Heavy Equipment Mechanic

1st Shift Heavy Equipment Mechanic needed for a local manufacturing services company!

  • Minneapolis, MN
  • $28 - $34
  • Hourly
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Blair Richie
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A bit about us:

We are an industry environmental services leader in the U.S., providing services and products to residential, municipal, commercial, and industrial customers nationwide.

Why join us?

Competitive Benefit package
Career Growth

Job Details

Minimum Requirements: Minimum of 1 year of experience in a technician position requiring knowledge and application of OSHA Haz Com; OSHA Lock Out Tag Out and all OSHA Fire Protection regulations.

MUST HAVE a background in Mobile Equipment: Front End Loaders, Skid Steers, or Forklifts.

The Heavy Equipment Technician performs repairs and maintenance on heavy equipment, compact heavy equipment, light service equipment, and light trucks. Typical repairs include, but are not limited to, preventative maintenance inspections, hydraulic, fuel, exhaust, brakes, suspension, electrical, HVAC, and emission systems.

Principal Responsibilities:
  • Maintains advanced knowledge to diagnose and repair mechanical problems on heavy equipment.
  • Performs repair or preventative maintenance on electrical, diesel and gasoline vehicles, including compactor, excavator, wheel loader, and other vehicles to maximize safe and productive operations.
  • Typical repairs and maintenance would include work on engines, transmissions, chassis, drivelines and body components, hydraulic, brake, electrical and suspension systems, wheels, tires and undercarriages.
  • Reads and interprets equipment condition reports and/or repair orders, communicate with supervisor and/or operator for clarification of defects and discuss preventive techniques with operators to minimize future repairs.
  • Completes paperwork associated with repairing equipment, documenting parts usage and accounting for applied times (i.e., work order times compared to time card times).
  • Completes daily consumables report to record hours, fuel and oil usage, and provide information for input
  • Collects and interprets analyses from oil sampling, on-board computer, and fleet management software.
  • Performs overhauls on gas or diesel engines.

  • Advanced knowledge in air brakes, tires, hydraulics, advanced electrical, advanced drive train knowledge, suspension, steering and wheel-end components training as evidenced by ASE Certification.
  • Minimum of 1 year of prior experience as a technician working on heavy equipment, demonstrating the ability to service increasingly more challenging maintenance repairs.
  • Mechanical Trade School certificate or degree is preferred. Or a certificate in electrical diagnostics is preferred.
  • Applicable ASE certifications.
  • Working knowledge of Tier 4 emission systems.
  • Welding and/or fabrication skills and/or experience.

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Job Details
Managed by Jobot Pro
Minneapolis, MN
Job Type
$28 - $34