Heavy Equipment Field Mechanic
at : MYR Group Companies

Date Posted: 8/20/2019

Job Description

MYR Group Inc., one of the oldest and largest electrical contractors in the country has an immediate opportunity for a Heavy Equipment Field Mechanic at its Topeka, KS district office.  Why should you work for MYR Group? Our highly competitive benefits package is a great start! Our Field Mechanics have excellent benefits including: Medical, Dental & Vision insurance, Paid Vacation & holidays, Company paid Life Insurance and a 401K.  If you were to ask our mechanics why they like working for MYR Group, chances are they would say, “We’re big and small at the same time, employee contributions are recognized at both the local and corporate levels. These are characteristics that provide an ideal environment for employees to learn, grow and develop.”

Overview:

Position consists of servicing and repairing MYR equipment and providing support to the construction crews in our Kansas project areas. This position is in the field. Travel and overtime required.

Duties:

This position will be responsible for performing preventative maintenance on electrical construction and transportation equipment. In addition, this individual will be responsible for constructing, maintaining, and testing mechanical equipment.

The ability to multitask and identify parts or machines that need new components, or need to be replaced, will be necessary.

MYR equipment to include but not limited to:

  • Bucket trucks
  • Boom trucks
  • Construction equipment
  • Digger derricks
  • Overhead pullers and tension machines 
  • Aerial lifts
  • Large mobile cranes
  • Class 1 to 8 vehicles
  • Dozers and other construction equipment

 

**Successful candidates will have had previous experience and training on the above equipment.

 

Understand and comply with the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and other industry-specific professional and ethical conduct standards, if applicable.

Job Requirements

Skills/Qualifications:

  • 5 years of experience on class 1 to class 8 chassis service and repairs preferred
  • 5 years of experience on aerial equipment, insulated bucket trucks, digger derricks, and large mobile cranes preferred (Aerial certification training preferred)
  • 5 years of experience on dirt equipment, backhoes, dozers and electrical placing equipment, overhead pullers and tensioners
  • 5 years of experience in hydraulic systems
  • Valid CDL license (a must) and a good driving record
  • Able to work out of town and or away from home for long periods of time
  • Good welding skills: stick, mig, tig, and gas
  • Ability to use a wide range of personal hand tools
  • Good communication and computer skills
  • Able to balance large workloads and coordinate mandated inspections


Excellent benefits including:

  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life insurance
  • 401k


Salary commensurate with experience.

Apply at: www.myrgroup.com.  If you require an accommodation to complete the online application, please call our Employment Hotline at 1-855-635-1321.

MYR Group Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

To all recruitment agencies, MYR Group and its subsidiary companies do not accept agency resumes unless they are from an approved vendor and submitted through our Third Party Recruiter Portal.

Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, company employees or any other company location. MYR Group is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Job Snapshot

About Us

With roots dating to 1891 and nearly 6,500 employees nationwide, MYR Group has delivered some of the largest transmission, distribution and substation projects in the United States and is consistently recognized by Engineering News-Record (ENR) as one of the top 5 specialty electrical contracting firms in the country. And we’ve built strong and dedicated employees who have fueled our continued success!

The skills, talents and commitment of our employees is what makes MYR Group a leader in the electrical services industry by allowing us to deliver superior customer service and capitalize on new opportunities. In today’s world, long-term employees who feel valued, challenged and secure in their jobs seem to be more of the rule rather than the exception. Investing in those who invest in us is what makes our company so unique, and is something we are extremely proud of. We understand that providing a satisfying work environment helps us to get the most out of our people, and is what ultimately leads to personal achievement.

So if you are hard-working, dedicated, ambitious and interested in the long-term … the opportunities for recognition, continued professional development and advancement are waiting for you. Join the MYR Group Talent Network today!

What is a Talent Network?

Joining our Talent Network will enhance your job search and application process. Whether you choose to apply or just leave your information, we look forward to staying connected with you.

Why Join?

  • Receive alerts with new job opportunities that match your interests
  • Share job opportunities with family and friends through Social Media or email