Employment Type: FULL_TIMEFull Time

The Opportunity

We are looking for a Mechanic who will be integral in the maintenance of our light and heavy-duty equipment. You will be tasked with diagnosing, and repairing company equipment in shop to performance and safety standards. Snow removal equipment repair operations is required for this position.

Responsibilities

Mechanic
  • Perform preventative maintenance and repair as direct by Shop Foreman or Manager on a variety of light and heavy-duty equipment including, but not limited to: a variety of lawn equipment, Wheel Loaders, Backhoes, Excavators, Trenchers, Motor Graders, Pick-up Trucks, Single and Tandem Dump Trucks, Tractor Trailer, Flatbed and Dump Trailers, small landscape maintenance equipment, and light and heavy duty snow removal equipment.
  • Inspect and diagnose equipment to determine the necessary repairs to correct the problem. 
  • Must be able to disassemble, repair or replace broken parts on machines.
  • Complete equipment service orders daily. 
  • Maintain a safe, clean and organized work area.
  • Follow safety rules and regulations. 
Winter Responsibilities
  • Be on-call during winter months for snow related equipment repairs.
  • Assist Mechanic Foreman to perform annual inspections, evaluations and repairs. 

Qualifications

Education and experience
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience. 
  • Must pass required safety training, DOT physical exam, a background check and a drug test.
  • Must have a valid Colorado Driver's License and a clean Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Must have excellent communication skills.
  • Must be able to take direction, adapt to change, establish relationships, build consensus, anticipate roadblocks, and work in a team environment.
  • Thorough knowledge of CDOT and OSHA regulations. 
  • Prioritize duties, projects and work assignments.
  • Must have thorough equipment knowledge. 
  • Strong mechanical skills and aptitude.
  • Must be able to read hydraulic and electrical schematics.
  • Knowledge of the limitations of specific types of construction equipment and safety practices used in performing maintenance services.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is desired.
  • Class A CDL is desired.
  • ASE Certification is 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 internal and external communication. 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 a time 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 provide practical support, information, opportunities, coaching, and performance rewards. People who exhibit this competency show a sincere interest in developing talent for the benefit of fellow team members and the company. 

Physical Requirements

Physical Requirements: The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Physical Activity Frequently Occasionally Never
Lifting (# of lbs) without assistance 80 lbs    
Carrying X    
Bending X    
Climbing                         X  
Pushing                         X  
Kneeling X    
Stooping X    
Standing X    
Walking X    
Sitting                         X  
Working outside                         X  


Moderately undesirable working conditions. (ie. 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 at 6:30am. The position may require work on Saturday's or late night in the case of an emergency. The crew should be flexible with availability depending on the needs of the shop.

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