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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Kiewit Corporation Soda Springs, ID

Job Description

Requisition ID: 88700   

Kiewit is one of North Americas largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining. Kiewit had 2018 revenues of $9 billion and employs more than 20,000 staff and craft employees.

Primary Responsibilities 

  •     Provide troubleshooting, maintenance and repair on heavy equipment as needed.
  •     Address any equipment safety concerns.
  •     Disassemble / Assemble equipment.
  •     Test and adjust electrical and hydraulic systems.


  •     One or more years' previous heavy equipment troubleshooting and repair experience is required. Combination of education and experience is preferred.
  •     Knowledge of diesel and gas engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, lubrication and electrical systems.
  •     Non structural welding and fabrication experience is a plus.
  •     Must be able to work day, night or swing shift as needed.
  •     Ability to work both inside and outside in ambient temperatures as required.

    Working Conditions 

  •     Shop and outdoors project environment; constant standing and walking, lift and move objects up to 50 pounds. Must be able to climb on and access equipment safely. Must be able to wear full body harness and work at heights while tied off. Frequent bending, pushing and carrying. Rotating 12 hour shift schedule with annual calendar for ease of planning work/off-work activities.

    Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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