FleetPride Mechanic II in Mokena, Illinois
Repair heavy-duty trucks and trailers according to company standards and procedures.
- Examine vehicles to determine extent of damage or malfunction(s).
- Perform inspections and preventative maintenance of vehicles and equipment.
- Perform routine and scheduled maintenance services such as oil changes, lubrications and filter replacements.
- Repair, reline, replace, and adjust brakes (air, hydraulic, electric and brake accessories).
- Test drive vehicles and test components using proper equipment.
- Troubleshoot and repair suspension systems including leaf and coil spring systems, and Hendrickson walking beam type suspension systems.
- Troubleshoot and repair electrical systems, exhaust systems, steering systems, air conditioning, PTO”S and custom exhaust systems.
- Adjust, remove and replace clutches and drivelines.
- Overhaul, troubleshoot and repair diesel and gasoline engines.
- Troubleshoot and repair fuel tanks, fifth wheels, trailer hitches, pintle hooks, auxiliary axles and frames
- Perform tandem alignment, front axle king pin and bushing repairs.
- Perform basic aluminum and steel wire welding.
- Inspect orders for completion and quality before presentation or delivery to customers.
- Record incoming measurements of Driveline to be repaired or assembled.
- Provide a comprehensive list of parts and services required to repair or assemble a new Driveline according to the Manufacturer’s Specifications.
- Record final measurements, services and parts used during the last stage of a job, noting any special customer request(s).
- Provide customers with preventative maintenance solution, whenever appropriate.
- Weld, straighten and balance Drivelines and drive shafts according to vendor specifications.
- Read blueprints, when furnished by the customer, regarding the special fabrication and assembly of a driveshaft.
- Utilize machinery in order to repair or fabricate any driveshaft.
- File, grind, sand and smooth filled or repaired surfaces, using power tools and hand tools.
- Mix polyester resins and hardeners to be used in restoring damaged areas.
- Fix small dents that cannot be worked out with plastic or solder.
- Position dolly blocks against surfaces of dented areas and beat opposite surfaces to remove dents, using hammers.
- Sand body areas to be painted and cover bumpers, windows, and trim with masking tape or paper to protect them from the paint.
- Remove upholstery, accessories, electrical window and seat operating equipment and trim to gain access to vehicle bodies and fenders.
- Maintain a clean and organized workspace. Requirements
- Ability to frequently lift or carry parts in excess of 100 lbs. Ability to assume positions on and under vehicles while performing repairs.
Environmental / Physical Conditions
- Exposure to dirt, dust, fumes, noise and temperature variances.
OSHA approved steel toed safety shoes required from the first day of this job.
Oxygen/Acetylene cutting and welding outfit; Drill press; Hydraulic press; Band hack saw; Floor grinder; Common air and electric power hand tools (Company and personally provided) (1/2" air wrench required). Mechanic must furnish all hand tools up to and including 3/4".
- High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
- Post Secondary Certificate or training in mechanics preferred
- Minimum of 6 years experience in general heavy-duty truck and/or trailer repair.
- Minimum of 3 years of experience on suspensions
- Minimum of 3 years of experience related to alignments.
- Experience in fiberglass repairs, aluminum and steel welding and auto painting are required
- Minimum of 3 years of experience in hydraulic and electric brakes.
- Valid drivers’ license with clean driving record. Class A driver’s license preferred.
- ASE Qualified in Steering and Suspension
- Air brake qualified
- ASE Med & Heavy Truck Brake Qualified
- ASE 609 Qualified
- ASE Med & Heavy Truck Drive Train Qualified
Requisition Number:: 16-0789
Post Date:: 8/8/2016
Title:: Mechanic II
Job Type:: Full Time