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Traveling Demolition Field Mechanic (Independence Excavating)

DiGeronimo Companies
Beckley, WV
  • Posted: 5 days ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

TRAVELING Demolition Field Mechanic


Who is IX?


From breaking ground to the finished project, our team has been laying the groundwork for excellence on heavy civil construction and demolition projects for over 60 years. We combine innovations of industry with decades of successfully completed projects, proving we are a value-added partner from the ground up! Over six decades, Independence Excavating has established a team of construction professionals that sets us apart from other contractors. 


What do we believe in? 



Provide a safe, family-oriented environment. Commitment to integrity. Protect our most valuable assets.



Always deliver the highest quality. Find solutions. Provide value to our partners.



Positively impact the communities we serve. Give back. Leave the world a better place than we found it.


A Demolition Field Mechanic is responsible for various functions including, but not limited to:


  • Under limited supervision performs work of considerable difficulty in the repair and maintenance of Demolition-specific heavy equipment.
  • Diagnoses, rebuilds, and repairs Demolition equipment
  • Performs inspections and preventive maintenance of Demolition equipment, while following company and MFG guidelines.
  • Prepares and maintains records and reports
  • May act as lead person in supervisor’s absence



  • Follow company safety practices
  • Diagnosing mechanical problems and perform repairs.
  • Field Fabrication
  • Knowledge of computer controllers
  • Use of diagnostic equipment, including Cat ET, John Deere Service Advisor
  • Extensive knowledge of Acetylene and electric arc welding, (stick and mig)
  • Extensive knowledge of hydraulic systems
  • Work varying shifts, weekends, and holidays
  • Knowledge of Labounty shears is a plus
  • Effectively handle lifting of various objects weighing up to 60 pounds
  • Work extended hours out of doors in a variety of weather conditions
  • Prepare and maintain records and reports
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public.
  • Follow written and verbal instructions, including manufacturers’ service specifications
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • 5 years of related experience required
  • Clean driving record with a CDL required
  • Occasional overtime may be necessary during peak times
  • Must be capable of working in a team environment.


Why IX?

  • Weekly Pay!
  • Excellent Benefits: Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Wellness Incentive Program
  • Paid Holidays and PTO
  • Life Insurance + Optional Family Life Insurance
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability
  • 401(k) + Match
  • Paid corporate training program
  • Stability and a variety of different roles that provide a path to career advancement
  • Family-owned and operated since 1956


Independence Excavating, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value workplace diversity and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

DiGeronimo Companies


Beckley, WV
25801 USA



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