• Shop Hand - Mechanics

    Posted: 04/14/2023

    Equipment Source, Inc. (ESI) designs, develops, and builds quality, innovative worksite products for the oil, mining, construction, and agriculture industries while distributing and servicing Kubota Tractor products.

    Founded in 2000, ESI began as a heater reconditioning company for the North Slope oil fields. Since then, ESI has continued a tradition of innovative designs for extreme industrial applications. Our manufacturing line is mainly customer-driven, based on the ideas, input, and requests we receive. If there is a need that is not being met by current products in the market, we will design a product to fill the need.

    To ensure the highest level of both quality and innovation in our designs, ESI staffs a highly qualified crew that includes mechanical engineers, certified welders, fabricators, technicians, assembly workers, painters, sandblasters, parts, and sales personnel. We provide outstanding sales, rentals, support, and maintenance.

    Our goal at ESI is to ensure customers and staff enjoy a positive and professional environment with teamwork as the foundation. If you aspire to quality and excellence, we look forward to the opportunity to review your application.


    Position Summary:

    Our Shop Hand position was created to help our Service Technicians around the shop, but more importantly, to create opportunities for candidates with some technical experience to move up the ladder in the service shop. There are always growth opportunities in:

    • Equipment Assembly
    • Entry Level Service Technician
    • Senior Service Technician
    • Other areas at Equipment Source


    • Keep the service shop clean
    • Help service technicians where needed working on light and medium construction equipment.
    • Assemble equipment attachments
    • Assemble small/light equipment
    • Work with service and parts manager to order parts, materials, supplies, and equipment for shop and technicians.
    • Pick up parts in town for service technicians when needed
    • Drive company vehicles
    • Drive construction equipment – Move around the yard, to and from the service shop
    • Identifying potential safety or maintenance issues and communicating them to management
    • Keep areas around the service shop clean
    • All other duties as assigned

    Education, Knowledge, and Skills:

    • Valid Alaska driver’s license
    • A driving record sufficient to meet company insurance standards
    • Able to work independently
    • Able to lift 90lbs
    • Able to operate heavy equipment
    • Able to perform routine maintenance on equipment
    • Weekly company vehicle checks
    • Able to communicate effectively with management and co-workers, including taking instruction from multiple sources


    Work Values:

    • Attention to Detail – being careful about detail and thorough in completing tasks.
    • Integrity – being honest and ethical
    • Dependability – being reliable, responsible, dependable, and fulfilling obligations
    • Cooperation – being pleasant with others and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude
    • Stress Tolerance – accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high-stress situations
    LOCATION: ESI Fairbanks  
    EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-Exempt 
    SHIFT: Days
    SCHEDULE: Generally Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, with flexibility for occasional evenings and/or weekends as needed 
    WAGE: Starting Wage $20.00 per hour
    DRUG & ALCOHOL POLICY: Equipment Source, Inc. is a drug and alcohol-free workplace.
    EOE STATEMENT: Equipment Source, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, parental status, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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