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Service Shop Tech / Mechanic

NEBCO, Inc. (In Kind) Omaha, NE


Watkins Concrete Block Company, an affiliated NEBCO Company, provides building materials to the construction industry. Watkins manufactures concrete block and retaining wall in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors in our automated block plant.  Watkins also provides brick, stone, and other concrete-related building materials to the residential and commercial markets.  

The secret to a business’ longevity is really no secret at all: produce top-quality product, offer unparalleled customer service and evolve with changing times. Watkins continues to put these concepts into practice, and as a result, Watkins has provided Omaha’s commercial and residential builders with building supplies for over 80 years. For more information about Watkins, visit   

NEBCO’s story has been one of longevity, diversity and continued growth. NEBCO is a fourth-generation, family-owned and operated business, with more than 1,100 employees spanning 50 locations across Nebraska.  Since 1908 NEBCO has grown to become one of Nebraska’s most diversified and successful privately-owned businesses.  For more information about NEBCO, Inc., visit

Position Summary

Provides preventative and corrective repairs on company automobiles, trucks, forklifts and other vehicles or machinery.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Abide by Company Safety Program and Policies, while performing duties safely.

Troubleshoots and repairs company vehicles and equipment as needed, including passenger vehicles, light duty trucks, heavy duty trucks, forklifts and other designated machinery.

Performs preventative maintenance on fleet vehicles and equipment.

Performs preventative maintenance and repair on hydraulic systems on fleet vehicles and equipment.

Performs all work in accordance with schedules, policies, procedures and standards of quality and safety.

As needed: Raises vehicle, with hydraulic jack or hoist, to gain access to mechanical units bolted to underside of vehicle.  Removes unit such as engine, transmission, or differential.  Disassembles unit and inspects parts for wear.  Repairs or replaces parts such as pistons, rods, gears, valves, and bearings.  Overhauls or replaces carburetors, blowers, generators, distributors, starters, and pumps.  Rebuilds parts such as crankshafts and cylinder blocks.  Rewires ignition system, lights, and instrument panel.

Relines and adjusts brakes, aligns front end, repairs or replaces shock absorbers, and solders leaks in radiator.

Mends damaged body and fenders by hammering out or filling in dents and welding broken parts.

Replaces and adjusts headlights, and installs and repairs accessories such as radios, heaters, mirrors, and windshield wipers.  Changes flat tires as needed.

Maintains and assures cleanliness and neatness of shop area.  Assures safety standards are met.

Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements and Education

  • Requires a vocational/technical diploma; and three to six months related work experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 
  • Previous experience working on diesel Mack trucks preferred.  
  • A valid CDL driver's license preferred or must be able to qualify and obtain a CDL within a reasonable amount of time.
  • Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) mechanic certification, Diesel/Auto technology or equivalent preferred but not required.
  • A valid CDL driver's license preferred or must be able to qualify and obtain a CDL within a reasonable amount of time.
  • Must be flexible regarding work schedule.  Must be able to work nights and weekends. 
  • Department personnel are on call 24 hours a day and must be reachable by phone.

Benefits Include

  • Retirement Plans
  • PAID Holidays
  • Insurance Benefits
  • Wellness Program - with the opportunity to earn five additional days off
  • PAID Time Off
  • On the Job Training

Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell.

The employee is occasionally required to sit.

The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. 

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 

Employees are required to wear protective eye protection.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and extreme heat.

The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock and vibration.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.  Employees are required to wear protective ear protection. 

There are some chemical exposures that are part of performing the job. 

SDS sheets are available.

This campus is non-smoking.

Condition of Employment

Candidate is required to meet the above qualifications, task frequency and PPE requirements.  Approval of pre-employment reference & background checks, and post offer drug/alcohol testing with fit for employment screening (if required) are required as conditions of employment.

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at
Phone: Call us at 402-434-1212
Email: [email protected]

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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Date Posted September 20, 2022
Date Closes October 20, 2022
Requisition 657663
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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