Pattison Career Center

Heavy Equipment Diesel Mechanic

Ranges from $42,000 to $88,500- Based on Experience
PSC offers a $2.00/HR Night Shift Differential

This is a technical position that requires knowledge and skill for scheduling services, completing machine repairs and diagnosing defects to heavy equipment. Mechanics are responsible for services from routine maintenance work to dismantling and reassembling entire engines while utilizing hoists and hand tools.
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The Position at a glance

Education Requirments
High school diploma or equivalent, see Education & Experience section below.
Credentials & Licenses
Part 48 MSHA required. Training available onsite. All Pattison employees must hold a valid Driver’s License.
Shift Information
Day and Night Shift Available- See Shift Details below
Benefits & Incentives
Full Benefits Package & Quarterly Safety Incentive. See Benefits Section below for more details.

Detailed Position Information

This is an excellent career opportunity with a well-established, solid company, with outstanding benefits. If this sounds like something that might interest you, we encourage you to apply now! It could truly change your life!

Primary Responsibilities
Determine equipment condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests and identify worn and damaged parts.

Correct equipment deficiencies by removing, repairing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling, disassembling, and replacing major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, parts, or systems, such as, power and drive trains, electrical, air conditioning, fuel, emission, brakes and more

Must work safely at all times by adhering to all applicable safety policies and complying with all company policies, procedures and standards.
Working conditions and expectations
  • icon May work up to 12 hour shifts
  • icon Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
  • icon Must be able to communicate and coordinate with co-workers and supervisors
  • icon Must have high safety standards for self and others
  • icon Must be willing to work any assigned shift, overtime, weekends and holidays
  • icon Must have the ability to stand for 6-12 hours on uneven sandy/rocky surfaces
  • icon Must have the ability to lift 60 to 80 pounds without mechanical assistance
  • icon Must have the ability to bend or stoop
  • icon Must have the ability to climb on and off equipment and ladders Must be able to work at heights
  • icon Must have the ability to work in damp, dimly lit and confined work areas
Shift Details
Day Shift – 10 hour shifts Monday – Friday and every 4th weekend
Night Shift- (12 hour shifts) 4 nights (Varies Mon- Fri) and every 3rd weekend
Must possess a valid driver's license

Be proficient spoken and written English

Be able to pass pre-employment physical and drug screen

Be able to safely wear a half face mask for up to 12 hours at a time
Education & Experience
High school diploma or equivalent required
2 year technical degree or prior experience will be given priority
Benefits & Advancement
  • icon Quarterly Incentive Program
  • icon Paid Time Off
  • icon Affordable Health, Life, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • icon 401k with Matching

Advancement Opportunities: Pattison Sand Company encourages and sponsors internal and external training to develop employees’ skills in order to promote from within the company.

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Apply for this exciting career position now!

This could be the start of an exciting career with Pattison Sand Company!



We offer excellent benefits to our employees such as paid time off, education assistance, and more. These are just a few of the numerous benefits and perks enjoyed by of our employees.

About Pattison

The Pattison family has, for their entire 60-year history, consistently proven their commitment to their customers, employees, their community and the environment.

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Contact Information

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Pattison Sand Company, LLC
701 1st Street
Clayton, IA 52049
  (563) 964-2860
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