• Heavy Equipment Field Mechanic

    Job Locations US-TX-Waxahachie
    Requisition ID
    Construction and Extraction
  • Overview

    Do you want to make a difference when it comes to building iconic transportation infrastructure projects? Are you looking to put your strong construction mechanic skills to use while building roads and bridges? 


    Austin Bridge & Road is currently seeking an experienced Heavy Equipment Field Mechanic for projects in the Dallas / Fort Worth, Texas area.  Our mechanic will be based at our equipment yard located in Waxahachie, TX. We excel at what we do and are looking for talented construction professionals that want to excel with us.


    This position is responsible for diagnosing mechanical failures and makes needed repairs to motorized equipment, such as cranes, forklifts, tractors, tractor components, trucks and other vehicles. 


    • Assembles, sets up, adjusts, maintains and repairs all types of construction equipment, cranes and trucks.
    • May perform the duties of a welder in repair of equipment
    • Inspects and diagnoses vehicles to determine need for and cost of repairs.
    • Tests, repairs or installs mechanical units, such as water pumps, fuel pumps, governors, distributors, carburetor systems, brakes, clutches and other such devices.
    • Removes transmissions and engines to be sent to outside service for repairs.
    • Installs new or repaired unit back into vehicle.
    • Performs minor tune ups to ensure the efficient and safe operation of the vehicle.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and two+ years related mechanic experience and/or training
    • Mechanic experience on Grove, Manitowoc, Link Belt and Terex cranes is a plus.
    • Experience with Asphalt Heavy Equipment (Milling Machine, Power Broom, Box Blade, Shuttle Buggy, Pneumatic Roller, Asphalt Screed, Concrete Paving Equipment) is a plus.
    • Mechanical, welding, and electrical experience preferred
    • For safety reasons, it is imperative that the employee be able to read and speak fluent English.


    Resumes can be sent to careers@austin-ind.com.


    We offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, and a matching 401K plan. We are proud to be a 100% Employee Owned Company!  To learn more about Austin’s Employee Ownership history, please go to http://www.austin-ind.com/employee-ownership.html


    About Austin Bridge and Road

    A leader in the heavy highway and transportation infrastructure industry for more than 100 years, Austin Bridge & Road has built landmark projects from Arizona to North Carolina, including complex urban highway interchanges, tollways, runways, port facilities, border crossings, automated people mover guide-ways and specialty bridges. Our customers rely on our expertise in construction management on conventionally bid projects and newer procurement methods, including design-build, construction manager at-risk and construction management/general contracting.


    Austin Bridge & Road is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    It is the policy of Austin Bridge & Road, L.P. to assure that applicants are employed and that employees are treated during employment without regards to their race, religion, sex, color or national origin, age, disability, or any other legally protected characteristics or status. Such action shall include: employment, upgrading, demotion, or transfer; recruitment or recruitment advertising; layoff or termination; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; and selection for training, including apprenticeship, pre-apprenticeship, and/or on-the-job training.


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