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Heavy Equipment Mechanics inspect, repair and maintain vehicles and machines used in farming, construction and railway transport. Sample resumes in this field highlight such duties as maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing heavy equipment including rubber tire gantry cranes, forklifts, side loaders, stackers, auto ramps, and work trucks; and troubleshooting electrical and hydraulic systems using drawings, gauges, and electrical test equipment. Applicants interested in becoming Heavy Equipment Mechanics should have a high school diploma or its equivalent, but employers prefer those with postsecondary degrees in diesel technology, heavy equipment mechanics, small engine repair, biomedical technology, or engineering on their resumes.

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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Accountable for ten to fifteen Marines every morning during business days to confirm job readiness.

  • Recommended approximately four Marines for accomplishments monthly, in order for them to advance or improve in their careers.
  • Maintained over twenty heavy equipment, construction, and diesel vehicles. Valued at 2.5 million dollars to ensure mission sets were complete readiness.
  • Conducted Semi-Annual/Annual Preventative Maintenance to all Vehicles.
  • Inventoried sets of tools valued at $22,000 making sure we have complete sets to enable man power and cost savings.
  • Oversaw and assisted in the mentoring and psychological well-being of several Marines, thus enhancing suicide prevention and awareness.
  • Mentored countless Marines, both on and off duty, during one on one meetings, to assist with professional and personal development.
  • Developed weekly Physical Training plan that was accepted by leadership because it was implemented to build comradery around a physical fit mind set.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
2

Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Successfully maintained and serviced a fleet of 30 vehicles which were Diesel and hydraulic vehicles to military standards and policies with zero safety incidents.

  • Supervised, trained, administrated, critiqued work performance and lead 30 personnel into all tasks assigned and accomplished all tasks before all deadlines met.
  • Performed all duties up to safety standards with no violations.
  • Completed full inventory of all parts required in shop and documented the inventory into company database.
  • Operated computers and other office equipment to input and access maintenance data
  • Possess a military secret clearance
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
GED
GED
AS
Applied Sciences
3

Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Utilizes latest diagnostic instruments alongside detailed engineering drawings to assist technicians in the installation and troubleshooting of complex mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and ventilation systems for electro-mechanical equipment. Reviews field instruction, design modifications and techniques to improve equipment operating systems, standardization and eliminate common mechanical malfunctions.

  • Managed upgrades and mechanical repairs on equipment valued over $1 Million Dollars.
  • Provided maintenance support to most branches of the U.S Military.
  • Performed Battle Damage Assessments of tactical vehicles.
  • Coordinates with logistician to insure parts issued are accurate to minimize equipment down time.
  • Reviews engineering schematics, technical bulletins and disburses updated resources among colleagues.
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Machine Tool Fundamentals
4

Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Inspected, troubleshoot, diagnosed and performed scheduled maintenance on equipment.

  • Performed safety inspections of vehicles and prepared safety documentation.
  • Interpreted work orders and technical manuals to ensure appropriate service are provided.
  • Completed preventative maintenance procedures including Schedule A, B, and C inspections.
  • Inspected brakes and completed necessary adjustments, repairs, and replacements.
  • Replaced and inspected tires in accordance with DOT regulations.
  • Coordinated the inspection and repairs of various hydraulic systems.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
Electronics Technician
Biology
Technology
5

Lead Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Provides preventive maintenance and repairs for Heavy Equipment including: bulldozers, scrapers, excavators, paving asphalt spreaders, milling machines and cold planer rollers. Also perform all scheduled maintenance and repairs to maintain vehicle fleets and Class 8 trucks. Routinely rebuilds and replaces engines, performs fuel system diagnostics, electrical repairs, A/C maintenance and repair and hydraulic/pneumatic repairs. Assists in monitoring customer accounts, inventory sheets and sales data as needed. Worked alongside technicians to monitor quality and share expertise.

  • Served as interim Shop Forman as needed; working directly with customers on quotes, placing orders for parts, enforcing safety procedures and providing repair guidance as needed.
  • Mentored and up to 4 mechanics; monitoring growth and delegating responsibility based on experience and ability.
  • Managed dispatch duties; communicating customer requests and assignments throughout the day.
  • Coordinated employee schedules and prioritized maintenance and repair jobs; paying close attention to customer satisfaction.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
17
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
6

Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Acted as an integral part of the MARFORRES Central Team, servicing and completing preventative maintenance on the Marine Reserve units; executed LTI on all equipment, including HMMWV, Seven tons, trailers, LAV's, and AAV's

  • Administered and implemented repair, modification, and upgrade operations as related to the Marine Corps Reserves ground support equipment; serviced, inspected, maintained, and repaired heavy mobile equipment, transmissions, multi-gear assemblies, along with complex electrical devices, equipment, and components
  • Inspected, disassembled, adjusted, and rebuilt engine accessories and various components (hydraulic, cooling, electrical and mechanical systems, fuel tanks, drive shafts, vent ducts, etc.) to ensure superior compliance with the technical manual specifications; utilized and consistently developed skills in special tools and machinery operation
  • Deployed systematic approach to diagnose issues and demonstrated independent judgment abilities to determine the degree of disassembly required to minimize costs and meet/exceed quality standards
  • Used impact wrenches, special pullers, arbor presses, blast cleaner, and other to determine component wear and plan necessary replacements; assembled wiring, insulation, and electrical components, as well as test serviceability of the assemblies and equipment through precision tools utilization
  • Ensure proper vehicle function and 100% accountability; performed corrective organizational maintenance on previously diagnosed malfunctions of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems and components; test continuity of electrical circuits; assist in vehicle recovery and evacuation operations
  • Prepared travel and expense reports
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
Advance Tig Welding
7

Heavy Equipment Mechanic

  • Maintained automobile light, medium and heavy duty trucks, to include tractor trailers, at all maintenance levels.
  • Performed test and made diagnosis of repairs, inspected, serviced, rebuilt and repaired major assemblies and systems to include drive trains, electrical systems, brakes, suspensions, steering, cooling, and hydraulic systems.
  • Examined complete assemblies with test and measuring devices to include precision instruments and gages.
  • Interpretation and application of complicated guidance materials, blue prints, technical drawings and schematics.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
8

Military Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Repaired and replaced damaged or worn parts on a variety of [company name] Tracked and Wheeled tactical vehicles.

  • Dismantled and reassembled heavy tracked vehicle components using hoists and hand tools.
  • Operated and inspected [company name] vehicles or heavy equipment to diagnose defects and then repair as needed to maintain military combat readiness.
  • Tested mechanical products and equipment after repairs or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with military vehicle specifications.
  • Cleaned, lubricated, and performed other routine maintenance services on equipment and 70 military vehicles.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Computer Information Systems
9

Heavy Equipment Mechanic / Communications Installer & Electronics Technician

As a heavy equipment mechanic, managed repairs for vehicles issued to the military. Networked with other employees, contractors, and resources on-base to procure tools and parts. Designed, built, and installed new systems to modify vehicles as a communications installer and electronics technician, installed Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System (SINCGARS) and Harris radios into military vehicles. Partnered with multiple contractors with 8,000+ vehicles in-country.

  • Named second-in-charge of communications / electronics installation.
  • Selected to oversee heavy equipment installation and vehicle movement to other locations.
  • Spent 3 months repairing, inspecting, testing, and calibrating sensitive high-tech equipment including night vision goggles, laser target devices, Blue Force Tracking (BFT) systems, Defense Advanced Global Positioning System Receivers (DAGRS), and Army Standard Intelligence Plotter Systems (ASIPS).
  • Earned a certificate and awarded a coveted metal coin in recognition of excellent performance.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AAS
Automotive
Voc
Teaching Credential
10

Heavy Equipment Mechanic and Shift Supervisor

Worked four years performing tasks of maintaining and inspecting mining equipment for functionality

  • Promoted to supervisor, oversaw and assigned responsibilities of detecting malfunctions, replacing defective parts and performing system tests
  • Promoted to General Foreman in 2003, assisted with budget planning and oversaw monthly costs
  • Duties included interviewing potential employees and managing all building maintenance and light vehicle maintenance
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
17
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma

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