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Field Mechanic (Heavy Equipment)

Phoenix, AZ, USA Req #5
Friday, March 22, 2024
Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Haydon is a family-owned business established in 1991 on a foundation of grit and long-lasting relationships. The company serves a wide scale of markets with its all-in-one construction solutions including:  Building (Commercial), Heavy Civil, Pre-Construction, Landscape and Building Information Modeling. Haydon’s unique full-service structure for all major scopes of work enables clients to receive detailed expertise during pre-construction, minimized schedule risk during construction and the best overall value on projects. With its full-service landscaping division, Earthscapes, and its H3D Solutions modeling and design subsidiaries, Haydon offers a full suite of premier modern construction solutions. Whether it’s the roads we drive on or the buildings we work, shop, learn, play and receive care in, Haydon is the one contractor that serves the entire spectrum of the construction industry – and it does so with heart. The company employs quality, passionate people, innovative technology, an open mind and a can-do attitude to construct projects that serve our entire community. For more information, please visit haydonbc.com.


The Field Mechanic (Heavy Equipment) is responsible for maintaining, diagnosing, and repairing Heavy Civil Construction Equipment.

Essential Job Functions

  • Diagnoses problems and performs mechanical repair and maintenance of heavy civil construction equipment (including, but not limited to, bulldozers, scrapers, backhoes, front end loaders, yard trucks, forklifts, and company vehicles).
  • Inspects and documents condition of equipment for items needing repair or service.
  • Replaces or repairs defective parts using hand tools, power tools, cutting torches, and welding equipment.
  • Rebuilds or fabricates parts.
  • Lubricates moving parts and operates repaired equipment to verify conformance to specifications.
  • Performs tasks per preventative maintenance checklist.
  • Drives pick-up or service truck.
  • Safety conscious and responds to inquiries promptly; follows through to ensure the situation is taken care of correctly.
  • Other related duties as required or assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in repair/maintenance/welding in heavy civil construction equipment required
  • High School diploma or its equivalent
  • Must be able to cut, weld and fabricate
  • Experience and knowledge of CAT ET diagnostic tool.
  • Must have the ability to climb ladders and operate equipment in a safe and efficient manner
  • Working knowledge and understanding of OSHA rules and regulations
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment are required
  • Previous experience reading technical manuals and understanding of schematic diagrams preferred

Additional Requirements

  • This position is exposed to high temperatures; cool/cold temperatures; loud noises and fumes.
  • Work in the construction area poses significantly greater risk due to moving construction equipment and active construction zones with trip and fall hazards.
  • Requires valid state-specific driver’s license and acceptable motor vehicle record that meets Haydon’s insurability requirements.

Benefits at Haydon/Earthscapes:
Health Options

  • Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • Critical Illness, Hospital, Accident
  • Short-Term / Long-Term Disability
  • Infertility Treatment Coverage
Worklife Balance
Professional Development
Teamwork / Camaraderie 
Retirement Planning 


EEO Statement

Haydon Companies is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by appliable law.


Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Phoenix, AZ, USA