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Mechanic Apprentice
Summary
Title:Mechanic Apprentice
ID:1853
Location:Greens Landing (PA)
Description
Job Summary:
The purpose of this position is to perform a variety of tasks in the Shops including inspecting, diagnosing, adjusting, repairing and maintaining the following: heavy equipment; transportation vehicles including cars, light, medium, and heavy trucks; and paving and earthmoving equipment.  This hourly, non exempt position will work with direct supervision of Shop Superintendent or Shop Leader.

Essential Functions:
* Assist in troubleshooting, diagnosing, repairing, and rebuilding all system failures on mobile equipment.
* Safely operate equipment for diagnosing and testing purposes.
* Accurately generate in a timely manner all repair work orders.
* Proactively communicate with Shop Superintendent or Shop Leader concerning equipment and job related projects.
* Maintain safe and organized work area.
* Perform cleanup at end of day or when job is completed, including cleaning tools and putting tools in proper storage.
* Exercise proper care and maintenance of company equipment.
* Sometimes required to work more than 40 hours per week and non traditional hours including night shift, Saturdays and occasionally Sundays.
* Perform additional assignments per supervisor's direction.
*Safely perform essential functions.

Basic knowledge of:
* Methods, materials, tools and equipment used in repairing and maintaining mobile equipment.
* Computer skills.
* Construction operations.

Ability to:
* Operate tools and equipment used to repair equipment.
* Take and follow instructions.
* Ability to learn and follow GOH Company policies and procedures.

Qualifications:
* Must have a valid driver's license for state in which you reside with acceptable driving record per company minimum standards for
drivers.
* Must have some knowledge and competency in each of the following: troubleshooting techniques, hydraulic principles and systems, power and drive train principles, machine electronics, cutting and welding processes, fuel systems.

Education:
* High school graduate or equivalent preferred.

Experience:
* Prefer one year of experience as a heavy equipment or truck technician.

Physical Requirements
* Ability to work with fuel and other petroleum products.  Frequently (34% - 66%)
* Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Occasional (0% - 33%)
* Ability to climb on and off equipment safely. Frequently (34% - 66%)
* Ability to work in shop or field environment and tolerate exposure to dust, welding fumes, exhaust fumes, cold temperatures,
noise and confined spaces. Constant (67% - 100%)
* Ability to wear required personal protective equipment. Constant (67% - 100%)

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all‑inclusive.  They represent typical 
elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully.
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