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5905 Old Lohman Rd.

Jefferson City, Mo.

Mon - Fri. 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday & Sunday CLOSED

5905 Old Lohman Rd.

Jefferson City, Mo.

Mon. - Fri. 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday & Sunday CLOSED

Automotive/Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Employment Type: Regular
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level Required:  High School Diploma / GED
Work Experience Required: 2 years (Preferred)
Travel Expectations: 0-10%


We are currently seeking an experienced Automotive/Heavy Equipment Mechanic to join our growing team. In this role, the successful candidate will maintain, troubleshoot, and repair a variety of equipment ranging from UTV’s to heavy-duty diesel trucks. You will have the opportunity to demonstrate your skills as a seasoned automotive, heavy-duty diesel, and hydraulic mechanic at a company that offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a safety-first environment.  All tools that you use are provided by Hentges Tree Service.  Join this family-owned company and help us make our next success story your own.


  • 2 years of extensive experience as a heavy-duty diesel mechanic (preferred)
  • 2 years of extensive experience with electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems (preferred)
  • Strong work ethic, motivated and dependable
  • Strength, stamina, and mobility to perform heavy physical work
  • Pass a pre-employment drug test

Job Summary

  • Maintains our fleet of wood chippers, cars/vans, medium and heavy-duty trucks, mobile trimmers, UTVs, and more.
  • Inspects, maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs all equipment
  • Perform repairs at our on-site shop facility or in the field as needed
  • Accurately record time, parts, and inspection checklists
  • Move company equipment safely as needed
  • Assists with work zone safety procedures
  • Demonstrates high safety standards and proper maintenance procedures
  • Perform all maintenance procedures assigned
  • Perform various other duties as assigned by Supervisor


  • Competitive compensation
  • A safety-first company culture
  • Professional workplace
  • Medical insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • 401(K) retirement plan, up to 4% match
  • Company-paid PPE and rental uniforms paid
  • Tools supplied by company
  • Access to training and continued education programs

Typical Schedule

  • Monday – Thursday, 6:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. (operational hours)
  • Fridays, 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. approximately – Plans to start a rotating shift on Mondays/Fridays
  • Overtime pay after 40 hours/week

Work Location

Jefferson City, Missouri

Benefit Conditions

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible