DFC Company

Bismarck, ND – The Mechanic position provides preventive and repair service (including DOT’s) for the rolling stock fleet and related non-mobile powered equipment for the designated branch.  


Bismarck, ND

Dakota Fence

Company Overview:

DFC Company (Dakota Fence, 3D Specialties, Sign Solutions USA, Dakota Playground, and Park & Play USA) is a growing specialty contractor primarily involved in residential/commercial fence, highway guardrail, fabrication, and commercial playground construction as well as traffic control services.  We provide services to homeowners, commercial businesses, and government entities.  Our dedicated employees (our “Blue Family”) work from four facilities throughout ND and service five states, with a wider retail presence through our sign manufacturing and distribution businesses. As an employer of choice in the area, we invest in our people, our equipment, and our facilities to offer our Blue Family team members a great working environment and career while delivering the best possible value to our customers.  EOE-Disabled/Vets.                                                                               


The Mechanic position provides preventive and repair service (including DOT’s) for the rolling stock fleet and related non-mobile powered equipment for the designated branch.  The ideal candidate will possess the ability to diagnose and repair various types of construction equipment to ensure our crews make it to their customer installations on time and can perform their work in an efficient and high-quality manner.  Repairs gate operators and provides field services as required to meet the needs of the branch.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintain a neat orderly shop
  • Organize and prioritize work orders to meet deadlines as per Foreman / Management
  • Plan, coordinate and communicate work schedule and progress Foreman / Management
  • Perform DOT related inspections & repairs
  • Diagnose and repair Small Engines gas and diesel
  • Mounting and balancing tires
  • Knowledge in Hydraulic pumps
  • Manage Tool and parts inventory to ensure we have parts and tools to keep equipment moving
  • Diagnose and repair electrical on trucks and trailers
  • Repair gate operators as needed
  • Back-up for freight delivery between office locations (Fargo, Bismarck, Minot, Williston)
  • Assist in other areas as needed – have basic knowledge of the yard layout – be aware of where DFC material, 3D material and tools are stored
  • Participate in biweekly tool box training (safety/training, workload/deadlines, product education/knowledge, etc.)
  • Other tasks as assigned by supervision

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Prior experience repairing/maintaining 1-ton diesel trucks, skid steers, small engines, and trailers. Must have a valid CDL Class A, the ability to obtain within a reasonable amount of time, with a valid medical card.  Must be a team player with a positive attitude and the ability to complete repairs in timely manner.  Computer skills required and ERP experience beneficial.

Experience and Skills Required:

  1. Organizational skills to maintain work orders and meet deadlines
  2. Ability to communicate effectively, with strong public relations skills
  3. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  4. Experience with Microsoft office products, (i.e. Word/Excel)

Competitive wages and benefits package, including health, dental, disability and life insurance, 401(k), bonus pay, vacation and holiday pay.  This is an external posting.  EOE-Disabled/Vets.

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