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Req Code:2022-OPERATIO-068
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time

Job Responsibilities:
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Work cooperatively with others
  • Read and understand technical service manuals
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions
  • Always maintain paperwork/tools/work area in an organized manner
  • Diagnose the cause of mechanical failure in construction equipment, light and heavy trucks and automobiles and determine appropriate repairs needed; inspect used parts to determine the cause of mechanical failure and evaluate whether parts are still usable or need to be replaced
  • Perform scheduled and general preventative maintenance on mechanical systems and components on all types of equipment to include but not limited to small engines, construction equipment, large/medium/light duty trucks, or all other equipment deemed necessary.
  • Maintain preventative maintenance logs on all components of all systems that are presently in use with all necessary data for development of an on-self inventory of critical parts and an instant record of sources for immediate ordering without delay
  • Recognize and report defects or malfunctions, upon inspection
  • Maintain and take periodic inventory of parts, materials, and components as directed by the supervisor
  • Cross-train other personnel in visual and sound inspection of equipment to gain a timely reporting response to systems trouble
  • Assist other maintenance personnel, when required, and direct their use in emergency repairs involving mechanical systems
  • Improvise and make repairs under field conditions
  • Perform skilled repair work on a wide variety of gasoline and diesel-powered construction equipment, light and heavy trucks and automobiles
  • Safety practices to be observed when maintaining and repairing mechanical equipment

Job Qualifications:
  • All components of a motorized vehicle
  • The theory and operation of internal combustion engines and drive train components
  • The theory and operation of hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • The methods, tools and equipment used to perform preventative maintenance and servicing of construction equipment, light and heavy trucks and automobiles
  • The methods, tools and equipment used in the repair and overhauling of construction equipment, light and heavy trucks and automobiles
  • The methods used in the repair and overhauling of engines and other drive train components on motorized equipment
  • Preventative maintenance inspection techniques
  • Driving vehicles, such as automobiles, pick-up trucks, dump trucks, tractors, graders, compactors, bulldozers, loaders, scrapers, tank vehicles and other light and heavy construction equipment

  • Have at least 3 years’ experience
  • Most possess a valid driver’s license - CDL class B or CDL class A
  • MVR must meet insurance standards to drive company vehicles
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain military base access
*** RC will gladly provide a reasonable accommodation to assist Mechanics in performing these essential job functions so long as it does not create an undue burden.

Physical Demands
  • Vision
    • See differences between colors, shades, and brightness, such as color-coded wire and the color of fluids
    • See objects in very bright or glaring light, such as working outdoors in bright sunlight or when using a light to make repairs
    • While looking forward, see objects that are off to the side
    • Determine the distance between objects
    • See details of objects that are less than a few feet away
    • See details of objects that are more than a few feet away
  • Hearing and speech
    • Understand the speech of another person and speak clearly so listeners can understand – exchange information with others in noisy work environments
    • Hear sounds and recognize the difference between them
    • Focus on one source of sound and ignore others
    • Determine from which direction a sound came, such as voices of co-workers in noisy environments and sounds of operating equipment
  • Strength
    • Requires solo lifting of items up to 75 pounds
    • Use stomach and lower back muscles to support the body for long periods
    • Use muscles for extended periods to lift, push, pull, or carry heavy objects, such as two people positioning 100+ pound equipment blades, carrying equipment parts, climbing onto equipment, and mounting tires onto trucks and construction equipment
    • Use impact tools, such as tire guns and sledgehammers, which cause body vibration
  • Stand or sit
    • Be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time
  • Walk or run
    • Be able to walk or run moderate distances between tools, parts, and equipment in the shop or on a jobsite
  • Kneel, stoop, crouch, or crawl / bend, stretch, twist, or reach out / climb or balance
    • Hold the arm and hand in one position or hold the hand steady while moving the arm
    • Repeat the same movements, such as manually turning a wrench or climbing on and off equipment
    • Move two or more limbs together (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while remaining in place
    • Coordinate movement of several parts of the body, such as arms and legs, while the body is moving
    • Keep or regain the body's balance or stay upright when in an unstable position
    • React quickly using or moving arms, hands, fingers, legs or feet, such as adjusting body movements or equipment controls to keep pace with speed changes of moving objects
    • Choose quickly and correctly among various movements when responding to different signals
  • Hands/fingers -feel/touch
    • Distinguish temperatures of equipment, to avoid burns
    • Use one or two hands to handle, grasp, move, control, or feel objects, tools, controls or to assemble objects
    • Use fingers to grasp, move, control, or feel objects, tools, controls or assemble very small objects
    • Make fast, repeated movements of fingers, hands, and wrists, such as performing quick, precise adjustments to machine controls
    • Perform tasks that require manual dexterity such as welding, assembling small parts, and pouring liquids into receptacles
  • Exposure to: variable temperatures and weather conditions; confined work spaces; heights, such as on ladders and equipment; high levels of noise; infections which might cause chronic disease or death; electrical hazards; dust and silica dust; allergens, such as poison oak and stinging insects; unpleasant odors; and, the possibility of experiencing burns, bodily injury, and: contact with toxic substances or chemical irritants.
Additional Information

This Job Description does not cover all the required duties, activities, skills, functions, responsibilities of the position, and working conditions any of which may change at any time according to the sole and absolute discretion of R.C. Construction Co., Inc., with or without notice.