Heavy Equipment Mechanic
URS Corporation - Fort Polk, LA

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Interest Category:
Operations & Maintenance

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Operations & Maintenance

Job Title :
Heavy Equipment Mechanic

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Fort Polk

Minimum Requirements:
This position is contingent upon contract award and is located at Ft. Polk, LA.

High school diploma/GED and must have at least 5 years actual and recent experience in repairing and maintaining heavy equipment to include 3 years actual and recent related experience in the field consistent with the requirements set forth in the contract.

Candidates must be able to obtain a Class "C" Commercial Drivers License (CDL) within 90 days of employment.

Knowledge and proper use of special tools / equipment required to perform assigned maintenance tasks is mandatory.

Must be able to meet physical requirements associated with and / or pass any medical examination requirements related to performing daily assigned tasks.

May be required to pass and maintain a U.S. Government background security check. “

Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English”

Travel may be required.

Job Description:
Inspects machines and equipment to diagnose defects, dismantles and reassembles equipment and heavy equipment.
This worker operates and inspects machines or equipment to diagnose defects, dismantles and reassembles equipment, using hoists and hand tools, examines parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges, replaces defective engines and subassemblies, such as transmissions, and tests overhauled equipment to insure operating efficiency.

The mechanic welds broken parts and structural members, may direct workers engaged in cleaning parts and assisting with assembly and disassembly of equipment, and may repair, adjust and maintain mining machinery, such as stripping and loading shovels, drilling and cutting machines, and continuous mining machines.

To be considered, qualified candidates must submit a resume directly online at www.urs.bestworkofyourlife.com.


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