Website Arcosa

Heavy Equipment Mechanic Job Highlights

Title Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Carson City, NV, United States
Company Arcosa

Company Profile

Arcosa provides infrastructure-related products and solutions with leading brands serving engineered structures, construction, and transportation markets.

Job Profile

The company (Arcosa Specialty Materials) is seeking a Heavy Equipment Mechanic who will support a positive safety culture within an open pit mining operation that is regulated by MSHA safety standards.

Perform maintenance on all types of mining equipment.

Educational Qualification

  • No education level is mentioned, yet a High School Diploma will be a plus

Work Experience

  • Possess at least 5+ years of diesel mechanic experience, preferably heavy equipment mechanics in construction or mining environments.
  • MSHA Certification (we will train)
  • Welding experience


  • Actively promote and observe safety and security procedures and use equipment and materials properly.
  • Assist operators with preventative and predictive maintenance of equipment by inspecting and testing electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic components.
  • Attend scheduled departmental and safety meetings.
  • Comply with strict safety procedures, following all MSHA guidelines.
  • Control downtime by informing operators of daily preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.
  • Demonstrate aptitude to acquire additional skills.
  • Demonstrate initiative, accuracy, and thoroughness.
  • Ensure that safety, health, and environmental legal and company standards are complied with, emphasizing safety as a top priority.
  • Keep accurate and detailed records of equipment failures and repairs.
  • Locate sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.
  • Observe all operational policies and procedures.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by management.
  • Purchase and pick up parts.
  • Report potentially unsafe conditions.
  • Some welding, performing minor body work.
  • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees.
  • Actively helps and trains others.


  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as manuals and labels.
  • Ability to fill out all paperwork associated with the job.
  • Ability to set priorities that accurately reflect the relative importance of job responsibilities.
  • Good communication skills and ability to follow directions.
  • Problem-solving skills; exercises good judgment in determining the best method and procedure to be followed.
  • Proficient skills in General Maintenance, Lubrication, Welding, Hydraulics, Drive Trains, and Diagnostics.
  • Prompt, regular, and predictable attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned

Work Environment

  • The ability to stand, stoop, bend, lift, walk, climb stairs, ladders, and catwalks up to 60 feet as required, and lift weights up to 60 pounds.
  • The ability to work in a varied outdoor environment (cold, hot, dry, dusty, rainy).
  • Willingness and ability to work overtime hours.


  • 11 paid Company holidays
  • 401k with Employer Match
  • Employee Discount Programs
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Professional Training and Development Programs
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Career Advancement Opportunities – We like to promote from within!

Employer’s Statement

Arcosa is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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