Heavy Equipment Mechanic II

  • North Charleston, South Carolina
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades
  • Salary: $41,912.00 - $72,092.00 Annually USD

Job Description


All Charleston County Employees, as a condition of employment must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide their vaccination card.

Employee in this position will perform a full range of major and minor mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and fuel system repairs on a variety of heavy equipment, heavy, heavy duty trucks and trailers including repairs of other related systems, such as hydraulic attachments, ground bearing equipment, refuse bodies dump bodies, etc.

HIRING HOURLY RANGE: $20.15 - $27.41
HIRING SALARY RANGE: $41,912 - $57,012 (Estimated Annual Salary)

APPLICATION PROCESS & DEADLINE: Submitted applications are reviewed by the hiring department, on a going basis, prior to the APPLICATION DEADLINE OF: SUNDAY, JANUARY 2, 2022 or earlier if filled.

Duties and Responsibilities

The employee will be required to perform replacement of parts such as starters, alternators, generators, fuel and water pumps, air compressors, transmissions, clutches, air conditioning compressors and components, differentials, brake system parts, hydraulic pumps and cylinders, pneumatic, electrical, and hydraulic controls, etc. Employee should be proficient with light welding and torch operations. Employee must be able to perform diagnostics with the use of laptops and the different types of OBDII scanners. Employee needs to be proficient with a digital multimeter, and capable of reading wiring diagrams. Employee may be required to make road calls and operate repaired equipment. The employee will be required to periodically, (as needed), be on-call on a 24/7 basis for repairs to critically needed and emergency equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

Position requires a high school diploma (or GED), supplemented with five (5) or more years of in depth repair and maintenance of heavy equipment and/or heavy duty truck systems. Manufacturer's certification of past training desired. Must possess a valid S.C. driver's license and the ability to obtain a valid CDL driver's license within (6) months of employment. Must obtain a combination of two ASE and/or manufacturer's certifications within twelve (12) months of hire date if applicant does not currently possess acceptable certifications.Closing Date/Time: 1/2/2022 11:59 PM Eastern

Job Address

North Charleston, South Carolina United States View Map