Chain Electric Corporate- Hattiesburg, MS

Mechanic - Lafayette and Baton Rouge, LA area

Job Locations US-Lafayette
Posted Date 5 days ago(3/19/2018 9:44 AM)
# of Openings


The Mechanic works under limited supervision performing work of considerable difficulty in the repair and maintenance of medium-duty truck systems, hydraulics, and equipment, and related work, as assigned.


Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • Attendance and punctuality
  • Repair and replace damaged or worn parts in a correct and timely manner.
  • Operate and inspect machines or heavy equipment to diagnose defects.
  • Clean, lubricate, and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment and vehicles.
  • Test mechanical products and equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacturers' specifications.
  • Overhaul and test machines or equipment to ensure operating efficiency.
  • Fit bearings to adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment.
  • Examine parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges.
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions to determine required repairs, using engine diagnostic equipment such as computerized test equipment and calibration devices.
  • Repair, rewire, and troubleshoot electrical systems.
  • Clean parts by spraying them with grease solvent or immersing them in tanks of solvent.
  • Weld or solder broken parts and structural members, using electric or gas welders and soldering tools.
  • Adjust, maintain, and repair or replace subassemblies, such as transmissions and crawler heads, using hand tools, jacks, and cranes.
  • Adjust and maintain industrial machinery, using control and regulating devices.
  • Assemble gear systems, and align frames and gears.
  • Schedule maintenance for industrial machines and equipment, and keep equipment service records.
  • Communicate with immediate supervisor when there are parts or repair issues or items that have not been handled and be quick to ask for help when needed.
  • Read and understand operating manuals, blueprints, and technical drawings.


    Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a mechanic of medium-duty trucks and equipment
  • Available to work irregular hours and travel at a moment’s notice, anytime
  • Possess a valid CDL, Class A
  • Must provide own tools
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs
  • Ability to read and follow instructions and directions
  • Ability to handle physically demanding work in harsh weather conditions
  • Ability to work without supervision
  • Ability to communicate well with others


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