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Apprentice Mechanic/Lube Tech

Dickinson, ND
Job Title:
Apprentice Mechanic/Lube Tech
SOC code:
FLSA Classification:
Shop/Dickinson, ND.
Shop (and Project Sites)
Reports to:
Lead Mechanic/Shop Foreman
Full Time, Regular
Craft Worker
Normal Work Hours and Days:  Night shift hours are 6PM-6AM Sunday through Saturday, or as scheduled for local employees.  Some flexibility.
Revised: 07/13/2017

EEO Statement:
 Cruz Energy Services, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, other protected activities, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. **This employer participates in E-Verify. Este Empleador Participa en E-Verify.**
Responsible to repair, adjust and maintain equipment and machinery used on rig moving projects, including: Cranes, Tractor Trucks/Trailers, Loaders, Pickups, and similar equipment.  Experience level will dictate employee’s specific role.
Essential Functions:
  • Inspect and evaluate incoming equipment and machines and determine malfunctions and defects.
  • Assemble and disassemble various equipment and machines.
  • Repair and replace damaged or worn parts.
  • Clean, lube and perform routine maintenance on equipment.
  • Fueling and inspecting equipment on various project locations.
  • Make adjustments and repairs to equipment and machines, testing and ensuring operating efficiency.
  • Maintain detailed records of all equipment/machine repairs, services, adjustments and work performed, (e.g. time sheets, fuel logs, and service sheets).
Other Tasks:
  • Planning work, producing parts lists, field service calls.
  • Performing other related duties, as assigned.
 Supervisory Responsibilities: None. 

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function and preferably able to perform other tasks satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. 
Education and/or Experience:
  • Familiarity with repair and maintenance of trucking and construction equipment, machinery and tools.
  • One year of job related experience. 
  • Applicants must possess a valid CDL with Hazmat Endorsement prior to starting work.
  • Two years vocational training in construction maintenance or equivalent work experience, OSHA 10hr Training.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of and ability to use various construction equipment and tools.
  • Must possess basic mechanic tools.
  • Ability to read and follow assembly and instruction manuals.
  • Knowledge of and ability repair equipment and follow related procedures.
  • Ability to assess and troubleshoot equipment failure (not essential for position).
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply first aid and applicable safety precautions.
  • Ability to ensure that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed.
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor.
  • Ability to meet equipment schedule with dependability and consistency.
  • Ability to wear protective clothing.
Physical Demands:
The following activities were rated for frequency of occurrence based on the following:
Not Present = NP 34-66% of the work day = Frequent
1-10% of the work day = Rare 67-100% of the work day = Constant
11-33% of the work day = Occasional    
Sitting Frequent Reaching Overhead Frequent
Standing Frequent Reaching Straight Ahead Frequent
Walking Frequent Reaching Downward Frequent
Bending/Stooping Frequent Handling Frequent
Crouching Frequent Fingering Occasional
Kneeling Frequent Feeling Occasional
Crawling Frequent Talking Occasional
Climbing Frequent (Onto equipment) Hearing Occasional
Balancing Occasional Twisting Frequent
Operate Foot Controls Occasional Twist of Wrist Frequent
(Pounds) Constant Frequent Occasional Rare
Lifting   50 lbs. 100 lbs.  
Carrying   50 lbs. 100 lbs.  
Pushing/Pulling   50 lbs. 100 lbs.  
Working Conditions:
1. Exposure to Inclement Weather X Is exposed to weather while working outside of equipment.
2. Extreme Cold X  Is occasionally exposed in the winter.
3. Extreme Heat X Exposed to hot diesel engines and hoses while lubricating equipment.
4. Wet and/or Humid X Will experience Rain/Snow/Ice on location
5. Noise X Frequent noise from equipment.
6. Vibration X Occasional normal equipment vibration
7. Atmospheric Conditions (dust/fumes/etc.) X Possible diesel fumes.
8. Moving Mechanical Parts X Exposed to engine components and drive train/track.
9. Electric Shock X Generator sets.
10. High, Exposed Places X Crawling onto top of equipment to service it.
11. Radiant Energy NP  
12. Explosives X Diesel fuel exposure.
13. Toxic or Caustic Chemicals X Petroleum distillates.
14. Other Risks X Aware of the potential hazards of working around equipment.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
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