Fleet Mechanic II

Employment Type: FULL_TIMEFull Time

The Opportunity

THE OPPORTUNITY

This role is responsible for maintaining fleet operations of small and light-duty equipment and repairing heavy-duty equipment when necessary. Must handle diagnostics and repairs which includes performing major and minor mechanical repairs to ensure proper performance and safety of vehicles.

  • Company Vehicle not provided.
  • Mechanic tools not provided.
  • Snow removal – Equipment repairs operations.

 


Responsibilities

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Mechanic Responsibilities:

  • Performing preventative maintenance and repair of a variety of small equipment light-duty vehicles, as well as some heavy equipment such as wheel loaders, backhoes, excavators, trenchers, motor graders, pick-up trucks, single and tandem dump trucks, tractor trailers, flatbed and dump trailers as directed by Foreman or Shop Manager.
  • Examining mechanical equipment and evaluating to determine necessary repairs and/or maintenance.
  • Disassembly of equipment, trucks, trailers, which involves repairing and/or replacing broken components.
  • Complete accurate equipment service orders daily.
  • Perform field service maintenance and repairs on equipment, vehicles, and/or trailers when necessary.
  • Use of the red and green tag system to identify out-of-service assets and prepared-for-service assets.
  • Perform annual DOT inspections and complete repairs to correct any component or system failures.
  • Fabricate to repair equipment and vehicles which includes oxygen-acetylene torch cutting and melting, welding with ARC and MIG welders, and cutting with a plasma cutter.
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and organized work area free from hazards.
  • Follow all company, DOT, OSHA, and FMCSA fleet, shop, and transportation regulations.

Winter Responsibilities:

  • During winter months and when snow and/or ice is forecasted, Fleet Mechanic II will be on-call for snow related equipment repairs per the shop rotation schedule.
  • Diagnose and repair snow equipment for necessary repairs both in the shop and field environments.

 

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Minimum of 3-4 years of experience diagnosing, maintaining, and repairing small, light, and/or heavy-duty equipment.
  • Ability to pass required safety training, DOT physical exam, background check and drug testing.
  • Must have valid Colorado Driver's License and clean Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
Specialized Knowledges, Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to give direction, adapt to change, establish relationships, build consensus, anticipate roadblocks and work in a team environment.
  • Thorough knowledge of CDOT and OSHA regulations.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple duties, projects and work assignments.
  • Thorough knowledge of equipment and vehicles.
  • Excellent mechanical skills and strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to read schematics, both hydraulic and electrical.
  • Thorough knowledge of the limitations of specific types of construction equipment and safety practices used in performing maintenance and repair services.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) are highly desired.
  • Class A CDL.
  • ASE certification desired.
Competencies:
  • Accountability: When one commits to do something, he/she does it decisively, responsibly and with a sense of urgency. They become consistently relied upon.
  • Communication: Excels in effective and positive communications internally and externally. Encourages an open exchange of ideas in order to achieve mutual understandings. Consistently shows respect for the thoughts and ideas of others. Responds quickly to all oral and written communication. Provides a stabilizing influence during times of change or conflict.
  • Adaptability: Responds to change with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn new ways of working. Seeks new skills, behaviors and knowledge to increase personal performance capabilities.
  • Developing Staff: The practice of getting results through others by expressing positive expectations, conducting career and team development discussions, giving behavioral (vs. personal) feedback, and providing practical support, information, opportunities, coaching, and performance rewards. People who exhibit this competency show a sincere interest in developing talent for the benefit employees and the Company.

Physical Requirements

Physical Activity

Rarely

Occasionally

Frequently

Constantly

Balancing

 

 

X

 

Bending

 

 

X

 

Carrying

 

 

X

 

Climbing

 

 

X

 

Crawling

 

X

 

 

Crouching

 

 

X

 

Eye/Hand/Foot  Coordination

 

 

 

X

Hearing

 

 

 

X

Lifting (# of lbs.)                               

 

 

50  lbs.

 

Pulling

 

 

X

 

Pushing

 

 

X

 

Kneeling

 

 

X

 

Reaching

 

 

X

 

Repetitive motions

 

 

X

 

Stooping

 

 

X

 

Standing

 

 

X

 

Talking

 

 

X

 

Walking

 

 

X

 

Sitting

 

X

 

 

Working Outside

 

X

 

 

Work Environment:
  • Moderately undesirable working conditions. (i.e. occasional exposure to significant levels of temperature, air pollution, noise pollution, chemical gases and substances; physical trauma conditions of a minor nature such as cuts, bruises and minor burns). The work schedule varies depending on the weather, during busy season start time is 6:30am. The position may require work on Saturday’s or late night in the case of an emergency. The Fleet Mechanic II should be flexible with availability depending on the needs of the shop.