Posted on 04/03/2024

Shop Mechanic

Improving America’s infrastructure isn’t for the weak. It takes grit, determination, and hard work to execute high impact projects. Michels Corporation engages 8,000 people and 18,000 pieces of heavy equipment in our insatiable drive to be the best. Our work improves lives. Find out how a career as a Shop Mechanic can change yours.

As a Shop Mechanic, your key responsibility will be to perform basic tasks in repairing and maintaining vehicles and construction equipment. You will perform preventative maintenance and maintain functional condition of vehicles and equipment by repairing engine failures, replacing parts, repairing body damage, etc. The anticipated salary range is $34.00- $45.00 per hour. This information reflects the anticipated base salary range for this position based on current market data. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. Actual pay will be adjusted based on an individual’s skills, experience, education, and other job-related factors permitted by law. 

Why Michels?

  • We are consistently ranked among the top 10% of Engineering News-Record’s Top 400 Contractors
  • Our steady, strategic growth revolves around a commitment to quality
  • We are family owned and operated
  • We invest an average of $5,000 per employee on training each year
  • We reward hard work and dedication with limitless opportunities
  • We believe it is everyone’s responsibility to promote safety, regardless of job titles.
  • We offer a comprehensive benefits program, including Health, Dental, Life, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Account, Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance, 401 (k) plan, Legal Plan, and Identity Theft and Monitoring Plan. Depending on your position and location you may participate in a different benefit plan. 

Why you?

  • You thrive in fast-paced environments under tight deadlines
  • You relish new challenges and evolving technology
  • You enjoy collaborating and communicating with your teammates
  • You like to know your efforts are noticed and appreciated
  • You have a strong attention to detail
  • You enjoy working independently

What it takes:

  • 2-5 years of experience working on pickup trucks (Ford preferred), heavy trucks, construction or utility related equipment, and trailers
  • Must possess a valid driver license for the type(s) of vehicles which may be driven and an acceptable driving record as determined by the Michels Review Team
  • CDL, Class A and valid Federal Medical Card
  • Basic computer proficiency
  • Ability to provide own basic hand tools
  • Diesel Mechanic Program completion and/or ASE Credits (desired) 
  • Forklift experience (desired) 
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Michels Corporation
Corporate Yards
West Region | Bakersfield, CA
Employment Duration
Full Time
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