Maintains diesel equipment operation by completing inspections and preventative maintenance requirements, correcting vehicle deficiencies, making adjustments and alignments, and keeping records by performing the following duties:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Determines vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests and identifying worn and damages parts.
Keeps equipment available for use by completing preventive maintenance schedules, installing component and part upgrades and controlling corrosion.
Performs all work in accordance with schedules, policies, procedures and standards of quality and safety.
Corrects vehicle deficiencies by removing, repairing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling, disassembling and replacing major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, parts or systems—such as power and drive trains, electrical air conditioning, fuel, emission, brake, steering hydraulics, completes machine shop operations.
Makes alignments including bearing loads, gear tooth contact, valve mechanisms, governors, oil systems, control linkages, clutches, hydraulics, pneumatic and traction units.
Verifies vehicle performance by conducting test drives, adjusting controls and systems.
Complies with federal and state vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety and combustion control standards.
Maintains vehicle appearance by cleaning, washing and painting.
Maintains vehicle records by annotating services and repairs.
Keeps shop equipment operating by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns, maintaining supplies, performing preventive maintenance, calling for repairs.
Shop tools are provided by company. Employee must provide a full general toolbox with some special tools.
Must continue to update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading technical journals and regulation publications.
Enhances maintenance department and organization by reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests, exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Maintains and assures cleanliness and neatness of shop area. Assures safety standards are met.
Other duties may be assigned.
Education and/or Experience:
Requires a vocational/technical diploma; and 4 years’ experience as a diesel mechanic doing fleet maintenance and repair; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Must have a valid driver's license.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and to employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in standardized situations.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Must have a valid driver's license (Class C) to occasionally drive non commercial vehicles. Must be insurable.
Other Skills and Abilities:
Must be able to operate with minimal supervision, be a trouble shooter and take initiative to investigate and resolve problems. Must be a self starter. Must be able to work well with others.
Must be flexible regarding work assignments. Must demonstrate willingness to perform other support duties during non busy times. Must provide own tools of the trade.
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. Would occasionally climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; able to talk, hear, taste and smell. Must be able to use up to 35 pounds of force occasionally. The employee is occasionally required to sit. Direct frontal reaching is required while the employee may be required to lift 5 pounds over the head occasionally, must also be able to lift up to 10 pounds to waist height. 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 safety gear and eye protection.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and possible 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. MSDS sheets are available in the department. This is a non-smoking campus and facility.
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 back screens (if required) are required as conditions of employment. This also applies to all transfers, fit-for-duty and return to work programs.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
|Date Posted||October 12, 2017|
|Date Closes||November 11, 2017|
|Address||6500 N. 70th Street|
|Located In||Lincoln, NE|
|Job Type||Full-time Employee|
|Experience Level||Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)|
|Hours||40+ hours per week|
|SOC Category||49-3031.00 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists|
|Address||1815 Y Street|
|City, State and Zip||Lincoln, NE 68508|
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