Automotive and Equipment Mechanic (Bozeman)

Martel Construction

compensation: $80,000 - $85,000 DOE + Company Provided Health Benefit Plan
employment type: full-time
job title: Automotive and Equipment Mechanic
Automotive and Equipment Mechanic
May 2, 2024

Martel Construction, Inc. will be evaluating candidates to serve as an Automotive and Equipment Mechanic. This position plays a crucial role in ensuring the proper function and maintenance of our vehicle fleet and equipment, contributing to the overall efficiency and success of our operations. Our firm, founded in 1960, provides construction services from offices in Bozeman, Bigfork, and Missoula, MT. We are capable and seek to self-perform significant elements of most of our projects. A 25,000 square foot state-of-the-art millwork shop in Missoula supports the entire company.

Essential Job Functions:

• Perform routine maintenance and repairs on company vehicles including trucks, vans and specialized equipment, both in a shop environment and in the field.

• Diagnose, troubleshoot, and triage mechanical issues to ensure safe and reliable operation of vehicles and equipment.

• Develop and implement preventive maintenance schedules to minimize downtime and maximize productivity.

• Manage inventory of parts and supplies, insuring availability for maintenance and repair tasks

• Coordinate with other departments to schedule maintenance and repairs, prioritizing tasks based on urgency and impact on operations.

• Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, inspections, and repairs.

• Adhere to safety protocols and expectations to always promote a safe working environment.

In addition to the functions listed above, the employee is expected to:

• Strive to exhibit and apply Martel’s culture of honesty, integrity and respect with all clients and co-workers.

• Maintain a professional demeanor, demonstrate a positive attitude, communicate effectively with co-workers and clients.

• Work with accuracy, efficiency, and attention to detail.

• Maintain good attendance by working when and where directed, work safely in compliance with all safety policies, respect the work environment, and exercise initiative to learn new skills and tasks and to help co-workers when possible.

• All team members may be asked to perform duties and functions outside of their normal responsibilities to assist the company from time to time.


• Proven experience as either a Fleet Service Technician, General Automotive Mechanic, or Heavy Equipment Mechanic.

• Strong technical knowledge of vehicle equipment systems, including Chevrolet trucks, hydraulic systems, and electrical components.

• Strong technical knowledge of all applicable tools and diagnostic equipment.

• Excellent troubleshooting and diagnostic skills.

• Ability to disassemble and reassemble many different vehicle components.

• Ability to read and understand drawings of systems and operation manuals.

• Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

• Must be an effective communicator with strong interpersonal skills.

• Must have a valid driver’s license. Class A CDL is a plus.

• Attention to detail and commitment to quality workmanship.

• Must be able to operate typical office technology, such as a computer with Microsoft operating system, copier, and printer.

Working Conditions:

• Work in a fully functional shop environment as well as occasional service on construction sites, in all types of weather conditions.

• Performing activities including lifting, bending and working with hands.

• Must be able to speak & hear detailed information through oral communication.

• Must be able to see clearly and recognize small details.


• This is a full-time position.

• Compensation is $80,000 - $85,000 annually, DOE.

• Family Insurance: Team members and their families are covered under our Group Health Insurance Program. This insurance is provided with no out of pocket expense for premiums. Our comprehensive medical plan covers the following for you and your dependents:

o Health Insurance
o Dental Insurance
o Vision Insurance
o Life Insurance

• Paid Time Off: This position is eligible for paid time away from work in which to relax, take care of personal matters, and observe holidays. This position earns 15 days of paid vacation.

Additionally, we offer 7 paid holidays during the calendar year.

o New Year’s Day
o Memorial Day
o Independence Day
o Labor Day
o Thanksgiving
o Friday Following Thanksgiving
o Christmas

• Mobile Phone: We will provide or reimburse you for your monthly phone services that may be used for a reasonable amount of personal and business purposes.

• Incentive Pay & Bonus: You will have the opportunity to partake in a goal-driven incentive program. This program rewards employees with an annual bonus for meeting company, community, and continuing educational goals.

• Total combined compensation with benefits is totaled at an estimated $105,000.

• 401(k): A 401(k) is available for participation after 90 days.

• Shareholder Option: Key employees are invited to participate in the company stock program. Further details will be provided upon request.

Application Procedures:

Apply now from any device on our website: www.martelconstruction.com/employment.

Applicants may also submit a resume and any other supporting documents as a PDF file to careers@martelconstruction.com.

Screening will begin immediately.

Martel Construction, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Martel Construction, Inc. makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.
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post id: 7744206028


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