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Diesel Mechanic - Detroit

Company: Advanced Disposal IN
Location: Southfield
Posted on: July 3, 2018

Job Description:


Get a future that will really PAY OFF!

Help make a difference in your own community! It has always been Advanced Disposal's goal to attract and maintain a highly competent and fairly compensated workforce. That's because we recognize that the real strength behind our company is the individuals who make it up. We vow to maintain the proper balance in all that we do for our employees, customers, shareholders and the communities we serve.

We offer medical, dental, vision and life insurance, Paid Time Off as well as a company matching program for those investing in a 401k plan.

Come join Advanced Disposal's growing team!

- Detroit, MI -

Are you a highly motivated individual who would like to join a dynamic team in the waste and recycling industry? We are currently interviewing and hiring a Diesel Mechanic for our Detroit, MI market. 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:
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
* 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

Minimum Requirements:
Education: High School Diploma, GED and equivalent work experience

Years of Experience: Two 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

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

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

For additional information and to apply, please forward email to:

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.
All qualified applicants considered regardless of ethnicity, nationality, gender, veteran or disability status, religion, age, gender orientation or other protected status.

Keywords: Advanced Disposal IN, Southfield, Diesel Mechanic - Detroit, Engineering, Southfield, Michigan

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