Diesel Mechanic-Urgently Hiring

Website Kendrick Forest Products

Job Overview
Kendrick Forest Products is the largest producing sawmill in Iowa. We are seeking a dedicated and experienced diesel mechanic to add to our team to maintain our fleet of trucks, log trucks, and other equipment in accordance with company and industry standards. They will run diagnostics on vehicles, and work with other team members to meet company goals. Overtime and some weekends required. Pay based on experience. We operate in a fast-paced environment. We offer a great work schedule, competitive benefits and wages, a positive work environment, and the opportunity to be a part of a highly-motivated team that also likes to have fun. Kendrick Forest Products is one of five companies in Edgewood that is under the Kendrick, Inc. brand of family owned and operated businesses.


  • Perform minor and major repairs on trucks and trailers
  • Inspect vehicles for mechanical items and safety issues
  • Conduct regular maintenance on trucks and trailers including inspection, tire rotation, and oil changes.
  • Work with the fleet and supervisors to prioritize and schedule maintenance work
  • Maintain parts inventory and cleanliness of shop
  • Collaborate with repair team to diagnose problems with vehicles and plan repairs
  • Perform regular diagnostic tests on trucks
  • Maintain accurate records of each repair performed


  • Proven work experience as a diesel mechanic
  • Ability to lift up to 150 pounds
  • Adaptability and foresight to handle unexpected situations(traffic, weather conditions etc)
  • Able to work alone or with others and manage time to meet company goals
  • Valid truck driving license, CDL: 2 year (preferred)

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Competitive. Based on experience.


  • driving: 1 year (Preferred)
  • diesel mechanic: 1 year (Required)
  • mechanic: 1 year (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses
  • Store Discounts
  • Other forms


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Life Insurance
  • Other


  • Diesel engines
  • Alignment
  • Mechanic experience
  • Driving
  • Brakes
  • Diagnostics


  • 601 S Washington St. Edgewood, IA 52042

Typical start time:

  • 8AM

Typical end time:

  • 5PM

Pay Frequency:

  • Weekly

Vehicle Type:

  • Log Trucks
  • Skidders
  • Heavy equipment
  • Heavy trucks
  • Other vehicles

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Achievement-oriented — enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
  • Autonomous/Independent — enjoys working with little direction
  • High stress tolerance — thrives in a high-pressure environment


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends required
  • Day shift
  • Overtime

Company’s website:

  • www.kfpiowa.com

Company’s Facebook page:


To apply for this job email your details to dboss@delawarecountyia.com