Yard Mechanic

Fer-Pal Infrastructure is an entrepreneurial leader in water main rehabilitation services in North America. With a 30-year award-winning history of ensuring clean and safe water for states and municipalities, Fer-Pal continues to grow rapidly as a result of our leading-edge team, innovative technology, and customer excellence. Once again, to keep pace with customer demand, Fer-Pal seeks to hire a Yard Mechanic to work in the Michigan area.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing team, and work for a great employer offering competitive rewards. Competitive hourly wages are provided as well as health benefits, a 401k program and overtime opportunities. On the job training will be provided and there is potential for career advancement.

Fer-Pal Company Mission: 

FER-PAL would like to create a long term, sustainable, continuously growing, well managed business.

FER-PAL will remain the predominant player in pipe rehabilitation – now and in the future.
FER-PAL must create and sustain a culture that prizes safety, family, quality products, workmanship, innovation, high profitability, professionalism, great customer service.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Yard Mechanic will work as part of the Fer-Pal team at our Taylor, MI office. The position will help maintain and repair our fleet of vehicles and machinery used to provide services for our water main rehabilitation customers.

Mechanic Responsibilities

  • Adhere to company safety program and policies.
  • Perform daily repairs.
  • Emergency and preventative maintenance on all trucks, trailers, and other shop equipment.
  • Diagnose and repair hydraulic and electrical systems on trucks, skid steers and specialized equipment.
  • Must be proficient in diagnosing electrical, hydraulic, and air brake problems.
  • Welding skills (MIG).
  • Perform annual DOT inspections.
  • Adjust, replace, and repair machinery, vehicles and equipment as required.
  • Test and ensure a successful completion of work.
  • Document maintenance and repairs according to standard procedures.
  • Maintain flexibility and help the team meet its goals.

Shop/Yard Responsibilities

  • Ensure inventory is stocked with needed supplies and equipment.
  • Maintain a clean and well-organized shop and yard space.
  • Perform a variety of maintenance duties and other assignments as needed.
  • Periodically unload/load trucks with hi-lo.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities Required

  • A valid Commercial Driver’s License (Class B with Air Brakes minimum) preferred.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Strong ability to continuously learn to work on new equipment.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to thrive and deliver results under pressure.
  • Ability to work well with and without direct supervision.
  • Own transportation, valid driver’s license, and a good driving record.

While interest from all applicants is appreciated, we regret that we will only be able to contact qualified candidates.