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Heavy Equipment Field Mechanic

Division/Operation Dickinson Shop
Project Location Western North Dakota

Northern Improvement Company is an industry leader in the Midwest for highway, heavy, and municipal road construction. We are seeking a disciplined Heavy Equipment Mechanic for heavy construction equipment to work with our Dickinson Shop Operations as a field mechanic.  Area of operations will be western North Dakota, including Dickinson, Williston and surrounding areas during this construction season.


  • Responsible for the servicing, maintaining, and repairing of all trucks and heavy construction equipment
  • Welding, fabricating, diagnosing, adjusting, repairing, and servicing equipment and trucks in the field. (Company will furnish the mechanic/service truck.)
  • Safe operation of heavy construction equipment

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS - Perform other duties as required, directed, or as the situation dictates


  • Employee is REQUIRED to provide standard tools. Northern Improvement will provide a mechanics truck, welder, torch, and specialty tools.
  • Basic welding, fabrication, heavy equipment, and hydraulic experience
  • Moderate to heavy lifting, bending, reaching, and stooping
  • Clear and effective communication skills (speech, vision, hearing/listening, writing, etc)
  • Possession of a valid Class B driver license with Airbrake endorsement (Class A license is preferable)
  • Working 40 to 70+ hours per week (Mon-Sat) during the construction season; shop work may be available during the off season
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment urine DRUG TEST and submit to random DRUG and/or ALCOHOL testing during employment

EXPERIENCE / EDUCATION - Preferred at a minimum of one (1) year but we are willing to train a mechanically-inclined individual.

WORK WEEK / JOB DURATION - Our crews typically work 40 to 70+ hours per week, depending on the weather and we work until freeze-up (Seasonal Subject to layoff late in the fall).

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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