Garage Mechanic

Application deadline:

Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 11:33am

Company: 

Mervis Industries, Inc.

Description: 

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION: This job requires the employee to make major repairs on diesel trucks and trailers that are used in the Company transportation system. It is imperative that this employee has received formal training with the proper certification or equivalent experience to be proficient at mechanical repairs. The mechanic must have the strength and agility to lift 40+ pounds and climb on to the vehicles for the purpose of diagnosis and repair.

DUTIES:
1. Diagnose and make routine repairs and service both trucks and trailers.
2. Replace parts and components when necessary to rebuild units at regular intervals.
3. Inspects and tests equipment at prescribed intervals of time or usage or because of breakdown or malfunction. Immediately removes from service and potentially dangerous equipment.
4. Inspects, tests and aligns lights and wheels as well as maintains the electrical systems and controls.
5. Disassembles, inspects, and replaces work or broken parts. Replaces parts as required to maintain or overhaul motors, transmissions, clutches, steering devices, brakes and wheels, and hydraulic systems.
6. Maintains records of vehicle maintenance and parts usage. Requisition parts from the Garage Manager.

Qualifications: 

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Satisfactory work record, including attendance as determined by the Garage Manager
2. Drug free
3. Must be full journeyman mechanic
4. Must be able to diagnose necessary repairs to the vehicles and have the skills to make the repairs.
5. Must own the proper tools required to make repairs.

SPECIFIC SKILLS:
1. A good working knowledge of airbrakes, electrical, suspension steering and general trailer repairs
2. Basic diagnostic skills

EXPERIENCE NEEDED:
1. A minimum 5 years of experience in fleet maintenance.

Employment type: 

  • Full time

Days per week: 

Monday - Friday

Shift: 

1st

Years of experience: 

  • 3 - 5 years

Required degree level: 

  • High school

Worksite Info: 

www.mervis.com

Benefits: 

Health Benefits take effect on the first day of the month following 60 days of service. Retirement Savings Plan/401K plan following the completion of 120 days of service. Eligible to enroll in either on July 1 or January 1. Employee Assistance Program offering eight free counseling session available to the employee and dependents.