Heavy Equip. Mech, Lead (MHE Maint)

Colorado Springs, CO
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Transportation, Logistics & Cargo Handlers
  • Travel: None
  • Clearance: Not Applicable
  • Req ID: 2024-3886

Overview

Job Summary:

The Heavy Equipment Mechanic, lead analyzes malfunctions and repairs, rebuilds and maintains power equipment, such as cranes, power shovels, scrapers, paving machines, motor graders, trench-digging machines, conveyors, bulldozers, dredges, pumps, compressors and pneumatic tools. This worker operates and inspects machines or equipment to diagnose defects, dismantles and reassembles equipment, using hoists and hand tools, examines parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges, replaces defective engines and subassemblies, such as transmissions, and tests overhauled equipment to insure operating efficiency. May direct workers engaged in cleaning parts and assisting with assembly and disassembly of equipment, and may repair, adjust and maintain mining machinery, such as stripping and loading shovels, drilling and cutting machines, and continuous mining machines.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervises and assist mechanics on proper troubleshooting and maintenance procedures and determine repair vs. replacing. Performs the full range of field-level overhaul, services, and repair work on Combat, MHE, Engineer and Tactical equipment.

  • Manage and distribute daily workload. Maintains accurate daily status on all assigned work orders.

  • Maintains daily employee accountability, Costpoint Timecards, GCSS-Army Timecards and report any issues to supervisor / management.

  • As the MHE/Combat/Engineer Equipment Lead, performs initial and in shop inspections on all customer’s equipment. Reviews work in progress and ensures that repairs are performed to standards.

  • Follows up on work order repair and service parts. Provides weekly data to the Supervisor for the MHU and efficiency rate CDRL.

  • Counsels / coaches employees as required and provides input to appraisals.

  • Knows how to use GCSS-A to check parts, labor and work order statuses.

  • Good interpersonal skills allowing total focus on solving problems with employees, not blaming, maintain confidentiality, keeps emotions under control and remains open to new Ideas.

  • As a leader the Lead inspires others to perform well and accepts positive feedback from others.

  • Attends internal and external maintenance meetings to brief equipment status on all work orders assigned to the respective shops.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education: High School graduate or equivalent with military or civilian training in heavy equipment maintenance.

  • Experience: A minimum of two years’ experience in leadership is required.

  • 3 years related experience in troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance knowledge of forklifts.

Pay and Benefits:

  • $32.69 per hour, plus applicable Health & Welfare fringe dollars as defined under the DOL's Wage Determination.

  • The company offers a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and a range of other voluntary benefits.

  • Vacation, holiday and Sick Leave offered will be as defined under the DOL's Wage Determination.

Material & Equipment Directly Used:

  • Hand tools, power tools, job related test equipment such as scanners and computers.

  • Microsoft Office, GCSS-Army, Fed log, Parts tracker or any application which enhances the function of the Maintenance Department. Also used for reference purpose, PWS, QDS, TM’s, TB’s AR’s and DA PAM’s.

Physical Demands :

  • Work requires extensive standing, bending, stooping, and occasionally working in cramped and awkward positions.

  • Frequently lifts 25 pounds alone and may occasionally assist in the lifting of items and objects weighing up to 75 pounds.

  • Dirt, dust, and grease often present in the work area, as well as occasional exposure to hazardous materials such as fuel, oil, lubricants, and the like, which may mandate the wear of personal protective equipment.

Posted Salary Range

32.69

Benefits Information

SCA - The company offers a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and a range of other voluntary benefits. Vacation, holiday and sick Leave offered will be as defined under the DOL's Wage Determination.

Job: Transportation, Logistics & Cargo Handlers

Travel: None

Organization: AFO - Akima Facilities Operations

Clearance: Not Applicable

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-3886