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Diesel/Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Company: MGE Underground, Inc.
Location: Yuba City
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Company Summary

MGE is a utility infrastructure contractor serving investor-owned and public utilities throughout California from its headquarters in Paso Robles and satellite offices throughout the state. Our mission is to be the leading provider of innovative construction solutions for our clients, providing the best value in support of their growing utility and infrastructure requirements.

Job Summary

The experienced Diesel/Heavy Equipment Mechanic will be responsible for troubleshooting hydraulic, electrical, and gas/diesel problems, including some fabrication. This position requires someone with the ability to work independently and effectively while maintaining a positive attitude. Construction and Fleet Mechanic experience a plus.

Duties And Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Repairs and maintains construction equipment of various types and sizes from light-duty to OTR trucks and from light-duty to heavy-duty operating equipment
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose malfunctions as they arise
  • Perform preventative maintenance following operations manuals as well as electrical and hydraulic diagrams/ A/C units
  • Remove and replace defective parts by dismantling devices using hand and power tools
  • Test repaired equipment to ensure proper performance when used
  • May fabricate, weld, and cut parts, using arc-welding/ wire feed and flame cutting equipment
  • Perform DOT and BIT Inspections (BTI Terminal Program)
  • Perform related and other duties as requested
  • Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment and machinery
  • Ability to work safely and follow established Company Safety Policies
  • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications And Experience
    • Must have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
    • Construction and Fleet Mechanic experience preferred
    • Must have experience with diesel engines, DOT/BIT, and hydraulics
    • Required: Successful candidates must pass the following pre-employment requirements prior to beginning employment: drug screen and background check. Background checks include, but are not limited to, Social Security Verification, Prior Employment Verification, Motor Vehicle Records, Personal and Professional References, Criminal History.

      • High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) is required

        Physical Requirements

        The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:
        • The employee is frequently required to walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, and talk or hear. The employee is often required to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
        • The employee must be able to lift up to 50 pounds individually, push, pull or carry objects, use abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue, and to effectively jump, sprint, or throw an object.
        • Must be able to bend, stretch, push, pull, and move as needed to reach, clean, and service machinery.
        • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to visually inspect machines.
        • Employee may be required to drive a motor vehicle and travel to various locations.


          MGE Underground, Inc. offers diverse and competitive health plan options for medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. MGE also offers a 401(k) plan that allows our employees to save for their future through pre-tax or Roth 401(k) deferrals. We support a work-life balance and offer vacation accrual for non-exempt employees and a flex-time vacation policy for exempt employees. Lastly, we have 9 paid company holidays for our full-time employees.

          Affirmative Action/EEO Statement

          MGE Underground, Inc., provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

          Other Duties

          Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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Keywords: MGE Underground, Inc., Yuba City , Diesel/Heavy Equipment Mechanic, Engineering , Yuba City, California

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