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General Shop Mechanic in Charlotte, NC at TRUCKPRO

Date Posted: 2/8/2018

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Job Description


SUMMARY:

The General Shop Mechanic will beresponsible for repairing medium-heavy duty trucks and allmodels of trailers in addition to responsibilitiesrelating to maintaining inventories, supplies, preparing or recording financialdetails associated with work completed, and other related duties as assigned.  

PRIMARY DUTIESAND RESPONSIBILITIES:  (Note: Some responsibilitieslisted below may only be applicable at certain locations)

  • Repair brakes; perform suspension work (replace springs, U-bolts, radiusrods, equalizers, etc.) and replace air valves.
  • Replace brake chambers, trouble shoot, replace or repair air system.
  • Perform basic welding.
  • Shorten or stretch frames. 
  • Mount fifth wheels.
  • Install hydraulic kits; rebuild or repair engines.
  • Prepare list of required replacement parts.
  • Submit work orders for invoicing.
  • Clean work area as required and maintain equipment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION:

  • High SchoolDiploma or equivalent.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • Based on location needs, entry level to a minimum of 2 years of relatedwork experience

 

SKILLS &ABILITIES:

  • Mechanical ability
  • Ability to operate air or hydraulicjack, press, hoist, forklift, hand tools, impact wrench, grinder, etc.
  • Ability to read and interpret documentssuch as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and proceduremanuals.
  • Good verbal and written communicationskills.

PHYSICALDEMANDS:

The physicaldemands described here are representative of those that must be met by anassociate to successfully perform the primary duties of this job. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to performthe primary duties.  Thework is active. Typically the associate will lift, pull and move heavy dutytruck parts that might be in excess of 50 lbs. The associate will also have todo the following throughout the day: walking, bending, twisting, stepping, stooping, reaching,lifting, and pushing.

WORKENVIRONMENT:

The workenvironment characteristics described here are representative of those anassociate encounters while performing the primary duties of this job.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilitiesto perform the primary duties. While performing the primary duties of the job,the associate will be regularly exposed to dirt, dust,fumes, and noise and temperature variances.



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