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Positions that are currently available

Mechanic – Job Description

Location:     Various locations with 200 miles of Columbia Falls, Montana
Reports to:  Shop Foreman
Direct supervisory responsibility: No
Job description last revision: February 22, 2017

Functional Summary

Reporting to the Shop Foreman, the Mechanic is responsible for completing repairs on a variety road construction equipment, trucks and trailers. As a member of a larger team of mechanics, the mechanic must be able to work independently, as part of a team, travel to our various projects sites, and work over-time as needed.

Key Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Mechanic include, but are not limited to:

Duties

  • Maintain, repair and trouble shoot problems on all road construction equipment and trucks. Includes paving equipment, rollers, loaders, water trucks, tractors/belly dump trailers, skid steers, scrapers, excavators, dozers and brooms.  Also responsible to maintain and work on smaller equipment & tools, including pickups, water pumps, plate compactors, etc.
  • General mechanical, engine & transmission trouble-shooting, hydraulic, electrical, cutting & welding, minor fabrication, and an overall understanding of road building equipment.
  • Stock and organize assigned tool van with parts to meet the needs of the equipment on the project assigned.
  • Identify mechanical failures and future preventive maintenance needs.
  • Work with and follow directions from supervisors.
  • Complete required maintenance documentation as directed by shop foreman.
  • Able to work both independently and with other mechanics/employees

 

Safety, Teamwork & Compliance

  • Promote, execute and adhere to the company’s safety policies and encourage all employees, subcontractors and consultants to adopt safety as a culture.
  • Attend and participate in safety meetings and inspections.
  • Work in a safe, responsible manner to not intentionally or unintentionally injure oneself, or endanger the wellbeing of others.
  • Understand and comply with Company policies and procedures
  • Promote a team approach and maintain an open and respectful approach to communication with all employees.
  • Wear appropriate protective equipment: steel toed boots, hard hats, ear and eye protection

Requirements/Experience

  • Prior heavy equipment mechanical experience required.
  • Must have own tools.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Ability to use modern electronic and computer based trouble-shooting techniques is highly desirable.
  • No High School Diploma or G.E.D. required, but preferred.
  • Valid commercial driver’s license and good MVR is required.
  • Must be willing to work an average of 60 + hours per week during the busy season, including some Saturdays. 40 hours per week can be expected during the slower winter season.
  • A willingness to work overtime, as required.
  • Work schedule is weather dependent, so flexibility is required.
  • Work is performed in an outdoor setting, which could include inclement weather, heat and cold, and exposure to dust and asphalt.
  • MSHA certification is required. Training will be provided as needed.
  • Must comply with the company’s drug and alcohol testing requirements.

Compensation offered with this role will be based on work experience and capability

The successful applicant will be required to join or be a member of the Union of Operating Engineers

Schellinger Construction Company is a drug free and Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Please apply online at www.schellingerconstruction.com or send resume to info@schellingerconst.com, fax to 406-892-2187 or mail to Schellinger Construction, PO Box 39, Columbia Falls, MT 59912.  No phone calls please.

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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Pipe Foreman – Job Description

Location:     Various locations – extensive travel
Reports to:  Operations Manager
Direct supervisory responsibility: Yes

Functional Summary

Reporting to the Operations Manager and Project Superintendent, the Pipe Foreman is responsible for managing the Pipe Crew and is accountable for their performance. Responsibilities include installation of large pipe, culverts, sewers, water services, geotextiles and erosion control devices.

Key Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Pipe Foreman include, but are not limited to:

Management & Operations

  • Study project specifications with Project Superintendent to plan procedures for installation and sequencing
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of his crew by assigning crew responsibilities, overseeing the crew’s work and monitoring their performance.
  • Read and understand specifications, drawings, and all other Pipe Crew related project and engineering documentation.
  • Operate assigned heavy equipment to excavate, install and backfill large pipe and culvert
  • Ensure all necessary piping equipment is maintained in an operable and condition, and work crews are properly supplied with tools, equipment and materials.
  • Use instruments such as lasers, grade rods, eye levels and transit levels to set appropriate grade for pipe installation
  • Know what pipe needs to be installed in a variety of circumstances e.g. ground conditions, water pumps, rock, and unstable conditions
  • Place electrical conduits, sleeves, vaults, edge drains, drain beds, and rain infiltrators
  • Be in constant communication with the client’s on-site inspector to ensure quality control levels are being met and the quantity of material that has been used has been agreed to
  • Place, fuse and connect a variety of sewer and water pipes e.g. PVC, C900 water pipe, and HDPE
  • Install water services, fire lines and hydrants
  • Ensure new members of the Pipe Crew are suitably trained and instructed on the project work‐scope and quality requirements
  • Discuss and resolve issues and complaints in a timely manner.
  • Identify and implement process improvements.

 Safety & Compliance

  • Ensure that “Safety First” is understood and demonstrated by the Pipe Crew.
  • Enforce and comply with company safety policies, EEO policies, and standard company procedures.
  • Attend annual Foreman’s meeting and OSHA and MSHA training.
  • Discuss, document and address all EEO complaints immediately.
  • Wear appropriate protective equipment: steel toed boots, hard hats, eye protection, and ear protection.

Equipment

  • Work with the on-site mechanic or Shop Foreman to resolve any equipment breakdown issues and plan preventive maintenance

Administration

  • Produce, review and submit a daily production report.
  • Update work diary daily.
  • Review and approve time cards daily

Requirements/Experience

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. preferred
  • Have a current driver’s license
  • Minimum 5 years supervising installation of pipe and culvert on heavy civil projects.
  • Willing to work overtime, as required.
  • Work schedule is weather dependent, so flexibility is required.
  • Work is performed in an outdoor setting, which could include inclement weather, heat and cold, and exposure to dust and asphalt.
  • Must be physically able to repetitively lift and carry at least 75 LBS on a regular basis.
  • OSHA and trench safety/competent person certified. This will be provided if needed.
  • Must comply with the company’s drug and alcohol testing requirements.
  • Successful applicant will be required to join or be a member of the Operating Engineers Union

Compensation and benefits offered with this role will be based on work experience and capability

Schellinger Construction Company is a drug free and Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Please apply online at www.schellingerconstruction.com or send resume to info@schellingerconst.com, fax to 406-892-2187 or mail to Schellinger Construction, PO Box 39, Columbia Falls, MT 59912.  No phone calls please.

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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