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Diesel Mechanic - Lead

Job in Blair - Washington County - NE Nebraska - USA
Full Time position
Listed on 2021-03-02
Salary 24.4 USD Hourly USD 24.4 HOUR
Job specializations:
  • Automotive
    Diesel Mechanic, Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position Summary

This position is responsible for the overall operation of the terminal shop. This includes overseeing the repair and maintenance of all equipment for safe operation, managing vendor relationships, and updating work orders.

Essential Functions

Utilize and update the fleet maintenance management system.
Manage local vendor relationships.
Oversee all shop operations.
Make repairs on electrical systems, brake systems, and other components of the tractor.
Supervise more than two (2) other technicians.
Interview, hire and hold technicians accountable with the assistance of the Director of Maintenance.
Schedule work for all technicians in the shop.
Train/assist other technicians in performing preventive/repair of facilities and equipment to include trucks, tractors and trailers.
Create and complete work order entries. Maintain work order and vehicle maintenance records.
Conduct all levels of preventive maintenance functions such as regular servicing of vehicles including oil changes, and equipment inspections.
Electrical diagnostics, repair and replacement.
Lead the physical parts inventory, receiving and proper charge out of parts to work orders.
Learn and become proficient utilizing the company's maintenance software program to create and complete work orders.
Inspect equipment for potential repairs and proper operation and perform quality checks of other technicians work.
Troubleshoot and identify solutions to improperly operating equipment
Accurately complete all necessary paperwork for maintenance and repairs
Assist in HM 183 inspections
Learn and become proficient utilizing the company's maintenance software program to create and complete work orders.
Position Requirements
High School,   5 to 6 Years work experience

High school diploma or equivalent required
Minimum 5-years of experience in heavy-duty vehicle maintenance & repair
Holds a current Air Brake Certification in compliance with FMSCR 396.25 or has at least 1 year of verifiable experience with the ability to obtain Air Brake Certification through KAG
Current certified as a (Please contact us using the "Apply for this Job Posting" box below) motor vehicle inspector in compliance with FMSCR or has at least 1 year of verifiable experience under a qualified inspector with the ability to obtain  motor vehicle inspector certification through KAG
Willing to obtain American Welding Society (AWS) certification
EPA 609 certification (Motor Vehicle Air Conditioning Repair)
Valid driver's license
Basic computer knowledge
Basic set of technician tools -- in accordance with KAG list
Become qualified as necessary with appropriate certifications to perform new technology evaluations, diagnosis and repairs

Preferred Qualifications

Prior management experience
Certified Welder Designation

Physical Requirements

LIFTING REQUIREMENTS: Frequently lifting up to 50 pounds. Anything over 50 pounds, is lifted with assistance.
Lifting - Frequent - Weight 50 lb.
Carrying - Occasional - Weight 50 lb.
Pushing - Occasional - Force 50 lb.
Hand Grip - Frequent
Sitting - Occasional
Standing - Frequent
Walking - Frequent
Climbing - Occasional
Stooping - Occasional
Kneeling - Two Knees - Occasional
Crouching/Squatting - Occasional
Reaching - Overhead - Frequent
Handling - Constant
Vision - Constant
Talking - Frequent
Contact Information
Contact Name: Kenan Advantage Group
Contact Phone: 3308051144
Preferred method of contact: Email with CV via Application Box below.
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