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Diesel Mechanic/Service Technician

Provide service and maintenance on tractors and trailers.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
The essential duties for this job include the following, but other duties may be assigned.

  • Punch time clock to generate work order for assigned duties
  • Communicate with service manager to determine needs and advise work done
  • Perform preventive maintenance inspections as specified using mechanics hand tools and shop equipment, which may include hydraulic jacks or hoists, welding and air pressure equipment, and other equipment necessary
  • Perform state and federal inspections
  • Diagnose mechanical problems using charts, technical manuals, and experience
  • Perform necessary repairs, using tools and equipment stated above.
  • Repair, overhaul, or replace components such as gears, valves, bearings, blowers, alternators, generators, distributors, starters, and pumps. Rewire ignition system, lights, and instrument panel. Adjust brakes, align front end, repair or replace shock absorbers and springs. Replace and adjust lights, install and repair accessories such as radios, heaters, mirrors, and windshield wipers. Replace and repair tires, etc.
  • Complete work order using part numbers, codes, etc
  • Drive vehicles within company property and test drive on public roads as required. (If CDL qualified)
  • Fuel equipment if necessary
  • Wash exterior of tractors and trailers, when required. Wash out trailers when required
  • Assist in maintaining clean and orderly shop equipment. May involve sweeping, scrubbing, painting, etc.
  • Observe safety rules and regulations, shop work rules, company policy, and other posted or verbal instruction from management
  • Drive service vehicle to pick up parts from outside vendors and respond to road calls
  • Participate in process and quality improvement activities
  • Present clean, neat appearance and proper business etiquette

Education & Experience
Associate's degree (A.A.;A.S.) in related discipline from a two-year college or technical school is desired. Abbyland would prefer previous experience in related trade of 2 to 5 years, but we will train the right candidate. Abbyland has a tool program to help mechanics with experience but no tools.

Certificates, Licenses or Registrations
Driver's License is required.

Physical Demands
While performing job duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, use hand to push, pull, carry and lift up to 100 pounds to shoulder height, kneel, crouch, turn and twist, climb ladders over 6 feet off the ground level, flexibility to reach engine parts, vision and dexterity to evaluate and repair small components.

Work Environment
Potential hazards include dust, diesel fumes, solvents, oil spills, and electrical equipment. 25 % of work will be performed outside in temperatures ranging from 100 degrees Fahrenheit to -35 degrees. Safety glasses and safety shoes are shop requirements.

EEO Policy Statement

Abbyland Foods, Inc provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Abbyland Foods, complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

Abbyland expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Abbyland employs to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

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