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Diesel & Heavy Equipment Mechanic/Technician

companyStan Houston Equipment
locationRapid City, SD, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Do you like working with your hands and problem solving? Do you like interesting, rewarding and a variety of work? Do you enjoy being challenged and feeling accomplished when you have fixed something?

Stan Houston Equipment Company has a new opportunity for you!

We are seeking an experienced Full-Time Diesel & Heavy Equipment Mechanic/Technician to join our team at our Rapid City location.

Work hours are Monday through Friday during normal business hours.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Diagnostic repair and maintenance of a wide variety of construction equipment including, but not limited to lifts, mini excavators, generators, construction tools and miscellaneous equipment
  • Maintain paperwork for work orders

Here’s what will get you noticed:

  • Strong interest in working with hand-held power tools
  • Ability to use a computer to obtain information and instructions
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Organized and able to maintain a neat workspace
  • Commitment to providing excellent customer service
  • Ability to work independently and as part of team

Here’s what you’ll need to be successful:

  • Vocational or technical education in mechanics, machine tool technology or related field preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Experience heavy equipment repair and maintenance preferred (not required)
  • Mechanical ability and knowledge

Here’s what we offer:

  • Competitive compensation of $18.00-$25.00, based on experience
  • Benefits package including health, dental, vision
  • 401K Retirement Plan (company matching)
  • Group Life Insurance (company paid)
  • Employee store discount
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Holiday Pay

Physical Capabilities Required:

  • Must be able to lift up to 100lbs at a time.
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination
  • Moderate amounts of grasping, fingering, and repetitive motion
  • Operate hand and power tools and other specialized equipment
  • Adequate vision to read small print and work with intricate parts and equipment
  • Sufficient hearing for sounds and signals from equipment to detect and diagnose problems
  • Able to stand for long periods of time and work in uncomfortable positions

Founded in 1948, Stan Houston Equipment Company has earned a reputation as a trusted partner for contractors and builders throughout the region serving the communities of Sioux Falls, Rapid City, Sioux City, Aberdeen, Watertown, and Omaha. Stan Houston a wide range of construction equipment, including aerial lifts, excavators, loaders, and more. In addition, Stan Houston offers rental equipment as well as parts and service for all types of construction equipment.

Rapid City store hours are Monday-Friday 7:30am-5:00pm and Saturdays 8:00am-12:00pm.


Equal Opportunity Employer


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