Heavy Equipment Field Mechanic

POSTED ON 8/28/2022 CLOSED ON 10/7/2022
Heavy Equipment Rentals of Texas Hired Organization Address Austin, TX Full Time

Job Posting for Heavy Equipment Field Mechanic at Heavy Equipment Rentals of Texas


  • Perform diagnostic tasks in order to properly source parts and accurately repair heavy earthmoving equipment.
  • Perform field repairs on heavy earthmoving equipment as directed.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on heavy earthmoving equipment in the field and shop as directed.
  • Perform Inbound/Outbound machine inspections.
  • Consult with diagnosis of repairs with Company’s Technical Advisor.
  • Maintain appearance and operation of Company’s service truck.
  • Complete all paperwork as necessary, including but not limited to work orders, parts requests, time cards, logs, pre-trip/post-trip inspections, etc.
  • Work safely at all times, in accordance with Company, Customer and Vendor policies/procedures.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures.
  • Other tasks as business needs necessitate.


  • General knowledge of basic hand tools, air tools, precision measuring tools and instruments, laptop computers, diagnostic software.
  • Must be able to obtain or currently possess adequate tooling to perform all assigned duties.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • General knowledge of heavy earthmoving equipment operations.
  • General knowledge of heavy earthmoving equipment repair methods, common issues, etc.
  • General knowledge of heavy earthmoving equipment systems and components (engines, electrical, hydraulic, mechanical, pneumatic, etc.).
  • Conduct work professionally and without confrontation.
  • Written and oral communication must be professional and effective.
  • Regular and punctual attendance.
  • Flexibility to work various schedules including shift work, required overtime and oncall.
  • Proof of high school diploma or GED.
  • Must be 21 years or older and have a clean driving record to operate a Company vehicle.
  • Must pass a pre-employment physical, drug and alcohol screening and background check.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Caterpillar earthmoving equipment preferred.
  • Experience with Caterpillar software (ET, SIS, VisionLink) preferred.

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