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Apprentice Mechanic 

Position Overview:

We are currently seeking a dedicated Shop Assistant to join our team. The ideal candidate will play a vital role in supporting various tasks within the shop environment, contributing to the overall operations and maintenance of heavy equipment. This position offers a unique opportunity to learn the skills of being a heavy equipment diesel mechanic while assisting with daily shop activities.



  • Assist mechanics with daily duties in the shop, including but not limited to repairs, maintenance, and inspections of heavy equipment.

  • Pressure wash machines and clean and organize parts and equipment to maintain a safe and efficient working environment.

  • Contribute to inbound and outbound inspections of machines to ensure they meet quality standards.

  • Assist during repairs and routine periodic maintenance services, following instructions from experienced mechanics.

  • Maintain rental machines in good condition, including cleanliness, painting, and basic maintenance tasks..



  • Basic mechanical understanding and willingness to learn the skills of being a heavy equipment diesel mechanic.

  • Ability to use hand tools and perform basic maintenance tasks.

  • Strong work ethic, reliability, and willingness to work hard and learn.

  • Attention to detail and commitment to maintaining cleanliness and organization in the shop.

  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

  • Passion for heavy equipment and diesel engines, with a desire to grow and develop within the industry.



  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Previous experience in a mechanical or similar hands-on role preferred but not required.

  • Valid driver's license with a clean driving record preferred.

  • Ability to lift heavy objects and work in a physically demanding environment. (At least 50 lbs)



  • Competitive hourly wage based on experience.

  • 401k and 401k match

  • Health, vision and dental care

  • On the job training with programs such as SIS, ET, and Cummings insight.

  • Opportunities for advancement and professional development in the heavy equipment industry.

  • Training provided to develop skills as a heavy equipment diesel mechanic.

  • Positive and supportive work environment with a dedicated team.


Join our team at May Machinery and contribute to the efficient operation and maintenance of our heavy equipment fleet and customer equipment. Apply now to become a part of our dedicated team of professionals. As an equal opportunity employer, we rigorously uphold non-discriminatory practices, ensuring that all qualified applicants receive equitable consideration for employment, irrespective of race, color, religion, gender, age, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or disability. Our dedication to diversity fosters an inclusive and dynamic workplace environment where every individual's contributions are valued. Please note that appointment to this position is contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug test.

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