The Heavy Equipment Mechanic / Welder / Line Borer provides face-to-face customer service located at an off-site location and is responsible for various forms of complex repairs on heavy equipment. Responsibility includes, but is not limited to; welding, machining, line boring, MIG welding, air arcing, and repairs related to undercarriage and undercarriage components. This position is also responsible for communicating repair options to customers, ordering correct parts, and completing the repair in an efficient, timely manner in order to meet department goals and organizational objectives. CDL required.

The incumbent in this position is expected to model the following practices on a daily basis: 1) Demonstrate alignment with the company’s mission and core business values; 2) Collaborate with key internal/external resources; 3) Participate in ongoing self-development.

Essential Functions:

  • Works safely at all times and adheres to all applicable safety policies; complies with all company policies, procedures, and standards
  • Performs complex repairs and troubleshooting offsite with minimal supervision
  • Performs complex troubleshooting, diagnoses of equipment malfunctions, and failure analysis
  • Reads blueprints to understand engineering design necessary for the fabrication of parts, including material specifications, grain direction, GD&T standards and practices, dimensions, and interference/clearance conditions
  • Performs various repairs related to undercarriage and undercarriage components to include, but is not limited to; welding, machining, line boring, MIG welding, and air arcing on Cat and Non-Cat equipment
  • Removes and install parts, disassembles and assembles components to CAT specifications
  • Removes and replace machine components utilizing required technical data and procedures in order to repair equipment to required standards
  • Performs complex tasks in order to complete work orders, fabrication, and welding on product and their components
  • Advises customer of problem areas and recommend repair solutions, gain customer approval and order appropriate parts in order to repair equipment in a timely manner.
  • Tests, makes adjustments, and verifies proper operation of all repairs and adjustments
  • Prepares and completes all job-related documents, writes service reports, orders parts, and maintains clear customer records; in addition, accesses databases required to complete job
  • Operates equipment and vehicles with possession of all necessary licenses and certificates
  • Maintains service vehicle inspection records, daily inspections, and driver logs as required by the Department of Transportation
  • Adheres to contamination control and HAZMAT rules and regulations
  • Maintains all company equipment, tools, and the vehicle in a good, clean, and working order
  • Communicates job progress to supervisor and customer as needed
  • Completes assigned jobs and tasks to meet flat rate time and re-work standards
  • Works overtime as required by workload and customers’ needs
  • Completes all assigned Technician Training Path courses and safety training in a timely and proficient manner
  • Projects professionalism with both internal and external customers, including personal appearance; may be relied upon to act as a mentor to lower level Technicians
  • Requires regular and punctual employee attendance
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Advanced knowledge of safe work procedures and practices
  • Advanced knowledge of CAT models/machines and safe operation procedures, maintenance practices, and troubleshooting of hydraulic and electrical systems
  • Advanced knowledge of equipment and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Advanced knowledge of hydraulics, transmissions, engines, undercarriage, and electrical
  • Demonstrates proficiency with current computer software, related hardware, and knowledge of machine electronic systems
  • Exceptional skills in customer service
  • Ability to read shop drawings and blueprints
  • Able to use calipers, micrometers, and tape measure
  • Advanced diagnostic and trouble-shooting skills
  • Planning and organizing skills to prioritize and plan work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources
  • Operation and control skills of equipment or systems
  • Equipment selection skills to determine the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to operate a crane and forklift, and obtain required certifications/licenses
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under fast-paced, time constraining circumstances
  • General mathematical skills to include basic adding, subtracting, multiplication and division
  • Ability to operate hand tools, power tools, pneumatic tools, and equipment used in mechanical repair
  • Ability to understand technical manuals, software specifications, hardware principles of operations, and systems software operations
  • The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects
  • Organizational ability and confidence to work independently

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Additional technical education in related field preferred
  • More than eight years of experience required; ten or more years preferred


  • Must have a Class B CDL or able to obtain within 180 days of starting.

Supervisory Responsibilities:


  • Extensive travel is required with a possibility of an overnight stay

Additional Requirements:

  • Valid Driver’s license required
  • Ability to obtain a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and must have an acceptable driving record
  • Must own required tools to perform repairs

Physical Requirements:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each job duty and responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform job duties and responsibilities
  • This position involves extended periods in a stationary position; additionally, occasional movement inside the office to access office machinery, file cabinets, etc.
  • Constant movement and use of limbs; this position requires good manual dexterity, coordination, and stamina
  • This role frequently communicates with others, must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations
  • Routinely reacts to visual, auditory, and other signals, including alarms and instructions, and is required to visually inspect work
  • Must be able to move objects, and use abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue
  • Frequently moves materials or equipment weighing up to 80 lb
  • Constant movement and use of limbs; this position requires good manual dexterity, coordination, and stamina
  • Ascends/descends with gradual or continuous progress by oneself, using both hands and feet and climbs up and down ladders and/or equipment
  • Be able to maneuver safely and work underneath equipment

Work Environment:

  • Requires wearing common protective or safety equipment
  • Regularly works outdoors around moving mechanical parts and noise level may be loud at times
  • May be exposed to weather extremes when working outside in conditions that include inclement weather, heat, cold, and humidity
  • Exposure to small quantities of chemicals, dust, steam, high-pressure water, and high speed rotating equipment
  • Required to perform work in cramped spaces and/or high places

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $25.00 – $35.00 per hour


  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance



  • Mechanical knowledge: 3 years (Preferred)


  • Commercial Driver’s License Class B (Preferred)

Work Location: One location