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Summary: Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technician is responsible for trouble shooting and maintaining all equipment used for production.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

  • Reads blueprints and schematics
  • Uses measuring tape (metric is preferred)
  • Use of standard hand tools where applicable
  • Use of power tools such as electric and pneumatic tools where applicable
  • Use of calibration tools
  • Installation and removal of fasteners such as nuts, bolts and rivets
  • Occasionally apply adhesives and sealants to bus processes
  • Install and repair of pneumatic brake systems, cooling systems, and axel alignment
  • HVAC knowledge (applicable areas)
  • Understanding low and high voltage systems and electrical wiring
  • Knowledge of assorted pumps and valves
  • Comprehension in troubleshooting pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical and electrical systems in machinery
  • Able to repair and replace burnt motors, change maintenance components, repair leaks or any malfunction in machinery
  • Synthesizes complex or diverse information
  • Demonstrates attention to detail
  • Demonstrates required skills
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner
  • Balances team and individual responsibilities
  • Upholds organizational values
  • Uses time efficiently
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness
  • Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events
  • Includes appropriate individuals in decision making process
  • Proper use of PPE and observes safety and security procedures
  • Other duties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Associate's degree (A. A.), or equivalent from two-year college, or technical school, or two to four years related experience, and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Ability:

Ability to read, analyse, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.