USST is Seeking a Qualified Heavy Equipment & Truck Mechanic

September 23, 2022
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U.S. Submergent Technologies (USST) is the premier service provider for restoring the capacity of wet infrastructure. Specializing in submergent cleaning of sand, grit, and debris from hard-to-clean environments, USST operates in a variety of industries including wastewater/stormwater, oil and gas, power plants and more.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Headquartered in Orlando Florida, USST is seeking to add a qualified Heavy Equipment & Truck Mechanic to its team. This Heavy Equipment & Truck Mechanic will be primarily responsible for maintenance and repair of USST’s fleet of vehicles and heavy equipment.

Classification:Hourly
Reports to:USST General Manager
Department:Florida Service Group
Location:Orlando, FL
Job Type:Full Time
Salary Range:$30-40/hour
Contact:Please send application to jobs@ussubmergent.com

MAIN DUTIES:

  • Mobilize to vehicle location to diagnose and repair defects on heavy duty equipment, gasoline and diesel-powered trucks
  • Participate in training to improve skills in heavy equipment operations, repairs, and maintenance
  • Inspect diesel powered units, hydraulic systems and injection valves and systems
  • Repair and replace hoses as needed
  • Conduct preventative maintenance inspection and service at regularly scheduled intervals
  • Inspect hydraulic and cable operated attachments on vehicles
  • Implement equipment upgrades to motor vehicles and pumping systems as required
  • Communicate any unsafe conditions or accidents in a timely manner to supervisor
  • Improve operations, streamline work processes, work cooperatively to provide seamless costumer service
  • Coordinate with vendors and service providers for parts and services as necessary
  • File records and receipts of maintenance and repairs with the Operations Team, using MaintainX software
  • Submit purchase orders for external parts and services
  • Installation and maintenance of Electronic Logging Devices (Samsara) on all vehicles
  • Follow monthly and quarterly Down Hole Pump Maintenance schedules

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • A high school diploma, or its equivalent, and five or more years of heavy equipment and truck mechanic experience
  • Courses, training, and certification relating to hydraulics, diesel mechanics and chassis systems is preferred
  • Welding and fabrication experience
  • Extensive hydraulic and technical experience in open and closed loop hydraulic systems; motors, valve, and cylinder rebuilding, read hydraulic schematics
  • Competent mechanical skills including use of heavy equipment and power tools
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment background check and drug screening
  • Must have a clean and safe driving record
  • A valid Florida Class A CDL license is highly preferred but not required
  • Must be able to operate a Manual Transmission
  • Must be at least 21 years of age or older
  • Understands and ensures compliance with company policies and procedures;
  • understanding and compliance with the Department of Transportation and the State requirements for operators of commercial motor vehicles
  • Must be able to speak and read English in order to communicate with vendors, coworkers and supervisors, understand highway and traffic signals, and make legible entries on paperwork

COMPANY BENEFITS:

  • Excellent Health Insurance Plans Offered under FL Blue Cross Blue Shield (Company pays 50% cost of employee elected plans)
  • Employer Provided Life Insurance ($25,000 policy provided by company at no cost to employee)
  • Affordable Dental & Vision Insurance Plans Offered
  • Affordable Disability & Critical Illness Insurance Plans Offered
  • Other Supplemental Ancillary Benefits Offered
  • Paid Time Off Earned/Company Paid Holidays Provided
  • Simple IRA Retirement Plan Offered (with up to 3% Employer Contribution Match)

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