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Oftedal Construction, Inc. Field Mechanic in Miles City, Montana

Diagnose, service and repair heavy equipment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Troubleshoot and inspect heavy equipment to determine problems or cause of the malfunction. Reviews information obtained from troubleshooting and inspection of inoperative equipment determining the time required to repair defects, parts needed to make repairs, special tools needed to make repairs or if a repair should occur at a shop facility. Regularly remove, repairs, or replaces components on engines, hydraulic systems, electrical systems, air systems, fuel systems, transmissions, and other power train related systems. Field tests heavy equipment after repairs are completed confirming the quality of repairs and machine is ready to be placed back onto production. Work with hand wrenches, hammers, impact tools, torque wrenches, screwdrivers, basic measuring tools, overhead hoists, slings and chains, electrical testing tools, hydraulic testing tools, and numerous other adjusting tools. Accurately and timely submit work orders, fuel reports, parts requisitions, meter readings and timesheets to the office. Travel to and from job sites in the company trade area.


Exposure to construction and/or mining equipment thru technical schools or on the job training as a mechanic or mechanics helper at a shop, heavy civil construction company or mine for at least three years. Must be able to read and understand oil reference guides, cross reference and heavy equipment manuals. Minimum Class B, CDL license with a HAZMAT endorsement. Must have and maintain a clean MVR for the last 5 years. Furnish the majority of the above tools. Must pass pre-employment drug test and fitness test prior to working.