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Featured Local Job: 2nd Shift Shop Mechanic

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 @ 08:12 AM

Posted by Tyler Ochs

Glenn O. Hawbaker Inc. is looking to hire a 2nd Shift Mechanic.

Job Summary:
Inspect, diagnose, adjust, repair, and maintain heavy equipment and transportation vehicles including cars; light, medium and heavy trucks; paving and earthmoving equipment. This hourly, non-exempt position will work under indirect supervision from the Shop Superintendent or Shop Leader.

Essential Functions:

  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, repair, and rebuild all system failures on mobile and stationary equipment.
  • Safely perform all essential functions.
  • Generate report of parts necessary and time required to complete project.
  • Safely operate equipment which requires a commercial drivers license for diagnosing and testing purposes.
  • Accurately generate in a timely manner all repair work orders.
  • Proactively communicate with Leaders and Equipment Operators concerning equipment and job-related projects.
  • Safely use welding and flame-cutting equipment to perform welding duties.
  • Maintain safe and organized work area.
  • Perform cleanup at end of day or when job is completed including cleaning tools and putting tools in proper storage.
  • Consistently work on personal growth plan.
  • Exercise proper care and maintenance of company equipment.
  • Frequently work more than 40 hours per week. Occasionally work alternate hours including Day shift, Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Occasional out of town travel required.
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor’s direction.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully.

Knowledge of:

  • Methods, materials, tools and equipment used in repairing and maintaining mobile equipment.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Construction operations.

Ability to:

  • Operate tools and equipment used to repair equipment.
  • Take and follow instructions.
  • Ability to learn and follow GOH Company policies.
  • Work under indirect supervision.
  • Mentor SSE personnel as directed.


  • Valid driver’s license for state in which you reside with acceptable driving record per company minimum standards for drivers.
  • Valid Class B CDL for state in which you reside with acceptable driving record per company minimum standards for drivers.
  • Prefer Class A CDL with HazMat and Tanker endorsements.
  • Must meet company minimum standards for drivers.
  • Class B state inspection license.
  • Prefer Class A state inspection license.
  • Must possess tools needed to complete assigned projects.
  • Must be competent in or working to become proficient in each of the following:
    • Troubleshooting techniques.
    • Hydraulic principles and systems.
    • Power and drive train principles.
    • Machine electronics.
    • Cutting and welding processes.
    • Fuel systems.


  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Prefer completion of Heavy Equipment/Diesel Technology program from an accredited vocational or technical school.


  • Prefer three years of experience as a heavy equipment or truck technician.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a current Medical Examiner’s Certificate as stated in 49 CFR 391.43(h)
  • Ability to work with fuel and other petroleum products.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to climb on and off equipment safely.
  • Ability to work in shop environment and tolerate exposure to dust, welding fumes, exhaust fumes, cold temperatures, noise and confined spaces.
  • Ability to bend, kneel, or squat to reach repair areas.
  • Ability to wear required personal protective equipment.

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