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Heavy Equipment Mechanic (FT)
MEI Rigging & Crating LLC Chantilly, VA

Heavy Equipment Mechanic (FT)

MEI Rigging & Crating LLC
Chantilly, VA
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Job Title: Heavy Equipment Mechanic- Chantilly.
Department: Rigging.
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt/Hourly.

Heavy Equipment Mechanic will diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair the forklift fleet. The mechanic will perform routine maintenance and general mechanic work on equipment. Keeps shop equipment operating by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns, maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for extensive and complex repairs. The ideal candidate can do mid-level mechanic duties, including routine PM service, changing cylinders, exhaust, diagnostics, motor, and hydraulic systems.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Heavy Equipment Mechanic providing maintenance for MEI fleet of forklifts (including electric and internal combustion forklifts and rough terrain telescopic forklifts).
  • Determines forklift condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests, identifying worn and damaged parts.
  • Keeps equipment available for use by completing preventive maintenance schedules, installing component and part upgrades; controlling corrosion; completing winterization procedures.
  • Verifies forklift performance by conducting tests, and adjusting controls and systems.
  • Maintains forklift records by annotating services and repairs.
  • Contains costs by using a warranty, evaluating service, and parts options.
  • Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipts.
  • Enhances maintenance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value.
  • Help keep the repair shop clean and organized. Complete housekeeping duties in the assigned area or project area daily and/or when required.
  • Complete the required paperwork.
  • Identify problems using diagnostic equipment and skills.
  • Explain repairs and issues and provide great customer service.
  • Plan repair procedures using charts manuals and experience.
  • Test the functionality of parts and systems.
  • Perform basic care and maintenance tasks such as oil changes, and fluid level checks.
  • Repair and replace brake pads, wheel bearings, sensors, and other parts.
  • Perform other job responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (Experience, Skills, and Education):
  • HS Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Minimum two (2) years of proven heavy machinery mechanic experience.
  • Prepared to get additional certification as needed.
  • Willingness to learn with hands-on training.

Preferred Qualifications (Experience, Skills, and Education):
  • Construction industry experience.
  • Basic knowledge of operating equipment (Forklifts, man lifts, mobile platform lifts, etc.).
  • Ability to use precision measuring tools and equipment, hand, power, and pneumatic tools.
  • Engine repair experience or auto mechanic training is required.
  • Hold a valid driver's license.
  • Must read, interpret, and transcribe data to maintain accurate records.
  • Perform routine maintenance and other tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to use diagnostic equipment.
  • Good hand-eye coordination.

Professional Skills:
  • Excellent attention to detail, thoroughness, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to maintain a professional appearance and provide friendly customer service.
  • A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
  • Performing General Physical Activities - Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling materials up to 50 pounds. While performing the functions of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, work in high, precarious places, fumes, or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, wet or humid conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, vibration.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Other Requirements:
  • Must be able to work in a highly functioning environment.
  • Display the highest levels of honesty, integrity, and professionalism.
  • Take pride in your work and the company.
  • Communicate openly and strive for peak performance in daily tasks.
  • Know and deliver the quality service MEI’s customers have come to expect.
This job description is intended to summarize the type and level of work performed by the incumbent and is not an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, and requirements.

MEI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About MEI Rigging & Crating LLC:

From our founding in the early 1990s as a metal fabricator to our growth as one of the largest providers of rigging, machinery moving, millwrighting, mechanical installation, commercial storage, crating and export packing services in the U.S., MEI has had one constant theme: A commitment to outstanding customer satisfaction.MEI is driven by our corporate vision of excellence, market leadership, and enduring value and guided by our corporate values of integrity, respect, professionalism, safety, commitment, and results.


MEI Rigging & Crating LLC

Chantilly, VA
20152 USA



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