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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Bloomington, MI 47403

Industry: Construction - Commercial Job Number: 03415 Priority: High

Job Description

Heavy Equipment Mechanic


Our client is seeking a skilled and experienced Heavy Equipment Mechanic to join their team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the maintenance, repair, and overhaul of heavy machinery and equipment used in construction, mining, agriculture, and other industrial settings. This role requires a strong mechanical aptitude, problem-solving skills, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform routine maintenance and inspections on heavy equipment, including but not limited to bulldozers, excavators, loaders, cranes, and graders.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic issues in heavy machinery.
  • Repair and replace defective parts, components, and systems, including engines, transmissions, brakes, and hydraulic systems.
  • Conduct preventive maintenance to ensure optimal performance and longevity of equipment.
  • Use diagnostic tools and software to identify and resolve equipment malfunctions.
  • Maintain accurate records of all maintenance and repair work performed.
  • Collaborate with operators and other team members to ensure equipment is operating safely and efficiently.
  • Follow all safety protocols and regulations to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Stay updated with the latest industry standards, equipment technologies, and maintenance practices.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; technical or vocational training in heavy equipment mechanics is preferred.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience as a heavy equipment mechanic or similar role.
  • Strong knowledge of heavy machinery, including diesel engines, hydraulic systems, electrical systems, and transmissions.
  • Proficiency in using diagnostic tools, hand tools, and power tools.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical manuals, schematics, and blueprints.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.
  • Physical stamina and strength to perform manual labor and lift heavy objects.
  • Valid driver s license; CDL is required.
  • Certifications in heavy equipment repair and maintenance (e.g., ASE) are preferred.

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in a workshop setting and outdoor environments.
  • Exposure to noise, dust, fumes, and varying weather conditions.
  • Regularly required to stand, walk, bend, and reach.
  • May involve working at heights and in confined spaces.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Retirement savings plan with company match.
  • Paid time off and holidays.
  • Opportunities for ongoing training and professional development.


619 Recruiting is an equal opportunity employer.

Meet Your Recruiter

Amy Allen
Recruiter (Construction & HR)

With a passion for connecting talented individuals with rewarding careers, I bring extensive experience in recruitment to the HR and Construction industry. Specializing in both construction and HR, I possess a unique blend of expertise in talent acquisition, workforce management, and industry-specific knowledge.

Having spent over 15 years as a Director of HR for multiple Fortune 500 companies I have developed a deep understanding of the intricacies and the critical role that highly skilled professionals play in driving success. From project managers to skilled tradespeople, and every level of HR management I am committed to identifying top talent and matching them with opportunities that align with their skills, goals, and career aspirations. By staying abreast of industry trends and developments, I ensure that both employers and candidates receive the highest level of service and support throughout the hiring process.

Driven by a competitive nature and a passion for building strong teams, I can provide TOP candidates for your most challenging critical roles. 

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