Diesel & Heavy Equipment Mechanic-Shafter CA in Shafter, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 7/23/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Shafter, CA
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  • Duration:
    0 weeks
  • Date Posted:
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    805-560-8658 x21305

Job Description

HIRING NOW! for an experienced Diesel & Heavy Equipment Mechanic in Shafter, California. 

Please call Ida at 805-636-9049 for more details and send your resume to icarroll@volt.com 

Position offers a salary of $56k-62k Annually to start with a 90-day performance review. Position has Health Insurance, 401K, Vacation pay, Life Insurance and allot of room for growth. 

the Heavy Equipment Mechanic is a hands-on position, working with the Plant Manager, Superintendent, and Operators to maintain and repair diesel and gas vehicles and equipment. 


  • Install, adjust and repair production equipment such as: Straddle Cranes, Mixer Trucks, Air Compressors, Man Lifts, Water Trucks, Batch Plant, Concrete Mixer.
  • Ability to read and interpret instructions and operation manuals and follow step by step instructions.
  • Observe equipment and listen to sounds to determine proper functioning or identify cause of trouble.
  • Diesel (up to Tier 4F) and gas engine experience required.
  • Repair/troubleshoot diesel, gas, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic equipment.
  • Repair and replace gears, drives, bearing, belts, chains, shafts, etc.
  • Maintain maintenance logs and inspections on all equipment.
  • Maintain repair cost log for all equipment.
  • Weld (ARC, MIG, and Gas Powered) and use cutting torch.
  • Repair electrical hand tools.
  • Operate a variety of hand/power tools to repair, grease, weld, cut, and change parts as required.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Mechanically inclined with great problem-solving skills.
  • Organized with attention to detail.
  • Skilled in the use of hand and power tools.
  • Knowledge of hydraulics, mechanics, electricity, welding, or related fields.
  • Works well independently and with others.
  • Good communication skills, bilingual in Spanish is a plus.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma / equivalent or equivalent in training, education or experience.
  • Technical or vocational school certification or equivalent in training
  • Experience, 2 year minimum with Diesel equipment.

Physical and Hiring Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift 50+ pounds.
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces. 
  • Must have your own tools. 
  • Mus be able to pass a physical.
  • Must have a Valid DL and show a DMV report at the interview. 

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer