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Diesel Mechanic | Heavy Equipment
Spicer MN

For nearly a century, Duininck has played a pivotal role in strengthening communities by fostering enduring relationships with our customers, employees, subcontractors, and vendors. Rooted in core values passed down through three generations, we leverage these partnerships to construct vital projects that enhance your communities.

Why Join Duininck?

  • Continuous Learning and Career Growth: Embrace opportunities to learn, grow, and advance within the company.
  • Supportive Culture: Thrive in an environment that nurtures success through support and collaboration.
  • Family-Owned Integrity: Be part of a company that values family, operating with integrity and a personal touch.
  • Competitive Compensation: Enjoy competitive pay and comprehensive benefits that recognize your contribution.
  • Community Impact: Engage in work that has a meaningful impact on building strong communities.

Location: Local shop (Spicer, MN) with travel to various sites as needed

About the Position: As a Heavy Equipment Diesel Mechanic with our company, you will play a crucial role in maintaining the reliability and performance of our construction fleet. This position involves diagnosing and repairing a broad range of heavy to medium-sized construction equipment. Based out of our local facility, you will also travel to multiple project sites for onsite repairs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Equipment Inspection and Operation: Conduct thorough inspections and operate equipment to identify necessary repairs.
  • Problem-Solving: Collaborate with supervisors and peers to discuss and resolve equipment issues.
  • Maintenance and Repair: Perform repairs, replacements, calibrations, adjustments, and rebuilds on various equipment components.
  • Quality Control: Test equipment post-repair to ensure they are operating correctly.
  • Routine Servicing: Manage fluid changes and lubrication, replace worn parts, and complete regular service and maintenance tasks.
  • Welding and Fabrication: Undertake welding and fabrication tasks as required.
  • Technical Proficiency: Stay updated with equipment manuals and service bulletins and attend relevant training sessions.
  • Logistics Support: Assist in ordering parts, materials, and supplies for maintenance and repairs.
  • Documentation: Accurately record details of work performed, time spent, and materials used.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Education: 2-year AAS degree in Diesel Technology or equivalent experience.
  • Experience: Prior mechanical experience on heavy equipment, particularly asphalt plant equipment, preferred.
  • Certifications: Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) is advantageous.
  • Skills: Strong mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting capabilities.
  • Safety: Committed adherence to all safety regulations and personal protection equipment requirements.
  • Travel: Willingness to travel within Central and Western Minnesota, Northern Iowa, and Eastern Dakotas.

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

  • Perform physical activities such as walking, bending, kneeling, lifting, and stretching.
  • Capable of handling objects up to 50 pounds.
  • Work in outdoor conditions across various weather scenarios.
  • Frequent travel and the willingness to work extended or overtime hours as needed.

Commitment to Safety:

  • Strict adherence to MSHA and OSHA safety standards is required for maintaining a safe work environment.

Apply Today: We would love to hear from you if you have a passion for mechanics and a dedication to excellence. Text the word DIESEL to 320.344.3883 for immediate consideration!

Duininck is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetics, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or citizenship status. Don't hesitate to contact us for more information on your EEO rights under the law.

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