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HEAVY EQUIPMENT MECHANIC

MIDLAND, TX | Temp/Hire

Post Date: 03/21/2018 Job ID: 8308 Industry: INDUSTRIAL Pay Rate: 24.00
1st Staffing iis seeking a qualified Heavy Diesel Truck Mechanic with preventative maintenance experience with trucks and trailers. This position will reside in the Midland, TX area.

The position of Heavy Diesel Truck Mechanic will be instrumental in the repair and maintenance of Redi-Mix Trucks, Tractors and Trailers. Knowledge of A/C systems, Allison Transmissions, Cummins and Detroit engines a plus. This position requires management resources in adherence with all company standards, policies and procedures, as well as compliance with all federal and state regulations, including OSHA, TCEQ etc.

Duties and responsibilities:
Will analyze malfunctions of all company equipment and perform repairs, rebuilds and maintenance of all equipment.
Dismantle and reassembles equipment, using hoist and hand tools.
Examines parts for damage and excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges.
Replaces defective engines and subassemblies, such as transmissions, hydraulic cylinders, etc.
Welds broken parts and structural members.
Tests overhauled equipment to ensure operating efficiency.
Servicing equipment as necessary.
Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred. Minimum two years of related experience and/or a combination of both. Thorough knowledge of diesel, A/C and other related heavy vehicles and equipment. Able to use computer software in analyzing and troubleshooting engine and transmission fault codes. CDL is preferred but not required. Experience with preventative maintenance with trucks and trailers.

Computer Skills: Experience with Microsoft Office products and some ability to adapt to other computer software.

Working Conditions:
Consists of truck shop setting, at plants and job sites. Shop environment will include suitable work areas and standard shop equipment. On site work consists of activities which include navigating heights, machinery and exposure to the elements of weather. Required safety equipment will be issued and policies and procedures focused on safety will apply.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling and climbing at times. The employee must frequently lift or move items up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move items up to 75 pounds. Must be able to frequently climb stairs and ladders. May occasionally deal with heights. Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with staff, employees and managers. Effective conflict resolution abilities. Ability to present facts and recommendations effectively in oral and written form. Ability to read, write and do mathematics.

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