Mobile Equipment Mechanic

The following are examples of job functions for a Mobile Equipment Mechanic that demand some level of proficiency with digital tools, devices, and systems:

  • Maintaining records of service and repairs to equipment
  • Maintaining incident reports
  • Documenting required spare parts, maintenance materials, and supplies
  • Reading and understanding operating manuals, blueprints, and technical drawings
  • Effectively communicating with internal and external parties
  • Ordering parts by using manuals and catalogs

Examples of Digital Tools, Devices and Systems for Mobile Equipment Mechanic
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Windows Operating System, Excel, Word)
  • Internet/ Web for:
    • searching online information databases for the diagnosis and repair of machinery and equipment (technical manuals, technical bulletins, and other online technical specifications and standards)
    • making digital payments/online transactions
  • Digital map reading and way-finding applications
  • Computer-assisted design, manufacturing, and machining software including programs such as AutoCAD to make small adjustments to scale drawings to reflect modifications to tools and equipment component
  • Hand-held devices with digital interfaces
  • Citizens Band (CB) Radio equipment
  • Microsoft Outlook and Gmail, etc. to communicate, collaborate and share information with supervisors, co-workers, and suppliers