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Estimated Pay $27 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Wayland, Iowa

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Job Description

Job Description
Salary:

Primary Objective

The primary responsibility of the Diesel Mechanic is to deliver mechanical services for the repair and maintenance of Eichelberger vehicles, tractors, trailers, and other equipment to ensure their roadworthiness. Additionally, they are tasked with administrating daily trailer washes and effectively communicating any alterations to relevant departments.


Job Requirements

  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, and Outlook)
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English.
  • Must be organized and able to follow directions and manage time efficiently.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Class A CDL is preferred but not required.
  • Knowledge of Diesel Mechanics

 

Physical Requirements

  • Must be physically capable of frequently lifting to 50lbs, occasionally lifting to 75lbs, and up to 100lbs with a lift.
  • Must be physically capable of climbing and working at heights of up to 14ft off the ground.
  • Requires a lot of physical movements such as bending, stretching, walking, squatting, pulling, pushing, lifting, and working on your feet.

 

Tools/Equipment

  • Lifts, Jacks, Acetylene torch, Arc Welding, Aluminum Welding
  • Preferer for candidates to have their tools.

 

Work Environment

  • Noisy, dusty and includes outdoor work.

 

Tasks/Duties

  • Provide routine maintenance of tractors, trailers, and pick-ups including oil changes, adjusting, and realigning brakes, tire, and battery maintenance.
  • Provide repair services as issues arise efficiently.
  • Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts to ensure that they are in proper operating condition.
  • Use electrical and air-driven tools.
  • Respond to service calls while on the job and during on-call as needed.
  • Service calls on broken-down vehicles.
  • Effective communication skills with drivers to understand repair and maintenance needs.
  • Any other duties related to mechanical, service, or repair work.


Bay Supervisor

  • Scheduling trailers a week in advance
  • Communicating changes to appropriate departments
  • Facilitate and manage washout managers.
  • Oversee washout maintenance.
  • Occasional additional administrative work
  • Report to the Shop Foreman

 

Other Responsibilities

  • Occasional long-distance travel is required.
  • Regular and consistent attendance.
  • Comply with company biosecurity procedures.
  • Carry out all activities in a safe manner in accordance with company safety policies.