Heavy Equipment Field Technician/Mechanic

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Job Title:                                                             Heavy Equipment Field Technician/Mechanic


Exemption Status:                                           Non-Exempt/Hourly pay based on experience/Overtime available


Authorization/Supervision:                        Shop Foreman



The primary function of the position will be to diagnose and repair heavy construction equipment at various job sites or at the maintenance shop. This individual must be flexible and open to possible overtime and outside conditions throughout the construction season. This individual must also be able to make timely equipment repairs, provide ongoing maintenance, and monitor equipment. This is a full time, year-round, non-union position.


Company Benefits:

Competitive salary and benefits package including:


  • 401(k)
  • HSA
  • PTO
  • Tool Allowance
  • Uniform Service
  • Mentorship program
  • iPad and cell phone for work purposes
  • Assigned a work truck



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate and inspect all construction equipment to determine needed repairs.
  • Discuss equipment problems with supervisor and others as needed.
  • Repair, replace, calibrate, adjust and/or rebuild components.
  • Test repaired equipment for proper operation.
  • Inspect, add and/or change fluids and lubricants for all types of equipment.
  • Check and replace worn parts and perform other routine service and maintenance.
  • Operate a variety of hand and power tools, equipment, motor vehicles and heavy equipment.
  • Perform necessary welding and fabrication.
  • Remain current with knowledge of equipment to be serviced.
  • Assist with ordering parts, materials and supplies needed for repair and maintenance.
  • Use of electronic maintenance system to create work orders, track labor hours and materials.
  • Perform related duties as assigned by the Shop Foreman.
  • Maintain orderliness and cleanliness while working at job sites and at the shop.
  • Understand and adhere to all safety regulations.
  • Understand and adhere to the Personal Protection Equipment requirements.


Education and Experience:

  • Class B required with air brake endorsement
  • CDL Preferred
  • Experience preferred but willing to train


Company Environment:

Landwehr Construction, Inc. is a fifth-generation company with its original start in 1895. Landwehr Construction, Inc. is a diverse construction company focusing in areas including, but not limited to, demolition, box culverts, highway heavy, utility, crane rental, energy and helical piers. Landwehr Construction, Inc. employs both union and non-union staff and works primarily in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Iowa.

Landwehr Construction is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities and disabled persons are encouraged to apply.