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KLE Construction, LLC Heavy Equipment Mechanic (Yellow Iron) - MT in Billings, Montana

KLE Construction, LLC

Yellow Iron Mechanic (Heavy Equipment) Job Description

Position

KLE Construction is in search of an experienced Yellow Iron Mechanic to perform maintenance and repairs on Heavy Duty Construction Equipment. (This is not a truck mechanic position, though some truck repair necessary)

Experience should include Diagnosis, Repair, Preventative Maintenance, and Welding & Fabrication. The ability to perform your work with limited direction and have the knowledge of how to perform, prepare, install and maintain the equipment.

Require Skills and Experience

  • 3+ years of Heavy Construction Equipment diagnostics and repair

  • Knowledge of how to read schematics and manuals for repairs

  • Must have a valid driver?s license with a clean MVR

  • CDL desired

  • Experience in welding

  • Must be able to pass a drug test and background check

Responsibilities

  • Performing maintenance and repairs of a significant nature on all types of equipment and/or assisting with repairs/improvements/maintenance of equipment to assure it is in safe working conditions.

  • Ability to safely operate heavy duty equipment

  • Safely operate standard and specialty tools, welders, hoists, and other lifting devices, etc. on a daily basis.

  • Troubleshooting equipment maintenance problems to properly diagnose components to determine method and extent of repair necessary.

  • Ability to read, interpret, analyze and apply information in technical manuals and schematics.

  • Ability to use cutting torch and perform welding tasks

  • Keep shop area and working area in a clean and neat orderly manner to avoid hazardous situations.

  • Fill out all shop repair orders as directed by shop manager

  • Communicate effectively (verbal, listening, written) and respectfully with shop manager and others in order to address any issues in a professional manner

  • Be a self-motivated team player with excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently or in a team setting being respectful of others at all times and having a professional manner and language at all times.

  • Proven experience handling multiple projects and priorities while maintaining tight deadlines.

  • Highly organized and attention to detail in order to relay issues that were not reported initially

  • Follow OSHA Construction and General Industry regulations, DOT regulation, Oilfield safety and KLE Construction?s safety manual and adapt to safety regulations as necessary.

  • Reporting all safety hazards, incidents, issues etc. to the Shop Manager/Safety Manager immediately.

  • May be required to operated and maintain company vehicle in order to perform field service repair.

  • Responsible to provide own basic hand tools, pneumatics and some specialty tools

  • Perform any and other duties assigned

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