Lead Mechanic

Burks Excavation Corp of Idaho   Hailey, ID   Full-time     Mechanic/Technician
Posted on April 25, 2024

Lead Mechanic
Key Duties & Core Responsibilities:
Manage equipment repairs and preventive maintenance for fleet of equipment and trucks
Coordinate and execute diagnostics/repairs, parts orders and clearly communicate the ramifications to senior management
Must be self-driven and able to work independently to accomplish strategic tasks within the organization
Maintain, track, update and manage materials, tools, parts and equipment inventory
Manage small group of DOT certified drivers to ensure they are following all applicable rules/regulations
Certified Diesel Mechanic or equivalent experience. 
Responsible for organization and safety of shop, yard and buildings
Manage Shop and storage area 
Verify processes are put into place to accurately repair and service equipment, trucks and trailers
Create a Clean and Safe Working Shop Environment
Make sure all shop tools and diagnostic equipment are kept in good order and updated
Perform basic maintenance including rotating tires, checking fluid levels, and changing oil on company owned trucks
Repair or replace worn parts and systems such as spark plugs, wheel bearings, brake pads, fuel systems, and sensors
Test systems and individual parts to ensure the proper working order and/or to evaluate the degree of damage
Determine appropriate repair measures based on research, peer-to-peer examination, and experience
Coordinate with Fleet Manger for daily/weekly schedule
Minimum of class B drivers license 
Perform repairs thoroughly and accurately, considering original repair strategy and manufacturer specifications 
Other duties as assigned
Physical Demands
Must be able to climb on and off heavy mobile equipment safely
This job demands that approximately 80% of your time is standing/moving/lifting and 20% you’re your time is sitting performing administrative responsibilities
Ability to lift and carry, on a frequent basis, at least 50 pounds and, at times, as much as 90 pounds, as may be assigned.
Work Environment
Work is performed indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions
Work environment periodically exposes the employees to high levels of noise, grease, and dust that is typically associated with a construction project/shop
Employee regularly works near heavy equipment and moving machinery
Work may involve a variety of substances commonly found on construction sites/shops such as oil, grease, gasoline, diesel fuel

Cultural & Behavioral Expectations:
•    Communicate effectively and work collaboratively with team to develop positive and professional working relationship with clients, developers, city and state inspectors.
•    Live by and promote a culture of ownership and accountability. Don’t cast blame and take responsibility for problems. When problems arise, find solutions first. 
•    Be humble enough to admit when an answer is unknown. Communicate that a solution will be found by consulting the appropriate knowledge expert. 
•    Operate with honesty and transparency. Use judgement on level of transparency. 
•    Give credit to the team, and make successes about the collective (employees, subcontractors, etc.).
•    Delegate to the team. Allow members to take responsibility. Hold them accountable. 
•    Listen to understand before listening to respond. 
•    Practice a high level of emotional intelligence. Reflect often, encourage After Action Reviews. 
•    Mistakes happen. Use them as learning experiences. 
•    Ask for help during trying times. 
•    Engage in healthy conflict, use this to explore alternative perspectives and implement new ideas. 
•    Use appropriate communication methods. Know your audience and understand appropriateness of email, text, phone call or in-person communication styles. 
•    Foster positive relationships with ALL project stakeholders; including architects, engineers, neighbors, homeowners, subcontractors, and suppliers. A future project lead can come from unsuspected sources. Relationships are a catalyst for opportunity. 


Health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, PTO, Profit sharing, and company pickup//service truck. Please email your resume with contact information to Email: careers@becoidaho.com