Mechanic | Midland Asphalt Materials Inc.

Subsidiary: Barrett Industries



Midland Asphalt Materials Inc. is one of the companies that operates within Barrett Industries Corporation, the Colas USA subsidiary that operates primarily in Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York. Midland provides advanced pavement preservation solutions for our customers’ needs. We strive to provide the traveling public the safest roads while becoming the premier emulsion producer and pavement preservation construction company in the northeast. Midland’s mission has been to strengthen and grow by empowering our people, fostering innovation, and utilizing new technology. To learn more about Midland visit  

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Job Summary

Midland Asphalt Materials Inc. a subsidiary of Barrett Industries Corporation, provides advanced pavement preservation solutions for our customers’ needs. We are currently looking for a Mechanic for our Tonawanda, NY facility. This position performs fleet maintenance duties by maintaining and repairing vehicles and equipment. This includes a full range of repairs and maintenance: electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and diesel engine.

Main Responsibilities

  • Road tests, inspects and troubleshoots heavy duty trucks and equipment to assess condition and diagnose repairs
  • Tunes, repairs and performs limited overhaul of diesel engines
  • Fabricates special parts and up fits new equipment
  • Adjusts, repairs, replaces and/or rebuilds carburetors and fuel injection systems
  • Installs, troubleshoots, adjusts, replaces, repairs, and rewires electrical systems and components, such as ignitions, signals, lights, and electrical controls, including computer controlled components
  • Repairs and rebuilds hydraulic and pneumatic apparatus
  • Adjusts, disassembles, and repairs or rebuilds drum and disc braking systems, valves, master cylinders, and pneumatic or other hydraulic controls
  • Repairs and replaces suspension and steering components
  • Adjusts and/or repairs automatic and manual transmissions, differentials, power-take-off drives, clutches, and related drive train components
  • Uses welding and cutting equipment to make repairs or modify equipment
  • Assists other technicians with jobs requiring more than one person
  • Orders materials and supplies required for maintenance and repair work
  • Keeps records of work performed, time and materials used by job
  • Performs on-site field repairs to stationary or disabled equipment
  • Additional duties as assigned by lead mechanic

Qualifications and Physical Requirements

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record
  • 1-2 years’ experience or degree in Heavy Equipment, Truck and Diesel Technology in lieu of experience is preferred
  • Ability to work overtime during the summer season
  • Must be able to lift up to 75lbs
  • Travel required

Culture at Midland

  • Acknowledge and value diversity
  • Collaborative, inclusive, and engaged team environment
  • Seek to hire for culture add
  • Work-life balance is supported

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

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