Croell Inc. Mechanic in New Hampton, Iowa

Company Overview:

Croell, Inc. is a privately-held regional construction company with over 100 multi-state locations. We are a major producer of concrete and asphalt road construction in the Midwest and an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Affirmative Action (AA) employer!

Position Overview:

The main duties of the Mechanic position include performing a full range of repair and modification work on heavy equipment vehicles. This is a full time position, requires same day travel and overtime. This position reports to the Shop Manager and has no supervisory responsibility. For more information regarding this position, contact Randy at 641-229-6417.

General Duties and Functions:

  • Be prompt and timely for all assigned shifts, schedules and projects

  • Be aware of and familiar with the Company Handbook and abide by the employment policies and regulations

  • Ensure equipment preventative maintenance is performed timely, thoroughly and correctly at all times

  • Teach, coach and work with team in a constructive manner

  • Consistently keep shop clean and organized to promote professionalism, safety and efficiency

  • Actively participate in any recommended or mandatory trainings

  • Make safety the main priority while working on equipment

  • Ensure all equipment released to the field meets or exceeds all DOT standards

  • Maintain a positive working relationship with co-workers and management

  • Additional duties as assigned by management, as this job description is non-exhaustive

  • Willingness to perform duties outside normal scope of work (i.e. work in poor weather conditions or outside normal hours)

Essential Duties and Functions:

  • Perform a full range of repair and modification work on heavy equipment vehicles to include, but not limited to light duty, heavy duty and Redi-Mix trucks, backhoes, loaders and miscellaneous equipment

  • Repair tires, wheels, wheel bearings, idler wheels, idler bearings and oil seals

  • Replaces suspension arms, torsion bars, stabilizer bars, etc.

  • Repair hydraulic and air brake systems

  • Determine the nature and extent of repairs required

  • Perform major and minor repairs on engines, power transmissions, transfers and related electrical, fuel and hydraulic components

  • Use technical manuals and other publications to identify and order repair parts

  • Operate and inspect machines or equipment to diagnose defects

  • Examine parts for damage or excessive wear, using testing equipment such as compression testers, computer software tools, test meters, micrometers, gauges and overall strong diagnostic skills

  • Test overhauled equipment to ensure operating efficiency before being released to field

  • Cross-train with applicable positions

Position Requirements:

  • Consent to authorization of a pre-employment work screen

  • Must be able to pass a drug test

  • Consent to authorization of a pre-employment Motor Vehicle Record request

  • Accreditation from school of mechanics or 3 plus years working with heavy construction equipment

  • Class B CDL

  • Understand instructions from supervisory positions, both written and verbal

  • Basic mathematical skills (i.e. Add, Subtract, Multiply, Divide)

  • Possess excellent communication skills in both written and verbal forms

Preferred Skills and Knowledge:

  • Fabrication skills

  • License greater than a Class B CDL

Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements to successfully perform the job functions are:

  • Ability to reach below/at/above shoulders

  • Pushing/Pulling

  • Twisting/Bending

  • Sitting/Standing/Balancing

  • Operate hand and foot controls

  • Simple/Firm grasping

  • Ability to carry over 50 pounds

  • Ability to lift/lower over 50 pounds

  • Squatting/Stooping/Crouching

  • Kneeling/Crawling

  • Gross manipulation (pinching)

Croell, Inc. Benefit Offerings:

  • Salary Range: $18-24/hour (Based on experience)

  • Health – Dental – Vision Insurance

  • Company paid Life Insurance

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • Company Paid Short Term Disability

  • Voluntary Long Term Disability

  • Paid Time Off

  • Holiday Pay

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Wellness Program

  • 401K with Company Match

  • Bereavement Pay

  • Potential for Advancement