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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Company Description

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

Location:                                  Virginia Beach,VA

FSLA:                                       Non-Exempt


The Mechanic will be responsible for performing all needed inspections and repairs on trucks, On-Highway End Dump Trucks, Tractors and Trailers, and Heavy Construction Equipment in a safe, effective manner.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements:

•Able to identify, define, and resolve problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions independently.

•Able to interpret an extensive variety of instructions in mathematical, written or oral form.

•Knowledge of hazards and safety precautions common to equipment operations.

•Ability to read, write and do basic mathematical calculations in order to keep time and material records.

•Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.

•Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.

•Ability to perform multiple tasks effectively with a focus on timeliness and responsiveness.

•Capable of utilizing the internet effectively for research, evaluation, and repair completion.


Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

•Able to walk and stand; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear.

•The ability use hands in order to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.

•May require sitting for extended periods of time.

•Vision abilities (with correction) include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

•Able to climb ladders.

•Able to regularly lift and/or move 50-100 pounds.



•Minimum of a high school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.

•3 years heavy & truck equipment

•Must be 18 years in age or older.

•Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.

•Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined

•Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.

•Must maintain current driver’s license that meets state requirements.

•Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.

•Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.

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