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Maintenance Technician - Job Description

Maintenance Technician - Job Description

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Main Job Responsibilities
  • Bullet PointLEVEL #1 is a person who is entry level, jobs such as:
  • Bullet PointCleaning trucks
  • Bullet PointOperate hand tools safety
  • Bullet PointPerform tire services
  • Bullet PointClean shop
  • Bullet PointLEVEL #2
  • Bullet PointPerform all level 1 skills
  • Bullet PointPerform new tractor and trailer preps
  • Bullet PointPerform sale tractor and trailer preps
  • Bullet PointReplace tires
  • Bullet PointPerform truck and trailer alignments
  • Bullet PointReplace brakes and related parts
  • Bullet PointTroubleshoot and repair ABS systems
  • Bullet PointReplace wheel seals and or bearings
  • Bullet PointReplace pinion seals and nuts
  • Bullet PointInspect and repair steering components
  • Bullet PointTroubleshoot and repair electrical and lighting problems
  • Bullet PointReplace radiators and troubleshoot heating systems
  • Bullet PointTroubleshoot and repair charging systems
  • Bullet PointRepair and adjust trailer doors and seals
  • Bullet PointLEVEL #3
  • Bullet PointPerform all level 2 skills
  • Bullet PointObtain a class A CDL
  • Bullet PointInspect and replace king pins
  • Bullet PointRebuild steer sector on steering system
  • Bullet PointRebuild and adjust fifth wheels
  • Bullet PointBecome proficient with cutting torch and be able to weld: Aluminum and steel
  • Bullet PointReplace and adjust clutch
  • Bullet PointReplace transmissions and rear ends
  • Bullet PointReplace turbo and manifolds
  • Bullet PointReplace water pump
  • Bullet PointProgram engine computers
  • Bullet PointRebuild engine fans
  • Bullet PointComplete annual inspections on trucks and trailers
  • Bullet PointBecome proficient with computer systems
  • Bullet PointTrain other Technicians
  • Bullet PointLEVEL 4
  • Bullet PointPerform all level 3 skills
  • Bullet PointPerform preventative maintenance on tractors and trailers
  • Bullet PointSupervise and delegate tasks to shift technician oversee all jobs
  • Bullet PointDaily lot checks
  • Bullet PointPerform PTA updates in pending file
  • Bullet PointReview paper work daily to make sure parts and times are right
  • Bullet PointWatching parts inventory and stocking parts and catching all warranty parts
  • Bullet PointHave safety lane up and running daily
  • Bullet PointWork with Orientation Coordinator to ensure that trucks are prepped and ready to be seated for new drivers
  • Bullet PointOversee all tools and maintain a clean shop and work area
  • Bullet PointReport to management
  • Bullet PointPerform Mpro Procedures
  • Bullet PointPerform tasks delegated by the V.P. of Maintenance or the Director of Maintenance
  • Bullet PointPerformance description reviews
  • Bullet PointMaintain shop and orientation vehicles
  • Bullet PointAdditional duties as requested
  • Bullet PointMAIN JOB RESPONSIBILITIES - Repairs and maintain diesel and gasoline industrial trucks and trailers, follow manuals, use hand tools, power tools, knowledge of electrical, power transmission, brake and other class 8 systems: Read job orders and observe and listen to truck in operation to determine malfunction and plan work procedures. Install new ignition systems, align front wheels, changes or recharge batteries, using mechanic's hand tools, welding equipment, standard charts and hoists. Examine protective guards, loose bolts and specified safety devices on trucks and makes adjustments using hand tools. Lubricate moving parts and drive repaired truck to verify conformance to specifications. May fabricate special lifting or towing attachments, hydraulic systems, shields, or other devices according to blueprints or schematic drawings.

Education and Experience
  • Bullet PointHigh school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Bullet PointTwo year degree in Diesel Mechanics preferred, but not necessary
  • Bullet Point2 years truck maintenance preferred, but not necessary

Skills and Personal Characteristics
  • Bullet PointElectrical and mechanical
  • Bullet PointProblem solving
  • Bullet PointPeople
  • Bullet PointCDL preferred but not required
  • Bullet PointThorough, detail oriented
  • Bullet PointFlexible
  • Bullet PointDependable
  • Bullet PointTakes initiative
  • Bullet PointEnjoys challenges
  • Bullet PointFollows instructions well

Physical Requirements
  • Bullet PointWork 8 hours per day 5 days per week with occasional overtime
  • Bullet PointStand and walk on concrete surface constantly
  • Bullet PointBend at knees frequently
  • Bullet PointCrouch and crawl on hands and knees frequently
  • Bullet PointContinuous use of hand tools with frequent pinching, grasping, twisting and bending
  • Bullet PointFrequent use of air-impact wrench: weight 33 pounds
  • Bullet PointFrequent work above shoulder level with tools and to manipulate parts
  • Bullet PointMust be able to lift 50 pounds on frequent basis and 100 pounds to waist height on occasional basis. Demonstrate proper use of mechanical lift aids is required.
  • Bullet PointMust be able to assist other in lifting or maneuvering parts up to 100 pounds on a rare occasion.
  • Bullet PointMust be able to push/pull 100 pounds/force on an occasional basis
  • Bullet PointMust be able to push/pull 20 pounds/force on frequent basis
  • Bullet PointMust be able to climb ladders safely when working on tractor-trailer
  • Bullet PointMust be able to walk up and down 9 steps on an occasional basis
  • Bullet PointMust be able to lift and operate a 22-pound sledge hammer on occasional basis
  • Bullet PointMust be able to maintain balance when standing at heights on a frequent basis
  • Bullet PointMust be able to safely drive tractor-trailer in and out of shop area
  • Bullet PointMust be able to communicate with drivers and shop foreman
  • Bullet PointMust be able to compress clutch pedal with approximately 70 pounds of push force
  • Bullet PointMust be able to climb in and out of tractor using various configurations of steps and handholds on a frequent basis
  • Bullet PointMust be able to reach away from body on continuous basis to use tools and manipulate parts

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