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The DDS Companies Heavy Equipment Mechanic in Rochester, New York

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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Job Code:2021-ADM-001

Location:Rochester, NY

Department:Shop & Equipment

FT/PT Status:Full Time

Job Responsibilities:

Heavy Equipment Mechanic

The Heavy Equipment Mechanic role is responsible for all duties related to the safe, efficient, and cost effective maintenance, diagnosis and repair of company heavy construction equipment and vehicles. We are looking to fill multiple positions and are looking for qualified individuals for both shop and road based roles. Shop based position can work out of Tully or Kirkwood, NY and the road based role will cover a territory primarily in the S. Tier region of NY.

This position is required to perform the following functions:

  • Diagnose, troubleshoot and repair mechanical, electrical and hydraulic problems on heavy duty construction equipment, vehicles and power tools

  • Perform routine and preventative maintenance on all equipment and other company vehicles as necessary

  • Will be responsible for performing NYSI and DOT annual inspections

  • Measure and mark pipes for cutting, threading and welding

  • Inspect, examine and test all equipment and vehicles to meet specified operating conditions

  • Ensure that company equipment and tools are maintained, kept clean, and stored in a safe manner

Job Qualifications:

Skills and Experience


  • 5 or more years of experience as a Mechanic/Technician in the construction or heavy duty vehicle industry

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in diesel engine repair and maintenance

  • Possess a Valid Driver’s License

  • Must have own tools

  • Must be able to lift at least 100 lbs and pass a post offer, pre-employment physical assessment test.

  • Ability to work overtime, with flexible hours inclusive of weekends and holidays


  • High School Diploma or Vocational training in a closely related field

  • Welding experience

  • Fabrication experience

  • CDL License, required for road based role

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