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Shop Mechanic

Sidney, MT 59270, USA ● Trenton, ND 58801, USA ● Williston, ND 58801, USA Req #11361
Wednesday, March 27, 2024
Come work with us! Savage has been designated by USA Today as a Top Workplace and also received recognition as a Military Friendly Employer and a Top Company for Women to Work For in Transportation.

These are just a few of the benefits you can expect from working with Savage:

  • A safety-focused culture that appreciates our Team Members
  • Uniforms and laundry service
  • Paid Time Off (“PTO”), Profit Sharing & Paid Holidays 
  • Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k)

Major Purpose:

The Truck/Deasil Mechanic at Savage’s Williston Facility will be responsible for the preventative maintenance and repair of equipment used at the Williston Transportation Department.

Responsibilities / Job Duties: 

  • Perform minor/major repairs and scheduled preventative maintenance on tractors trucks, trailers, pickups, mobile equipment.  
  • Assists with all mechanical repairs as necessary
  • Maintain shop cleanliness and parts inventory
  • Learn and partner with the Maintenance Manager to utilize Manager + and SAP as a tool of organization and preventative maintenance record keeping
  • Ensure all work is performed in compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Follow proper safety rules, maintenance and operating procedures
  • Assist with writing and revising maintenance procedures as needed


  • Experience needed in troubleshooting and repairing hydraulic, electrical, and diesel engine systems.
  • Experience needed in identifying and diagnosing needed repairs by computer based systems, being able to visually recognize problems a big plus
  • Has an invested interest in operational safety
  • Be able to read, write and understand English and follow written and/or verbal instructions
  • Welding experience a plus
  • Willingness to do a significant amount of preventative maintenance
  • Prepared to help with anything requiring attention, as directed by the Maintenance Manager 
  • Environmental awareness
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Effective interfacing with internal leadership, direct reports, external vendors and other team members
  • Self-starter capable of working independently, in line with company goals, strategies and policies
  • Ability to be on call at designated times.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and carry critical projects to completion
  • A strong record of continuous improvement, personal development and attention to detail
  • The chosen candidate will have a value system that will embrace our culture


  • Prior experience as a mobile equipment mechanic/diesel mechanic, pickups, tractors and trailers required

Physical Requirements:

  • Will be on your feet for extended period of time throughout the day
  • Navigating the facility will include, but is not limited to, exposure to harsh weather conditions, uneven ground, ladders, racks and other high places, ground that can be slick or uneven, and other industrial hazards
  • The work site is an industrial setting and will require someone who can work safely around this type of environment, as well as ensure compliance to strict OSHA and DOT policies
Additional Information:
The complete job description is available upon request
Savage has been designated as a Military Friendly Employer.
Savage has been recognized as a Top Company for Women to Work For in Transportation by the Women in Trucking Association 
Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.
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For more information or questions about opportunities at Savage, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team.

Other details

  • Job Family Skilled Player
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Sidney, MT 59270, USA
  • Trenton, ND 58801, USA
  • Williston, ND 58801, USA