Job Description

Heavy Equipment Shop Mechanic – Petoskey, MI

Join Rieth-Riley and help our team Pave the Road to Success! Rieth-Riley is a team of motivated, highly qualified individuals who are committed to the success of each and every project. The employee ( owners at Rieth-Riley proudly remain dedicated to moving forward. It's the way we think, the way we act - the way we approach every road, parking lot, and residential driveway project. We are a 100% employee owned company. So, we truly think like owners and take personal pride and care in every project we construct. We offer competitive wages and an excellent fringe benefit package.


Safely troubleshoot/repair heavy highway construction and surface mining equipment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Experience in heavy equipment troubleshooting and repair

  • Experience with air brake systems, power transmission and material conveying systems

  • Experience with large diesel and small gas power units

  • Experience in minor welding and fabrication

  • Experience with drivelines, hydraulic systems (pumps, drive motors, valves, lines/cylinders), electrical systems, suspension systems, and chassis/frames

  • Familiar with preventive/predictive/proactive maintenance systems


  • Three (3) years of relevant experience in heavy equipment troubleshooting and repair

  • Class A CDL

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills

  • Must have good organization skills

  • Must be quick to adapt and able to thrive in a fast paced, high pressure environment

  • Problem solving skills with attention to detail

  • Self-motivated; ability to work independently

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

Equal Opportunity Employer - It is the policy of Rieth-Riley to assure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to their veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, citizen status, and/or any other applicable legally-recognized protected class under local, state or federal law.

Individuals with disabilities that require reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application process should contact Rieth-Riley's Human Resources Department by phone 574-875-5183 or by email


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Rieth-Riley Construction Company
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