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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

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Dragados is a member of ACS Group’s Construction Division. ACS Group has earned worldwide recognition as an expert in the promotion, development, construction and management of infrastructures and services. The group shows a lasting commitment to contributing to the development of the countries in which it has a presence by bringing about improvements in their well-being and sustainable growth through:

• The development of infrastructures, civil engineering, industrial installations, energy plants, telecommunications systems and wastewater treatment plants;

• The provision of services for the purpose of the comprehensive management of urban, logistic and industrial infrastructures;

• Active participation in the sectors essential to the economic and social development of any developed country, such as infrastructures and energy.

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Job Title:                                 Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Division/Department:                Operations

Reports to:                              Equipment Manager 

Location:                                 Winston Salem, North Carolina

FLSA:                                     Non-exempt


The Heavy Equipment Mechanic will be responsible for maintenance and repair activities on various pieces of heavy equipment including but not limited to: Excavators, Dozers, Back Hoes, Compact Loaders, Mini Excavators, Dump Trucks, Cranes, Pad Foot Rollers, Motor Graders, Smooth Rollers, Fork Lifts, Broce Brooms, Trench Rollers, etc.


  • Receive and review daily inspections of all heavy equipment used within the project and resolve issues or schedule repairs.
  • Inspect all equipment and detect excessive wear; complete programing for the replacement of worn out parts in addition to completing preventative maintenance for equipment.
  • Effectively interact with Operators, Foreman and Superintendent for necessary maintenance and coordinate repairs with Superintendents.
  • Provide coordination and supervision of major repairs with external technicians.
  • Responsible for parts inventory and equipment provided to complete the duties outlined for position.


  • Valid CDL Driver License with Tank and Hazard Material endorsements 
  • Degree in diesel technology, heavy equipment mechanics, engine repair or similar.
  • Familiarity with parts and components of complex machinery and engines, as well as the tools to fix them.
  • Familiarity with electronics system, hydraulic system, A/C system, ability to read blueprints, or use electronic diagnostic equipment to troubleshoot repairs.
  • Ability to look at mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and A/C systems, identify problems, and identify possible solutions.
  • Must be accustomed to working outdoors with exposure to all weather conditions
  • Ability to communicate with others to convey information effectively
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Must be able to perform physical activities that require use of arms and legs
  • Must be able to work overtime, as required.


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