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Heavy Equipment Technician

Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Salary Range: $25-$29/Hour

As a leading dealer of equipment in the nation, we're on the lookout for an experienced Industrial Equipment Technician to join our Compactor team.

Your role will be pivotal in ensuring the seamless operation of our equipment, from repairing motors and pumps to fabricating chutes and installing cardboard balers.

If you're a skilled industrial mechanic with a knack for electrical troubleshooting, hydraulics, and welding, we want to hear from you!

As an Industrial Equipment Mechanic, your responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring strict adherence to safety protocols such as lockout/tagout, fire watch, and fall protection measures.
  • Expertly repairing and replacing essential components like motors, pumps, cylinders, and valves to maintain operational efficiency.
  • Diligently following equipment requirements and maintenance schedules to uphold performance standards.
  • Skillfully utilizing torches and cutting tools to remove old chutes, guide rails, and other elements as needed.
  • Installing and configuring trash compactors, fabricating chutes, and setting up cardboard balers as required to meet operational demands.
  • Willingness to tackle additional tasks as assigned to support team objectives. Benefits:
    • $250 Quarterly Tool Allowance
    • Annual Boot Allowance
    • Company-provided Service Truck
    • Company Provided Uniforms
    • Highly Competitive Compensation Package!
    • Excellent Benefits, Including Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid-Time Off & More
    • Exclusive Vendor Training
    • Professional Development and Career Advancement Opportunities
    • 401K with Company Match
    • Employee Referral Program
    • Employee Assistance Program Qualifications:
      • Mechanical aptitude: Natural knack for understanding and working with mechanical systems.
      • Valid driver's license: Maintaining a current license and safe driving record for operating company vehicles.
      • Mechanical proficiency: Familiarity with hand tools, power tools, and measuring devices for mechanical tasks.
      • Welding and cutting experience: Prior involvement in basic welding, cutting, and layout operations for repairs. Physical Requirements:
        • Comfort in confined spaces: Ability to work comfortably in tight spaces as needed.
        • Working in elements: Adaptability to varied environmental conditions, indoors and outdoors.
        • Physical agility: Ability to kneel, bend, squat, push, pull, and reach effectively.
        • Lifting capacity: Capability to lift and move objects weighing more than 50 lbs. unassisted.
        • Vehicle accessibility: Independence in entering and exiting various vehicles as required.
        • DOT physical readiness: Willingness to pass a DOT physical exam for safety compliance. We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: MID-ATLANTIC WASTE SYSTEMS, Chesapeake , Heavy Equipment Technician, Engineering , Chesapeake, Virginia

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