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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Victoria, TX 77905

Posted: 02/01/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Function: Skilled Labor Job Number: 17548 Pay Rate: $28/HR - $32/HR + OT

Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Position Type: Direct Hire

Position Location: Victoria, TX (Full Relocation Assistance)

Position Pay: $28/HR - $32/HR + OT

Position Responsibilities:

  • Determines vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests; identifying worn and damaged parts
  • Keeps equipment available for use by completing preventive maintenance schedules; installing component and part upgrades; controlling corrosion; completing winterization procedures.
  • Corrects vehicle deficiencies by removing, repairing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling, disassembling, and replacing major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, parts, or systems, such as, power and drive trains, electrical, air conditioning, fuel, emission, brake, steering, hydraulics
  • Completes machine shop operations; making adjustments and alignments including bearing loads, gear tooth contact, valve mechanisms, governors, oil systems, control linkages, clutches, and traction units.
  • Verifies vehicle performance by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems.
  • Keeps shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
  • Contains costs by using warranty; evaluating service and parts options.
  • Enhances maintenance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Vehicles could include but are not limited to: Bulldozers, Trucks, Scrappers, Tractors, etc.
  • Per Diem available for candidates that are non-local

Position Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED a Minimum, higher education preferred
  • 3+ years of similar experience working with heavy equipment
  • Strong understanding of diagnostics, equipment, parts, and preventative maintenance
  • Good communication skills are needed for this role


  • Full Benefits

Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within 3 weeks of submitting your application.


Ryan Haywood
Recruiter - Murray Technical

Specializing in matching talent with Light Industrial, General Labor, Manufacturing, Operations, and Customer Service roles.

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