clutch systems, brake systems, charging systems, hydraulic systems, starter systems, cooling systems, exhaust systems, electrical systems and other major components of fleet and equipment
Uses independent judgement and makes recommendations, based on expertise, concerning repair or replacement of equipment and vehicles
Completes fleet and equipment repairs primarily in the shop
Provides service and customer support to internal clients with mechanical needs
Disassembles and assembles vehicles and equipment parts using lifts, hand tools and various other instruments
Prepares and maintains inventory of supplies and equipment
Trains others in the proper methods and processes to perform equipment repair, inspection and preventative maintenance
Maintains maintenance repair records, utilizing paper files and electronic maintenance software
Advises and guides equipment operators on proper use of equipment
Clean, maintain and organize equipment, tools, and the general work area
Performs other duties as assigned
Supervisory Duties (if any)
Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job.
Five (5+) plus years working as a heavy equipment, fleet, diesel or shop Mechanic
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted on a year to year basis
A valid State Driver’s License is required
Must have own tools
Possession of a Commercial Driver’s License – A (CDL-A) is required within 90 days of being hired
Candidates must pass Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) check, a DOT regulated physical as a requirement of the job and pass a pre-employment drug screen
Education or Formal Training:
HS Diploma or GED
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