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Heavy Equipment Diesel Mechanic (Houston)

Veteran Staffing Network
Houston, TX
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Seeking a US Veteran, National Guardsman, Reservist, and/or Military Spouse to apply for as a Diesel Mechanic on Heavy Equipment. Troubleshoot, diagnose and repair failures, including electrical, diesel engines, hydraulic and pneumatic. Service and maintain machinery in the field or shop. Job requires 1 to 5+ years of experience, mechanical knowledge to repair and maintain a variety of diesel equipment (such as construction, forestry or mining machinery), plus a complete set of tools.

 

Responsibilities: Veteran Military

  • Apply your knowledge and certifications as an expert in heavy equipment maintenance.
  • Repair equipment in a safe, timely and cost-effective manner whether in the field or shop.
  • Troubleshoot electrical, engine, transmission, brakes, steering, frame, cab and hydraulic systems.
  • Read diagrams, service manuals, service bulletins, and web-based trouble-shooting tools.
  • Report on problems and estimate time and parts required to repair unit/equipment.
  • Order new parts and follow up with parts department on backorders.
  • Perform routine maintenance checks and adjustments (fluid levels, hoses, belts, brakes, tires, and clutches); change filters and oil. Weld as needed.
  • Submit paperwork: daily notes, timecards, tech-line reports, expense reports and warranty parts.
  • Maintain service truck by filling out daily inspection reports and utilizing ELD.
  • Attend meetings, seminars, and schools to increase knowledge.

 

Requirements: Veteran Military

  • US Veteran, National Guardsman, Reservist or Military Spouse
  • 1-5+ years of solid, advanced experience troubleshooting, diagnosing and repairing minor to major failures including electrical, diesel engines, hydraulic and pneumatic
  • complete set of tools
  • Trade School (2-year degree) preferred
  • Self-driven with strong customer service skills
  • Valid driving record
  • Knowledge of hand and mechanized tools, jacks, hoists, diagnostic testing and tuning equipment
  • Skills to diagnose mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic malfunctions
  • Skills to read manuals and schematics to rebuild engines and major driveline components
  • Ability to enter information in repair management software
  • Ability to lift, carry, reach, push, and/or pull; climb and balance; stoop, kneel, crouch and/or crawl; and significant finger dexterity necessary
  • Ability to lift 80+lbs and work in the field, an outdoor environment, or a busy industrial shop

 

 

 

Keywords: Caterpillar, Liebherr, Case, John Deere, Vermeer, Komatsu, Caterpillar, Cummins, Waukesha, Jenbacher, Wartsila, Fairbanks Morse, MTU, diesel, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, engine, transmission, brakes, steering, frame, cab, fluid, hoses, belts, brakes, tires, clutches, filters, oil, mine, forestry, construction, heavy, machine, machinery, Volvo, Atlas, Hyundai, Kobelco, New Holland, Cummins High HP, Wärtsilä, Fairbanks, Morse, MSHA

 

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Company Description
VSN builds a bridge between veterans and employers, providing the support needed to ensure success. As a non-profit organization, we reinvest all revenues generated by the Veteran Staffing Network to provide career coaching services for veterans, wounded warriors, and military spouses.

Veteran Staffing Network

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Our exceptional services help military, veterans & their families have equal opportunities to live, learn & work in their communities.

VSN builds a bridge between veterans and employers, providing the support needed to ensure success. As a non-profit organization, we reinvest all revenues generated by the Veteran Staffing Network to provide career coaching services for veterans, wounded warriors, and military spouses.

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Houston, TX
USA

Industry

Automotive

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