Shop Mechanic

Location: 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 Shop Mechanic. Position offers full benefits including healthcare. If you meet the qualifications below please apply: 

A Shop 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
  • Diagnoses, rebuilds and repairs vehicles and equipment
  • Performs inspections and preventive maintenance of vehicles and equipment
  • Prepares and maintains records and reports
  • May act as lead person in supervisor’s absence


  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required
  • 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
  • Diagnosing mechanical problems and performing repairs
  • Paint and body work
  • Mechanical design and fabrication
  • Electrical systems, including computerized induction/ignition systems
  • Use of power and hand tools
  • Use of diagnostic equipment
  • Acetylene and electric arc welding
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing

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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