Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Location: Ludington, MI
Date Posted: 01-09-2019
The Company
Hardman Construction, Inc. is a bridge, foundation and geotechnical contractor based in Ludington, Michigan. For over 30 years, the Company has relied on the combined strengths of its skilled tradespeople and management team to build a reputation for quality, safety, and profitability.  The Company performs work in a highly specialized and technical segment of the construction industry, which creates the opportunity for long-term careers for its team of over 100 employees.   
 
Hardman Construction’s project list includes many new bridge construction projects in Michigan, bridge renovation and restoration projects, and hundreds of projects in the specialty foundation and earth retention industry. Some recent project highlights for the team include:
 
  • Large-scale earth retention project at the new Red Wings Arena in Detroit
  • Construction of the M-231 bypass bridge in Grand Haven
  • Earth retention for the Campus Crossroads building at the University of Notre Dame
  • Micropile foundations for the Federal Court House in Detroit
  • Specialty foundations at Spectrum Health’s East Grand Rapids Expansion
  • Rebuilding the Country Road 420 bridge over the Escanaba River in Delta County
 
Given the demanding and technical nature of the heavy civil construction that Hardman performs, employees have the opportunity to work on diverse project types in Michigan and beyond. Our team is fortunate to be able to see the physical result of over 1000 projects that the Company has worked on over the years.  

The Position
The Company is hiring a Heavy Equipment Mechanic to join their team! This position will have the opportunity to work on projects around Michigan and in the Midwest. This opportunity is perfect for someone with experience in a variety of tools and equipment used in the repair of trucks and heavy construction equipment.  
 
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, removing and installing components on heavy machinery, diagnosing and troubleshooting potential problems, using basic hand tools and diagnostic software, completing paperwork for work orders, and testing and verifying correct operation of machinery all while maintaining safety and efficiency. 
 
Desired Experience, Skills, and Abilities
  • High School Diploma required
  • Experience in the Heavy Civil Construction industry
  • Ability to analyze and problem solve potential mechanical issues on a daily basis
  • Skilled in the operation of a variety of tools and equipment used in the repair of trucks and heavy equipment
  • Ability to routinely lift up to 50 pounds, as well as occasionally lift up to 100 pounds with support
  • Desire to live in Michigan long-term, but also willingness to travel during the week to projects around the state and into the Midwest
 
Compensation and Benefits
Hardman Construction is proud to be a union contractor. All Hardman Construction field trades and management positions include the following:
  • Competitive hourly rate or salary, based on position (and experience)
  • 100% employer-paid benefits, including coverage for the employee and his/her family
  • Pension program through the applicable union (Laborers, Carpenters or Operators)
  • Training and Development opportunities, including both on-the-job training and formal training programs
  • Opportunity for long-term work with a single employer that is committed to doing work in and around the state of Michigan
 
The Recruiting Process
The Company will conduct an introductory phone interview and then an in-person interview prior to hire. All Hardman Construction employees must successfully pass a pre-employment background check, drug test, and physical examination.

Hardman Construction, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer!
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