Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic North Haven, CT

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Sims Metals (Sims) is a global leader in metal recycling. With facilities across the globe, Sims plays an intrinsic role in the circular economy by making resources available for future use. As a responsible corporate citizen, we continuously seek new ways to broaden our participation in the environmental sector, ensuring that our future is as bright, safe, and secure as at any time in our long history.Sims is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value the diversity of all of our employees, and we are committed to creating a working environment that is built on a foundation of respect and inclusion where everyone can contribute, advance on merit, and realize their full potential.We are currently looking for 2nd Shift – Mobile Equipment Maintenance Mechanics “C” to join our facility in North Haven, CT.Job Summary:The Entry level or “C” mechanic must display an aptitude for maintenance related activities. The “C” mechanic must have a general understanding of how an internal combustion engine functions as well as rudimentary knowledge of power transmission, electronics and hydraulic systems. The position is labor intensive an is in direct support of the upper level mechanics and the companyMajor Job Responsibilities:· Perform preventative maintenance tasks including but not limited to oil changes, filter changes, oil sampling, greasing and cleaning of machines (pressure washing)· Cleaning of radiators and filter housings with compressed air (compression operation)· Ability to operate vehicles and mobile equipment including fuel trucks, lube trucks, forklifts, pumps, light towers, electrical tools and hoists· Ability to complete minor paperwork including inspections, oil sample analysis and reports as needed· Ability to perform extended manual labor including but not limited to lifting, shoveling, stocking shelves, sweeping, cleaning and other routing activities associated with the maintenance of the equipment and the maintenance work area· Ability to take direction and follow specific policies and procedures when required· Perform minor repairs to equipment, ensure equipment is fit for service, be able to perform pre-start inspections and fluid level checks to ensure equipment is safe for operation· Perform other duties as assignedJob Qualifications:· High school diploma or general education degree (GED)· No prior mobile mechanical experience required· Physical ability to perform heavy labor· Mechanical aptitude· Strong safety valuesThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.With a promote-from-within philosophy and a variety of programs available to support continuous learning, Sims offers the opportunity for a rewarding career. We are committed to the ecologically sound and sustainable use of resources and strive to operate in a manner that minimizes waste and protects the environment.A career with Sims provides you with the opportunity to work with an organization whose goal is to be the world’s safest and most responsible recycling company. Our people achieve this by creating a zero-harm workplace, being exemplary members of the communities in which we operate, and being responsible stewards of the environment. We also offer competitive pay and a range of attractive benefits.Find Out More…Please visit www.simsltd.com for more information on Sims and its commitment to sustainability.SIMS LIMITED IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE VALUE THE DIVERSITY OF ALL OF OUR EMPLOYEES AND ARE COMMITTED TO CREATING AN INCLUSIVE WORKING ENVIRONMENT WHERE EVERYONE CAN CONTRIBUTE, ADVANCE ON MERIT, AND REALIZE THEIR FULL POTENTIAL. SIMS LIMITED IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. THE COMPANY DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE WITH REGARD TO RACE, SEX, RELIGION, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, CITIZENSHIP STATUS, DISABILITY, AGE, MARITAL OR FAMILIAL STATUS, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, GENDER EXPRESSION, VETERAN STATUS, HOUSING STATUS, SOURCE OF INCOME, OR ANY OTHER STATUS PROTECTED BY FEDERAL, STATE, OR LOCAL LAWS. THIS APPLIES TO ANY EMPLOYMENT DECISION, INCLUDING RECRUITING, HIRING, PLACEMENT, PROMOTION, TERMINATION, LAYOFF, RECALL, TRANSFER, LEAVES OF ABSENCE, COMPENSATION, AND TRAINING.  QUALIFIED APPLICANTS WITH A DISABILITY IN NEED OF A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION MAY REQUEST SUCH WITHOUT FEAR OF REPRISAL OR DISCRIMINATION.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:Dental insuranceEmployee assistance programHealth insurancePaid time offVision insuranceSchedule:Monday to FridayOvertimeWeekend availabilityAbility to Commute/Relocate:North Haven, CT 06473: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Education:High school or equivalent (Required)Experience:heavy equipment maintenance: 1 year (Required)Diesel engine repair: 1 year (Required)Work Location:One locationWork Remotely:NoShow more

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