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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Reporting to the Director, Fleet Management, the Mechanic III / Heavy Equipment Mechanic provides expert field technical support for Ojjo’s fleet of Truss Drivers. The Ojjo Truss Driver is a drill rig with custom automation and controls designed specifically for installing foundations for utility scale solar farms. This position requires technical expertise with heavy equipment including diesel, hydraulic, and electrical prowess at the highest level. Expect to spend a significant amount of your time on active project jobsites or test sites, maintaining and troubleshooting for our growing fleet of Truss Driver machines. As a versatile member of the team, be willing and ready to work long days and get dirty knowing you are helping keep the fleet operating in support of a clean energy future. If you are a skilled and experienced heavy equipment mechanic with an interest in working on new technology and want an opportunity to grow within a company, then this could be the right job for you!


  • Jobsite technical support
  • Machine repair and retrofit
  • Preventative, and unscheduled maintenance of Truss Driver Machines and support equipment
  • On-site metal fabrication
  • Train junior Ojjo mechanics
  • Support mechanics from customers
  • Track and maintain personal DOT compliance
  • Support Operators of Truss Driver Machines
  • Work with Ojjo Machine Development, Product Development, and Field Applications Engineering teams to integrate feedback into product improvements
  • Recognize and report safety concerns promptly
  • Constantly learn and improve personal skillsets
  • Document equipment issues and repairs such as hours, parts used, travel.


Experience & Education:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Technical diploma or Tradesperson certification are a plus
  • (5) years construction/jobsite experience
  • (5) years Heavy Machinery or similar; drill rigs a plus
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills. Should be able to adapt communication style to suit different audiences.
  • This position requires the successful candidate to have a valid driver's license and provide proof that s/he has a valid driver's license upon being hired

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Machine/Auto mechanics/Heavy Equipment
  • Strong troubleshooting skills in the areas of hydraulics, diesel engines and electrical systems
  • Experience with controls (encoders, CANBUS, linear transducers, PLC, etc)
  • Heavy equipment diagnostics (CAT, Cummins)
  • Welding and fabrication
  • Excellent judgement and able to make responsible decisions
  • Excellent people skills and an enthusiastic attitude
  • Superior professionalism, judgement, and strong work ethic
  • Ability to work independently without constant direction
  • Skills to communicate and work with other mechanics and team members
The Ojjo Difference

What we offer

At Ojjo, we’re dedicated to continuous improvement and growth—for customers and each other. If you’re highly motivated and purpose driven, come join our stellar team today!

Competitive compensation, benefits package, 401(k), paid holidays & PTO
Eligibility to receive company equity
Training and development opportunities to support your career success
Dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion
Team environment that prioritizes collaboration and communication
Opportunity to accelerate the nation’s transition to clean energy

Deep history of solar experience.

Driven by the value of continuous improvement, Ojjo is revolutionizing large-scale solar energy through novel foundation technology.

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