Heavy Equipment Mechanic - Hunter Army Airfield, GA
Savannah, GA 
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Posted 19 days ago
Job Description
Why Pegasus?
Pegasus Support Services, LLC is a small business, founded in 2011 and headquartered in Woodstock, Georgia. Our company is dedicated to providing superior Logistics and Facilities operations and Maintenance support services to our customers. Our corporate culture emphasizes a commitment to providing our customers with a high level of reliable, high quality customer service, diligent cost control and continuous quality improvement. We achieve these goals by hiring and training the highest quality employees and by empowering them to “do the right thing" and to provide the customer with unparalleled support.

Heavy Equipment Mechanic - Hunter Army Airfield, GA

SUMMARY
This position performs analysis and repair of heavy motorized equipment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Operates and inspects machines or equipment to diagnose defects.
  • Dismantles and reassembles equipment, using hoists and hand tools.
  • Examines parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges.
  • Replaces defective engines and subassemblies, such as transmissions.
  • Tests overhauled equipment to insure operating efficiency.
  • Welds broken parts and structural members.
  • Works on equipment such as, cranes, excavators, scraper, motor graders, trench-digging machines, conveyors, bulldozers, dredges, pumps and generators.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or requested.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Minimum requirements for this position include a High School Diploma or equivalent GED plus a minimum of five (5) years’ experience as a mechanic for heavy equipment.  A valid Georgia CDL Driver’s License class A and the ability to maintain military gate pass access are required.

CRITICAL FACTORS FOR SUCCESS
  • Knowledge of operation and maintenance of heavy equipment.
  • Knowledge of operation of hoists and various power tools.
  • Knowledge of welding and maintaining structural integrity.
  • Knowledge of safety procedures.
  • Skill in operation of hand and power tools.
  • Skill in establishing priorities and organizing work.
  • Skill in public and interpersonal relations.
  • Skill in oral and written communications.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS
Must have the ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, managers and staff members.  Ability to write reports.  Must have the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, fellow employees and customers.

REASONING ABILITY
Must be able to read and interpret various information to ensure procedures are followed. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 
The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch.   The employee may occasionally be required to lift several pounds.  The employee must have close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT 
Work environment will require on-call rotation.  The employee may be exposed to noise, dirt, dust, grease, machinery with moving parts, irritating chemicals, and occasional cold, heat, and inclement weather.  The work may require the use of protective devices, such as masks, goggles, and/or gloves.
 
This position provides services to the federal government and Covid-19 vaccination is required.  Reasonable accommodations for medical conditions and sincerely held religious beliefs will be considered.

A background check and drug screen will be conducted for this position.

Benefits Available:
  • Insurance
    • Health
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Life
    • Disability
  • 401(k)

 
Pegasus Support Services, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Veterans / Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of a disability.


 

Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
40
Salary and Benefits
$30.64 per hour plus fringe
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
5+ years
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