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Field Mechanic at Sherwood Construction in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Sherwood Companies have a proven track record of completing a variety of projects from General Construction, to Construction Management and Design Build Projects for both public and private owners. A brief summary of the types of projects include, urban expressways, bridges, underground utilities, dam construction, asphalt/concrete paving and water/wastewater treatment plants. 


The incumbent will be responsible to diagnose, adjust, repair or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment; such as, bulldozers, graders and conveyors used in heavy highway and bridge construction. The incumbent will need to operate in a safe and efficient manner following all personal protective equipment (PPE) and process requirements. Travel may be required.


  • Keep work area clean, orderly and safe

  • Provide routine maintenance of equipment

  • Assemble, set up, adjust and/or repair all types of construction equipment and parts

  • Operate and inspect machines or heavy equipment to diagnose defects

  • Read and understand operating manuals, blueprints and technical drawings

  • Dismantle and reassemble heavy equipment using hoists and hand tools

  • Overhaul and test machines or equipment to ensure operating efficiency

  • Adjust, maintain and repair or replace subassemblies; such as transmissions and crawler heads using hand tools, jacks and cranes

  • Examine parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges

  • Weld or solder broken parts and structural members, using electric or gas welders and soldering tools

  • Schedule maintenance for industrial machines and equipment and maintain service records

  • Fit bearings to adjust, repair or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment

  • Adjust and maintain industrial machinery using control and regulating devices

  • Clean, lubricate and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment and vehicles


  • To be determined


  • Building Customer Loyalty

  • Work Standards

  • Continuous Improvement

  • Initiating Action

  • Adaptability

  • Contributing to Team Success

  • Managing Work (Time Management)

  • Communication


  • High School or Degree or GED required

  • Must be 21 years or older and have a valid CDL license

  • Technical certification preferred or relevant experience

  • 2-3 years of experience in heavy equipment repair and maintenance


  • Mechanical knowledge of machines and tools

  • Mathematics

  • Repairing and troubleshooting

  • Equipment maintenance

  • Control precision

  • Manual dexterity

  • Extent flexibility

  • Finger dexterity

  • Near vision

  • Class A/B CDL


The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Keyboarding/typing

  • Ability to read effectively from a computer screen and/or a paper copy

  • Ability to handle a large volume of work and perform multiple tasks in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to effectively verbally communicate

  • Ability to stand, sit, stoop, bend, walk and lift heavy objects (50 lbs)


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work is performed in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to outdoor elements.