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Jalisco International Inc Mechanic Truck & Heavy Equipment Shop in Denver, Colorado

position: Truck & Heavy Equipment Shop Mechanic

Reports To: Shop Foreman

Schedule: Typically, Mon - Fri 6:00a - 3:00p. Varies based on demands. Some night and weekend work required.


Jalisco is a Colorado based heavy / highway contractor, that has been proud to serve as a premier provider of concrete paving and structures since 1985. We have a built our success by selecting safe minded and success driven team members.


Safely and efficiently maintain, diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment, such as trucks, cranes, excavators, graders, and trailers, used in construction


(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of tasks is illustrative ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class. It does not imply that all positions within the class perform all of the duties listed, nor does it necessarily list all possible duties that may be assigned.

Safety and efficiently drive service truck.

Safety and efficiently operate various tools and machinery required for the position

Efficiently and correctly collects, logs and ship samples as required during scheduled service.

Coordinates activities with supervisors daily.

Inspects and records each machine for deficiencies, necessary services, or safety concerns.

Repairing / replacing damaged equipment and parts.

Welding and repairing

Cleaning, Lubricating and conducting routine services on various trucks, light duty and heavy duty equipment.

Comply with company policies.

Establish safe work environment that complies with OSHA standards and company safety program.

Comply with federal, state and company environmental policies.

Observes assigned equipment to detect machinery malfunctions. Operates machinery to verify repair.


Minimum of two years diagnosing and repairing heavy equipment.

Current CL R Driver’s License, with acceptable driving record.


Position requires employee to frequently stand, walk, twist, bend, handle objects, reach outward, and reach above head and shoulders, climb, descend, squat, kneel, bend, crawl and occasionally lift carry/push/pull/move/drag on flat ground or steep slopes up to 75 lbs.


Work is outdoors and indoors. Working conditions range from frigid to hot temps, high winds, flying dust, slipping hazards and conditions, and frequently exposed to loud noise from heavy equipment and machinery. Using cleaners, solvents, lubricants, grease, fuels, paints and various other chemicals.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong knowledge of proper use of equipment, materials and supplies used in heavy/highway construction work.

  • Strong knowledge base in diagnosing and repairing various machinery and trucks used in construction.

  • Ability to read and understand manuals, schematics, diagrams as related to machinery and equipment.

  • Some knowledge of first aid and applicable safety precautions.

  • Ability to work independently and complete daily activities according to work schedule.

  • Ability to repeatedly lift and carry heavy objects (75+ pounds), walk and stand for long periods of time and perform strenuous physical labor under adverse field conditions.

  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

  • Ability to use equipment and tools properly and safely.

  • Ability to understand, follow and transmit written and oral instructions.

  • Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency.

Education, Training and Experience

  • Any combination of education and experience that demonstrates the knowledge and ability to perform the work.

  • Willingness and ability to perform manual work following verbal and written instructions.

  • CL R License with acceptable driving record

Work Context

  • Regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust and asphalt.

  • Must be able to lift, push, pull or carry objects, use abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue and to effectively jump, sprint or throw an object.

  • Requires good manual dexterity (hand, hand with arm, two hands) and multi-limb coordination.

  • Noise level is generally loud.

  • Must be able to quickly move arms and legs.

  • Excellent stamina is required.

Special Requirements

Must be able to pass alcohol and controlled substance tests prior to and at all times during employment.


  • Health Insurance (Employee / Family)

  • Dental Insurance (Employee / Family)

  • Vision Insurance (Employee / Family)

  • Vacation Pay

  • Company Contribution 401K / Profit Sharing Plan

  • Company Cell Phone

  • Signing Bonus

  • Pay Depending on Qualifications and Experience

  • $20 - $27 / Hour