Mechanic

US-MD-Taneytown
Job ID
2017-1151
Category
Mechanic
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Basic Function:  Responsible for mechanical repairs and maintenance of Cranemasters vehicles and equipment. 

 

Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

 

  1. Responsible for repair and maintenance of heavy equipment, trucks and other motorized equipment.
  2. Carries out work assignments following daily briefing with Shop Foreman.
  3. Ensures that down-time (waiting for parts, tools, etc.) is kept to a minimum.
  4. Completes work orders timely and accurately.  Records mileage, hours, date and work/repair description.  Ensures that documentation is legible and understandable.
  5. Routes requests for emergency repairs to the Shop Foreman to ensure priority assignments are not interrupted.
  6. Ensure that all safety rules/regulations are followed.
  7. Ensures that tools and other equipment are maintained in a neat, orderly fashion.
  8. Actively participates in team based work assignments in order to ensure timely completion of repairs/maintenance.
  9. Other duties as assigned.

 

 

Required Travel:  May be required for work related travel to/from other Cranemasters locations, training, seminars and meetings.

 

Qualifications

Required Skills and Experience:

 

  1. Minimum of five years demonstrated maintenance experience with heavy equipment and/or track/trailers/cranes, etc.
  2. Minimum of five years’ experience in at least two other technical areas (Including but not limited to: hydraulics, electronics, small engines, air-conditioning, and other related mechanical areas).
  3. Education to include: High School Diploma/GED AND trade school/or dealership/factory service training in diesel mechanical repair/maintenance that would be equivalent to an associate’s degree. 
  4. Drive for achieving results and ability to convey a sense of urgency when appropriate.
  5. Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
  6. Strong communication and organization skills.
  7. Proficient computer skills.
  8. Able to read, write and speak English 

Physical Demands:

 

  1. Constant bending / twisting / stooping / walking / talking / sitting / standing / kneeling / climbing / bending / carrying materials/parts
  2. May work in a variety weather conditions.
  3. Working extended hours.
  4. Regular lifting of up to 50 pounds; loads in excess of 50 pounds and which can be reduced, should be made lighter.
  5. Employee must obtain assistance when lifting items weighing more than 75 pounds, or items which present ergonomic challenges in lifting/movement/placement.

 

Note:  Cranemasters is a 24/7 emergency service provider to the railroad industry and as such, the Mechanic will be subject to work outside of normal working hours including nights, weekends and/or holidays.

 

Required Certifications and Licenses:

 

  1. Valid Driver’s License with good driving record
  2. Training and experience equivalent to two years of technical/vocational school and five years of on-hands repair and maintenance of heavy equipment
  3. Professional certifications related to maintenance and repair of heavy equipment
  4. Other certifications as may be necessary for accomplishment of assigned responsibilities.

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