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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

DHM’s Heavy Equipment Mechanic performs skilled tasks in the mechanical repair and maintenance of earth moving and related heavy construction equipment.

Duties include:

  • Upkeep and maintenance of heavy equipment

  • Repair of heavy equipment that has broken down by repairing or replacing damaged or worn parts

  • Operate and inspect machines or heavy equipment to diagnose problems or defects

  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions to determine required repairs using engine diagnostic equipment or calibration devices, identify problems and arrive at possible solutions

  • Dismantle and reassemble heavy equipment using hand tools and/or hoists

  • Clean, lubricate, and perform other required maintenance work on equipment

  • Maintain equipment service records

  • Read and understand operating manuals and technical drawings, understand, and carry out oral and written instructions

  • Repairs may be done in the DHM Shop or out in the field on job sites

  • Certify that all equipment is in good working order and is safe to operate

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required, specific training working on heavy equipment preferred

  • 2 years of heavy equipment repair experience is required