Field Mechanic

Location: Chantilly, Virginia and Cheswick, Pennsylvania

A Field Mechanic is responsible to diagnose, rebuild, repair vehicles / equipment under limited supervision and to perform work of considerable difficulty in the repair, maintenance of vehicles / equipment and is responsible for various other functions including, but not limited to:

  • 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

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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