General Equipment Mechanic - Able to obtain NACI

Tobyhanna, PA
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Maintenance & Repair
  • Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Clearance: Not Applicable
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Req ID: TRU01191

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Job Summary:

Truestone is looking for a General Equipment Mechanic to work in Tobyhana. To join our team of outstanding professionals, apply today!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Modifies, repairs, troubleshoots, tests and makes other major repairs of systems on Heavy Duty Mobile Equipment and vehicles powered by internal combustion engines (gasoline, butane, diesel, or multifuel.

  • Types of equipment repaired include construction and industrial equipment.

  • Performs the following duties in the repair of these vehicles and equipment: Removes, disassembles, and determines the extent of repair, rebuilding or replacement required.

  • Reassembles, adjusts, tests, reinstalls equipment, and makes final adjustments to air and liquid cooled V-engines, L-engines, and opposed engines; transmissions, mechanical and torque Matic cross drive;

  • Differentials and final drives; suspensions and brake systems; power and mechanical steering systems; electrical systems (12 and 24 volts); hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical utility systems and electrical controls. Work involves repairing, rebuilding, and installing rings, pistons, main bearings, connecting rods, carburetor, fuel pumps, valves, crank shafts, timing gears, distributors, generators, alternators, starter injection and ignition systems, and other electrical and mechanical systems, units and components related to heavy duty mobile equipment.

  • Frequently works in tiring or uncomfortable positions for long periods.

  • Work involves frequent bending, reaching, stretching, climbing, and crouching; sometimes works on the top of and under, vehicles in cramped or awkward positions.

  • Mechanic lifts, carries and sets up items weighing up to 40 pounds; often puts forth similar efforts in pushing, pulling, turning, and positioning assemblies and equipment.

  • Often lifts and moves heavier units with the assistance of other workers and with lifting devices such as jacks, hoists, and cranes.

  • Work is performed inside and occasionally outside; subject to extreme cold and dampness outside; shop area is heated and adequately ventilated.

  • Work is dirty, greasy and noisy.

  • Subject to possible injuries from tools and dropped units, such as strains, sprains, cuts, bruises, burns, and electrical shock, and slipping from work positions.

  • Inside work is usually performed on concrete floors and involves exposure to exhaust and acid fumes.

  • Must follow numerous safety procedures and required to wear protective gloves, ear plugs, goggles, masks, shoes or other safety clothing.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires knowledge and skill in all the trade methods and techniques for an auto/diesel mechanic and power unit mechanic.

  • Experience with machinery and hand tools related to auto/diesel and power unit mechanics.

  • Valid driver's license

  • Must be a US Citizen able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust

  • Must be able to stand, sit, bend, reach and walk for extended periods of time.

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