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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Company: Georgia-Pacific
Location: Sweetwater
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionAre you a self-directed, motivated individual with experience operating heavy mobile equipment? If so, our Sweetwater, TX Gypsum facility is seeking a qualified individual to join our team as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic. In this role, work time will be split about 50% in the shop and 50% in the field. The Heavy Equipment Mechanic is responsible for performing inspections, services, and repairs on all forms of heavy equipment, machinery, and job site vehicles. Candidates must be able to manage a changing workload driven by quarry production needs. This position involves working both indoors and outdoors. The work environment includes periodic overtime, exposure to heat, dust, cold and inclement weather conditions.The Heavy Equipment Mechanic is eligible for relocation assistance, a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, life, 401(k), accident and sickness, paid holidays and vacations, as well as overtime opportunities.What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Diagnose and maintain a variety of heavy equipment
  • Assess equipment using diagnostic equipment such as computerized test equipment and calibration devices or operate and inspect equipment in order to diagnose defects and formulate a strategy for necessary repairs
  • Test mechanical products and equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacturers' specifications
  • Repair and replace damaged or worn parts
  • Schedule maintenance for industrial machines and equipment and keep equipment service records
  • Perform housekeeping as needed within the ME shop to ensure the area is clean and organized
  • Lift objects up to 50 lbsThe Experience You Will BringRequirements:
    • At least two (2) years of experience as a heavy equipment mechanic including haul trucks, excavators, loaders, dozers, skid loaders, surface miner, man baskets, etc.
    • Ability to document records and order parts utilizing computer softwareWhat Will Put You Ahead
      • High School Diploma or GED
      • Educational background related to mechanics, electronics, electrical or hydraulic systems
      • Heavy equipment operating experience
      • Caterpillar ET Experience
      • CAT Vision Link experience
      • Work order process/maintenance planning experienceOur goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.comIND-GP-SKT

Keywords: Georgia-Pacific, Abilene , Heavy Equipment Mechanic, Engineering , Sweetwater, Texas

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