FOR May, 2023 Experienced Hired Diesel Mechanics Only - Chesapeake, VA will receive a 5K hiring bonus (6 months $2500/12 months $2500)
The Mechanic is responsible for the proper repair and maintenance of all company vehicles and equipment and for the safe and proper care of equipment assigned to the mechanic.
Maintain and repair automotive vehicles (such as trucks, tractor-trailers, pickups, cars, heavy equipment, and mounted equipment such as mixers and hydraulic systems) and stationary equipment (such as air compressors, welding equipment, and miscellaneous equipment) to company standards; recognize failure symptoms, trouble shoot, inspect, repair or replace, reassemble and test.
Coordinate with Manager to ensure the proper parts and supplies are available when needed.
Recognize potential problems before they occur and perform or order the necessary repair work. Coordinate with the Manager and other mechanics to get the work done.
Complete all required paperwork accurately.
Supervise the Mechanic's Helper ensuring that he/she performs all work as required and follows all company policies and procedures.
Operate vehicles and equipment in a safe manner at ALL times. Wear all required safety equipment. Follow all safety guidelines and notify the Manager or Safety immediately of any current or potential safety issues.
Perform all required inspections.
Follow all environmental regulations. Dispose of chemicals, trash, etc. in designated areas. Recycle when required. Notify the Manager immediately of any current or potential environmental problems.
Keep the shop area and all tools, shop vehicles, and equipment neat, clean, and in good repair. Clean work area at the end of every work shift. Maintain security of all company equipment and tools at all times. Notify the Manager of any problems.
Drive shop vehicle to various plant sites, road calls or other sites of broken equipment.
Drive broken and repaired equipment when necessary.