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Mechanic in Houston, TX at Penhall Company

Date Posted: 6/7/2021

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Job Description

Main Purpose:

The Penhall Company has an immediate opening for a Mechanic to join our team. We are looking for a Mechanic with experience with repair and maintenance for small tools, rental and construction equipment and light duty vehicles. In this position you will perform the day-to-day maintenance and repair on heavy industrial construction equipment.  Service truck will be provided.

Key Relationships:

Foreman, Superintendent, Drivers, Operators, other skilled laborers

Specific Role Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a safe working environment. Provide high quality control standards while maintaining high levels of equipment readiness.
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair a variety of industrial construction equipment (both diesel & gas powered). Service Truck Provided
  • Carry out preventative maintenance and repair programs. Maintain effective equipment maintenance schedules and records on all company equipment and tools.
  • Assist in the repair and fabrication of equipment by performing basic to advanced welding techniques (MIG, TIG, ARC).
  • Analyze parts and supply stock to ensure an adequate and cost-effective inventory.
  • Identify and work with outside specialty shops (machine, hydraulic, electrical, etc.) to perform special or time effective work when needed.
  • Act as technical expert and advise personnel when to take equipment out of service due to mechanical problems.
  • Monitor equipment and tool warranty programs to insure warranty claims are forwarded to Asset Manager for processing
  • Assist in maintaining all corporate equipment files including inventory, repair and maintenance, etc.
  • Perform additional assignments as requested by supervisors

Travel:

  • Travel required

Job Requirements

  • 3 - 5 years' experience working with construction equipment. Technical training in equipment repair and operation or equivalent combination of technical training and experience will be considered.
  • Previous experience working with diesel engines, electrical and hydraulic repair is a must.
  • Diamond blade equipment service and repair a plus.
  • Experienced in basic to advanced welding techniques (MIG, TIG, ARC) is a must.
  • Must possess practical knowledge of the function, operation, and maintenance of construction equipment.
  • Work in inclement weather in and around repair facility.
  • Ability to work both days / nights, weekends, extended hours, and overtime as needed.
  • Strong construction technical skills and knowledge required
  • Strong sense of urgency with a focus on quality and safety.
  • Physical exertion required. Including, but not limited to, walking, standing, stooping, bending and lifting up to 90 pounds.
  • Basic computer literacy working with MS Office (Excel, Word) and email a plus.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Basic to intermediate arithmetic skills.

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