Mechanic - Heavy Equipment - Energy Company

Santa Maria, CA

Company Profile:

Cat Canyon Resources, LLC is an independent energy company, engaged in the revitalization of the historic Cat Canyon Oil Field on the Central Coast of California.  We are a diverse, employee-driven team, with a keen eye on our community and environment. This is our home and we are committed to safely producing the energy that drives California.

Job Summary:

The heavy equipment mechanic will have proven experience working with a variety of heavy machinery; have a thorough understanding of relevant tools; be able to trouble-shoot repair issues and be able to service all types of equipment effectively.


Ability to drive to the job site; inspect engines and equipment; trouble-shoot and carryout required repairs; possess a thorough understanding of relevant parts and operational capabilities and provide routine maintenance to the construction fleet;

Inspect trucks, cranes, bulldozers and other heavy equipment for proper performance;

Diagnose faults using computerized testing equipment;

Adjust equipment and replace faulty parts effectively and in a timely manner;

Repair damaged equipment parts;

Clean, lubricate and conduct routine services on heavy-duty vehicles;

Clean and service machine attachments such as winches, blades and side booms;

Perform major repair work when necessary;

Consult with other mechanics on smaller jobs;

Report damaged, or faulty equipment to management;

Other responsibilities as required.


At minimum, high school diploma, or GED;

Certification as a heavy equipment mechanic;

Proven successful experience as a diesel, or heavy equipment mechanic;

Thorough understanding of computer testing technologies;

Ability to lift heavy machinery;

Extensive knowledge of diesel engines and construction equipment;

Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills;

Must possess a valid CA and Class A CDL, with a clean driving record;

Astute time management, attention to detail and ability to prioritize work-load capabilities.


Very competitive base salary, plus excellent benefits for this exempt, full-time position 

Working Hours:

7:00AM – 3:30PM Monday – Friday, with overtime on the weekends, as needed 


Orcutt / Santa Maria, CA