Become a Mechanic

Why Become A Mechanic Here?

Working for us means working with a group of dedicated, fun, and safety-conscious people, in facilities that are state-of-the-art. Whether you’re interested in heavy equipment, on-highway trucks, engines, or technology, there’s the right mechanic position open for you.


Note: We updated our job application system on August 6, 2023. If you applied before this date, please create a new profile.

Multiple shop and field mechanic positions are open at all of our offices!

  • Southern Nevada Location: Henderson (Las Vegas)
  • Central Nevada Location: Round Mountain
  • Northern Nevada Locations: Elko, Reno/Sparks and Winnemucca
  • Arizona and California Locations: View full territory map

Company Culture

As a family-owned business, we place a big emphasis on culture, where teams and individuals respectfully collaborate to get the job done. Safety is the cornerstone of our company culture, followed closely by employee engagement that includes a large degree of camaraderie.

Compensation & Benefits

We offer competitive salaries, along with a comprehensive benefits package including paid time off, medical and dental insurance, 401(k), and more.

Pride of Work

Not everyone can do what you do. Being a mechanic takes specialized, technical skills that are becoming more rare every year. You and what you can do is highly valued and we look forward to the opportunity to help you become an even better mechanic during your career here.

Learning & Development

With ever-evolving training programs for apprentices and mechanics of all experience levels available, our mechanics are prepared problem solvers embarking on a great career.

Career Opportunities

In a fast-paced environment, ongoing technical and leadership training means Cat mechanics follow exciting and fulfilling career paths.

Family-Owned Business

Empire Southwest is a family-owned business founded in 1950 as Empire Machinery. Throughout our three generations of private ownership, we have increased community involvement, established our corporate values, formed new technology alliances, and expanded our territory to include Arizona, Nevada, and portions of Eastern California. Today, over 3,700 employee work together to BE THE BEST and continue the Empire legacy.


Cat mechanics have the unique opportunity to troubleshoot and repair industry-leading machine and equipment technology. That technology is evolving all the time, so you will always have the opportunity to be challenged and learn new things!