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Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians Heavy Equipment Repairer in Sault Ste Marie, Michigan

POSITION SUMMARY:The Heavy Equipment Repairer, under the direction of the Project Manager, is responsible for diagnosing, testing, repairing and replacing defective or worn parts and/or components on heavy equipment; backhoes, dozers, dump trucks, excavators, loaders, semi's, pick-up trucks and riding lawn mowers.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:u (includes, but is not limited to, the following)/uulliMaintains vehicle and equipment maintenance/repair logs./liliReplaces seals and shaft sealing rings, horns, wiring harnesses, starting switches, ignition distributors, sensors, fuel pumps, and water pumps./liliCleans or replaces filters, battery cables, engine components, and injector nozzles./liliCompletes overhaul and repair of major systems, such as engines, transmissions, drive lines, and hydraulic utility systems./li/ulADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:u (includes, but is not limited to, the following)/uulliPrioritizes work activities./liliAll other job related duties as assigned./li/ulCONTACTS: Immediate peers and immediate supervisor/manager.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Position lifts objects over 100 pounds with team or dual lifting andfrequent lifting/carrying of more than 50 pounds. Physical Factors include constant standing, walking, carrying, lifting, pushing and pulling of 100 pounds plus, climbing, stooping, kneeling, crawling, reaching, manual handling, hearing, smelling, near, midrange, far vision, depth perception, color vision, field of vision, driving, bending and occasional sitting. Working conditions include constant exposure to weather, noise and vibration; frequent air quality; and occasional extreme heat, cold and wet/humidity. Tasks may be conducted during periods of inclement weather including extreme cold/heat and humidity. Potential hazards include constant exposure to moving mechanical parts, frequent exposure to equipment; occasional electrical shock, high exposed places, chemicals, insecticidesesticides and infectious exposure. Protective equipment and clothing needed to perform the job includes steel toe boots, safety glasses and hard hats. Tvek suits, disposable boots, dust masks, and full air respirators must be used when working on projects that may present a hazard of infectious exposure.REQUIREMENTS:Education: High school diploma or equivalent preferred.Experience: Two years of experience heavy equipment repair required. Two years of experience operating heavy equipment backhoes, loaders, dozers, excavators and dump trucks preferred.gt