Master Mechanic-Heavy Equipment

Enjoy working with respectful construction field trades that work for your company so they’re happy to see you pull up?

Then the W.M. Schultz group of companies has the right job for you! We’re seeking an experienced heavy equipment mechanic working in both our Ballston Spa shop and on equipment located at jobsites. We typically work within a 1.5 to 2 hour radius of Albany NY.

Knowledge to safely perform quality maintenance, diagnosis, and repairs on various types of heavy construction equipment to include dozers, excavators, skid steers, wheel loaders and various other machinery and attachments is a must.  A CDL-B and active DOT medical card is required. Mechanic should be willing to perform other tasks between assignments.

Our group of companies is a leader in the heavy civil construction industry with work on infrastructure projects in the transportation, water/wastewater, site development, and utility fields. We are committed to a culture of safety and operate under our company’s core values and code of conduct, while building complex and challenging projects.

Responsibilities include:

  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical and hydraulic systems, engines, powertrain and various other systems.
  • Troubleshoot technology systems on machines
  • Use computer diagnostic tooling in repairing tractors.
  • Utilize torch and welder for basic skills for cutting, brazing, and welding during disassembly or assembly processes.
  • Complete all electronic data entry and paperwork including service reports, time entry, warranty tickets and inspections.
  • Wear all Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)
  • Maintain a clean mechanic’s truck and work area
  • Report safety issues and damage
  • Proper security of equipment

Skills and Qualifications

  • Strong problem solving abilities
  • Self-motivation and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors and the general public at all times.
  • CDL B license with clean abstract is required.
  • Ability to work independently, safely, have strong organization skills and have a strong work ethic.

Schultz is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Women, Minorities and Individuals with Disabilities.