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Heavy Equipment Field Mechanic / Welder Fabricator

at Northern Improvement Company

Posted: 4/3/2019
Job Reference #: 168341
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Heavy Equipment Field Mechanic / Welder Fabricator

Division/OperationMainline Concrete Operations
Project LocationWestern North Dakota

Northern Improvement Company is an industry leader in the Midwest for highway, heavy, and municipal road construction. We are seeking a disciplined Heavy Equipment Field Mechanic / Welder for primarily paving equipment to join our Mainline Concrete Operations.

PROJECT LOCATIONS -

Western North Dakota

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 

  • Responsible for the servicing, maintaining, and repairing of paving equipment in the field
  • Welding, fabricating, diagnosing, adjusting, repairing, and servicing paving equipment (Company will furnish the mechanic's service truck.)
  • Safe operation of heavy construction equipment
  • Perform other duties as required, directed, or as the situation dictates

JOB REQUIREMENTS - 

  • Possess a valid commercial driver license (CDL)
  • Employee is REQUIRED to provide standard tools. Northern Improvement will provide a mechanics truck, welder, torch, and specialty tools.
  • Basic welding, fabrication, heavy equipment, and hydraulic experience
  • Consistent & reliable attendance at the work site
  • Moderate to heavy lifting, bending, reaching, twisting, squatting, crawling, climbing, stooping
  • Clear and effective communication skills (speech, vision, hearing/listening, writing, etc) 
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment urine DRUG test and submit to random DRUG and/or ALCOHOL testing during employment
  • Must be 21 years of age at date of application

EXPERIENCE / EDUCATION -  

  • Preferred at a minimum of one (1) year but we are willing to train a mechanically-inclined individual.

WORK WEEK / JOB DURATION

  • Working 40 to 70+ hours per week (Mon-Sat) during the construction season; shop work may be available during the off season

COMPENSATION -  

  • Group 3 Operator, Davis Bacon
  • Benefits paid directly into Operators Union fund per hour worked [NOTE: North Dakota is a Right to Work state]