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  2019-03-19     Probst Electric     11777 W. Executive Drive  

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Heavy Equipment Mechanic


Probst Electric Inc. is one of North America's premier utility construction companies. Probst is headquartered in Heber, Utah with maintenance facilities in both Heber, UT, Rupert, ID and Boise, ID, and has completed projects all over the United States and Canada. Probst specializes in high voltage transmission line construction, along with design build, and maintenance services for both the public and private sector utilities. Probst offers a full spectrum of utility construction services in a variety of markets including transmission, distribution, substation, drilling, foundations, and associated electrical. Probst is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.


Probst has a current position available in our fleet maintenance division as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic working from our Boise, ID location. Travel to outside locations may be required up to 40% of the time.

Heavy Equipment Mechanic may repair and maintain one or several types of power construction equipment, such as, derricks, shovels, tractors, lo-drill, heavy trucks, excavators, and wire pulling equipment. Fabrication and welding may be included in duties along with any other tasks as assigned.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Repair and replace damaged or worn parts.
  • Dismantle and reassemble heavy equipment using hoists and hand tools.
  • Operate and inspect machines or heavy equipment to diagnose defects.
  • Test mechanical products and equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacturers' specifications.
  • Clean, lubricate, and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment and vehicles.
  • Read and understand operating manuals, blueprints, and technical drawings.
  • Overhaul and test machines or equipment to ensure operating efficiency.
  • Fit bearings to adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment.
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions to determine required repairs, using engine diagnostic equipment such as computerized test equipment and calibration devices.
  • Examine parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges.


  • Fabrication and welding experience preferred
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to work long hours and move/lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Compliance with OSHA and other Federal, State, and local safety regulations.
  • Valid Class A Commercial Driver License
  • Valid DOT Medical Certification
  • Heavy equipment mechanic certification preferred
  • Minimum 2-5 years of unsupervised heavy equipment mechanic experience
  • Pass pre-employment and other drug screening requirements
  • Travel required

Employment Type



Boise, ID Area

Travel May Be Required



Job Type: Full-time

Do not contact this company in solicitation of any product or service.

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