Heavy Equipment Road Mechanic

To provide the best quality rental equipment to our customers is paramount to the success of Vandalia Rental. Heavy Equipment Road Mechanics are a critical component to that success, and we need them. If you enjoy repairing things and have a love for heavy equipment, this may be the last career posting you need to read. Check us out!

What you want to know:

  • Competitive Pay: $26-$33+/hour - Overtime available weekly 
  • Bonus Potential - Paid monthly when earned
  • Company work truck
  • Tool Allowance, up to $1,200 annually
  • Medical, dental, vision and life Insurances
  • 401(k) with $1 for $1 company match up to 6% of your salary with no vesting
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Company donation program to charity of your choice and paid volunteer time
  • Tuition assistance
  • Generous rental discounts

What you will do:

  • Travel to customer job sites for on-site diagnostics and repairs as necessary
  • Repairs/PM in-house when not on customers’ sites
  • Perform all levels of preventive maintenance and planned maintenance on equipment
  • Perform all electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and engine related repairs on all equipment (Equipment ranging from small hand-held pieces to 180’ Boom Lifts and everything in between)
  • Assist customers via telephone with troubleshooting equipment issues
  • Other stuff that may not be listed here, but nothing too crazy

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic or experience with similar diesel equipment (large generators & pumps) strongly preferred.
  • Must be proficient with electrical, hydraulic and mechanical systems (EX: electrical troubleshooting & hydraulic system troubleshooting)
  • Must love to work on stuff, specifically construction, agricultural and industrial type equipment
  • Must be willing to travel daily for work and training as necessary (local travel)
  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record (CDL is a plus)
  • Must be able to be around dust, grease, general shop odors and other elements commonly found in construction and industrial workplaces
  • Must be able to lift 100 pounds with assistance
  • Must be able to sit or stand for long period of time, often whole shifts
  • Must be able to stoop, kneel, bend, grip, grab as needed (all the stuff you need to do as a mechanic)
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English proficiently
  • Must have a winning attitude and a desire to have fun!

"Vandalia Rental is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law."