Heavy Equipment Mechanic

WALBEC Group
Published
February 18, 2024
Location
Lannon

Description

A valid Driver's License and satisfactory driving record. (CDL preferred or the ability to obtain) Two to three years of prior work experience working on heavy duty trucks, heavy equipment, etc. and experience working on diesel engines Is required to have own tools up to " drive (some specialty tools supplied by the shop) Prior experience performing diagnostics, including electrical troubleshooting and computer-aided diagnosis as well as reading electrical and hydraulic schematicsHigh School diploma as well as vocational training and certification from an accredited organization, or combination of schooling and relevant work experience Strong technical understanding, good problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and thoroughness Adaptable to new equipment and a willingness to learn and be trained Prior experience documenting repairs and utilizing a parts-ordering system Must be a motivated, punctual and dependable self-starter with good communication skills The ability to work varied hours including nights, early mornings, and weekends as needed Be able to tolerate and work in typical heavy shop environment as part of a large teamThe Benefits Team members at the Walbec Group are offered competitive pay and benefits that align with our values while supporting good health and a balanced life now and into the future. Additionally, we offer a range of opportunities for professional development and career growth that help us all to be successful.We have the usual suspects like dental, vision, life, flex, EAP, PTO and holidays, but our favorites are the "no premium medical plan" and HRA contribution (with participation in wellness initiatives), company paid STD and LTD, 401k & profit sharing with company contribution and lastly, robust Walbec training. Determines machine or vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests; identifying worn and damaged parts Keeps equipment available for use by completing preventive maintenance schedules; installing component and part upgrades; controlling corrosion; completing winterization procedures Corrects deficiencies by removing, repairing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling, disassembling, and replacing major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, parts, or systems, such as, power and drive trains, electrical, air conditioning, fuel, emission, brake, steering, hydraulics; completes machine shop operations; making adjustments and alignments including bearing loads, gear tooth contact, valve mechanisms, governors, oil systems, control linkages, clutches, and traction units Verifies proper performance by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems. Complies with federal and state vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion control standards Maintains vehicle records by annotating services and repair logs Keeps shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; initiating repairs Contains costs by using warranty; evaluating service and parts options Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical and regulation publications Use mobile service truck to perform service calls on equipment in the field Performs other related duties as required and assigned The LocationThis position works as part of the staff in our Lannon, WI maintenance & repair facilityThe CandidateA valid Driver's License and satisfactory driving record. (CDL preferred or the ability to obtain) Two to three years of prior work experience working on heavy duty trucks, heavy equipment, etc. and experience working on diesel engines Is required to have own tools up to " drive (some specialty tools supplied by the shop) Prior experience performing diagnostics, including electrical troubleshooting and computer-aided diagnosis as well as reading electrical and hydraulic schematicsHigh School diploma as well as vocational training and certification from an accredited organization, or combination of schooling and relevant work experience Strong technical understanding, good problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and thoroughness Adaptable to new equipment and a willingness to learn and be trained Prior experience documenting repairs and utilizing a parts-ordering system Must be a motivated, punctual and dependable self-starter with good communication skills The ability to work varied hours including nights, early mornings, and weekends as needed Be able to tolerate and work in typical heavy shop environment as part of a large team

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