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Heavy Equipment Technician/Mechanic

The Heritage Group
Bluffton, IN
Expired: July 28, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time

The Heavy Equipment Technician/Mechanic will be supporting our Eastern, IN aggregate plants.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintains knowledge to diagnose and repair mechanical problems on heavy equipment and light equipment as required.
  • Performs repair or preventative maintenance on diesel and gasoline vehicles, including haul trucks, excavators, wheel loaders, and other vehicles to maximize safe and productive operations. Typical repairs and maintenance would include work on engines, transmissions, chassis, drivelines and body components, hydraulic, brake, electrical/electronic and suspension systems, wheels, tires, and undercarriages.
  • Reads and interprets equipment condition reports and/or repair orders, communicate with supervisor and/or operator for clarification of defects and discuss preventative techniques with operators to minimize future repairs.
  • Ensure the proper safety incident procedures and reporting processes are followed, bringing safety concerns to the attention of the Plant Manager.
  • Communicate with management and staff on conditions of equipment, as well as any possible improvements or ideas
  • Perform needed hot work, including welding and cutting
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or equivalent, a 2 year technical degree or comparable military training is preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in heavy construction, quarry, road construction equipment industry or a related field is preferred
  • Komatsu and Caterpillar experience is preferred
  • Proficient with a computer, including the use of Microsoft programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and diagnostic use, using manufacturer provided programs
  • Welding and/or fabrication skills and/or experience preferred
  • Ability to be trained to complete tasks in a safe and effective manner
  • Ability to communicate orally, in writing, and basic mathematical skills
  • Must maintain regular, dependable attendance and a high level of performance
  • Follow written and verbal directions to complete assigned tasks on schedule
  • Participate in safety briefings, job briefings, and any other pass on information from team members, management or customer
  • Must be able to work with a team, take direction and follow work rules, as well as, take on additional job responsibilities as needed or assigned
  • Must be capable of working with limited supervision/self-starter
  • Flexibility required; ability to work days, nights, weekends
  • Perform all work in compliance with Company standards, procedures, and regulatory requirements
  • Must have a valid Driver's License

Physical Requirements:

· Must have the ability to continuously stand or walk on level or uneven ground

· Must have the ability to ascend and descend ladders and stairways, climbing and performing work on heights of 20 feet

· Must have the ability to bend, crouch and/or kneel at waist or knees

· Must have the ability to push, pull, twist, carry and lift up to 70lbs

· Ability to work outside majority of the time and withstand extreme weather conditions. Exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions caused by the weather

Eastern Aggregate locations: Pleasant Mills (Decatur), Linn Grove, Portland, Ridgeville, and Richmond


The Heritage Group

Bluffton, IN
46714 USA



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