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  Tracking Code616-356Job DescriptionForeman- Precast Operations Early in Traylor Bros., Inc.’s 65-year history, we realized the value of utilizing precast elements for both bridges and structures. On bridges, the use of precast elements can increase construction zone safety, minimize traffic impacts, minimize disruption to the community and the environment, and improve constructability and safety. On tunneling jobs, segmental lining systems are continually being improved to help make the safe construction of tunnels in the soft ground beneath the water table both technically and economically feasible. What makes us different? Our Mission is to excel at constructing complex infrastructure safer, better, and faster by engaging the entrepreneurial and innovative spirit of our team members and providing a limitless opportunity for personal and professional growth in a close-knit and collaborative organization. Our Core Values: Safety. We are committed to providing a safe work environment. This is always our priority. People. Our talented team is our greatest asset. We provide opportunity, reward performance, and support a positive and balanced work environment. Innovation. We have the ability to engineer creative solutions to overcome any obstacle. Ethics. We are honest and ethical in all our business dealings. Communication. We encourage open and honest communication throughout our organization. Community. We add value to our industry and the communities in which we work.  Required SkillsThe following tasks are performed by Mechanics: 

  • Adjust, maintain, and repair or replace subassemblies
  • Assemble gear systems, and align frames and gears
  • Clean parts by spraying with grease solvent or immersing in tanks of solvent
  • Clean, lubricate, and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment and vehicles
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions to determine required repairs, using diagnostic equipment and calibration devices
  • Dismantle and reassemble heavy equipment
  • Examine parts for damage or excessive wear
  • Fit bearings to adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment
  • Operate and inspect machines or heavy equipment in order to diagnose defects
  • Overhaul and test machines or equipment to ensure operating efficiency
  • Performs other related duties as required

 The following knowledge is required to skillfully perform the job of a Mechanic: 

  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in construction
  • Knowledge of machines and tools; their uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Knowledge of company safety policies and procedures to comply with company, local, state, and/or federal laws

 The following skills are required to perform the job of a Mechanic: 

  • Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools
  • Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job
  • Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed
  • Watching gauges, dials or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly
  • Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one
  • The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.  It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem

 The following physical demands are required to perform the job of a Mechanic: 

  • The ability to quickly move the hand, hand together with arm, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects
  • The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects
  • The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer)
  • The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness
  • The ability to keep hand and arm steady while moving the arm or while holding arm and hand in one position
  • The ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists
  • The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing
  • The ability to remember information such as words, numbers, pictures, and procedures
  • The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations)
  • Occasional bending, stooping, twisting, crawling, kneeling
  • Occasional climbing of ladders
  • Occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds from ground to waist level
  • Occasional lifting between 50 to 100 pounds
  • Occasional repetitive use of non-powered hand tools
  • Occasional repetitive use of vibrating hand tools
  • Work in environmental extremes of heat and cold dependent upon job location
  • Frequent work in dusty environment
  • Frequent work in areas of excessive noise
  • Work variable hours including overtime hours as needed

 Occasional = up to 3 hours per day                            Frequent   =  3 to 6 hours per dayConstant    =  6 to 8 hours per day                              Repetitive =  15 or more times per hourJob LocationPalmdale, California, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular