Custom Truck Assembly Mechanic

  • Status: Currently Active
  • Team: Support
  • Location: Akron
  • Type: Full Time, Permanent
  • Timeframe: ASAP

Position Description:

We are looking for a mechanic with an electrical and hydraulic background that can tackle low volume, custom projects. This role will work 90% independently, to complete the final assembly and testing of lube trucks and skids, used on construction sites around the country.

We are more than happy to train the right person, but ideal candidates should already have a working knowledge of the below skills:

-Basic mechanic hand tools. Standard and metric. Nothing crazy, all specialized tooling is provided.

-Good working knowledge of 12V wiring. You’ll be responsible for wiring the equipment to the truck chassis. This equipment operates in all weather conditions, and making proper connections is essential for longevity of the equipment. You should be familiar with checking voltage, ohms, wiring up relays, diodes, etc.

-Basic understanding of mobile hydraulic systems. How to install PTOs and pumps, proper hose and fitting sizing, making hydraulic hoses.

Additional Details:

- 7:00 to 3:00 Monday - Friday
- Full time, Permanent Position
- Health Insurance is $7 / week
- Paid Vacation
- 401k, with employer contributions
- Uniforms & PPE Provided


- 3+ relevant mechanical experience including troubleshooting 12V electrical systems.
- Specialty tools are provided by the company but team members are expected to have a well-rounded set of basic hand tools.
- Safely operate tow motors and overhead cranes.
- Pass drug test & background check.
- Valid drivers license.
- Able to Safely Climb a 6' Step Ladder
- Able to Safely Carry 50 lbs
- Able to climb in and out of trucks up to 30 times a day


- Military Service

About QT Equipment:

QT Equipment is a niche manufacturer that serves the construction and mining industry globally with locations in Ohio and Florida. We got our start as a warranty repair facility in 1982 and have been in the top 5 of our market every year since 2006. We have stable, hands on ownership. Many of our employees have been with us for 15+ years and we didn't lay anyone off or reduce hours during the 2009 Great Recession. We actively avoid "big company" habits such as meetings for the sake of meetings and just stay focused on building the best products for our loyal customers.

How to Apply:

Please send your contact info (full name, email and phone) with resume and / or whatever else you think best represents your capabilities to

Text Becky, at 330-958-6274 for more information