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The Heavy Equipment Mechanic performs a variety of activities designed to service, repair and maintain pieces of Company-owned heavy equipment. The Heavy Equipment Mechanic maintains heavy equipment operation by completing inspections and preventive maintenance requirements, such as correcting vehicle deficiencies, making adjustments and alignments, and keeping record


  • Determines vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests, identifying worn and damaged parts
  • Service, repair, and maintenance of a variety of types of equipment
  • Maintain records of equipment repaired along with time spent on such equipment
  • Check heavy equipment for proper performance
  • Inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions and diagnose to determine extent of repair required
  • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts, components or systems, using appropriate tools
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturers’ specifications
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment
  • Maintain a schedule for preventative maintenance on all equipment providing for lubrication, replacement of tires and tune ups


  • Completion of a certification program focused on heavy equipment maintenance and repair
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in repair/maintenance of heavy equipment or related machinery 
  • Ability to use many different tools without requiring assistance
  • In-depth knowledge of large machines and diesel engines 
  • Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner
  • Ability to work both individually and as part of a team


  • Experience with maintenance welding

How to Apply


FAX: 709-896-5834

Please submit your application referencing the competition number 2024-021.


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