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Alamo Group Inc. Mechanical Assembler - Industrial Equipment in Richmond, Virginia

Old Dominion Brush Company LLC (ODB) is accepting applications to fill the position of Mechanical Assembler in the Assembly department in Richmond, Virginia. Our Parent Company is Alamo Group.

Position Summary:

Under moderate to direct supervision, the Mechanical Assembler installs parts according to knowledge of unit being assembled or by following manuals and diagrams. Uses hand tools, power wrenches, gauges, and power tools to perform operations on the assembly line.

Why ODB?

The ODB (Old Dominion Brush) Company has been manufacturing municipal products since 1910. ODB has been in the street sweeper and debris collection equipment business for over 113 years with the knowledge and experience that is second to none. Using our 200,000 square foot state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and high volume purchasing, ODB offers the highest quality leaf and debris collections systems, street sweeper brushes, brooms, and replacement parts at competitive prices.

ODB offers competitive pay and a wide range of employee benefits including:

  • Military-Friendly Employer – V3 Certified

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage on Day 1 of employment

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Program with a Company Match

  • Profit Sharing

  • Paid Vacation, Sick Leave, and Holidays

  • Company Paid Short and Long-Term Disability Programs

  • Wellness Programs

  • 2 Employee Assistance Programs

  • Training and Development Programs (Learning & Development Academy)

  • Employee Tuition Reimbursement and Dependent Scholarship Programs

  • Located 3 blocks from Bus Stop

  • And much more!

If interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply directly to the ODB job site: Careers - Old Dominion Brush Company ( (

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Installs hydraulic and electrical components.

  • Fastens parts together with bolts, screws, spaced clips, rivets, cotter pins or other fasteners using hand tools and portable power pneumatic tools (i.e. impact wrench).

  • Positions and bolts engine block components to truck body using wrenches, hammer, and power hoist.

  • Bolts subassemblies, power module, fan housing, set fan clearance to engine, using torque wrench and other hand tools.

  • May operate drills, riveting machines or hydraulic crimping machine to assist in assembly operation.

  • Identify and distribute parts to proper location.

  • May run test of assemblies to verify proper assembly of unit.

  • May operate forklift and crane/hoist.

  • Required to accurately record work order information and inventory transactions.

  • All Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s):

  • Must be able to communicate in both written and spoken English.

  • Knowledge of and ability to use both powered and hand tools.

  • Ability to operate a forklift and overhead crane.

  • Manual dexterity; mechanically inclined and good eye/hand coordination.

  • Problem solving and troubleshooting skills required.

  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.

Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED certificated preferred.

  • 1 to 8 years of mechanical assembly experience, preferably in a similar environment.

  • Must be able to provide own tool kit (socket set, wrenches (standard and metric), screwdrivers) and storage.

Working Conditions:

  • Use hands or fingers to handle or feel

  • Reach with hands and arms

  • Good Hearing

  • Lift, pull and push up to 50 pounds without assistance

  • Stand on a concrete surface

  • Walk on a concrete surface

  • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

  • Climb up to 8 feet

  • Lift, pull and push 51 to 100 pounds with assistance

  • Work around fumes or airborne particles

  • Work with toxic or caustic chemicals

Position has the following vision requirements:

  • Close vision

  • Ability to distinguish colors and shades of color

  • Ability to adjust focus

Work is performed in a loud manufacturing environment.


Machinery used includes forklift and power tools (impact driver), RF scanner.

Alamo Group is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing (where permitted by law).