Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Company Name Rapid Prep
Location North Kingstown
Date Posted February 14, 2023
Job Type Full-time



Rapid Prep is a growing national equipment rental & sales company that services the abrasive blasting industry and is looking for a motivated Heavy Equipment Mechanic with the following skills and qualifications:

-Candidate must have good driving record and no criminal record. Technician will be required at times to service equipment in local government facilities. No applicant with a felony conviction will be considered due to the access requirement

-Basic troubleshooting of 12 VDC, 120-460 VAC electrical systems and controls is required

-Basic knowledge of diesel engines, ability to change oil, fuel filters, fuel lines and adjust PTO’s., hydraulic systems is preferred

-Overnight travel will be required. Position allows for use of company vehicle and expense account

-Basic working knowledge of compressed air and pneumatic systems is preferred

-Basic working knowledge of power drive systems is desirable (Electric and Diesel)

-CDL license for 32,000lb truck and trailer combo (no air brake certification) is of value to the position but not a requirement

-Capacity to wear a half mask 2 cartridge respirator and be fit tested for such, facial hair may need to be shaven for proper respirator use will be required at times

-Ability to lift up to 50lbs at times is required

Candidate will be compensated based on having a certain level of knowledge of the above criteria and/ or an ability to learn these skills from operations management.  Above all else candidate must demonstrate a strong work ethic and willingness to learn the business.