Heavy Equipment Mechanic - Asheville NC

Asheville, NC, US, 28715

Harrison Construction Company


Job ID:  495073


Since 1947, Harrison Construction Company, a CRH company, has been the preferred source for ground-level site construction throughout eastern Tennessee and western North Carolina. Committed to quality, service and safety, our integrated products and services enable us to build and manage site development projects from concept through construction.  In addition, by being a part of the CRH family, we are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that come together to form CRH.  CRH is the number one asphalt producer and paver, the largest aggregates producer and the second largest ready-mix producer in North America. We are also the number four cement producer in North America and a leader in Canada. CRH operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Heavy Equipment Mechanic

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Description Summary

•    Multi-functional position, incorporating the performance of mechanic duties on various pieces of machinery and operating equipment.


•    Repair of construction equipment: assembly, adjustments, maintenance, and possible welding on all types of construction equipment such as internal combustion engine, air compressors, pumps, heavy earth moving equipment, and paving equipment.
•    Lubrication on oil, air and fuel filtration, grease points and capacities, and inspection techniques to detect abnormal conditions.
•    Assist in the complete overhaul of various mechanisms used to transfer engineer horsepower to active effort.
•    Assist in the complete overhaul of the various air cooled engines and their applications, as well as various starters, generators, and voltage regulators.
•    Assist in the repair and overhaul of various heavy equipment which will include crawler and wheel tractors, portable cranes, brooms, front end loaders, rollers, motor grades, compactors, pumps and air compressors.
•    Ability to work with day, night, or out-of-town crews to make repairs necessary in the field and to perform preventive maintenance practices necessary to increase service life of equipment.
•    Ability to weld and burn equipment and operations of saws, grinders, and presses.
•    Heavy equipment parts familiarization including: parts catalogs, procurement, handling, storage, and cost of heavy equipment parts.
•    Attendance required according to company attendance policy to ensure crew is able to operate at normal efficiency level.
•    Attitude/Cooperation: Must always maintain a courteous and professional manner with co-workers, customers, public.
•    Ability to be flexible with last minute schedule changes, location changes, time of shift changes. Overtime work required. Out of town/county/state work may be required.
•    Initiative to perform/assist with other positions for job completion.
•    Must pass drug test and criminal background check.

•    High school diploma or equivalent preferred, but not required.
•    Must provide own tools to utilize in position.
•    3 or more years experience working on heavy equipment


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Harrison Construction Company, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  May 23, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Asheville

Job Segment: Maintenance Mechanic, Front End, Welding, Mechanic, Manufacturing, Technology, Operations