Diesel Mechanic – Heavy Truck & Equipment

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Apollo, PA
Job Type
Direct Hire
Feb 16, 2018
Job ID
Diesel Mechanic – Heavy Truck & Equipment
Location - Apollo, PA
*Primarily shop work but occasional field repair will be required.
General Overview:
Provides truck, trailer and heavy equipment preventive maintenance and repair both in the shop and the field.
Job Requirements:
  • Accredited High School diploma or General Educational Development (GED); trade school certification.
  • Unexpired PA CDL A/B in good standing, Class 7 PA State Inspection a plus.
  • Prior Diesel Mechanic experience preferred.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Sense of urgency and good time management skills.
  • Self-sufficiency, capable of working independently.
  • Able to complete extensive training programs, environmental laws and regulations, safety training; 40 Hour OSHA Training and Confined Space Entry, site specific training, and other training as required.
  • Excellent attitude toward personal safety, process safety, and environmental compliance.
  • Position involves regular heights and confined spaces; regular strenuous physical exertion.
  • Ability to regularly lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Requires frequent walking, standing, climbing, sitting, talking, listening, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, pushing/pulling, grasping, and carrying.
  • Regular ability to properly wear and use respirator equipment and other forms of protective equipment (PPE), including occasional full encapsulation PPE suits which can elevate body temperature substantially during strenuous exertion.
  • Works with the Fleet Resource Manager/Shop Supervisor on identifying the service needs of fleet vehicles and equipment.
  • Checks oil & all fluids of each vehicle/equipment on property.
  • Verifies each vehicle/equipment scheduled to work the next day will start.
  • Reviews all Vehicle Inspection Forms for the prior and/or current day and make any repairs that are within their capability.
  • Verifies vehicles are fueled, cleaned out, equipment is adequate and operational for next day’s schedule.
  • Inspects pumps, moisture traps, etc. and clean/repair as needed.
  • Inspects tires & brakes and informs Fleet Resource Manager/Shop Supervisor of need for repair/replacement.
  • Inspects windshields, lights, heaters, air conditioners, tarps, valves, etc.
  • Verify all license plates and DOT inspections are current.
  • Verify hoses, fittings, etc. are present, adequate quantity of each, and all are in proper working order.
  • Responsible for meeting and continue to meet all DOT mandated physical, and drug and alcohol testing requirements. *
  • Reports for all schedule work shifts before scheduled starting time, and works until scheduled stopping time, as required.*
  • Completion of paperwork daily.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.*
  • Attend Saturday safety meetings once every other month.
  • Quick and immediate response when on call every 5th week
  • All other duties as assigned.
*Essential Functions

Overview of Schedule, Benefits, & Compensation:
  • Hourly wage based on experience
  • Monday thru Friday shifts with rotating schedule
  • Overtime may be available
  • On call 1 week out of every 5 weeks
  • Offers medical, dental, and vision individual and family coverage the 1st of the month after 30 days of service
  • Benefit Coverage the 1st of the month after 30 days of service:
    • Three different UPMC plans to choose from for as low as $78.12 a month! Choose from a $0 Deductible to a $1000 individual/$2000 family deductible!
    • Guardian Dental
    • Vision Benefits of America
  • Employer Contributory Profit-Sharing Plan
  • $20,000 Basic Life Insurance and Short Term Disability at NO cost to you!
  • Voluntary Benefits such as Additional Life, Long Term Disability, Accident, Critical Care, etc.
  • Paid Vacation and Paid Holidays
  • Boot Reimbursement Plan
  • Employee Uniforms with Laundry service
  • Prescription Safety Glasses
  • Direct Deposit
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health Advocate Program