Diesel Mechanic

at Advanced Disposal

Detroit, MI

Posted on Oct. 11, 2016

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Full Time

Advanced Disposal is seeking a
Diesel Mechanic for our Detroit team

We offer Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance as well as a company matching program for those investing in a 401k plan.

Performance Summary:
Mechanics perform repairs and preventive maintenance on Trucks and Dumpsters.

The preventive maintenance may involve assembly, disassembly, and/or repair of lubrication systems, cooling systems, electrical systems, hydraulic systems, brakes, suspension systems and exhaust systems


Primary Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:

• Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings and other important parts to ensure that they are in proper operating condition
• Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries and lubricating equipment and machinery
• Adjust and reline brakes, align wheels, tighten bolts and screws and reassemble equipment
• Raise trucks or equipment using hydraulic jacks or hoists
• Test drive trucks to diagnose malfunctions or to ensure that they are working properly
• Inspect, test and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test instruments such as handheld computers, motor analyzers, charts and pressure gauges
• Examine and adjust protective guards, loose bolts and specified safety devices
• Inspect and verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to factory specifications
• Specialize in repairing and maintaining parts of the engine
• May drive forklift or other powered industrial truck
• May lift a tire and a rim onto mounting mechanism to mount tire onto rim


Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Knowledge of DOT, OSH, other related state -federal regulations
• Ability to communicate effectively across various levels of the organization, customers and external vendors
• Ability to read, analyze & interpret documents such as safety rules, operating & maintenance instructions & procedural manuals
• Must meet all regulatory requirements to operate trucks & other equipment used


Minimum Requirements:

Education:
HS Diploma, GED & equivalent work experience

Experience:
2 years of vehicle/hydraulic maintenance or welding experience demonstrating progressive levels of skill attained

Equipment/Tools Used:
Hand tools such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, pressure gauges, precision instruments. Power tools such as pneumatic wrenches, lathes, welding equipment and jacks, torch and hoists

Protective Clothing & Equipment Used:
Steel-toe boots, gloves, goggles, ear plugs and overalls

Special Skills, Education or Licensure Required:
Experience in heavy diesel repair; CDL Class B license. Certified to operate forklift.


Work Environment:

Mechanics are exposed to the following conditions:
• Slippery floors due to oil and grease spills
• Cramped conditions under trucks and in truck compartments
• Petroleum products and solvents
• Hot temperatures from engines and coolant systems
• Vibration from powered hand tools
• Occasional exposure to extreme temperatures
• May be exposed to solvents and chemicals, and refuse in trucks.
• Other risks associated with working around machines, tools and trucks.

Typical Physical Demands:
• Ability to operate trucks & other equipment
• Ability to organize various office systems through adjusting, connecting, lifting, pulling, pushing, bending or folding for the purpose of proper records development and/or management
• Ability to use a computer and related devices, such as a keyboard or mouse or other related equipment, throughout the workday while seated at a desk or workstation
• Ability to climb ladders, bend or stand for long periods of time. In addition, individuals must be able to reach above shoulders and lift a minimum of 50 pounds


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What: Diesel Mechanic
Where: Detroit, MI
** JOB ID# 39-1221 **