Heavy Equipment Field Mechanic

Location: Hurricane, UT Posted Date: October 7, 2017
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Employer Job Id: 2769 CareerMine Job Id: 1383652


[Company] services all makes and models of equipment. The company serves many markets that require off road machinery by providing top quality equipment, supported by excellent repair and rebuild facilities, field service capabilities, well trained mechanics and a multimillion dollar parts inventory.

Every branch of [Company] offers new, used and rental equipment. The company assures excellent service support with an extensive parts inventory, highly trained service personnel and on-site maintenance to eliminate travel and minimize downtime. Preventive Maintenance programs are offered to help avoid unexpected repairs, and several different financing options are always available.

The company offers a broad range of equipment, including articulated trucks, asphalt rollers, backhoe loaders, crawler dozers, excavators, mobile crushers, motor graders, rigid frame trucks, shovels, skid steer loaders, soil compactor, water towers, wheel dozers, wheel loaders, heavy duty mining equipment, and a complete line of ground engaging tools and attachments including couplers, buckets, forks, hydraulic brooms, and hydraulic hammers. This equipment supports many different industries—residential and commercial construction, highway construction, paving, agriculture, demolition, energy, environmental, government, infrastructure, industrial, landscaping and nursery, mining, quarry, sand and gravel, salvage, and utility.

[Company] has a major component repair center in Salt Lake City. In addition, Salt Lake City is the training center for [Company] Western Region.

[Company] sells only the reliable equipment brands—[Company] , American Compaction, Amulet, CWS, Fleetguard, Geith, Henke, Hensley, JRB, LaBounty, Magnum, Mega, PSM, Sakai, Werk-Brau, and Woods.


  • Timely, effective repairs of machine components in the shop/field.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Complete assigned jobs and task to meet flat rate times and re-do metric.
  • Work safely and follow all KEC/Customer safety policies and procedures.
  • Complete related paperwork and access databases require to complete job (work order, parts order, JSA, DBS, SIMS, SIS web, STW) accurately and timely.
  • Follow contamination control and HAZMAT rules and regulations.
  • Remove and install parts, disassemble and assemble components, and test and adjust assemblies with minimal to no supervision.
  • Ability to provide accurate quotes and pricing estimates to the customer.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot problems, give recommendations for repairs and make all critical machine and engine repairs and adjustments with minimal to no supervision.
  • Test and verify correct operation of all repairs and adjustments.
  • Apply general failure analysis and procedures to determine proper diagnosis.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required
  • Associate Degree in Diesel Technology or equivalent preferred
  • 4 – 6 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Language Skills
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos
  • Ability to write simple correspondence
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situation to customers, clients and other employees
  • Mathematical Skills
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio and percentages
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, area, circumference and volume
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations
  • Computer Skills
  • Knowledge of database software, Internet software, manufacturing software and order processing systems
  • Analytical Skills
  • Uses intuition and experience to complement data
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Responds promptly to customer needs
  • Oral and Written Communication Skills
  • Speaks and writes clearly and informatively
  • Teamwork Skills
  • Balances team and individual responsibilities
  • Planning/Organizing Skills
  • Prioritizes and plans work activities
  • Professionalism
  • Reacts well under pressure; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments
  • Quality
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; monitors own work to ensure quality
  • Quantity
  • Meets productivity standards; completes work in a timely manner
  • Safety
  • Observes safety procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions
  • Adaptability
  • Adapts to changes in the work environment; able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events
  • Flexibility to work various schedules including shift work.

Other Information

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Clean driving record and CDL (Field Technician only).
  • Certified to operate a forklift and/or manlift.
  • May be required to complete a DOT physical.
  • Required to complete MSHA certification.
  • May be required to complete respirator certification.


  • Must have a complete set of mechanics tools that meet minimum requirements as defined on [Company] technician tool list


Policies and Procedures

  • Abide by all Company policies and procedures

Work Environment

  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • Frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions.
  • Occasionally exposed to extreme heat; risk of electrical shock and vibration.
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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