H.O. Penn Machinery Company

Class B Shop Mechanic - Construction Equipment

Location US-NY-Bronx
Job ID
Mechanics - All Openings



H.O. Penn Machinery, the Caterpillar dealer for New York City, is currently HIRING for a Class B Shop Mechanic for Heavy Construction Equipment to join their Bronx, NY team!


**This is a union position that includes union benefits such as: medical/dental/vision insurance, pension, annuity, and additional voluntary benefits offered by H.O. Penn. 

**The standard schedule for this position is Monday-Friday. Overtime applicable as needed.




Reporting to the Heavy Construction Equipment Service Shop Foreman, this position is responsible for the following tasks:


Successfully provide service of recognized superior value:

  • Perform basic diagnostics
  • Effectively rebuild components
  • Document steps taken to correct problems

Maximize the efficient use of service and repair processes to provide fast accurate service and minimize unnecessary expense:

  • Plan proper repair procedures for efficiency
  • Efficiently utilize tooling and technical resources
  • Continually improve key processes
  • Effectively communicate status of repair work with supervisor

Successfully contribute to building a culture of safety:

  • Complete/attend all safety meetings, audits, and trainings as assigned
  • Work in a proactive, safe manner in compliance with all safety practices, policies, and training
  • Immediately resolve and/or report all safety issues to supervisor
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area in compliance with all Contamination Control Initiatives



  • Minimum 3 years working in similar or related position, Caterpillar heavy equipment experience strongly preferred
  • Must be computer literate to run diagnostic software & prepare service communications
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to troubleshoot technical problems, meet or exceed labor repair guidelines
  • Possess the ability to plan and efficiently complete assigned tasks

Essential Physical Job Qualifications:

  • Standing and walking
  • Lifting (up to 60lbs.)
  • Carrying (up to 50lbs.)
  • Push/pull (up to 80lbs.)
  • Sitting, rotation and forward bending (sitting and standing)
  • Hand coordination and reaching
  • Grip (30lbs. with both hands, 80lbs. with preferred/single hand)
  • Foot pedal operation
  • Climbing stairs and ladders
  • Crawling, low work (kneeling), and awkward positioning
  • Outdoor work (as required)
  • Wearing 10-20lbs. of protective clothing, including fire resistant clothing, welding helmet/shield, & ANSI-rated protective footwear (as required)

Reasonable accommodations made as needed.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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