Field Mechanic

Location: Chantilly, Virginia and Cheswick, Pennsylvania

Independence Excavating, Inc., a nationally recognized industry leader in challenging site development, demolition, environmental remediation and concrete crushing seeks to fill the position of a Field Mechanic to diagnoses, rebuilds and repairs vehicles and equipment. Position offers full benefits including healthcare. If you meet the qualifications below please apply:

A Field Mechanic is responsible for various functions including, but not limited to:

  • Under limited supervision performs work of considerable difficulty in the repair and maintenance of vehicles and equipment; performs related work as assigned
  • Performs inspections and preventive maintenance of vehicles and equipment
  • Prepares and maintains records and reports
  • May act as lead person in supervisor’s absence


  • Diagnosing mechanical problems and performing repairs
  • Safety practices and procedures
  • Electrical systems, including computerized induction/ignition systems
  • Use of diagnostic equipment
  • Acetylene and electric arc welding
  • Operation of vehicles and equipment for diagnostic purposes
  • Effectively handle lifting of various objects weighing up to 60 pounds
  • Work extended hours out of doors in a variety of weather conditions
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Within the last 10 years, five years of experience and/or training in vehicle/construction equipment repair and maintenance shop or any combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position
  • Occasional overtime maybe necessary during peak times

Along with a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive and rich benefits package.  Interested candidates should submit/fax their resume along with salary history and requirements.

Independence Excavating, INC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value workplace diversity and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Interested applicants can contact us and submit their resume online.

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