Construction Equipment Mechanic
CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT MECHANIC
A qualified, efficient and reliable Construction Equipment Mechanic is expected to possess the required skills and competencies. As a Construction Equipment Mechanic, your duties may include the following:
- Regular inspection of excavators, loaders, cranes, roller compactors, bulldozers, graders and other heavy construction, loading and transport equipment (such as dump trucks, trailers, forklifts, front dumpers et.al.) and plants such as mobile concrete mixer or concrete batching plant, aggregates/stone crushers, desalination units, power generators including working knowledge or expertise and experience on maintenance and repair of engine or motor electrical components for proper performance, and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions.
- Diagnosing faults or malfunctions using manual skills or personal equipment expertise and experiences including use of computerized and other testing equipment to determine the extent of repair required.
- Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts, components or systems using hand and power tools.
- Testing repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturers’ specifications.
- Clean, lubricate and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment.
- Service attachments and working tools such as blades, ploughs, winches and side booms.
- Perform maintenance and repair work on company vehicles as required.
- Keep updated record of equipment or plant maintenance requirements, repair records including records of available or status of stocks of equipment repair tools, spare parts, oils and lubricants and any other materials required for equipment and plant maintenance or repair.
- Able to identify and timely submit correct orders of all equipment or plant materials or spare parts required for equipment and plant maintenance and repair.
- Able to live and perform assigned works in a remote island (with the community) or worksites (with the project personnel) with minimal resources or support.
- Skills required.
- Mechanical, motor electrical and mathematical aptitude.
- Interest in machines.
- Good senses (e.g., smell, touch, etc.) to diagnose problems.
- Problem-solving skills.
- Physical strength and stamina to lift heavy machinery and work in cramped or awkward positions.
- Be open to learning new techniques and technologies.
- Succeed independently or be able to work efficiently as a member of a team.
- Certified equipment mechanic and licensed driver or operator.