3rd Shift - Diesel Mechanic

This job opportunity is OPEN | Updated 7/12/2024 9:07:31 AM
Metrolina Greenhouses Full Time
 Huntersville, NC
$18 - $26 an hour

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Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Position Summary

A successful candidate will maintain and service trailers, liftgates, and reefer units. They will also conduct brake checks, brake replacements, liftgate repairs, reefer repairs and federal inspections.

Key Responsibilities

Maintain trailer fleet for optimal uptime
Service and repair Reefer units
Inspect and replace brake shoes as needed
Inspect and replace trailer tires
Complete yearly Federal inspections on trailer fleet
Service and repair liftgates
Maintain and service the switcher truck fleet
Other duties as assigned by management

Minimum Qualifications

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Knowledge of common hand tools
Self-motivated and ability to work independently as well as on team initiatives
Clear verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of air brake systems
Experience working on diesel engines
Experience or willing to be trained driving a switcher pulling a 53' trailer
Hydraulic system experience
12 and 24 volt electrical experience a plus

Job Setting & Physical Demands

This position is primarily in a trailer shop environment but may be required to work between locations and within an indoor office environment for administrative duties, which may require the use of computers and standard office equipment. Fluency to read, write, and understand the English language is required. Must be able to work in all outdoor elements, including dust and allergens. Position requires long-term ability for standing, sitting, squatting, kneeling, bending, reaching, and twisting on a regular basis to fulfill essential duties. Candidate must have the ability to operate all machinery necessary within the department and across the facility.

Candidate must be able to work evenings and weekends as business needs arise and during peak seasons. Employee must have the ability to lift 35 pounds unaided, and regularly lift up to 50 pounds with assistance.

Disclaimer

This job description indicates in general the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and other essential functions (as covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act) expected of people assigned to this position. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. All employees may be required to perform activities outside of their normal job responsibilities from time to time as needed.

EOE - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.




Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Position Summary

A successful candidate will maintain and service trailers, liftgates, and reefer units. They will also conduct brake checks, brake replacements, liftgate repairs, reefer repairs and federal inspections.

Key Responsibilities

Maintain trailer fleet for optimal uptime
Service and repair Reefer units
Inspect and replace brake shoes as needed
Inspect and replace trailer tires
Complete yearly Federal inspections on trailer fleet
Service and repair liftgates
Maintain and service the switcher truck fleet
Other duties as assigned by management

Minimum Qualifications

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Knowledge of common hand tools
Self-motivated and ability to work independently as well as on team initiatives
Clear verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of air brake systems
Experience working on diesel engines
Experience or willing to be trained driving a switcher pulling a 53' trailer
Hydraulic system experience
12 and 24 volt electrical experience a plus

Job Setting & Physical Demands

This position is primarily in a trailer shop environment but may be required to work between locations and within an indoor office environment for administrative duties, which may require the use of computers and standard office equipment. Fluency to read, write, and understand the English language is required. Must be able to work in all outdoor elements, including dust and allergens. Position requires long-term ability for standing, sitting, squatting, kneeling, bending, reaching, and twisting on a regular basis to fulfill essential duties. Candidate must have the ability to operate all machinery necessary within the department and across the facility.

Candidate must be able to work evenings and weekends as business needs arise and during peak seasons. Employee must have the ability to lift 35 pounds unaided, and regularly lift up to 50 pounds with assistance.

Disclaimer

This job description indicates in general the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and other essential functions (as covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act) expected of people assigned to this position. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. All employees may be required to perform activities outside of their normal job responsibilities from time to time as needed.

EOE - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.


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