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Heavy Equipment Mechanic / Maintenance in Lathrop, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Lathrop, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    0 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    (209) 952-5627

Job Description

Volt Work Force Solutions is currently hiring for a direct hire Heavy Equipment Mechanic for a reputable company that is a leading manufacturer of precast prestressed products specializing in bridge girders, structural components for buildings and parking structures, and highway pavement. The company is seeking a qualified and experienced Heavy Equipment Mechanic in Lathrop, California. Ideal candidate to be self-motivated, honest, and a team player.

 Essential Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Install, adjust and repair production equipment such as: Straddle Cranes, Mixer Trucks, Air Compressors, Man Lifts, Water Trucks, Batch Plant, Concrete Mixer and all equipment associated with productions.
  • Ability to read and interpret instructions and operation manuals and follow step by step instructions.
  • Observe equipment and listen to sounds to determine proper functioning or identify cause of trouble.  
  • Observe equipment and listen to sounds to determine proper functioning or identify cause of trouble.
  • Diesel (Tier 4) and gas engine experience required.
  • Repair/troubleshoot diesel, gas, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic equipment.
  • Repair and replace gears, drives, bearing, belts, chains, shafts, etc.
  • Maintain maintenance logs and inspections on all equipment.
  • Maintain repair cost log for all equipment.
  • Weld (ARC, MIG, and Gas Powered) and use cutting torch.
  • Repair electrical hand tools.
  • Operate a variety of hand/power tools to repair, grease, weld, cut, and change parts as required.
  • Electrical work including PLC troubleshooting, motor controls and circuit testing.
  • Perform general repairs to plant structure.
  • Keep work area in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed.

 Requirements / Education / Experience:

  • High school diploma / equivalent or equivalent in training, education or experience.
  • Technical or vocational school certification or equivalent in training or experience.
  • Skilled in the use of hand and power tools.
  • Knowledge of hydraulics, mechanics, electricity, welding, or related fields.
  • Tools required for heavy mechanic / maintenance position.

 Physical Environment:

  • Lift tools, machinery parts and other objects weighing up to 75 pounds each
  • Endure intermittent bending, crouching, pushing, pulling, stooping and reaching
  • Standing for extended period of time
  • Able to work under extreme conditions such as hot or cold temperatures, noise, dust and dirt
  • Safety conscience.
  • Lock Out / Tag Out procedures.

Benefits: Medical Vision and 401K start after your first 60 days.

  • Employer pays 70% of Medical Employee responsible for 30% and 100% of family
  • Vacation two weeks for the first year and three weeks of vacation the second year moving forward. Eight paid Holidays.

For immediate consideration please contact Janessa at 209-952-5627 to schedule an interview. You can also email a current resume to