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Heavy Equipment Technician

Veit & Company, Inc Logo

25 - 33 USD

Veit & Company, Inc

Rogers, MN

$100 to $500 million (USD)

Company - Private


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Position Summary

Veit is seeking a Heavy Equipment Technician to join our team. This role will complete repairs and preventive maintenance on our fleet of heavy-duty construction equipment. The job is based mainly out of Veit s New Berlin, WI shop, however, some field repairs may be required during the busy season. A valid CDL A or B license is required. This is a union position with Operating Local 139.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Performs preventative maintenance to fleet of heavy civil construction equipment.
  • Diagnoses engine, mechanical, and fuel system issues on equipment including engines, drive train components, and electrical systems.
  • Utilizes Cat ET (Electronic Technician) to diagnose systems
  • Utilizes tools for repair and maintenance of all systems.
  • Repair/replace undercarriage components and systems
  • Repair/replace Engines and Transmissions
  • Utilizes HCSS E360 to submit work orders, accurately document repairs and unit history, etc.
  • Involved with maintaining a clean and safe shop environment.
  • Keeps supervisor informed of known actions, written or verbal, which may affect the ability to successfully perform assignments or adversely affect Company operations.
  • Other projects or duties as assigned by management.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Minimum of 3 years experience diagnosing and completing repairs on heavy civil construction equipment in a shop setting, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and working knowledge of heavy construction equipment.
  • Ability to adhere to all safety rules, policies, and regulations, and the ability to maintain a safe work environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines with changing priorities and situations.
  • Ability to use computer programs and comfortable using technology including iPhone and iPad.
  • Ability to accurately communicate instructions and work orders verbally and in writing. Must also be able to read and comprehend written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to work independently at times, assuring repair decisions are made utilizing appropriate experience and tasks are completed and in a timely manner.
  • Willingness to train and continuously educate to keep up on current methods in the industry.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Vocational or technical training/certification preferred.
  • Experience using diagnostic software is a plus.
  • Experience working on a Caterpillar fleet is strongly preferred.


  • Requires 10-12 hour workdays, Monday through Friday and some Saturday s will be required
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen.
  • Requires valid CDL A or B license and ability to maintain satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
  • Tools are not provided.
  • Company supplied uniforms
  • Work Boot allowance available.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Union affiliation or willingness to take the necessary steps to join the union.
  • Some travel required to Veit project sites.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by any employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is often required to sit, stand, walk, bend knees, stretch arms, stoop, kneel, talk and hear. Frequently lifts and/or moves up to 75 pounds. Frequently required to work in various physical positions while working on equipment.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those employees may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Employee frequently works alone and with others. Employee is frequently exposed to moving machinery, odors, and dust. Often exposed to environment conditions, loud noises, and variable weather including rain, snow, wind, cold, and heat. and/or in a typical shop environment.

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Our Core Values
  • Deliberately Safe We believe all safety incidents are avoidable when everyone operates with a deliberate mindset. We are deliberately proactive and thorough in training and job planning. We are deliberately safe in our everyday operations and decision-making.
  • Build with Intention We build with intention. Whether in the office or the field, we work with grit and determination toward a better future for everyone involved. We leave things better than we found them, and never leave a job until we re proud to put the Veit name on it.
  • Leaders Dig First Egos have no place at Veit. We expect everyone on our team to dig in with a leadership mentality. That means being willing to jump in, take ownership, and get mud on our boots — especially when times get challenging.
  • Real Relationships Like our work, we approach relationships authentically, with a long-term mindset. Whether you re a client partner, vendor, or team member, we make an effort to build a more meaningful connection with you by communicating with respect and honesty.
  • Integrity in Everything As part of the Veit family, everything we do and say reflects on this entire company. We act with integrity, which means treating others just as we want to be treated, doing the right thing, and holding ourselves accountable.
About Us
Veit is one of the country s leading specialty contractors, with over 95 years of experience and the best people in the industry. We pride ourselves on our relentless pursuit to push the construction industry forward and deliver for our customers. Our modern fleet of iron, diverse expertise, and unmatched determination allow us to successfully tackle some of the largest and most complex projects across every sector while also living out our values every day. Our company culture is one where everyone pitches in to get the job done, regardless of job title or seniority. We do everything we can to maintain an atmosphere where family comes first. We want every one of our employees to look forward to each day at work and make it home safe and happy at the end of the day.

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