Diesel /Heavy Equipment Road Mechanic| North and Central Florida

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Winter Park, FL, USA
  • Nov 27, 2023

Job Description

Additional Locations: North and Central Florida

Primary Locations: FL, Winter Park, 649 Nicolet Ave., 32789, FL, Daytona Beach, PGA Blvd, 32124, FL, Jacksonville, 4563 Sunbeam Road, 32257, FL, Maitland, 123 Atlantic Drive, Ste. 111, 32751 

Requisition ID: 190599

Position Overview

Davey Tree Expert Co. is looking for experienced [5yr.min] diesel / gas ,medium- heavy duty truck and forestry equipment road mechanic. Employee will have roughly a 30-day training period [time may vary with amount of experience]  before released on the road. This is a physically demanding, hands-on position.  Overtime will be required during hurricane season . Some Saturdays will be required due to your workload.

Job Duties

Responsible for equipment maintenance in north and central Florida. Also including Jacksonville and north Orlando areas.

You will be repairing trucks, Aerial units, chippers, tractors, tree cutters. stump grinders and all other forestry equipment. Training will be provided as needed

Repair work could consist of clutch, rear differential, transmission, turbo, etc. replacement in the field.

Welding will be required.

Communicating with the account managers and account GFs for scheduling work for each week.

Locating parts for equipment to be repaired

Filling out labor and parts forms plus time reports each week and emailing.

Keeping inventory parts on service truck.

You will be trained on aerial lift bucket trucks from diagnosing hydraulic leaks to yearly annual inspection.

Annual DOT inspections on all required equipment

Possibly 3-4 days away from home, based on your home base location if more than 1.5hrs away.

Average 50-60hrs per week (more for storm work)

Home mostly every weekend (excluding storm work)


Must have a CDL A or B !

Must not have a fear of heights [aerial reaches up to 75']

Must have full complete set of tools including air or battery tools, Davey will supply all specialty tools

Must be able to understand hydraulic and wiring schematics

Must have experience in performing DOT annual inspections

Must have some welding experience

Must be experience with diagnostic software to trouble shooting diagnostic codes and computer literacy required.

Additional Information

What We Offer: * 

  • Paid time off and paid holidays 
  • Opportunities for advancement 
  • All job specific equipment and safety gear provided 
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match 
  • Employee-owned company & discounted stock purchase options 
  • Group Health Plan 
  • Employee referral bonus program 
  • Locations throughout US in major cities and desirable areas 
  • Career Development Program supported by Industry Expert Safety Specialists & Skills Trainers 
  • Scholarship Program for Children of Employees 
  • Charitable matching gift program 

*all listed benefits available to eligible employees  

Company Overview

Invest in your future. Join one of the largest employee owned companies in the nation!  Davey has a unique culture that focuses on the open exchange of ideas, community partnerships, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services.  

We are currently looking to add a dynamic Mechanic to our passionate team of tree care professionals.  Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day! 

Divisional Overview

The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected class, including race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, marital or familial status, disability, status as a protected veteran, status as an Aboriginal or Indigenous person, or other classification protected by law.


The Davey Tree Expert Company provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental consulting for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners in the U.S. and Canada. We care about our clients, each other and the world around us. We offer the resources, size and stability of a big company while maintaining the culture, entrepreneurial spirit and feel of a small one. We invest in our employees by offering industry-leading training, technology and benefits that lead to a rewarding and safe work experience at all levels. Wherever you want to grow your career, there’s a place for you at Davey. To learn more, visit Davey.com.


If you need assistance at any time, please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at Recruiting@davey.com.


Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 50% 



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