FLEET MECHANIC

MILWAUKIE, OR

Posted: 01/07/2019 Industry: TRADES Job Number: 28161 Pay Rate: $25.00
SUMMARY: The Fleet Mechanic is responsible for inspection, preventative maintenance, diagnosis and repair of all bakery vehicles (route and transport trucks), trailers and converter dollies. Work includes accurate and complete documentation of all inspections and/or work performed. May also perform maintenance and repairs on forklifts and similar equipment.

SHIFT & HOURS: New employees will be assigned to any work day: Monday through Sunday; and any shift: Day, Swing and/or Graveyard based upon production needs.

DUTIES: Perform tractor preventive maintenance and safety inspections including: lubrication, change all vehicle fluids, change-out engine belts, hoses and lights on gas, diesel and propane vehicles.
Required to change-out water pumps, fuel pumps, alternators, starter, radiators, brakes, exhaust systems, batteries and other equipment/parts associated with the safe operation of all equipment.
Must be able to reassemble engine components to overhauled engines and reinstall engine into vehicle.
Must be able to travel on a weekly basis to perform PM's and other repairs to vehicles in remote locations.
Maintain service related records according to standards set by company.
Assist truck or trailer mechanic as requested.
Perform clean-up of equipment, parts, and work area.
Support and contribute to maintaining a safe environment by working is safe manner, promoting accident prevention, and reporting potential hazards.
Adhere to and follow the Company's Core Values.
Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

High School education or GED required.
Mechanics are required to have knowledge of an engine, chassis and body repair.
Prior experience repairing and maintaining and diagnosing diesel and gasoline powered trucks is required. Experience with propane lift trucks is desired.
Ability to perform welding.
Must be certified for air brake repair and DOT air brake inspection and oversee all DOT requirements.
Required to provide your own mechanic tools.
Good verbal and written communication.
Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
Must have high attention to detail and ability to work in a thorough manner to ensure quality workmanship.
Independent judgment is often required. Some direct guidance is received from Manager and/or from established procedures or instructions.
Good judgment is essential for a person to be successful.
Frequent internal contact with people/co-workers and management takes place.
Personal tool inventory list is required by Employer.
Position is PHYSICALLY DEMANDING, lifting approximately 25-50 lbs frequently. Material will be moved from floor level to 84 inches (7 feet) height as required by job task. Must be able to stand for 8 or more hours and perform repetitive lifting, bending, kneeling, and grasping of maintenance tools & vehicle parts or equipment.
Will work under and over equipment being repaired. Will work at heights using ladders, scissor lifts, etc.

Must be able to use various hand and power tools, cherry picker, jacks, creepers, ladders and general truck mechanic tools/equipment.
All PPE will be provided by Employer.
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