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Position: Equipment Mechanic

Reporting:   Reports directly to the Equipment Service Manager

Purpose:  This position requires the level of knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to diagnose and repair all makes of medium & heavy duty equipment. Some duties include removing, cleaning, repairing, reinstalling, and adjusting vehicle components, including engine components, fuel systems, and the like. Other responsibilities of the position also include ensuring work orders are completed properly, selecting the appropriate course of action for repairs, and performing road calls and emergency services as dictated by customers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Inspect and troubleshoot mechanical and electrical problems for machinery and equipment
• Inspect and repair forklifts, tractors, and trailers
• Perform all required maintenance inspections and safety checks as required
• Help service customers with their equipment
• Troubleshoot and submit repair bids to Service Manager
• Perform required Preventive Maintenance (oil change, lube, filter changes, etc.)
• Submit all paperwork to Equipment Service Manager on a timely basis
• Effectively and consistently communicate with Equipment Service Manager
• Assist in the training process of new employees
• Perform other duties as required by the Equipment Service Manager

Required Education and Experience:

• Ability to read and understand schematics
• Computer-assisted troubleshooting experience
• Basic general computer skills
• Basic mechanical and electrical working knowledge
• Understand the mechanics of fabricating equipment (Preferred)
• Basic, general computer skills
• High School Diploma or GED
• Minimum of two years of hands-on construction rental/equipment maintenance
• Requires basic mechanical and electrical working knowledge.
• Must have the ability and capability to start and operate equipment
• Must be able to lift 75 pounds, full use of arms to hands to use tools, must be able to climb up and off equipment and be able to see close as well as distant
• Requires a valid and current driver’s license