Under general supervision, the Equipment Mechanic is responsible for the full range of equipment maintenance and repair needed to keep all Edwards’s vehicles, trailers, and equipment in good running condition including gas, diesel and electrical engines. The Equipment Mechanic typically inspect automotive, hauling, and farm equipment to determine necessary corrective action; perform diagnostic tests and would complete metal fabrications and repairs as needed.
Reassemble machines after the completion of repair or maintenance work.
Start machines and observe mechanical operation to determine efficiency and to detect problems.
Performs tune ups, brake jobs, and other preventative maintenance on cars, trucks, trailers, and other powered rolling equipment.
Repairs mowers, tractors, and other small engines.
Designs, welds, and fabricates steel, aluminum and stainless steel fabricated projects using mig,tig,stick and gas.
Dismantle machines and remove parts for repair, using hand tools, chain falls, jacks, cranes, or hoists.
Inspect or test damaged machine parts, and mark defective areas or advise supervisors of repair needs.
Other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Related Experience – Some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed.
Repairing — Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
Troubleshooting — determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Diagnostics – Familiar with diagnostic software tools.
The Laborer/Rigger is responsible for performing various rigging related activities with regards to moving oversized/over dimensional loads. General work activities involve offloading components from rail cars, barges or temporary/permanent foundations onto various transporters. Assists with multiple tasks during the duration of projects in a safe and efficient manner. This position reports directly to the Project Superintendent.
General laborer activities as a crew member.
Performs operation of various equipment (forklift/skid steer).
Attaches loads to rigging equipment to provide support or prepare them for moving, using hand or power tools.
Signals or verbally direct workers engaged in hoisting or moving loads in order to ensure safety of workers and materials.
Inspects and tests rigging equipment to ensure safety and reliability.
Performs general physical activities that require considerable use of arms and legs and moving your whole body such as climbing, lifting balancing, walking stooping, and handling of materials.
Using either control mechanisms or direct activity to operate machines or processes (hand or power tools, hydraulic tools or precision measuring tools or equipment.)
Qualifications and Requirements
Experience preferably in the heavy rigging, crane, construction or heavy trucking industry.
Must speak and read fluent English in order to pass necessary safety training requirements to gain access into safety sensitive environments such as nuclear plants.
Must have a clean criminal records history and subject to ongoing random Drug and Alcohol testing.