Posted on: May 16, 2022
Heavy Equipment Mechanics are responsible for performing
inspections, diagnostic testing, repairs and maintenance on the
heavy equipment to ensure safety. These Mechanics must be able to
work with minimal direction and may direct the work of others. This
position routinely requires moderate to extreme physical exertion
and may require prolonged standing, bending, kneeling, squatting,
and working in awkward positions. Heavy Equipment Mechanics are
Responsibilities and Duties
Perform repair and maintenance of heavy equipment in a safe manner
in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations and
Service equipment per company maintenance schedules and/or from
equipment daily inspection reports.
Diagnose and troubleshoot mechanical issues and make necessary
repairs, adjustments or replacements.
Perform emergency repairs on breakdowns.
Inspect, lubricate, and service equipment.
Check, fill, and/or change appropriate fluids for all equipment
parts and check/change filters.
Inspect, diagnose, and repair equipment support systems, such as
electrical, hydraulic, suspension, air, and brake systems.
Identify and perform repairs and adjustments to various components
and operating systems on the equipment or related components.
Ensure all safety devices on equipment are in good working
Perform routine welding repairs to equipment.
Maintain accurate repair orders, parts usage, and repair times
through utilization of a computerized system.
Perform routine housekeeping duties related to materials, tools,
shop, and work areas to maintain a clean and safe work area in
compliance with company and OSHA standards.
Professional interaction with internal and external customers.
Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge and Skills
Ability to perform physical requirements of the job (prolonged
physical exertions, including standing, lifting, pushing, pulling,
squatting, bending, kneeling, climbing and working in awkward
positions and tight areas).
Must be able to lift and carry weights exceeding 50 pounds.
Excellent mechanical aptitude of heavy equipment maintenance and
Minimum 5 years performing repair and maintenance on heavy trucks
and equipment and related components.
Experience using repair manuals, wiring (electrical) diagrams and
schematics necessary to troubleshoot or repair equipment or
Advanced knowledge of heavy equipment components and systems.
Ability to work overtime, weekends and/or holidays.
Ability to work in all weather conditions.
Good written and verbal communication skills to be able to
communicate effectively and professionally with internal and
Must possess necessary tools to perform assigned tasks.
Familiarity with using a computer.
Additional skills may be required to perform additional task(s)
specific to work location, department or line of business.
Legally eligible to work in the United States.
Must have a valid driver's license; CDL preferred.
Must successfully complete pre-employment testing.
Must be able to read and speak the English language well enough to
communicate, understand, and respond to questions, directions,
traffic signs, signals, and safety training.
Exposure to noise, heat, dust, and fumes as found in a repair
Exposure to extreme weather conditions possible.
Exposure to residential and commercial waste.
This job description is intended to describe the general nature,
complexity and level of work to be performed by employees assigned
to this position, and is not to be construed as an exhaustive list
of responsibilities, duties and/or skills required. It does not
prescribe or restrict the work that may be assigned. Furthermore,
this does not establish a contract for employment and is subject to
change at the discretion of the company.
Rumpke Waste and Recycling is committed to equality in all aspects
of employment. It is Rumpke's policy to provide equal opportunities
to all employees and potential employees without regard to race,
color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability
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