Requisition ID
    Cactus Petes and The Horseshu - Jackpot, NV
    Position Type
  • What would I be doing?

    The Certified Diesel Mechanic, Engineer III, performs maintenance of all Cactus Petes’ fleet of vehicles. The primary duties of the Diesel Mechanic will include performing diagnostic tests on diesel vehicles to find faults, analyzing diagnostic test results and repairing or replacing engine, steering, transmission, braking or lighting system components. The Diesel Mechanic will need to be highly organized and be able communicate effectively as they will be expected to maintain detailed records of serviced vehicles and interact with our Team Members on a daily basis.


    These responsibilities will include small electric small electric utility vehicles and gas-powered trucks, will inspect, repair, or overhaul all vehicles with an electric or a gas engine and have experience with ancillary attachments such as blades and sanders used for snow removal. 


    We recognize that the hard work and dedication of our Team Members has a positive impact on our property's success, therefore along with competitive wages, full-time Team Members are eligible to receive Medical, Dental, and Vision following 60 days of continued employment.  Matching 401K plan is available after 90 days of continued employment.


    The commute to Cactus Petes is easy and comfortable, our exclusive Team Member bus with stops in Twin Falls and Hollister six times a day. We also have several types of housing available on property for rent to Team Members, subject to availability.


    If you are seeking to join a winning team then Cactus Petes is your destination! 


    • Running diagnostic tests on vehicles.
    • Analyzing diagnostic test results.
    • Replacing Vehicle engines, steering mechanisms, transmissions and braking systems
    • Checking vehicle lighting systems.
    • Test driving vehicles to guage performance.
    • Performing preventative maintenance on service trucks.
    • Maintaining detailed records of serviced vehicles.
    • Adhering to an inspection procedure checklist
    • Maintaining a parts inventory.
    • Ensuring the cleanliness of the shop.
    • Maintain computerized record of repairs in HotSOS program.
    • All other duties assigned.


    What are we looking for?

    • Diesel Certification required.
    • Valid driver’s license.
    • Aptitude for mathematics and science.
    • Advanced knowledge of diesel engine components.
    • Good diagnostic skills
    • Physically fit and able to lift up to 150 pounds
    • Proficiency with maintenance and repair tools.
    • Attention to detail.
    • Good interpersonal skills.
    • Excellent verbal communication skills.
    • Good organization skills.
    • ASE Certification or an AAS degree in Automotive Service Educational Program required.
    • Three years prior experience as an auto mechanic preferred.
    • High school diploma or equivalent required.

    What would it be like to work at this property?

    Since 1956, Cactus Petes has provided Northern Nevada and Southern Idaho with gaming and entertainment excitement. The casino is over 26,000 square feet with over 600 slot machines and 20 table games. The award-winning hotel has 296 rooms, the buffet is legendary and the classic showroom buzzes with headliners month after month. For added fun, guests can visit Horseshu's 3,000 square feet of western-inspired gaming space, filled with 60 slot machines and the latest electronic table games.


    Cactus Petes Resort Casino

    1385 Highway 93

    PO Box 508

    Jackpot, NV 89825


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