03 Jul
Diesel Mechanic- Construction Equipment (Lincoln)
Nebraska, Lincoln

The Technician position will generally repair and diagnosis major components or remove/replace major components of various truck and heavy equipment at the direction of Maintenance Supervisor. Expectations include the ability to diagnose and repair the following with little or no supervision:

Engines

Clutches

PTO Systems

Electrical Systems

Hydraulic / Air Brake systems

Heating / Air Conditioning Systems

Instruments and Gauges

Preventive Maintenance Service.

Major Responsibilities:

Demonstrate proficiency in the repair and diagnosis of : Engines (gas and diesel), Power train to include differentials, transmissions, clutches, drive shafts, PTO's and wheel ends, Electrical systems including starters and alternators, AC systems, Steering systems, Electronics to include ECM's, ECU's, sensors etc., Engine bolt on items such as turbos, fan clutches, injectors, cooling system etc., Brake systems, Suspension systems (spring and air)

Capable of lifting 60lbs and able to climb on and off all machines

Perform mechanical and general appearance reconditioning of equipment.

Identify and determine parts required for repair of disassembled units

Perform all levels of repairs and preventive maintenance services on truck and heavy equipment

Identify warrantable needs and repairs and document on repair order

Maintain work area appearance and safety appropriate to the customer’s needs.

Road test Vehicles when necessary to diagnose malfunctions or to ensure that they are working properly.

Use hand tools such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, pressure gauges, and precision instruments, as well as power tools such as pneumatic wrenches, welding equipment, and jacks and hoists.

Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts to ensure that they are in proper operating condition.

Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment and machinery.

Adjust and replace brakes, tighten bolts and screws, and reassemble equipment.

Raise trucks, and heavy parts or equipment using hydraulic jacks or hoists.

Inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test instruments such as handheld computers, motor analyzers, chassis charts, and pressure gauges.

Examine and adjust protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices.

Inspect and verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to factory specifications.

Specialize in repairing and troubleshooting symptoms and faults of major components such as engine, transmissions and differentials, to include replacing complete assemblies, turbochargers, fuel system components etc.

Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor

Willingness to work, as needed, in construction environments

Qualifications:

2 - 4 years of practical experience with diesel/heavy equipment maintenance required

High school diploma or equivalent required

Associates degree preferred

Environmental Working Conditions

All work is performed outside in heat, cold, and inclement weather.

Exposure to all elements of nature

Exposure to all types of terrain

Exposure to loud noise

Exposure to fumes, odors, gasses, dusts, etc.

Work in close proximity to heavy traffic

Physical Requirements

Standing

Walking

Climbing, stooping and bending

Periodic lifting of 10 to 50 pounds

Duties may require working from heights

K2 Construction offers a competitive salary and generous benefits which include the following:

Health, Dental, and Vision insurance

Paid Holidays (6)

Vacation Time

Matching 401k

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K2 Real Estate Development and its subsidiaries provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law

Job Type: Full-time


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