Heavy Diesel Mechanic

1 Available Spaces Expire on October 31, 2022 Colton, CA AIM Recycling

The Field Mechanic will be responsible to inspect, service, and maintain our range of heavy-duty machinery equipment. Will be driving to the job site, inspecting engines and equipment, carrying out services, conducting repairs, and providing routine maintenance to the construction fleet.

Essential Duties:

  • Inspecting excavator, grapples, shears, bobcats, forklift, and other heavy equipment for proper performance.
  • Diagnosing faults using computerized testing equipment.
  • Adjusting equipment and replacing faulty parts.
  • Cleaning, lubricating, and conducting routine services on heavy-duty vehicles.
  • Cleaning and servicing of machine attachments like winches, blades, and side booms.
  • Performing major repair work when necessary.
  • Consulting with other mechanics on smaller jobs.
  • Reporting damaged or faulty equipment to management.
  • Conduct regular maintenance on machinery, systems, and automotive vehicles.
  • Meet with clients to better understand their concerns and identify the issue.
  • Assemble mechanical components according to specifications.
  • Examine machines and oversee diagnostic tests to determine functionality problems.
  • Design a plan of action for all maintenance tasks and upgrades.
  • Maintain work logs, repairs, and maintenance records.
  • Monitor inventory and order new parts when necessary.
  • Offer consultation on maintenance and preventative procedures to machine and vehicle users.
  • Perform vehicle assessments and alert clients on issues that will prohibit their vehicles from passing inspection.

Physical Demands:         

  • Physically able to conduct inspections and carry equipment used for inspections.
  • Prolonged periods of walking and standing.
  • Must be able to lift up, push and pull to 40 pounds at a time.
  • Consistently climbs, balances, stoops, kneels, crawls or crouches.
  • Consistently turning and moving of hands, arms, feet, and legs.

Education/Experience:

  • 5-10 years of experience preferred.
  • Must have experience with troubleshooting and repairing hydraulic systems, repairing hydraulic cylinders, fabricating, and welding with metal, troubleshooting, and repairing 12- and 24-volts electrical systems.

Schedule:

  • Mon – Fri – 6:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Pay Rate: $33+, dependent on experience  

  • Access to Medical, Dental & Vision Benefits
  • 401(k) Plan Plus Company Matching
  • Paid Time Off
  • Competitive Wages
  • Opportunities For Advancement