The Heavy VehicleMechanic performs repairs and maintains avariety of heavy equipment including, but not limited to, heavytrucks, trailers, cranes, forklifts, container handlers, back-hoes,trenchers, loaders, graders, scrapers, compactors, dozers, skidsteers, and associated equipment.
Typical duties includethe following, although specific duties vary by assignment orcontract.)
Perform heavyequipment maintenance activities including installation, repair,trouble-shooting, diagnostics, and preventive maintenance
Disassemble and reassemble enginesand mechanical units to inspect and diagnose parts usingcomputerized test equipment, calibration devices, gauges,etc.
Repair and overhaulmobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment
Repair air conditioningsystems
Calibrate loadmonitoring indicators to ensure safe and reliable lifts
Rebuild hydraulic cylinders,valves, planetary drive units, suspensions, springs, bushings, andkingpins
Replace sealsand bearings, axel brakes, and crane rigging