Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Location: Fort Irwin, CA
Technica is currently recruiting for a full time non-exempt Heavy Equipment Mechanic in Ft. Irwin, CA.

Below is the job description and requirements for this position. It will be posted for five (5) days. We encourage anyone that is interested, please go to Technica’s website at www.technicanow.com, then click CAREERS to apply for this position.

Responsibilities: • Analyze malfunctions and repair, rebuild and maintain power equipment, such as cranes, power shovels, scrapers, paving machines, motor graders, trench-digging machines, conveyors, bulldozers, dredges, pumps, compressors and pneumatic tools. • 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 test overhauled equipment to insure operating efficiency. • Weld broken parts and structural members, may direct workers engaged in cleaning parts and assisting with assembly and disassembly of equipment, and may repair, adjust and maintain mining machinery, such as stripping and loading shovels, drilling and cutting machines, and continuous mining machines. • Monitors work of less experienced mechanics • Provides technical assistance in diagnosing problems beyond the capability of assigned personnel. • Maintain a safe work record 

Requirements • Lift on an occasional basis a maximum of 70 pounds with frequent or constant lifting of 40 pounds • Must be able to climb in and out of military vehicles and related equipment • Must have a minimum of 3 years relevant experience. • Must be able to stand for at least two continuous hours • Must be able to work in cramped areas for at least two continuous hours • Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions to include intense heat, heavy wind, blowing sand, heavy rain, and snow and sleet
Education: • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
Experience: • A good working knowledge of heavy equipment maintenance programs, policies, nomenclature, work methods, manuals, or other established guidelines. • An understanding of the needs of the organization serviced. • Analytical ability to define or recognize the dimension of the problems involved, to collect the necessary data to establish the facts, and take or recommend action based upon application or interpretation of established guidelines.
Licenses and Certifications: • Eligible for and be able to obtain a U.S. Government motor vehicle operator's permit for assigned class of vehicle.
Technica is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EO/AA) Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, nationality, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. We offer health, dental, vision, short-term, long-term and life insurance benefits as well as 401K options to all full- time personnel.
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