Transportation Heavy Equipment Mechanic Inspector/Testr

September 24, 2021
Jacksonville, FL
Job Type


PAY RATE  $29.26 ($30.60 effective 10/2/2021)

The Heavy Equipment Mechanic analyzes malfunctions and repairs, rebuilds and maintains power equipment, such as cranes, power shovels, scrapers, paving machines, motor graders, trench-digging machines, conveyors, bulldozers, dredges, pumps, compressors and pneumatic tools. This worker operates and inspects machines or equipment to diagnose defects, dismantles and reassembles equipment, using hoists and hand tools, examines parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges, replaces defective engines and subassemblies, such as transmissions, and tests overhauled equipment to insure operating efficiency. The mechanic welds broken parts and structural members, may direct workers engaged in cleaning parts and assisting with assembly and disassembly of equipment, and may repair, adjust and maintain mining machinery, such as stripping and loading shovels, drilling and cutting machines, and continuous mining machines. Completes documentation to include work performed for work orders and Purchase Requisitions, Inspection sheets as well as other documents.

Essential Functions:  Jacobs equipment, Fire trucks, forklifts, Navy equipment as well as GSA equipment.

Marginal Functions:  Performs work in the other areas of Transportation such as wash rack and light shop. Performs other duties as requested.

Required Education / Skills:

  • Requires 5 years of experience on Heavy Equipment.

Certificate / License / Registration:  

  • NAVFAC P307 – Cat 3 Non-cab operator and rigger, Mobile Crane Mechanic, General inspector, Crane Electrician, Load Test Director, Category 1 Crane Mechanic (Preferred)
  • Forklift Operator Certification
  • Working Platform Certification

If training certifications have expired, must renew within 6 months of hire.  NAVFAC P-307 training schedule is contingent upon availability.

Essential Functions

Unusual or Special Physical Requirements of Position 

  • Lifting: Up to 50 lbs  25%
  • Climbing: Occasionally required to perform repairs and inspections
  • Crawling: Occasionally required to perform repairs and inspections
  • Special clothing/equipment (Slip resistant hard toe shoes, safety glasses, hearing protection in designated areas) 100%
  • Unusual physical requirements: Sitting (20%), Standing (30%), Bending (25%), Stooping (25%)
  • High noise level: 25%

Description of Work Environment 

  • Outside and open bay shop office environment 100%
  • Extreme (hot/cold) temperatures involved: When working outside
  • Hazardous conditions – Slips, trips and falls; pinch points; scrapes and cuts; 25%
  • Travel/transportation requirements: May require occasional local travel, 20%

Equipment and Machines Involved in Work Tasks 

  • Office equipment/machines electrically/battery operated, handheld device: 20%
  • Vehicles – Heavy Equipment 30%
  • Tools used in trade: Hand trade tools 50%

Criticality of Attendance 

  • Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Potential for overtime
  • Shift:  Day
  • Necessity for regular attendance: 100%
  • Urgency for punctuality: 100%
  • Work hours are normally 8 hours per day and 5 days per week, Monday-Friday.  Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important.  Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary.  Must have flexibility of work days to cover weekend testing and repair requirements.

Other Essential Functions 

     Must complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, health performance evaluation, and background check.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.

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