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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

JOB TITLE: Heavy Equipment Mechanic

REPORTS TOService Manager/Shop Foreman/Service Advisor

HOURS AND PAY SCHEDULE: Normal hours are 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM Monday through
Friday. This position is non-exempt.

COMPANY OVERVIEW: Haaker Equipment Company employs roughly 90 employees between five different branches in La Verne, Santee, Las Vegas, Phoenix and Central Valley. We take great pride in providing the best products and service in our industry. Haaker Equipment Company empowers our employees to make the right decisions in order to take care of our customers.

JOB SUMMARY: This position must have general mechanical experience. Requires individual to work under the supervision of the Service Manager, Shop Foreman, and Service Advisor. Individual will receive work assignments and schedule on a daily basis. Perform assigned tasks per schedule and process all required documentation. Must be able to communicate effectively with customers and internal staff, regarding repairs.


  • Perform repairs on customer equipment as directed by the Service Writer or Shop Foreman, in indoor or outdoor applications and in dirty or foul environments.
  • Perform Preventative Maintenance on customer’s equipment.
  • Perform required maintenance on Company owned equipment.
  • Report and track time worked on jobs accurately.
  • Complete repair orders as outlined with efficiency and accuracy.
  • Diagnose and perform repairs.
  • Ability to determine the proper tools and equipment needed for a job.
  • Operate, monitor and control equipment or systems to diagnose and perform repairs on equipment
  • Inspect equipment to determine if additional work is required.
  • Ability to remain stationary, position or traverse equipment to properly diagnose repairs. Also be able to position parts up to 50 pounds into place for proper installation.
  • Save and tag parts per factory warranty guidelines if a warranty repair.
  • Create parts list for required repairs.
  • Read and understand electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic schematics and drawings.
  • Notify Service Manager and Service Writer if additional work is required or items listed on service order are not needed.
  • Notify Service Manager and Service Writer if repairs cannot be completed within time frame promised.
  • Supervise work of apprentice technicians as assigned.
  • Maintain 90% billable hours.
  • Must be able to perform basic fabrication jobs such as cutting, measuring, torching, welding, etc.
  • Keep shop and/or service truck work space clean.
  • Keep up to date with factory training, tech tips and service bulletins.
  • Follow all company safety policies and procedures, report any safety issues and accidents to manager.


  • 2-5 years of mechanical experience working on hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems, or heavy equipment maintenance experience.
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot equipment systems.
  • Ability to identify component failures, worn or damaged parts, and must be able to perform quality repairs.
  • Ability to work well with customers as well as internal staff.
  • Ability to obtain a class B license within 120 days after hire date.
  • Must have and maintain a clean driving record.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs.
  • Must be able to stand, stoop, squat and sit for long periods of time as repair requires.
  • Must be able to work overhead for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to push and/or pull with up to 25lbs of pressure.
  • Ability to grasp and hold tools with both hands as repair requires.

Preferred Skills/Abilities:

  • 5+ years of mechanical experience working on hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems, or heavy equipment maintenance experience.
  • Prior experience working on product lines that we offer.

At Haaker Equipment Company, our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. Haaker is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protect under federal, state, or local law. Haaker Equipment Company will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with a disability so that they can perform the essential function of a job unless doing so causes a direct threat to the individuals or others in the workplace and the threat cannot be eliminated by reasonable accommodation and/or if the accommodation creates an undue hardship to Haaker Equipment Company. Contact the HR Manager with any questions or requests for accommodation.

About Haaker Equipment Company:

Heavy Equipment Dealership with five branchs across three states (Californa, Nevada and Arizona).
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