100 Years of Experience at Work for You!
Since 1920, the professional men and women of Hubbard Construction have literally paved the way for hundreds of public and private projects that have supported Florida's rise to prominence.
Hubbard is one of Florida's largest heavy civil construction companies. We are proud to be a part of Florida's history and we are eager to continue to serve the Florida market and beyond.
The scope of Hubbard's work includes complex highway projects, site development, paving, utility and drainage systems, surveying, RAP and hot mix sales, and state-of-the-art bridge building. We provide multiple delivery systems in design-build, bid-build, public/private-partnerships and design-build finance.
Hubbard Construction's parent company, Eurovia, operates through a network of 330 agencies and 770 production sites, in 17 countries around the world.
A Heavy Equipment Mechanic Apprentice is an hourly-rated unskilled craft position that performs assigned duties on construction projects any combination of the duties described more fully, below. A Mechanic Apprentice typically performs a wide variety of tasks, transferring from one task to another as the work flow dictate, while under the supervision of the assigned Subject Matter Expert/Mentor. Each task given by the Subject Matter Expert/Mentor is recorded and tracked to ensure each task is properly taught and performed.
- Under constant supervision of a Subject Matter Expert/Mentor analyze malfunctions and repairs, rebuild and maintain construction equipment, such as cranes, scrapers, paving machines, motor graders, bulldozers, loaders, pump compressors and pneumatic tools
- Under constant supervision of a Subject Matter Expert/Mentor operate and inspect machines or equipment to diagnose defects.
- Under constant supervision of a Subject Matter Expert/Mentor dismantle and reassemble equipment using hoists and hand tools.
- Under constant supervision of a Subject Matter Expert/Mentor replace defective engines and subassemblies such as transmissions.
- Under constant supervision of a Subject Matter Expert/Mentor Weld broken parts and structural members.
- Must be able to read and comprehend repair manuals.
Other related job functions may include, but not limited to: Under constant supervision of a Subject Matter Expert/Mentor examines parts for damage and/or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges. Tests overhauled equipment to insure operating efficiently. May direct workers engaged in cleaning parts and assisting with assembly and disassembly of equipment. May perform incidental work items included within other crafts as well as related duties.
- General. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each Key Duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Education and Experience. This position typically is an entry-level job. A high school diploma or general education degree (GED) is preferred. Must be able to understand work directions and communicate effectively with job site supervisors and fellow employees. Valid Florida driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
- Physical Demands. Heavy physical effort required. Ability to lift 0 to 50 pounds occasionally for hand work; Must be able to stand, bend, stretch for extended periods of time; ability to bend crouch and climb on and off the equipment repetitively; Use hands, arms and legs fully, acceptable vision (either naturally or with corrective lens). Continuous mental and visual attention required to complete tasks in efficient manner involving repetitive or diversified work requiring alertness of activity. Constant care necessary to prevent injury to others due to inherent hazards of construction work. Any accident should be immediately reported to the supervisor.
- Work Environment. The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those that a Mechanic encounters while performing the essential functions of this job
- Work is performed 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.
- Employee regularly works near heavy equipment and moving machinery.
- Work may involve a variety of substances commonly found on construction sites such as form oil, grease, curing compounds, gasoline, diesel fuel and ready mixed concrete
We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. We promote a Drug-Free Workplace.