Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Date: Nov 25, 2021

Country: Liverpool, 5192, US, 13090

Company: Colas

Subsidiary: Barrett Industries



Founded in 1854, Barrett Industries is a construction industry leader operating primarily in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York. Through our subsidiary companies, we serve everyone from small contractors to government agencies and Fortune 500 companies. Barrett Industries Corporation is an infrastructure construction holding company with a vertically integrated value chain including quarries, sand and gravel operations, asphalt cement storage terminals, hot mix asphalt plants, trucking, asphalt emulsions, asphalt paving, pavement preservation, and infrastructure construction.

Barrett’s mission is to strengthen and grow by empowering our people, fostering innovation, and utilizing new technology. Barrett Industries 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.


Main Responsibilities

With over 150 years of excellence at our back, the keys to Barrett’s long term success include safety, quality, ethical business practices, environmental stewardship and disciplined financial management.  We pride ourselves in the construction and maintenance of roads, highways, airports, commercial facilities and just about anything else involving paving materials. We are looking for someone who operates in a highly professional, ethical and competitive fast paced environment for our current opening as a Shop Mechanic.




  • The Shop mechanic is responsible for maintenance and repairs to various pieces of construction equipment.
  • Assist Shop Manager to insure that all equipment is operating with all safety equipment in place and operable.
  • Assist Shop Manager to insure that all equipment is operating within complete compliance of all environmental regulations relative to maintenance.
  • Assist Shop Manager to insure that all maintenance operations being performed and/or observed are performed meeting the highest level of safety.
  • Can perform work on equipment without direct supervision.
  • Able to troubleshoot and repair various issues involved in mobile equipment.
  • Will assist in data collecting for maintenance databases.
  • Has ability to research issues to find a solution.
  • Has knowledge and experience of heavy equipment repairs.  Also the ability to work on various types of on and off road pieces.
  • Communicate openly with the location Superintendents as well as location staff while maintaining the organization chain of command through the respective manager.


Education and Minimum Experience: 


  • Valid driver’s license
  • Associates degree within Diesel or equipment field or two years’ experience in the industry.
  • Solid knowledge of Diesel and equipment mechanics.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: 


  • Good coordination and communication skills.
  • Aptitude for hands-on work.
  • Excellent people skills
  • Ability to work outdoors in extreme conditions.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Responsible, reliable and dependable



Colas Inc.and its subsidaries (Including Barrett Industries) 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.  

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