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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Company: Southwest Concrete Paving
Location: Peoria
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Job Description:

Southwest Concrete Paving, Co. prides our self on the quality of our work and with our extensive experience, the ability to deliver complex and challenging jobs. We are staffed with talented, hardworking, and tenured employees whose expertise in heavy civil / airfield construction has been the foundation of our success. For additional information about our company visit our website at www.swcp.us

Southwest Concrete Paving is an established concrete paving company specializing in military airfield construction across the western United States. At Southwest we believe that quality and safety come first and have spent considerable resources to assure those components are emphasized on every project. We believe that teamwork and communication is the way to achieve these goals, and we seek likeminded individuals who want to come and be part of a successful team.

POSITION SCOPE

The Heavy Equipment Mechanic will manage all aspects of equipment maintenance and repair for concrete paving projects. This position will be a traveling position where the qualified applicant will be required to integrate and travel with a paving crew to assist in all assigned functions. The individual must be able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced work environment. Some night and weekend work will be required. This position is salary, SWCP pays California wages and Davis Bacon rates.

PRIMARY DUTIES

  • Above all, insure that safe practices are followed in all aspects of daily activities
  • Diagnose/troubleshoot mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical issues accurately the first time; identify parts needed for repairs
  • Read schematics, diagrams, blue prints, etc. to assist with repairs and/or diagnostics
  • Diagnose complex electric, hydraulic, and mechanical issues
  • Remove, replace, and repair major components on all types of paving and heavy construction equipment
  • Perform routine services on heavy equipment
  • Perform on-site repairs in the field as needed in a fast-paced environment
  • Document and record work performed and parts used
  • Communicate with equipment operators to assess machine performance
  • Some weekend and night work may be required
  • Travel will be required
  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment
  • Other duties as assigned
  • This position requires a person who is self-motivated, professional, and willing to be a team player
    BACKGROUND
    • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol test as well as random tests
    • Must be able to pass a Dept. of Defense background screening (No Felonies)
    • Performs other duties as instructed by supervisor. Will report to site superintendent or project manager when assigned to jobsite
    • Full time permanent position
    • Must have at least 1-year experience in working on heavy equipment and commercial trucks
    • Experience with working on dump trucks and mixers preferred
    • Must have safe driving record
    • Must be willing to travel 100%
    • Must be able to work days, nights, or weekends
    • Must have own tools
      EXPERIENCE
      • High school or equivalent (Preferred)
      • Heavy Equipment Mechanic: 5 years (Preferred)
      • Truck Mechanic: 1 year (Preferred)
      • Basic welding skills, stick and wire
      • Some Computer Skills - basic knowledge of third party CAT, and similar programs
      • Strong hydraulic and electric over hydraulic
        LICENSE
        • ASE Certification (Preferred)
        • CDL Certified (Preferred)
        • Obtain DOT health Card (Required)
          Southwest Concrete Paving Co. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and an Equal Opportunity Employer of Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

          Pre-employment physical and drug testing are required.

          If you require an accommodation to apply, please contact the HR Department at 623-###-####. This is only to request an accommodation to the application process and is not to inquire about your application status.

          WORK LOCATION
          • 100% Travel

Keywords: Southwest Concrete Paving, Peoria , Heavy Equipment Mechanic, Engineering , Peoria, Arizona

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