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Shop Mechanic - Sweetwater, Texas

Company: The Bigge Group
Location: Abilene
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


At Bigge, we are elevating America with over 1,500 cranes in our fleet. We buy, rent, maintain, and sell cranes that are deployed throughout the United States. Since 1916, we have been building America's landmarks, and we are proud to have created one of the highest performing equipment companies in the world.

Bigge is leading the transformation of the crane and rigging industry with a unique approach to maintaining the best people, equipment, and technology in the market. By leveraging our leadership position in the industry and innovative technology platform, we are forging new ground in the areas of safety, rental fleet growth, and employee growth.


* Repairing and maintaining rough terrain, crawler, and mobile crane equipment as well as various types of forklifts, with a primary focus on the service and repair of said equipment * Must have a strong background in electrical, drive train, engines, hydraulics, and computer-controlled systems * Has at least 3 - 5 years of experience in the mechanical diagnosing, repairing, and maintenance of mobile crane equipment * Will be able to work evenings and weekends for crane repairs in the shop * Must be capable of communicating effectively and professionally with supervisors and other personnel * Able to read schematics (both hydraulic and electrical) * Must be able to perform competent inspections of all cranes * Able to lift, up to 40 lbs

Job Requirements:

* Minimum of 1 year of experience repairing and maintaining rough terrain, crawler, and mobile crane construction equipment; vocational training may be considered in lieu of experience * Perform annual certifications and inspections * Ability to perform tasks independently without direct supervision * Computer literate with the ability to process information * Strong work ethics with a commitment to quality * Knowledgeable in troubleshooting various equipment lines including Manitowoc, Grove, Terex, Tadano, Broderson, Kobelco, and Liebherr cranes * A history of safe work habits * Hard worker with a great attitude * Must supply own hand tools and keep up to date tool inventory of service truck * Have a current valid driver's license along with a clean driving record * Ability to drive a company service truck. Must keep the truck clean and maintained * A high school diploma is required and higher education including vocational training is a plus


* Company cell phone * Competitive pay and a matching 401(k) plan * Vacation, Company Holidays, and Sick Days * Flexible spending accounts/Health savings account

Bigge provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, military or veteran status.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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