Edwards Moving & Rigging is an industry leader in heavy haul and specialized rigging. We are headquartered in Shelbyville, KY with branches located in the Midwest, Northeast, Ohio Valley, and Southeast Regions.
Under general supervision the Fleet Technician is responsible for the full range of equipment maintenance and repair needed to keep all fleet vehicles, trailers, and equipment in good running condition including gas, diesel, and electrical engines. The Fleet Technician inspects automotive, hauling, and heavy equipment to determine necessary corrective action; perform diagnostic tests and repairs as needed. This position requires that you have your own basic hand tools; diagnostic, ergonomic, and high-tech equipment will be provided. Position works with a high degree of independence. Position also requires several physical movements including lifting, pinching, bending, reaching, climbing, and manipulating and handling objects. We offer an annual tool allowance, uniforms, flexible hours and we can guarantee overtime. Pay is based on experience
Performs tune ups, brake jobs, and other preventative maintenance on cars, trucks, trailers, and other powered rolling equipment.
Dismantle and remove parts for repair, using hand tools, chain falls, jacks, cranes, or hoists.
Diagnose failures of vehicles and disassemble, repair, and reassemble parts as necessary.
Computer-based diagnostics; interface with modern truck interfaces
Basic computer use (email and web browser)
Adherence to DOT regulations
Maintain vehicle records as required.
Maintain and clean garage equipment and tools to ensure they are kept in a safe and usable condition at all times
Adhere to company work safety policies
Other duties as assigned.
Must be willing to travel up to 5% of the time.
High School Diploma or GED
Mechanical— Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Related Experience– Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed.
Repairing— Repairing fleet equipment or systems using the needed tools.
Troubleshooting—Diagnose operating failures and take corrective action
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.