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Mechanic in San Diego, CA at Penhall Company

Date Posted: 3/20/2019

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Job Description

Main Purpose:

The Penhall Company has an immediate opening for a light duty Mechanic to join our team. We are looking for a light duty equipment repair Mechanic with experience working with concrete cutting and coring equipment, light duty trucks, flat-saws, coredrill motors, gas hand saws. In this position you will perform the day-to-day maintenance and repair on heavy industrial construction equipment.  Training will be provided for the specialty equipment by working on the equipment under the supervision of the lead mechanic.  

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 light duty industrial construction equipment (both diesel & gas powered). 
  • Carry out preventative maintenance and repair programs. Maintain effective equipment maintenance schedules and records on all company equipment and tools.
  • Assist Maintenance Manager 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
  • Perform additional assignments as requested by supervisors



Job Requirements

  • 3 - 5 years' experience working with heavy industrial construction equipment. Familiarity with concrete cutting construction equipment a plus. Technical training in equipment repair and operation or equivalent combination of technical training and experience will be considered.
  • Diamond blade equipment service and repair a plus.
  • Experienced in basic to advanced welding techniques (MIG, 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.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Basic to intermediate arithmetic skills.

Penhall Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Penhall Company encourages qualified females, minorities, veterans, disabled persons to apply.


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