Heavy Duty Equipment- Electrician job at Mota-Engil

Job Summary
Responsible for the diagnosis, repair, and maintenance of the electrical systems on a wide range of heavy equipment used in the construction industry. This role requires a strong understanding of DC electrical systems and the ability to operate various workshop equipment to efficiently assemble and repair machinery.

Roles and responsibilities
• Repair or replace faulty electrical components, such as batteries, alternators, starters, and wiring harnesses.
• Perform preventive maintenance on electrical systems to ensure optimal performance and avoid breakdowns.

• Service and maintain a range of construction equipment including bulldozers, dump trucks, tipper trucks, articulated trucks, cranes, telehandlers, wheel loaders, excavators, forklifts, power generators, compressors, tower lights, water pumps, and other general small equipment.
• Assemble, install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, components, and systems in heavy-duty equipment.
• Perform repairs on electrical systems, including wiring harnesses, control modules, and lighting systems.
• Diagnose electrical issues using diagnostic equipment and schematics.
• Collaborate with other technicians and engineers to troubleshoot complex electrical problems.
• Test electrical systems to ensure proper functioning and compliance with specifications.
• Keep accurate records of repairs, maintenance activities, and parts inventory.
• Adhere to safety protocols and regulations while working in the workshop and on job sites.
• Stay updated on industry trends, new technologies, and equipment advancements.
• Provide training and guidance to junior technicians as needed.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience.
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent technical education in automotive engineering, electrical engineering, or related field.
• Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in auto electrical systems repair, preferably in heavy mobile equipment.
• Extensive experience with diagnosing and repairing electrical and mechanical problems in mobile equipment, including brands like Caterpillar, Komatsu, Liebherr, Volvo, MAN, TATA, Sinotruk, Manitou, Atlas Copco, and Wacker Neuson.
• National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) Crane Operator Certification or Any manufacturer-specific training or certification related to the mentioned equipment brands (Caterpillar, Komatsu, Liebherr, Volvo, etc.).
• In-depth knowledge of auto electrical systems, including wiring, control modules, and diagnostics.
• Ability to troubleshoot complex electrical and mechanical problems.
• Strong understanding of hydraulic and pneumatic systems (advantageous).
• Experience with welding and fabrication techniques (advantageous).

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

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