Mechanic

Posted 6 months ago

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Assembles, sets up, adjusts, maintains, repairs all types of construction equipment, such as internal combustion engines, air compressors, pumps, concrete mixers, heavy earth moving
equipment, rock crushers, paving equipment. He may perform the duties of a welder in repair of equipment. Performs other related duties. Must be knowledgeable of the following:

I. Lubrication: oil, air, and fuel filtration, grease points and capacities, inspection techniques to detect abnormal conditions.
II. Paint and Body: Body work and painting procedures.
III. Machine Shop Familiarization: Welding and burning equipment and operations lathes,
saws, shapers, grinder and presses
IV. Injector-Governor: The operation and service of fuel injector pumps and nozzles, and engine governors. 

V. Water Cooled Engine Rebuild: Assist in the complete overhaul and testing of gas and diesel engines.
VI. Transmissions and Rear Ends: Assist in the complete overhaul of the various mechanisms used to transfer engineer horsepower to active effort.
VII. Air Cooled Engines: Assist in the complete overhaul of the various air cooled engines and their applications.
VIII. Heavy Equipment Parts Familiarization: The Parts Catalogs, procurement, handling, storage, and cost of heavy equipment parts.
IX. Starters, Generators & Voltage Regulators: Assist in the complete overhaul of the various starters, generators and voltage regulators.
X. Heavy Equipment Shop: Assist in the repair and overhaul of the various heavy equipment which will include crawler and wheel tractors, crawler and portable cranes, brooms, front end loaders,
rollers, subgrade mixers. motor graders, compactors, pumps, and air compressors–their power plants,
transmissions, controls and accessories.
XI. Heavy Equipment Field: The role of the field mechanic is to make the repairs necessary
in the field and perform preventive maintenance practices necessary to increase service life of the equipment. 

Requires the following motions: climbing, stooping, bending, squatting, lifting, stretching, driving, riding, pushing, pulling, vibrating, twisting, kneeling, walking, standing, lying, rolling, reaching, hammering. Requires lifting of up to 100 pounds. Frequency of lifting depends on repairs being made and items being repaired. Climbing in excess of 85 feet high. Uses tools such as a wrench, screwdriver, hammer, saw, file/rasp, drift pin, pry bar, sledge hammer, hoist, jack, grinder, paint sprayer, press, cutting torch, pneumatic wrench and impact tools, gauges, measuring devices. Overtime work is often required. May be exposed to extremes of hot, cold and wet weather.  Requires riding to and from job. In some instances, such as heavy. A truck mechanic must have a Commercial Drivers’ License, meet the physical requirements set forth in applicable State and Federal regulations governing persons operating heavy motor vehicles.

The job duties described herein are not exhaustive and may be supplemented

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