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Field Service Mechanic

Probst Electric
Rupert, ID
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description


A fully owned subsidiary of Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR), Probst Electric Inc. is one of North America's premier utility construction companies. Probst has offices in Heber, Provo, and Salt Lake City, UT, as well as Farmington, NM, and Caldwell and Rupert, ID. We have completed projects all over the United States and in Canada.

Probst specializes in high-voltage transmission line construction, along with design-build, and maintenance services for both the public and private sector utilities. Our capabilities include transmission, distribution, substation, drilling, telecommunication, joint trench, foundations, and commercial electrical.

Probst offers competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and 401k. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and participate in E-Verify.

Probst Electric is hiring for our fleet maintenance division! We are looking for entry-level and experienced mechanics willing to travel to our various worksites throughout the country. You will repair and maintain construction equipment, such as derricks, shovels, tractors, lo-drill, heavy trucks, excavators, and wire pulling equipment. Fabrication and welding may be included in duties along with any other tasks as assigned.

We provide career-growth opportunities for both aspiring and master-level mechanics!

Key Responsibilities

  • Repair and replace damaged or worn parts.
  • Dismantle and reassemble heavy equipment using hoists and hand tools.
  • Operate and inspect machines or heavy equipment to diagnose defects.
  • Test mechanical products and equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacturers' specifications.
  • Clean, lubricate, and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment and vehicles.
  • Read and understand operating manuals, blueprints, and technical drawings.
  • Overhaul and test machines or equipment to ensure operating efficiency.
  • Fit bearings to adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment.
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions to determine required repairs, using engine diagnostic equipment such as computerized test equipment and calibration devices.
  • Examine parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges.


  • Willingness to travel nationwide
  • 2-5 years of unsupervised heavy equipment mechanic experience (we will consider applicants without experience if they have some type of formal training)
  • Fabrication and welding experience preferred
  • Ability to work long hours and move/lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Valid Class A Commercial Driver License
  • Compliance with OSHA and other Federal, State, and local safety regulations.
  • Valid DOT Medical Certification
  • Heavy equipment mechanic certification preferred
  • Pass pre-employment and other drug screening requirements

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Probst Electric


Rupert, ID
83350 USA



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