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Fleet Maintenance Mechanic 2nd Shift

Company: Dairy Farmers of America
Location: New Britain
Posted on: May 7, 2024

Job Description:

***SIGNING BONUS $2,500.00***--Support the maintenance and repair of trucks and/or trailers ensuring that equipment is available and in optimal operating condition. Work with the assistance of other mechanics or supervisors when performing technical and diagnostic repairs.--JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES-- Perform basic vehicle and preventive maintenance, component replacements, and minor repairs-- Maintain, repair, inspect, and/or replace brakes, steering mechanisms, springs, air bags, lights, air conditioners, water, fuel, oil, air filters, coolant and chemicals, transmissions, tire air pressure, tire tread, tires, chassis, drive lines, u-joints, air tanks, batteries, air lines, power cords, wipers, mirrors, drive train components, or other equipment as necessary-- Perform facility maintenance duties-- Use shop management system and other electronic systems available-- Diagnose minor mechanical and electronic problems, using diagnostic computer when applicable-- Identify root cause of "minor" failures/conditions and perform repairs as required-- Interact with drivers to properly determine nature of complaint once assigned a task-- Work in accordance with all federal, state, and corporate compliance guidelines (e.g., safety, DOT)-- Complete work orders and paperwork in a timely and accurate manner, maintaining high quality standards in accordance with standard operating procedures (SOP's)-- Respond to accidents or inoperable vehicles to transport equipment back to shop for repair, if appropriate-- Keep management informed of safety, operator, and equipment observations and concerns-- Assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes, utilizing continuous improvement mindset-- Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area which may include wearing of all required personal protective equipment in designated areas, confined space safety, safe chemical handling, fall restraints, etc.-- The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Other duties may be assigned as required--EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE-- High school diploma or equivalent-- 1 to 3 years of mechanic, maintenance, or related experience-- Certification and/or License - Mechanic certification, CDL license, refrigeration license, or other relevant certifications or licenses may be required--KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES-- Skill with engines, anti-lock braking system, transmission, diagnostic equipment, and software-- Basic computer skills-- Knowledge and understanding of DOT regulations-- Able to read and understand driver inspection reports-- Able to assist other mechanics on more complicated repairs in a safe and useful manner-- Able to operate tools, equipment, and peripheral accessories-- Able to work in a team environment-- Able to perform tasks and duties without constant supervision-- Able to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing-- Able to follow directions-- Able to problem solve-- Able to work in a fast-paced environment-- Must be able to read, write and speak English

Keywords: Dairy Farmers of America, New Britain , Fleet Maintenance Mechanic 2nd Shift, Engineering , New Britain, Connecticut

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