Action Compaction Equipment - Salt Lake City, UT

Full-time$16 - $30 an hour

Action Compaction Equipment has an immediate opening for an experienced Welder/Mechanic.

Company info:

Action Compaction offers a family-oriented culture, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance benefits, paid time off, matching 401k retirement and career development opportunities. If you are looking for a great opportunity with top pay and benefits, we are interested in speaking with you!


  • Overtime after 40hrs with an average workweek of 45hrs
  • Benefits Package after 3 months
  • Uniforms Provided
  • Boot Allowance
  • Monthly bonus program
  • Interesting and challenging work and projects
  • Great environment to work in


  • Advanced ability to troubleshoot, diagnose, repair and/or rebuild all classes of industrial compactors, balers, and other waste and recycling equipment.
  • Perform diagnostic checks, maintenance, and repairs to balers and compactors
  • Perform preventive maintenance on balers and compactors
  • Dependable mechanically inclined service tech with hydraulic and electrical knowledge to repair/troubleshoot waste and recycling equipment on the road and in shop
  • Perform all tasks necessary to complete the installation of new equipment and software during upgrades.
  • Repair and install electrical motors, hydraulic pumps, and replace cylinders
  • Able to understand drawings, manuals, electrical schematics as directed
  • Work with photo-eyes, e-stop button assembly, and limit switches
  • Must be experienced in MIG & ARC Welding & flame cutting with a torch
  • Must Supply own hand tools
  • Ability to convey product knowledge and provide a high level of customer satisfaction.
  • Maintain timely and accurate accounting of labor hours, work orders, parts used, and other customer-related paperwork.
  • Consult customers on the benefits of OEM parts and planned maintenance programs.
  • Maintain regular communication with service manager, parts department, sales department and dispatcher to expedite repairs and service.


  • Must have a valid Utah Driver’s License
  • Must be fluent in English, both written and verbal.
  • 3+ years of experience with troubleshooting complex electrical components.
  • 3+ years of experience as a mechanic or technician
  • Ability to read drawings, schematics, blueprints and manuals
  • Expert knowledge of electrical and hydraulic systems.
  • Advanced industrial mechanical experience including hydraulics preferred.
  • Ability to weld using MIG, Stick, Air Arc and or/other welding processes preferred.
  • Ability to work without supervision to complete assigned work.
  • PLC and smart relay experience preferred.
  • Ability to rig and load equipment.
  • Some conveyor belt and auger experience preferred. Demonstrate reliable attendance, integrity, and a strong work ethic.

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Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $16.00 to $30.00 /hour


  • MIG and ARC welding: 2 years (Required)
  • hydraulics and electrical: 2 years (Required)
  • electrical troubleshooting: 2 years (Required)
  • mechanic: 1 year (Required)

Job distance:

  • Salt Lake City, UT: Between 31 and 40 miles (Preferred)