Diesel Equipment Technician - Earthworks Natural Stone Diesel Equipment Technician - Earthworks Natural Stone

Diesel Equipment Technician

Earthworks Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of natural stone and masonry products, has an immediate opening for a Diesel Equipment Technician at our facility in Ste. Genevieve, MO.

Experience in diagnostics and repair, including Diesel engines, electrical, suspension, steering, air brakes, and hydraulics of quarry/heavy construction equipment is required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a mechanic repairing and maintaining heavy equipment in a field of heavy construction, mining, and/or related industry.
  • Knowledge and experience in electrical, drive train, engine, and hydraulics.
  • History of working with different forms of heavy equipment (forklifts, tractors, wheel loaders, material handlers). 
  • Knowledge and experience with diesel engine, hydraulic, and electrical systems.
  • Perform maintenance for industrial machines and equipment through accurate equipment inspections, using a specific equipment checklist.
  • Test mechanical products and equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacturers’ specifications.
  • Operate and inspect machines or heavy equipment in order to diagnose defects.
  • 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.
  • Ability to work well with and communicate with others.
  • Minimum 40 hours a week year-round.
  • Must be willing to work overtime when needed.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to move, stand, stoop, and bend freely.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at times.
  • This is a safety-sensitive position, and any offer of employment will be contingent on passing a drug screen and pre-employment physical.

What Earthworks offers you:

  • Competitive base pay, based on skill level.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance.
  • Company-matched 401K.
  • Company-paid life insurance.
  • Safety incentive programs.
  • Vacation, personal, and paid holidays.

About Earthworks: A family-owned and operated business since 1995, Earthworks, Inc. owns six quarries throughout the Midwest, with two limestone quarries in Ste. Genevieve, MO, and operates quarries in Kansas, Indiana, and Arkansas. Our foundation is built upon the skill and dedication of the people of Earthworks, as we bring you products from raw block to flagstone, to pavers, to interior/exterior tile, to the most detailed cut stone.


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