INDOT looking to hire mechanics


The Indiana Department of Transportation will host a statewide hiring event on Thursday, June 24, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Northwest District hiring event will be held at the Gary Subdistrict, 7601 Melton Rd., Gary.

INDOT’s Northwest District is looking to hire mechanics and will be holding on-site interviews for mechanic positions. Equipment mechanics perform preventive maintenance and service on cars, light- and heavy-duty trucks, paving equipment, aerial lift trucks, tractors, and other motorized equipment. Candidates should have a high school diploma or GED and have experience in equipment maintenance. The new starting pay for entry-level mechanic positions is $21.96 per hour.

INDOT is also hiring for highway maintenance technicians, heavy-equipment operators and other positions. Highway technician starting pay is now $20 per hour with a valid CDL and $19 per hour without a CDL. HR representatives will be available to provide information about other open positions, answer questions, and help candidates through the application process.

While the event is being held in Gary, there are open positions throughout the Northwest District. Registration is not required to attend this event.

Visit to learn more, or text INDOT Careers to 468311 to receive additional job postings.

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