The Heavy Equipment Mechanic Lead analyzes malfunctions and repairs, rebuilds, and maintains power equipment, such as cranes, straddle cranes, rough terrain container handler, various motorized equipment, pumps, compressors, and pneumatic tools.
Essential Functions of the Position
Must be able to operate and inspect machines or equipment to diagnose defects.
Dismantles and reassembles equipment, using hoists and hand tools.
Examines parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges.
Replaces defective engines and subassemblies, such as transmissions, and tests overhauled equipment to insure operating efficiency.
Performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, repairs, and adjustments of all heavy machinery to ensure the equipment remains fully mission capable for mission support.
Performs annual, quarterly, and monthly inspections on all heavy equipment.
May direct workers engaged in cleaning parts and assisting with assembly and disassembly of equipment.
Performs a variety of collateral duties such as hazardous waste generation and handling, containment, clean-up, disposal of hazardous waste, etc.
Operates all heavy equipment, forklifts and a variety of other equipment to troubleshoot faults and validate repairs.
Understands and uses safety items and personal protective equipment (PPE) that is mandatory and actively supports the EHS safety program.
Lead other staff on-site in daily routine work functions.
Required to walk, stand, sit, and move about the property for extended periods of time.
Required to perform physical activities that require considerable use of the arms and legs and moving the entire body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, stooping to handle materials.
Indoor/Outdoor; exposure to external environmental conditions possible.
Noise levels can range from minimal to intense.
Able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
3 years’ experience repairing heavy motorized equipment.
High School graduate or equivalent.
Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand English.
Ability to multitask and demonstrate diligence.
Must be dependable, responsible, and able to fulfill obligations.
Possess a Valid California Drivers’ License.
Must be a US Citizen.
Must be able to pass a National Criminal Background Check and maintain clearance for a Common Access Card (CAC