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Shop Hand - Manufacturing & Paint 

About the Organization Equipment Source, Inc. (ESI) designs, develops, and builds quality, innovative worksite products for the oil, mining, construction and agriculture industries, while also distributing and servicing Kubota Tractor products.

Founded in 2000, ESI began as a heater reconditioning company for the North Slope oil fields. since then ESI has continued a tradition of innovative designs for extreme industrial applications. Our manufacturing line is largely customer driven, based on the ideas, input, and requests we receive. If there is a need that is not being met by current products in the market, we will design a product to fill the need.

To ensure the highest level of both quality and innovation in our designs, ESI staffs a highly qualified crew that includes mechanical engineers, certified welders, fabricators, technicians, assembly workers, painters, sand blasters, parts and sales personnel. We provide outstanding sales, rentals, support and maintenance.

Our goal at ESI is to ensure customers and staff alike enjoy a positive and professional environment with teamwork as the foundation. If you aspire to quality and excellence, we look forward to the opportunity to review your application.  

Position Summary: 

Our Manufacturing Shop Hand position was created to help our employees in the Manufacturing Department, but more importantly, to create opportunities for candidates that have an interest in the power generation realm. We have the following growth opportunities in our manufacturing department:

  • Generator Assembly
  • Heaters Assembly
  • Welding
  • Fabrication
  • Other departments at Equipment Source


  • Keep the service shop clean
  • Assist assemblers and fabricators with daily tasks
  • Assist in the Paint Shop
  • Move units and parts between manufacturing and paint shop
  • Help to move engines, generators, and parts from warehouse to shop
  • Pick up parts in town when needed
  • Drive company vehicles
  • Identifying potential safety or maintenance issues and communicate them to management
  • Keep areas around service shop clean
  • All other duties as assigned
Position Requirements

Education, Knowledge and Skills:

  • Valid Alaska driver’s license
  • A driving record sufficient to meet company insurance standards
  • Some knowledge in power generation preferred
  • Interest in power generation
  • Able to work independently and part of team
  • Experience as paint technician preferred
  • Able to lift 90lbs
  • Able to communicate effectively with management and co-workers, to include taking instruction from multiple sources

Work Values:

  • Attention to Detail – being careful about detail and thorough in completing tasks
  • Integrity – being honest and ethical
  • Dependability – being reliable, responsible, dependable, and fulfilling obligations
  • Cooperation – being pleasant with others and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude
  • Stress Tolerance – accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations
Location ESI Fairbanks  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Schedule Generally Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, with flexibility for occasional evenings and/or weekends as needed  
Wage Starting wage $20.00 per hour  
Minimum Age 21  
Drug & Alcohol Policy Equipment Source, Inc. is a drug and alcohol free workplace.  
To Apply To apply online click the link, or stop by and see us at 1919 Van Horn Road Fairbanks, AK to complete an application form.  
EOE Statement Equipment Source, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, parental status, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.  

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