Shop Mechanic

Subsidiary: Hampton Roads 


Branscome is a subsidiary of the Colas Group, a worldwide leader in infrastructure construction and maintenance.  Branscome is one of the largest heavy highway and general contracting companies in the Mid-Atlantic region. Keeping our team healthy and safe is the most important aspect of our company. Branscome strives to provide advancement opportunities, professional education, and extensive training for every employee.


To diagnose and repair heavy equipment and  truck fleet maintenance issues




  • Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all federal, state, local and company safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task.        
  • Assist in ensuring DOT rules and guidelines are met for DOT trucks and highway equipment and notify the supervisor when these guidelines are not being adhered to        
  • Assist in the repair and overhaul of the various equipment which will include insofar as is practical, autos and trucks, highway grading and asphalt equipment, pumps, air compressor, transmissions, controls and accessories, etc.        
  • Assist in the role of the field mechanic to make the repairs necessary in the field and perform preventive maintenance practices necessary to increase service life of the equipment        
  • Notify dispatch when problems arise especially when delays involve moving equipment        
  • Perform random inspections to ensure all DOT regulations are being performed        
  • Perform all other duties deemed necessary or assigned.




  • Minimum 5 years experience with heavy equipment (preferred)     
  • Valid Driver's License   
  • Effective communication and organization skills     
  • Mechanical aptitude   
  • Valid forklift operators license      
  • Previous experience in hydraulics and electrical



Physical Requirements:


  • Standing  20 % of time
  • Walking 20 % of time
  • Sitting 10 % of time
  • Driving 10 % of time
  • Stooping 5 % of time
  • Climbing 5 % of time
  • Reaching 5 % of time
  • Kneeling 5 % of time
  • Carrying up to 60 lbs. 5  % of time
  • Lifting up to 60 lbs. 5  % of time
  • Pushing up to 60 lbs. 5  % of time
  • Pulling up to 60 lbs. 5  % of time


Work Place Values/Requirements:


While performing the duties of this job: the employee is regularly exposed to:  Moving mechanical parts, extremes of hot and cold weather, and vibration        
The employee is frequently exposed to:  Fumes or airborne particles        
The employee is occasionally exposed to:  Wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places, and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.        






Colas Inc. and its subsidiaries (Branscome) are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here EEO document.  If you need accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact Branscome Inc. at 757-229-2504 or send an e-mail to:

Branscome Inc. will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants. For more information, please click here.






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Salary Range
$30,000.00 - 37,000.00
per Year
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Hampton, VA 23666, US