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Mechanic

Company: Meruelo Group
Location: Vista
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Since its founding in 1974, Select Electric, Inc. has been serving the electrical construction market in the San Diego region with primary focus on transportation infrastructure projects. As the leader in this field, we have extensive experience and resources to undertake any transportation project ranging from traffic signals to the most complex transit and commuter rail systems.

Responsible for the maintenance, repairs and overhauls of powered vehicles and equipment; also maintains small tools.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Preventative maintenance service on equipment as well as BIT/DOT.
  • Diagnose mechanical, electrical and hydraulic problems in vehicles and equipment, making corrections and repairs as needed.
  • Cleans and maintains equipment and shop area.
  • Performs inspections and operates vehicles and equipment to evaluate capabilities and compliance with safety regulations.
  • Maintains records of repairs, costs and time involved.
  • Prepares requisition for parts.
  • Repair and overhaul of engines and related drive train, electrical and hydraulic systems
  • Follow all requirements of the company safety program.
  • Take personal responsibility for safety in working environment.
  • Perform additional assignments and assume additional responsibilities as directed by Equipment Manager.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • At least 5 years of experience as a mechanic
  • Must have knowledgeable of construction equipment to include heavy trucks, cranes, and boring machines.
  • Knowledgeable of Diesel and gas engines and capable of diagnostics and trouble shooting.
  • Knowledgeable of hydraulic and air brake systems.
  • Knowledgeable of hydraulics systems, able to diagnose and repair.
  • Able to repair and trouble shoot electrical issues.
  • Be familiar using email, and responding to work orders
  • Knowledge of E-Compliance system a plus.

LICENSE:

  • Possession of Class A is preferred but not required.

SKILLS, PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Knowledge of safety precautions and procedures relating to mechanical equipment and repair shop.
  • Must be self-motivated and be able to safely work alone and complete tasks in a timely matter.
  • Must have own hand tools and a small OEM computer.
  • Experience welding and some fabrication duties.
  • Understand the use, care, and disposal of hazardous automotive materials and waste.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical service manuals.
  • Effective communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
  • Complies with and maintains company confidentiality practices and policies.
  • Interacts professionally with all company employees and outside persons.
  • Able to stand for long periods of time, use arms and hands to reach for, handle and manipulate objects.
  • Able to lift and carry materials weighing 50-100 lbs.
  • Able to climb and balance on ladders, scaffolds and other objects
  • Able to carry tools and equipment.
  • Able to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl to reach hard to access work areas.

Working conditions consists of temperature-controlled buildings or offices, outside elements such as rain, cold, and heat when working with in open environments, driving from various locations or attending meetings, etc. Noise levels are moderate to loud depending on work location.

Keywords: Meruelo Group, Vista , Mechanic, Other , Vista, California

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