Are you looking for an interesting and challenging career path?  We are committed to providing opportunities for development to our employees and create a positive impact on our organization! 

Penn-co Construction is a leading construction company currently looking for a Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic to join our team.

Penn-co offers an excellent wage, up to $45.00 per hour depending on experience and skills and an attractive benefits package.

Job Duties

  • Maintain and repair a large inventory of civil works heavy equipment including large excavators, dozers, rock trucks, rough terrain cranes, skid steers, telehandlers, forklifts, etc.
  • Perform preventative and corrective maintenance of all systems associated with work equipment (mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic)
  • Conduct inspections and tests,  repair or replace parts with limited resources in remote locations outdoors, and locally in a fully equipped shop
  • Perform welding repairs
  • Investigate and locate equipment problems and take corrective action minimizing the impact on site crew
  • Plan work and co-ordinate repairs with the site superintendent
  • Prepare and submit equipment maintenance records, time sheets etc.


  • Red Seal diesel mechanic license is an asset.  All levels will be considered including apprenticeships
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license, Class 1 or 3 with air brake endorsement is an asset
  • Must have own hand tools, travel pack out and cabinet
  • Ability to repair heavy equipment
  • Ability to travel to remote locations with the benefit of being home on a balanced schedule.  Average 2-4 days out at a time, most weekends off
  • Ability to take action in solving problems while exhibiting judgment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to follow instructions
  • Must be able to work as a positive member of a growing team
  • Ability to perform a wide variety of tasks and change focus quickly as demands change

Working Conditions

  • Indoors in fully equipped shop and outdoors in all weather conditions that may include heat, dust, cold, rain, and noise
  • Must be able to travel for work as required
  • Physically strenuous work

We thank all interested candidates, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.