Penhall Company
  • 141 - Portland, OR
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • Full Time

The Penhall Company has an immediate opening for a Diesel Mechanic in Portland, OR to join our team. In this position you will perform the day-to-day maintenance and repair on heavy industrial construction equipment. 

Penhall has been the go-to concrete services partner for a wide-range of industries since 1957. What began as a single flat saw operation has developed into an expansive offering of concrete solutions, including concrete scanning, cutting, sawing and breaking/removal, grinding, grooving, and rumble strips.  Today, Penhall is the largest U.S. supplier of concrete services. Our capabilities and expertise span across 43 locations in 21 states & Canada.

 

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Maintain a safe working environment. Provide high quality control standards while maintaining high levels of equipment readiness. 
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair a variety of heavy industrial construction equipment (both diesel & gas powered).
  • Carry out preventative maintenance and repair programs. Maintain effective equipment maintenance schedules and records on all company equipment and tools.
  • Assist Maintenance Manager in the repair and fabrication of equipment by performing basic to advanced welding techniques (MIG, TIG, ARC).
  • Analyze parts and supply stock to ensure an adequate and cost effective inventory.
  • Identify and work with outside specialty shops (machine, hydraulic, electrical, etc.) to perform special or time effective work when needed.
  • Act as technical expert and advise personnel when to take equipment out of service due to mechanical problems.
  • Monitor equipment and tool warranty programs to insure warranty claims are forwarded to Asset Manager for processing
  • Assist in maintaining all corporate equipment files including inventory, repair and maintenance, etc.
  • Perform additional assignments as requested by supervisors

Requirements:

  • 3 5 years' experience working with heavy industrial construction equipment. Familiarity with concrete construction equipment a plus.  Technical training in equipment repair and operation or equivalent combination of technical training and experience will be considered.
  • Previous experience working with diesel engines, electrical and hydraulic repair is a must.
  • Must possess a Class A CDL.
  • Diamond blade equipment service and repair a plus.
  • Experienced in basic to advanced welding techniques (MIG, TIG, ARC) is a must.
  • Must possess practical knowledge of the function, operation, and maintenance of construction equipment.
  • Work in inclement weather in and around repair facility.
  • Ability to travel up to 10% as needed.
  • Ability to work both days / nights, weekends, extended hours, and overtime as needed.
  • Strong construction technical skills and knowledge required
  • Strong sense of urgency with a focus on quality and safety.
  • Physical exertion required. Including, but not limited to, walking, standing, stooping, bending and lifting up to 90 pounds.
  • Basic computer literacy working with MS Office (Excel, Word) and email a plus.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Basic to intermediate arithmetic skills.

 

 Required:  

- Pass a required pre-employment drug screen & random 

- Pass a pre-employment background record (7 years) & periodical checks 

- Must possess a valid driver's license and have a good driving history

- Ability to work days/nights/weekends or out of town if necessary

- Must be authorized to work in the US

- Required to adhere to all safety rules and regulations

- Must have reliable transportation

- Must have steel toe leather work boots

 

Penhall Company Offers:

 

-A full time career opportunity & competitive wages

-Affordable Medical, dental, vision & life insurance

-Vacation, holiday & sick pay

-401K retirement play w/ company match

 

The Penhall Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Penhall Company encourages qualified females, minorities, veterans and disabled persons to apply.

 

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