Perdue Farms, Inc.

Fleet Mechanic

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Description/Job Summary

Garage Mechanic A

The Company is seeking a responsible, organized, deadline and detail-oriented, self-starter to diagnose equipment failures and service and make repairs to the equipment in compliance with OEM specifications and DOT safety regulations and requirements.

 

Responsibilities/Duties

NOTE:  Must be proficient 10 of 17 below responsibilities.

1

Diagnose failures and make repairs on cooling systems.

2

Diagnose failures and make repairs on intake systems.

3

Diagnose failures and make repairs on exhaust systems.

4

Diagnose failures and make repairs on lubrication systems.

5

Diagnose failures and make repairs on electrical systems.

6

Diagnose failures and make repairs on brake (air & hydraulic) systems.

7

Diagnose failures and make repairs on suspension (air & spring) systems.

8

Diagnose failures and make repairs on front end & alignment systems.

9

Diagnose failures and make repairs wheels, rims, hubs and tires.

10

Diagnose failures and make repairs power train components (engine, clutch, transmission, drive line, and differentials)

11

Perform oxygen and acetylene welding repairs.

12

Perform cab, body and frame repairs.

13

Diagnose failures and make repairs on air conditioning systems.

14

Diagnose failures and make repairs on refrigeration systems.

15

Diagnose failures and make repairs on hydraulic systems.

16

Perform preventative maintenance as required.

17

Provide training to mechanics at lower levels as directed by supervisor.

18

Perform other task as assigned.

DECISION MAKING RESPONSIBILITIES

Describe the decision-making authority of this position.  Include the nature and extent of supervision available and the point at which higher approval is required.

Routine decisions within the scope of the job responsibilities.  All other decisions referred to supervisor.

OTHER POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

This position spends 0% of a normal workweek supervising other associates.

This position spends 15% of a normal workweek training and developing other associates.

This position spends 20% of a normal workweek performing technical analyses and writing reports.

This position spends 65% of a normal workweek in production or maintenance related activities.

Required Qualifications

 


The minimum formal education preferred to be considered for this position is (indicate level and years of education and if degree is required what degree):

High School Graduate or GED preferredEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

 

Specialized or technical knowledge, credentials or licensing required for the position include:

ACE certifications a plus

Strong reading, writing and analytical skills

Strong mechanical skills

Possess a valid state drivers license with no restrictions

Possess mechanics hand tools or agree to purchase tools via company

The minimum number of years and / or months of prior or related experience preferred to be considered for the position: 6 yrs

Details

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The environmental factors and physical requirements of this position include the following:

Able to move freely throughout the garage facility to include climbing vertical heights (0 - 50'), carrying tools and equipment (0-100 pounds), exposure to extreme temperatures (0-100 Degrees Fahrenheit), humidity, (0 - 100%), noise (50db to 100db) and chemicals (MSDS sheets available).   Must be able to wear protective equipment.  Able to make road service calls in all weather conditions.

 

Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

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Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.