Heavy Truck / Diesel Mechanic Job at Joe Johnson Equipment USA, Albany, NY

  • Joe Johnson Equipment USA
  • Albany, NY

Job Description

Heavy Truck / Diesel Mechanic LOCATION: Albany, NY WORK ENVIRONMENT: In Shop TYPE: Full-Time (Monday-Friday, Dayshift) WAGE: $26.00-$35.00/hour; based on experience


The Heavy Truck / Diesel Mechanic position requires a strong mechanical aptitude. Our team of technicians service; including repair, install and maintain a variety of pieces of heavy equipment.


  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a safe manner
  • Collaborative team player and willing to assist others when required
  • Attention to detail and commitment to customer satisfaction
  • Independent problem solver and decision maker
  • Ability to plan and execute aspects of work independently


  • Education from an accredited technical school in diesel engine/hydraulics/heavy equipment repair preferred but not required
  • Valid CDL driver’s license (or ability to obtain a CDL) and a clean driver’s abstract
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment background check
  • 3+ years’ experience working in a mechanic / technician role
  • Experienced with hydraulic and/or electrical work


  • Inspect and troubleshoot equipment failures and perform hydraulic, electrical and mechanical repairs on various types of equipment
  • Perform diagnostics to determine repairs required
  • Conduct routine preventative maintenance
  • Communicate effectively with the Parts & Service teams on job progress and status changes
  • Update work order system
  • Maintain organized and safe work area, shop tools and service vans


Employees must:
  • Work in compliance with the appropriate safety legislation/regulations/safety policies
  • Report any known workplace hazard or safety violations
  • Cooperate with their workplace’s Safety Committee or health and safety representative
  • Use any safety equipment, protective devices or clothing required
  • Not remove or make ineffective any protective device required by the Company or by the regulations.


Work Environment:
  • Shop, Warehouse, Yard environment
  • Frequent exposure to noise, dust and dirt
Physical Demand:
  • Frequently required to lift and move moderately heavy objects (50lbs)
  • Frequently standing and walking


  • Wage Range: $26.00-$36.00 per hour; based on experience
  • Premium Health Insurance Plan
  • 401 (k) Employer Matching
  • Vacation & Paid Personal Days
  • PPE & Tool Reimbursement Plan
  • Our Core People Values: Leadership, Customer Excellence, Integrity, Inspiration, Teamwork, Innovation and Ambition


As the leading distributor of public works equipment, Joe Johnson Equipment (JJE) provides mobile infrastructure-maintenance equipment to municipalities and contractors across Canada and the US. Through our branch network, we sell, rent, lease, service and support vacuum trucks, refuse & recycling collection vehicles, street sweepers, sewer cleaners, and inspection cameras. JJE is a dynamic and growing organization, focused on maintaining an “employer of choice” culture. We have a stable, team-based, and collaborative work environment that drives our organization to be best-in-class within our industry. We offer opportunities across Canada and the U.S. and are committed to providing challenging and rewarding career paths for our employees. JJE provides very competitive compensation packages, robust group benefits and an opportunity to grow professionally. JJE is a proud subsidiary of Federal Signal Corporation. _____________________________________________________________________________________ If you are looking for a new opportunity, then we at Joe Johnson Equipment welcome your application. We encourage applications from all qualified persons, however only those who are being considered for the position will be contacted. If you are contacted for an interview and require any accommodation, please notify HR in advance and we will provide applicable accommodation. ______________________________________________________________________________ #USJH

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Full time, For contractors, Day shift, Monday to Friday,

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