Field Mechanic Barrett Paving Materials Inc

Date: Nov 22, 2021

Country: Watertown, 5192, US, 13601

Company: Colas

Subsidiary: NYN

Barrett Paving Materials Inc. is a leader in heavy civil construction with a vertically integrated value chain which includes aggregate production, hot mix asphalt plants, asphalt paving services, and a wide range of road construction work.  Barrett engages in heavy civil and commercial construction projects in counties throughout Upstate NY, specializing in airport and highway work.  Barrett’s mission has been to strengthen and grow by empowering our people, fostering innovation, and utilizing new technology. Barrett is a subsidiary of the Colas Group, a worldwide leader in infrastructure construction and maintenance. Our company provides competitive pay, outstanding benefits, career advancement opportunities, professional education, and extensive training for every employee.


NYN Mechanic Job Description
Job Title:          Mechanic I
Department:     Operations
Reports To:       General Supervisor/ Shop Manager
FLSA Status:     Nonexempt


Under limited supervision, responsible for routine technical repair and maintenance of field Construction equipment. 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


Perform minor troubleshooting, order parts, and repair down equipment in the field.  

Knows and follows all company, federal, and state environmental and safety regulations.


This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Trade school, Associates degree. Usually has completed automotive repair training programs leading to certificates of completion, and has 2 years of experience.

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports.  Ability to communicate effectively with supervisor and co-workers.


Ability to perform routine computations as may be needed to carry out responsibilities.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


May have a certificate from a trade school. Requires a valid driver’s license.  


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 employee is regularly required to sit, kneel, bend and twist; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand and walk.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee typically encounters in a transportation operations and automotive maintenance environment while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Main Responsibilities

  • Haul equipment (mostly over width) and materials to various road construction job sites throughout New York State
  • Perform daily pre and post trip inspections of assigned vehicle: This requires climbing up, on and over unit to verify everything is in proper working order


  • Experience hauling over width equipment and/or oversize loads preferred
  • Must have a valid Class A CDL with Tanker and Airbrakes Endorsement; HazMat Endorsement preferred
  • Must have a good driving record
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience preferred
  • Must adhere to all DOT and Barrett NYN safety regulations
  • Must be able to lift 60 pounds
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment drug and physical requirements


Colas Inc.and its subsidiaries (Barrett Paving) are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here EEO document.  If you need accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact Colas Inc. 973-290-9082 or send an email to ColasRecruiter@colasinc.com.  

Nearest Major Market: Watertown