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Heavy Equipment MechanicNewport News, VA | Job ID 25977

  • Job ID 25977
  • Division Mining
  • Organization Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co.
  • Area of employment Research / development
  • Country United States
  • Entry level Professionals
  • Type of contract full time

The Heavy Equipment Mechanic performs mechanical maintenance duties on heavy equipment such as mining trucks, excavators, forklifts and other diesel-powered equipment in support of Vulcan activities. This position is located at our Proving Grounds Site in Freeman, Virginia.

Responsibilities

  • Performs mechanical and electrical repair/replacement of components on heavy equipment.
  • Operates and maintains electric and/or air powered hand tools.
  • Operates machinery as required for repair/replacement work.
  • Meets quality standards with no supervision, and minimum required rework.
  • Reads and interprets schematics, engineering drawings, and bills of materials.
  • Identifies parts required to performed repair/replacement work
  • Ability to read various measuring tools including micrometers, calipers, and torque wrenches.
  • Troubleshoot using hydraulic and/or electrical schematics.
  • Maintains quality standards through visual and mechanical inspection methods.
  • Works safely by following established safety procedures.
  • Handles and disposes of hazardous wastes, such as oil, antifreeze, transmission fluid, auto parts cleaner and similar material.

Competencies

  • A combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma, technical school or apprenticeship, and 3 years of experience maintaining heavy industrial equipment.

  • Basic mechanical skills.
  • Basic reading and writing skills.
  • Basic understanding of diesel powered machinery/heavy equipment.
  • Strong communication skills with individuals in and outside the company.
  • Strong sense of teamwork.
  • Ability to maintain Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) certification.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Our Offer

An interesting and ambitious role in a successful international company. We offer a secure work environment with a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary. We hire as soon as possible.

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  • Job ID 25977
  • Division Mining
  • Organization Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co.
  • Area of employment Research / development
  • Country United States
  • Entry level Professionals
  • Type of contract full time

The company

In line with its international growth, Liebherr’s venture into the United States began in 1970. Within a couple of years, the company expanded and completed its production facilities in Newport News, VA for its product line of hydraulic excavators. It was later converted into Liebherr’s manufacturing facility for mining trucks and remains home to Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News, Co.  In addition to its production facility, Liebherr markets a wide variety of products and technologies through its companies located across the United States. The companies are Liebherr-Aerospace Saline, Inc., Liebherr Gear Technology, Inc., Liebherr Automation Systems, Co., and Liebherr USA, Co., the umbrella company for eight divisions that are positioned across the United States. Liebherr is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.   

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Monica Collins

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