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Field Mechanic -Heavy Equipment  Odessa, TX  Posted: 10/4/2020
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Plaska Transmission Line Construction, LLC  (a division of BHI Energy) has a current position available a Traveling Heavy Equipment Field Mechanic. Travel to outside locations will be required up to 100% of the time. Traveling Heavy Equipment Mechanic may repair and maintain one or several types of power construction equipment, such as, bucket trucks, digger derricks, tractors, lo-drill, heavy trucks, excavators, and wire pulling equipment. Fabrication and welding may be included in duties along with any other tasks as assigned.
 Key Responsibilities:
Repair and replace damaged or worn parts.
Dismantle and reassemble heavy equipment using hoists and hand tools.
Operate and inspect machines or heavy equipment to diagnose defects.
Test mechanical products and equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacturers' specifications.
Clean, lubricate, and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment and vehicles.
Read and understand operating manuals, blueprints, and technical drawings.
Overhaul and test machines or equipment to ensure operating efficiency.
Fit bearings to adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment.
Diagnose faults or malfunctions to determine required repairs, using engine diagnostic equipment such as computerized test equipment and calibration devices.
Ability to maintain and repair hydraulic systems.
Examine parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges.
Ability to repair and maintain diesel engines.

Job Requirements


Fabrication and welding experience preferred
Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
Ability to work long hours and move/lift at least 50 lbs.
Compliance with OSHA and other Federal, State, and local safety regulations.
Valid Class A or B Commercial Driver License is preferred
Valid DOT Medical Certification
Heavy equipment mechanic certification preferred
Minimum 2-5 years of unsupervised heavy equipment mechanic experience
Pass pre-employment and other drug screening requirements
Travel required
2 years’ experience as heavy equipment mechanic
Job Type: Full-time – Willingness to work remotely for an extended period. Heavy Travel.

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