Careers at Wagman

Position Description

Field Heavy Equipment Mechanic
City Dinwiddie
State/Territory Virginia
Employment Type Full Time Hourly
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Education Requirement:
High School graduate or G.E.D with basic reading and writing skills.
Experience Requirement:
Minimum of five (5) years of experience preferred as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic (heavy trucks and heavy construction equipment).
Special Skills:
Strong mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic skills needed.
Travel Requirement:
Must be able to travel extensively.

Wagman is a fourth generation, family owned general contracting business serving the Mid-Atlantic and Southern Regions out of offices in Pennsylvania and Virginia. Wagman Heavy Civil’s core competencies include: design-build, bridges, structures, marine, modified concrete and geotechnical services. Wagman General Construction serves senior living, urban, institutional, healthcare and higher education markets.

We are currently looking for a Field Heavy Equipment Mechanic to join our team.

Job Duties and Responsibilities include:

  1. Repair of heavy trucks and construction equipment (i.e., loaders, cranes, dozers, backhoes, etc.), including removal of defective parts and installing new or rebuilt parts.Strong experience repairing cranes preferred.
  2. Test repaired equipment to ensure operating efficiency.   
  3. Trouble shoot, diagnose and repair electrical systems.   
  4. Repair hydraulic systems.
  5. Assist in dismantling and/or putting together cranes.

Physical Requirements:

  1. Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds from ground level to waist level and 30 pounds to above shoulder level throughout a scheduled work shift.
  2. Continuous standing and walking required throughout a scheduled work shift.
  3. Required to perform simple grasping and fine manipulation tasks with both hands, and requires acceptable corrected vision (in both eyes) and acceptable corrected hearing.
  4. Must be able to climb ladders and/or steps on equipment to access areas to be repaired.
  5. Must be able to bend, squat, kneel and crawl.
  6. Must be able to work in dirty, greasy, noisy, cold, hot and humid working conditions.
  7. Must have the ability to reach, lift and perform work above shoulder height-and the ability to work on uneven surfaces and confined spaces.


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