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Shop Mechanic


The road to your future starts with Barrett Industries

Since 1854, Barrett Industries has been a leader in providing infrastructure solutions throughout the United States. Through our subsidiary companies, including Barrett Paving Materials Inc., 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, and pavement preservation. 

Barrett Paving Materials Inc. upholds the highest standards of Safety, Environmental Stewardship, and Ethical Conduct. We provide advanced solutions for our customer’s needs while having a positive impact on our local communities, generating sustainable growth, and long-term value for our shareholders. Our mission is to strengthen and grow our infrastructure products and services by empowering and developing our people, fostering innovation, utilizing new technology, and maximizing vertical integration at all levels of the company’s value chain. We operate through various companies in the Northeast and the Midwest.  We are strong, stable, and growing.  

“We Build the Roads You Travel”


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



Barrett Paving Materials Inc. is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer dedicated to promoting diversity and maintaining a drug-free workplace. It is our policy to ensure that applicants are considered for employment based on their qualifications without regard to their race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expressions, sexual orientation, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), immigration status, citizenship, genetic information, medical conditions, protected veteran status, uniform service member status, familial status, marital status, registered domestic partner status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants are treated on the basis of their job-related qualifications, ability and performance. We are committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants and provide a workplace free of harassment and discrimination.  This policy applies to aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, termination, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here and here.  For notification on E-Verify click here and for information on Right to Work, click here.

If you need accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact Barrett Paving Materials Inc. at 973-533-1001 or send an e-mail to: careers@barrettindustries.com.

Barrett Paving Materials Inc. will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants. For more information, please click here.

Nearest Major Market: Syracuse