Gladen Construction Inc. is looking for a Heavy Equipment Mechanic to assist with preventative maintenance and repairs of diesel equipment in the field. You will travel to various job sites to make electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic repairs on equipment such as excavators, dozers, graders, trucks, and more. Applicants should have some experience with diesel heavy equipment repair so they can determine what parts and tools are necessary.


Heavy Equipment Field Mechanic Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical repairs as well as preventative maintenance
  • Troubleshoot issues with diesel engines
  • Determine what parts and tools are necessary to make repairs
  • Complete shop paperwork
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area
  • Communicate with shop foreman and project superintendent
  • Independent travel to various construction projects

Heavy Equipment Mechanic Requirements and Qualifications

  • Valid Class A or B driver’s license (preferred) or valid driver’s license required
  • Clean driving record
  • Diesel mechanic certificate OR training as a mechanic (a plus)
  • 2 to 5 years of experience with diesel/heavy equipment repair (a plus)
  • Welding experience (a plus)
  • Ability to travel with the crew to various projects
  • Pass pre-employment drug test
  • EEO Drug Free Work environment

Position is considered safety sensitive


Gladen Construction, Inc. is a third generation family owned company in north central Minnesota, that’s involved in all types of Heavy and Highway Construction.  Our main office and shop is located 14 miles south of Bemidji, MN on US highway 71. 

As a company we have talents and expertise that enable us to be more diversified, such as all types of Excavating, Grading, Large Box Culverts, Piping, Utilities, Reclamation, State, County, Township, Railroad, and Mining work.  Our employees have good ideas and have the work ethic of our parents and grandparents.  Gladen Construction Inc. is proud of the work we do and personnel that motivate our company.  With our fleet of modern equipment, a very competent group of supervisory personnel and experienced operators, Gladen Construction Inc. is confident that we can do any type of earth moving projects in the Highway and Heavy Construction fields. 

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.