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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Company Description


Dragados is an international contractor established in 1941 that specializes in major infrastructure projects, including bridges, roads and highways, tunnels and underground projects, buildings, energy and environmental infrastructure, dams and hydraulic works worldwide. Dragados is the construction arm of ACS Group, one of the leading infrastructure developers in the world with presence in more than 40 countries, ranked No. 1 on ENR’s 2016 Top 250 International Contractors list.

Dragados’ success and future depends on attracting, developing and retaining diverse and skilled talent. We believe that our company’s achievement begins with great employees. Dragados began U.S. operations in 2005 and 2008 in Canada. Strategic partnerships with Schiavone, Picone, Pulice, J.F. White and Prince enhanced Dragados ability to complete large scale projects, using the latest technologies to resolve technical challenges.


Corporate Headquarters:

810 7th Avenue, 9th Floor

New York, NY 10019

Main Office: 212.779.0900


www.dragados-usa.com          www.dragados-usa.com/career

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Job Title: Heavy Equipment Mechanic Location: Winston-Salem, NC FSLA: Non-Exempt Summary: 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. Requirements: •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. •Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA. Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to, for this position is: Face Shield, Safety (hard toe) Shoes, and Coveralls. •Compliance with all OSHA and/or MSHA regulations. •Adhere to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations as set forth by the US DOT. *Must have own tools.
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