Mechanic-Paragould, AR

Subsidiary: Delta Companies Inc.



Delta Companies Inc., the Colas USA subsidiary that operates throughout the states Missouri, Illinois, and Arkansas, is a highway and site development contractor specializing in asphalt paving and road construction materials. We are vertically integrated, with numerous aggregate locations, asphalt plans, a liquid asphalt terminal, and local construction offices, to serve multiple transportation infrastructure needs. We continuously strive to be a model of excellence by working with our customers to provide safe, sustainable, and cost-effective solutions. To learn more about Delta Companies Inc. visit  

Throughout Colas USA, we provide competitive pay, outstanding benefits, career advancement opportunities, professional education, and extensive training for every employee. We pride ourselves on upholding the highest standards of safety, environmental conservation, and ethical conduct as we strive to grow our infrastructure products and services through empowering and developing our people, fostering innovation, utilizing new technology, and maximizing vertical integration at all levels of the company’s value chain. To learn more about the Colas USA Family of Companies, please visit

Delta Companies Inc., and the rest of the Colas USA Family of Companies, is part of the Colas Group, the worldwide leader in transportation infrastructure construction and maintenance. For information on our international network visit

Job Summary


Performs repairs, maintenance, and service on electric, diesel, and gasoline company vehicles and equipment. Maintains accurate maintenance records and performs DOT inspections.

Main Responsibilities


  • Adopt the Company's safety culture, actively support all safety initiatives, and carry out to defined accountabilities implemented by the Safety Steering and Continuous Improvement teams
  • Support, promote, and practice the Company core values, vision, and mission; follow code of ethics, workplace conduct, safety, and other established policies
  • Use diagnostic equipment, visual inspection, and other tools to diagnose faults or malfunctions to resolve required repairs
  • Repair and replace damaged or worn parts
  • Dismantle and reassemble heavy equipment using hoists and hand tools
  • Operate and inspect machines or heavy equipment to diagnose defects
  • Test mechanical products and equipment after repair or assembly to ensure accurate performance and compliance with manufacturers specifications
  • Read and understand operating manuals, blueprints, and technical drawings as vital to ensure accurate operation of equipment
  • Install new ignition systems, change/charge batteries, and replace transmissions and other parts
  • Examine protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices on trucks and equipment, and makes adjustments
  • Clean, lubricate and routine maintenance work on equipment and vehicles
  • Fabricate special lifting or towing attachments, hydraulic systems, shields, or other devices according to blueprints or schematic drawings
  • Maintain clean tools and working area
  • Perform high and low voltage electrical trouble shooting and repairs
  • Perform other routine duties such as building maintenance, equipment hauling, and equipment operation




  • 2 or more years of experience as a diesel/heavy equipment mechanic preferred
  • Experience performing U.S. DOT vehicle and brake inspections and adjustments preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Office Programs (Word, Outlook, Excel)
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Basic computer skill, including ability to operate mobile device (phone, tablet, etc.) and related applications



Physical Requirements


  • Wear and maintain personal protective equipment (PPE) as required.
  • Must maintain and provide basic tooling required for position; specialty tooling provided by the Company
  • Regularly required to lift and /or move up to 50 pounds with or without assistance
  • Regularly required to use hands to feel, handle, and manipulate objects
  • Regularly required to communicate (talk and hear)
  • Frequently required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Standing/working on feet for long periods (8 hours or more), and walking across uneven terrain
  • Frequently exposed to loud noise produced by machinery and equipment
  • Frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions
  • Frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and fumes, chemicals, or airborne particles


The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.




  • Choice of 3 Medical Plan Options
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Dental and Vision Plans
  • Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Options
  • Access to Telemedicine and Healthcare Advocacy Services
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match


Colas Inc. and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here to view the EEO document.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to:

  • to meet the requirements of the role in which you are applying
  • complete any part of the application process
  • access or use the online application process and need an alternative method for applying

Please contact Colas Inc. at 973-290-9082 or send an email to

Nearest Major Market: Jonesboro