Heavy Equipment & Tool Room Mechanic

Under the general supervision of the Site Services Lead, the Heavy Equipment & Tool Room Mechanic manages all business fleet (vehicles, tankers, dump trucks, trailers), rolling equipment (i.e.: forklifts, generators, air compressors, etc.) and tool room property. Incumbent is expected to manage, prioritize, and organize maintenance request, trouble shoot and repair issues, perform inspection and maintenance of fleet, tools and equipment, and related tasks.

Ideal candidate must be able to establish priorities under tight deadlines and have a proven track record as a motivated, self-starter who can work on multiple projects and priorities within a fast-paced environment.

To apply online, please click on the job link listed to the right of this page.


Required Qualifications:

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license with clean abstract
  • Minimum of four years as heavy equipment/diesel mechanic
  • Basic vehicle mechanic skills
  • Knowledge of OSHA & DOT requirements
  • Must be able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC) within sixty days of hire.
  • Must be able to obtain a DOT Medical Card/License
  • Ability to work in difficult conditions and with situations that involve customers, operations, and emergencies.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Forklift Certification is highly desired
  • CDL Driver’s License Type A is highly desired
  • Industrial Experience
  • Construction and tools experience
  • Willingness to devote the time as needed to meet project and task deadlines
  • Willingness to increase skills
  • Willingness to commit to The Island Way (IES core values of): Kina ‘olé, Aloha, Lokahi and Ho’ohana
  • Strong focus on Safety, Workplace Safety, Workplace Safety Management, Process Safety Management.


Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for ensuring fleet is being maintained and in compliance with company procedures, manufacturer policies and OSHA and DOT regulations.
  • Develop and manage a preventative maintenance plan for vehicles, equipment, and tools.
  • Perform diagnosis, servicing, and repair of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems on gasoline, electric and diesel-powered light, and heavy motorized vehicles and equipment.
  • Repair fleet in a safe, timely and cost-effective manner whether in the field or shop. If unable to perform inspection or repairs in-house, incumbent is responsible to outsource & manage third party service within budget.
  • Order parts and materials as needed.
  • Maintain fleet records, parts, and tool room inventory.
  • Provide/develop training for personnel on the use of shared equipment and tools issued from the tool room.
  • Maintains cleanliness and safety protocols within associated working areas.
  • Maintain commitment to a high standard of safety and report actual and potential safety violations to appropriate supervisory or management personnel to further company core value of safety.
  • Flexible schedule as overtime hours is required periodically to make necessary emergency service calls and repairs.
  • Use various software, including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases software.
  • Must be able to work independently

Other Duties

  • Perform other duties/projects as assigned by management.



  • Minimum high school diploma or GED required.

Preferred Skills

  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to maintain automated and manual record keeping systems.
  • Teamwork – Works effectively with coworkers and others by sharing ideas in a constructive, positive manner, listening to and objectively considering ideas and suggestions from others; keeping commitments, keeping others informed of work progress and issues; addressing problems and issues constructively to find mutually acceptable and practical solutions; and respecting diversity of the IES workforce in actions, words and deeds.
  • Problem solving—the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information as appropriate.
  • Ability to evaluate information and exercise good judgment in making decisions.
  • Communication—Strong writing abilities and effective listening. Ability to provide excellent customer service and customer relations.
  • Planning/organizing—the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
  • Quality control—the individual demonstrates accuracy, thoroughness, and monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Adaptability—the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands, and can deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Dependability—the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction, and solicits feedback to improve performance.
  • Safety and security—the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures and uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Ability to read and interpret operations manuals, and to analyze and apply basic troubleshooting and repair techniques on various equipment.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job the incumbent physical requirements are:

  • This position frequently works in an outdoor environment under various weather conditions including but not limited to, rain, wind, sunlight, heat, changes in temperature and strong odors.
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of times on hard and uneven
  • Ability to operate and use all equipment as necessary. Vision and depth perception are required.
  • Ability to bend, carry, push, pull, stoop, squat, twist and kneel in narrow spaces.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work unaccompanied at a rapid work pace for extended shifts of 12 hours or more, as assigned.

Special Requirements:

Employment is contingent upon successfully passing an employee reference check, drug test, criminal background check and a five-year motor vehicle history check.  This is a safety sensitive position and random drug testing is required.


Competitive Salary and Benefit Package
FLSA status: Non-Exempt position

Position is open until filled.

IES is an equal opportunity employer M\F\D\V\AA. Position open to US residents and resident aliens with a valid green card only.