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Large Engine/Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Heavy Construction Equipment Mechanic Needed in Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Conshohocken, PA & Sicklerville, NJ

Norris Sales Company has an immediate opening for a Heavy Equipment Mechanic in their Conshohocken, PA and Sicklerville, NJ locations. The employee will be asked to perform all tasks given and listed in the job description, whether it be sweeping or performing a complete rebuild on a piece of equipment.

Large Equipment Mechanics will be asked to be able to read and understand electrical & hydraulic schematics and diagnose/repair them every day. The Employee must be able to communicate effectively while finishing business tasks individually or with the assistance or guidance of other employees.

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Job Title: Heavy Equipment Mechanic

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Department: Service Department

Reports To: Service Manager

Position Summary

Heavy Equipment Mechanics will be asked to diagnose and repair various types of heavy equipment and construction equipment. Must be able to read and understand electrical & hydraulic schematics. The Employee must be able to communicate effectively while finishing business tasks individually or with the assistance or guidance of other employees.

Position Responsibilities

  • Maintain and repair a wide variety of equipment including   Telehandlers/Excavators/Trench Rollers/Skid Steers/Track Loaders/Aerial Lifts/Trucks/Boom and Scissor Lifts
  • Diagnose and repair hydraulic and electrical systems
  • Diagnose and repair drivetrain and undercarriage systems
  • Diagnose and repair diesel and gas engines, including injection pumps/valves/timing belts/head gaskets
  • Perform major repairs on equipment using hand tools, power tools and computer diagnostics
  • Remove and replace heavy components using mechanical equipment such a forklift or overhead crane
  • Operate and test vehicles and mechanical equipment
  • Produce timely and detailed service reports and repair logs; record repairs made, time spent, and parts used in computerized work order system
  • Work independently with little supervision
  • Utilize all safety equipment and PPE
  • Maintain work area in a clean and organized manner
  • Perform additional duties as assigned

Essential Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years of experience working on various types of heavy equipment including aerial lifts, skid steers, backhoes, track loaders, trench rollers, telehandlers, excavators, etc.
  • Must be able to read and understand electrical & hydraulic schematics
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Strong team player with the ability to work independently as needed
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems
  • Commitment to company values
  • Valid State issued driver’s license
  • High school diploma, formal technical training, or equivalent experience
  • Welding experience a plus

Nonessential skills and experience

  • Familiarity of our main brands including, Takeuchi, LinkBelt, JLG, Genie, Gehl, Toro Dingo, etc.
  • Experience as a Large Equipment Mechanic in the construction rental industry
  • Experience operating a two-way radio

Organizational Relationships

A Large Equipment Mechanic will report directly to the Service Manager. Assists and coordinates with other mechanics, yard attendants, and parts department for required parts. This position will have no direct reports.

Physical Demands

A Large Equipment Mechanic must be able to lift, push or pull a minimum of 100 lbs.  A Large Equipment Mechanic must also have the agility to climb over and into equipment and the dexterity to work at heights over 10 feet. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to feel or operate machinery, talk, and hear. The employee is also frequently required to reach with hands and arms, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, bend, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment

Large Equipment Mechanics will spend 100% of their time working in the shop and in the field in all weather conditions. This position often requires the employee to lift heavy objects or tools, handle greasy or dirty parts, and stand or lie in awkward positions. The employee may be exposed to chemicals including but not limited to gasoline, diesel fuel, propane, and cleaning solvents. The service shop is a well-lit and ventilated area with high noise levels and some hazardous areas; however, accidents can be avoided if safe practices are observed.