Field Mechanic

Requisition ID:  4794

Canon City, CO, US, 81212

Pay Type:  Hourly
Estimated Wage Range: $25.00 - $45.00 / Hourly

Driven by our purpose: Building progress for people and the planet. We are transforming to become the global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions. Holcim is enabling greener cities, smarter infrastructure and improving living standards around the world. With sustainability at the core of its strategy Holcim is becoming a net zero company, with its people and communities at the heart of its success. The company is driving circular construction as a world leader in recycling to build more with less. Holcim is 70,000 people around the world who are passionate about building progress for people and the planet through four business segments: Cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, Aggregates and Solutions & Products.



The Field Mechanic will perform field service repairs on various construction equipment consisting of heavy highway, pipeline, utility and quarry application with the flexibility of shop assignments for major repairs.


This position comes with a $1,500 sign-on bonus.



  • Responsible for major and minor repair/service of equipment fleet consisting of wheel loaders, dozers, scrapers, excavators, and trucks involving drive train, power train, hydraulics, air, electrical and AC systems
  • Effectively operate and inspect equipment to diagnose defects.  Analyze faults using diagnostic equipment
  • Safely use hoists, cranes and hand tools to breakdown/reassemble heavy components
  • Weld or solder broken parts and/or structural members using gas or electric welders and soldering equipment
  • Utilize service manuals and technical drawings to troubleshoot, identify and order parts as needed
  • Perform general or routine equipment inspections and repairs
  • Perform all repairs in a safe, productive, efficient and cost-effective manner
  • Demonstrated effective problem-solving skills
  • Possess own tools required to effectively perform equipment repairs
  • Attend formal safety training and technical training seminars
  • May perform Oiler related duties as required to maintain fleet



This position will work with shop personnel along with quarry and field operations. They will communicate and work together to ensure the customer’s needs are met in a safety and constructive manner. 


High school diploma or GED required

Experience: 1+ year in construction industry required; 3-5 years of equivalent experience in heavy equipment field technician or as an Oiler preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to read, write, and speak well (English)
  • Basic math skills (American system of metrics; English)
  • Valid Driver’s License

Additional Requirements: 

  • Demonstrate a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to health, safety and environmental policies in all work environments and areas. Promote a culture of safety and exhibit these behaviors. 
  • Successful candidates must adhere to all safety protocols and proper use of Holcim approved Personal Protection Equipment ("PPE"), including but not limited to respirators. Subject to applicable law, employees that are required to wear respirators must be clean shaven where the respirator seal meets the face in order to pass the qualitative and quantitative fit tests.

This position is expected to be open until 04/30/2024


At Holcim, there is endless opportunity for you to play your part. Whether you’re in a technical, managerial, or frontline role, you can shape a career that works for you. With us you’ll have the chance to embrace the passion we share for our planet. You’ll be encouraged to seek out diverse perspectives, share your ideas and build the skills and connections you need to perform at your best. Because it’s only when we work together in a culture where everyone thrives, that we can build the world we all want to live in.

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Driven by our purpose to build sustainable solutions for people and our planet, Holcim US encourages interested candidates who meet many, even if not all of the job requirements to apply for a position. We provide a safe working environment for all and strive for diversity in our teams and inclusivity in our work.

We take pride in our hiring processes and our commitment to all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information, citizenship, physical or mental disability, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Our goal is to drive diversity in our teams and inclusivity in our work. Holcim (US) Inc., Holcim - ACM Management, Inc., and their affiliates and subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer, deciding all employment on the basis of qualification, merit and business need.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Nearest Major Market: Colorado Springs