Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Town Of Windham   Willimantic, CT   Full-time     Mechanic/Technician
Posted on February 21, 2021

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Town of Windham

Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Windham Public Works Department

The Town of Windham seeks qualified applicants for the position of Public Works Heavy Equipment Mechanic. This is a full-time position (40 hours/week at $24.31/hour). Under the direction of the Director of Public Works, the Public Works Heavy Equipment Mechanic diagnoses mechanical defects in pickup trucks, automobiles, dump trucks, motor graders, mowers, street sweepers, backhoes, loaders, scrapers, excavators, and other diesel and gas-powered construction equipment; inspects used parts to determine the cause of mechanical failure, and evaluates whether parts are still usable or need to be replaced; overhauls, repairs, and adjusts engines, standard and automatic transmissions, air and hydraulic brake systems, clutches, differentials, axles and suspension, electrical systems, computerized and electronic ignition systems, steering and control systems, and generators; rebuilds hydraulic pumps; repairs electronically controlled devices on power shovels and other heavy equipment; performs welding; uses a wide variety of test equipment and shop tools; overhauls exhaust systems; makes emergency repairs in the field; changes and repairs tires. This position is required to work overtime as necessary, especially during emergency or storm situations, including snow plowing. Performs related work as required.

QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED. Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in the maintenance and servicing of heavy equipment. Must possess a valid CDL-B driver's license.