Heavy Equipment Field Mechanic

  • North Charleston, South Carolina
  • Jun 04, 2022
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades
  • Salary: $54,017.00 - $73,465.00 Annually USD

Job Description


This position performs difficult diagnosis, mechanical repair and maintenance on County trucks, ambulances and equipment in the field; performs directly related work as required.

HIRING HOURLY RANGE: $25.97 - $35.32
HIRING SALARY RANGE: $54,017 - $73,465 (Estimated Annual Salary)

Selected candidate must possess a valid driver's license indicating a clean DMV record and have a current valid Freon Recovery Certification.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Submitted applications are reviewed by the hiring department, on an ongoing basis.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include: performs a wide range of repair and maintenance procedures on County vehicles including medium and heavy duty trucks, vans and ambulances in a field environment; diagnoses and repairs all electrical and electronic components and accessories on all types of equipment; carries out more difficult service of certain functions including, repairs of heating and air systems, brake and frame maintenance, suspension, tires and related; documents identified problems and diagnoses basic mechanical problems and repairs or replaces defective parts; discusses vehicle problems with operator in order to identify problems and explain what work may be required; inspects, tests and repairs vehicle electrical charging systems such as alternators, regulators and batteries; prioritizes repairs to be completed to ensure that there is minimal disruption to County work; maintains records on maintenance activities; provides on-call back-up support for after-hours repairs on EMS ambulances; keeps immediate supervisor informed concerning work progress; attends meetings, conferences, workshops and training sessions and reviews publications and audiovisual materials to become and remain current on the principles, practices and new developments in assigned work areas; performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the classification.

Minimum Qualifications

Position requires a high school diploma (or GED), supplemented by training in heavy equipment repair; and considerable experience in vehicle and equipment maintenance and repair, plus a minimum of (3) three year's experience as a field mechanic including some manufacturing training and technical school training. Must possess comprehensive knowledge of the modern principles, practices, methods, tools, materials and diagnostic equipment associated with the maintenance and repair of heavy equipment.Closing Date/Time:

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)


Job Address

North Charleston, South Carolina United States View Map