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Truck Shop Mechanic at W-L Construction & Paving in Chilhowie, Virginia

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

 

Job ID:  216859

W-L Construction and Paving, a CRH company, is one of southwest Virginia’s largest grading contractors and the largest paving contractor in the area employing more than 350 employees during the construction months. W-L performs all aspects of roadway construction including grading, paving, stone, concrete, and utilities with paving operations exceeding one million tons per year. With multiple locations throughout the state of Virginia, W-L prides itself on its ability to provide a multitude of services to many customers in various geographical locations. In addition, by being a part of the CRH family, we are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that come together to form CRH.  CRH is the number one asphalt producer and paver, the largest aggregates producer and the second largest ready-mix producer in North America. We are also the number four cement producer in North America and a leader in Canada. CRH operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

Mechanic 

Job Description Summary


  • Multi-functional position, incorporating the performance of mechanic duties on trucks and equipment.

Requirements


  • Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task.

  • Examine vehicle and determine needed repairs in the shop and on the road.

  • Raises vehicles with hydraulic jacks to gain access to mechanical units bolted on underside of vehicles

  • Disassemble unit and inspects parts for wear

  • Diagnose and troubleshoot any piece of equipment familiar or unfamiliar

  • Replaces parts such as lights, brakes, bearings, springs, etc.

  • Services items such as gearboxes, hydraulic systems, engine oils

  • Performs basic shop clean up (floors, windows, walls, etc.)

  • Empties oil containers and trash containers

  • Picks up parts and helps deliver trucks

  • Control Costs on all repairs

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Must have ability & confidence to diagnose and troubleshoot any piece of equipment familiar or unfamiliar

  • Able to work independently with attention to detail

  • Able to respond to stressful situations and customers in a professional, courteous manner

  • Ability to effectively prioritize assignments to meet long-term and short-term deadlines

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Must be motivated, self-starter

  • Able to work various times during day, night or weekend hours, at various locations

  • Must be able to lift 50lbs

  • Attendance is required

  • Must pass drug test and criminal background check.

Education/Experience


  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred, but not required.

  • Must provide own tools to utilize in position.

  • Must have Certifications in Air Brakes, Welding, Computers, Hydraulics, Electrical Work, and Air Conditioning.

  • Must have DOT Brake Inspector Certification

  • Must have a valid CDL A driver’s license, DOT physical card, and pass a pre-employment DTO physical, and clean MVR.

  • Minimum 5 years mechanic experience

W-L Construction & Paving, Inc. an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer – Disability and Veteran

What CRH Americas Offers You


  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion

  • Highly competitive base pay

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs

  • Group retirement savings program

  • Health and wellness programs

About CRH Americas

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

W-L Construction and Paving is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link