• Colorado Timber Resources

Rolling Stock Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Updated: May 20

Summary Responsible for knowing several different types of Heavy Equipment use in a lumber yard. Demonstrate excellent organizational and problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to interpret and analyze large heavy equipment stamatics by performing the following duties.


Duties and Responsibilities

Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


  1. Efficiently and effectively performs diagnostic, troubleshooting, repair and maintenance work on manufacturing rolling stock, including forklifts, Heavy Equipment for Log Handling (Caterpillar Experience a big plus) mobile crane, aerial lift.*

  2. Effectively interfaces with operators to quickly detect, diagnose/troubleshoot, and repair equipment failures on a variety of makes and models of rolling stock utilizing a variety of devices.*

  3. Maximizes equipment uptime by pre-ordering parts, scheduling maintenance and total system coordination with leads & supervisors, track/capture warranty issues, communicate well with Purchasing/Maintenance Manager.*

  4. Implements and continuously improves preventative maintenance for individual machines.*

  5. Trains operators to identify and prevent potential problems.*

  6. Must be available to work dayshift or night shift and possibly weekends.*

  7. Experience in maintaining, troubleshooting, diagnosing, and repairing Heavy equipment, including hydraulic and electronic systems.*

  8. Welds and fabricates material on equipment.*

  9. Other duties as required.*

  10. Wears all safety equipment and obey all safety rules.

  11. Participates in safety initiatives, including exhibiting safe work practices and helping others work safely.


Qualifications

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.


Language Ability

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Math Ability

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Ability to read and understand Heavy Equipment manuals.


Education/Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)


Specialized Training

  • CDL certification preferred not required

  • Industrial Mechanical Experience

Certificates and Licenses

  • Valid Drivers license

Equipment

  • Forklifts

  • Log loaders

  • Other Heavy Equipment on property

Knowledge, Skills, and Other Abilities

  • Time management

  • Good oral and written communication

  • Good attendance

  • Follow safety rules

  • Able to work some nights and weekends


Physical Demands

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee is frequently required to use hands, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to walk, talk or hear, and sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, ability to adjust focus, and ability to see color.


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, and outdoor weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather), extreme cold (non-weather), and extreme heat (non-weather). The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, and risk of electrical shock.


The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


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Job Specifications

Job Title: Rolling Stock Heavy Equipment Mechanic

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Location: USA-COL Schedule: Full-time Relocation Assistance: Not Available

About Colorado Timber Resources LLC. We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We’re serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. We offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference. We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us.

Colorado Timber Resources LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Colorado Timber Resources is committed to making employment decisions, affecting both applicants and employees, that are fair and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetics, gender identity or expression or any other characteristics protected under law.

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