Heavy Equipment Diesel Mechanic

Fort Dodge, IA posted on December 7

Established in 1947, Rasch Construction Inc. is a 3rd generation family-owned company. We pride ourselves on sticking to our core values and the ability to perform many different kinds of construction services.

Job Summary:

As a Heavy Equipment Diesel Mechanic on our team, you will work on various models of heavy equipment to service/ repair as needed. Work will be in a shop and on job sites.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Diagnose, service, and repair Heavy Equipment in the shop and on site.
  • Basic Math Skills

  • Accurately complete time cards.

  • Operate a variety of hand and power tools and equipment, motor vehicles and heavy equipment

  • Maintain orderliness, cleanliness and safety at both the shop and job site.

  • Work closely with operators in the field to diagnose problems/repairs

  • Keep accurate logs and records of expenses and services

Skills and Abilities:

  • Use a wide variety of hand and power tools and heavy equipment.

  • Understand and adhere to the Personal Protection Equipment requirements.

  • Be able to adapt to changing conditions

  • Be able to lift up to 100lbs


  • OSHA Certification

  • 2 yr. Degree in diesel mechanics is preferred

  • Previous work experience working on heavy equipment

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

  • Most days are 6:30am-5:00pm for a 10hr. work day, and a company service truck is available.
  • Effectively handle lifting of various objects weighing up to 100 pounds.

  • Walk, bend, kneel, lift, stretch and sit.

  • Work extended hours indoors and outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.

  • Some Travel and Saturday work occasionally is required.