TRAX Internation Yuma Proving Ground, AZ 85365
Heavy Equipment Mechanic I **INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY**
Location:Yuma Proving Ground, AZ
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Business Sector:Test Range Operations
Diagnoses, repairs, and/or overhauls major assemblies of wheeled/tracked type construction vehicles, including, but not limited to, dump trucks, loaders, dozers, scrapers, and graders. Replaces worn or broken parts. Reads, interprets, and follows manufacturer’s technical manuals. Properly documents maintenance actions on the applicable forms. Repairs air brake systems or air operated components, hydraulic systems, A/C systems, electrical systems, and specialized or one of a kind test components. Performs quality control inspections. Performs other duties as required to complete the assigned mission. This position is covered under the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Pay Rate: $26.58Education/Licenses/Certifications/Experience Requirements:• Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.• Must have 609 AC Certification. • Must have three (3) years’ experience as a heavy equipment mechanic dealing with troubleshooting and repair of heavy equipment, including diesel/gas engines, automotive electrical systems, and air/hydraulic systems, OR be a graduate of a recognized trade school with one (1) year experience as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic.Job Skills Requirements: • Can perform proper repairs without regular inspector IPI faults. • Very familiar with vehicle/equipment subsystems. • Demonstrates willingness and ability required to properly document, timekeeping, parts request, system codes and maintenance performed.Physical Requirements:• Must pass a pre-employment drug screening and physical and periodic retests.• Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for work tasks assigned.• Must be capable of working in extreme weather conditions including summer temperatures peaking around 120 degrees Fahrenheit.• Must be able to lift 75 lbs. unassisted.• Must be capable of kneeling, bending and standing while performing maintenance duties• Must be able to distinguish colors.Job Requirements:• Must be able speak, write, read, and understand English.• Must have a well-mannered customer service attitude.• Must be willing to cross-train in other areas.• Must use “down-time” effectively to the benefit of test, self, and company.• Must be punctual, responsible, and dependable.• Must demonstrate motivation, initiative, and reliability.• Must be adaptable, flexible, and able to adjust to new or changing instructions.• Must have a demonstrated ability to follow instructions and company policy.• Must be able to deliver quality products to the customer and be responsive to their needs.• Must be safety and security conscious, complying with rules and policies.• Must be able to work both as part of a team and independently.• Can work proficiently with limited supervision. • Follows rules and directions willingly and completely.• Must be able to maintain own tools to the minimum requirement by the company.• Must be able to work all shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed, sometimes on short notice, to support test missions.• Must possess a valid driver's license, without special restrictions.• Must have dependable transportation and a dependable means of communication.• Always works in a safe manner, preventing harm to people, property and the environment.Additional Desirable Qualifications:• 5 years of maintenance experience with heavy equipment and tractor/trailers.• Experience troubleshooting, diagnosing, and repairing vehicles with a GVW above 10,000 lbs., all construction equipment, forklifts, or generators above 14KW 3 phase.• Experience with ABS air brakes, duel voltage electrical systems, Central Tire Inflation Systems, and welding.• Possess a Class "A" Commercial Driver's License (CDL).• Military experience.Terms of Employment & Eligibility Requirements:• Must be a U.S. Citizen and not hold multiple citizenships.• Must possess or be able to obtain a security clearance prior to employment and maintain security clearance for the duration of employment.• Must be a current TRAX employee or affiliate subcontractor for internal postings.***Relevance of experience to be determined by hiring manager.Closing Date: September 24, 2020
Other Job Information (if applicable)
•TRAX International, Test Services Division, participates in E-Verify.•TRAX is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.•TRAX Test Services promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing, as per applicable State Laws.•Must be able to obtain a security clearance prior to employment and maintain security clearance for the duration of employment.
TRAX Test Services also encompasses affiliate subcontracts. All positions with TRAX can always be transferred to one of the subcontracts.