Brazos River Authority
  • 24-Sep-2021 to 23-Nov-2021 (CST)
  • RSMU
  • Graford, TX, USA
  • $22.88 to $29.17
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Life Insurance, LTD, Wellness Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Holidays, Paid Time Off


Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Lake Possum Kingdom

SUMMARY OF POSITION: The purpose of this position is to perform skilled tasks in the mechanical repair and maintenance for Brazos River Authority (BRA) on numerous types of heavy equipment, such as a barge mounted crawler crane, hydraulic crane, 185 thru 750 CFM air compressors, diesel, gasoline, and electric welding machines, excavating equipment, outboard motors, abrasive blast equipment, metalizing equipment, gasoline and diesel trucks, overhead hoists, air winches, hydraulic pumps and motors, electric pumps and motors, water blaster, and grout injection equipment. This position is responsible for all major and minor repairs and maintenance to fleet vehicles; performing daily and monthly crane inspections; operating cranes and heavy equipment; and training equipment operators on cranes and loaders. Additional duties include rebuilding power tools such as drills, grinders, and saws; assisting with the repair, maintenance, and maintaining BRA facilities, dams, roads and pipelines; purchasing materials, blasting supplies, and safety equipment; and any other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance The employee has the ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Skills in determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it; performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed; and watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly. The employee normally performs the job by following established standard operating procedures and/or policies. The employee may choose the appropriate procedure or policy and must be able to troubleshoot mechanical problems. Performance is reviewed periodically.

REQUIRED EDUCATION & ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Work requires a level of education equivalent to four years of high school or equivalency. Work requires seven years experience in heavy equipment maintenance.

POSTING DATE: September 23, 2021 – Open until filled

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED: Valid Class C Texas Driver's License, Good Driving Record, Crane Mechanic and Heavy Equipment Mechanic experience are required. Class A CDL and ASE Certification are preferred.

SALARY RANGE: $22.88 to $29.17 per hour. This is a non-exempt position.

BRAZOS RIVER AUTHORITY: The BRA was created by the Texas Legislature in 1929 and exists to develop, manage and protect the water resources of the Brazos River Basin. Today, BRA's staff develops and distributes water supplies, provides water and wastewater treatment, monitors water quality, and pursues water conservation through public education programs. The BRA is looking for dedicated individuals who are team and customer-focused, perform their jobs ethically and with integrity, are adaptable and embrace diversity, seek innovative and creative ways to conduct business, have a desire to grow with a great organization, and are committed to the mission and goals of the BRA.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: All applicants, including current employees, must submit an on-line Application for Employment Form to the BRA by way of the Brazos River Authority Web site at

Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply

The Brazos River Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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