Heavy Equipment Mechanic - Charleston, SC in Charleston, SC at SJ Hamill Construction, LLC

Date Posted: 2/12/2024

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Job Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to move your career forward with a growing industry leader? Join our team at SJ Hamill! SJ Hamill Construction is a heavy civil and marine construction company located in Charleston, South Carolina.


  • Maintain and Repair Marine and Heavy Civil Contractor’s equipment fleet.
  • Manage preventative maintenance program for entire equipment fleet, including land-based, floating cranes, and other assets.
  • Inspect, troubleshoot, and repair lattice boom crawler (friction and/or hydraulic) cranes.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot any malfunctions to equipment.
  • Perform routine maintenance, complete repairs, and test equipment as needed (i.e., hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical systems, and components).
  • Manage and maintain assigned tools and equipment.
  • Maintain and follow driving guidelines for assigned company vehicles.
  • Complete all paperwork thoroughly and in a timely fashion.
  • Understand and comply with all Safety and Environmental requirements.
  • Perform all other duties as required by the Supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.


  • Must be a journeyman level mechanic with a minimum of five (5) years of construction crane and heavy equipment repair and maintenance experience.
  • Five (5) years of crane and winch repair experience (Manitowoc and American repair experience desired).
  • Five (5) years of experience in engine repairs (Caterpillar, Cummins, John Deere, Detroit Diesel, etc.).
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Preferred NCCCO certification, OSHA Certified Mobile Crane Inspector, OSHA Assembly/Disassembly Director certification.
  • Must have strong mechanical knowledge of machines and tools, including their design, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Must be able to use technical equipment manuals in either digital or paper format to troubleshoot, order parts and perform repairs.
  • Must have computer skills and experience with computer diagnostics of diesel and gas engines.
  • Knowledge of AC and DC electrical systems preferred.
  • Must have welding skills associated with equipment repairs.


  • Inclusive Medical, Dental, Vision, Accident, Disability, and Illness insurance 
  • Company paid Life Insurance 
  • Health Savings Account contribution of up to $1,000 per year  
  • 401(k) retirement savings program with a company match 
  • Employee Assistance Program including discounts with major vendors & products 
  • Mental and physical wellness programs 
  • Company paid holidays
  • Career advancement opportunities with a stable well-established organization
Applications submitted without a resume will not be considered. 

SJ Hamill is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.


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