Mechanic II - Chattanooga, TN
Posted on: September 22, 2023
Job Description Mechanic II - Chattanooga, TNThis is a
full-time, hourly position.Job Summary:Safely apply person's
general mechanical knowledge and personal tools to perform general
repair and maintenance on semi-tractors, semi-trailers, and other
types of equipment in compliance with DOT specifications. These
employees have to meet all the qualifications and ability to
perform the job duties of a Service Mechanic. A function of this
role is to diagnose problems or record data electronically through
the use of laptops or personal computers. Employees at the Mechanic
II level will begin to design and fabricate specialty simple
components that will be installed on equipment. This classification
is also exposed to more of the confined space operations. The
person holding this position has to work with minimal supervision.
Typical duties include, but are not limited to, the
following:Perform Annual DOT inspection on tractors and
Approximately 5% of job.Assist in training of Service
Approximately 10% of job.Perform general repairs and maintenance on
Approximately 60% of job.Troubleshoot fault codes both on tractors
Approximately 5% of job.Perform all the functions and duties of a
permit required confined space requirement.
Approximately 5% of the job.Ability to perform A/C Freon recovery,
recharging and repairs on A/C.
Approximately 5% of job.Design and Fabricate.
Approximately 2%Perform service call break downs.
Approximately 2% of job.Trouble-shoot and repair electrical
Approximately 5% of job.Rebuild components.
Approximately 2% of job.Maintain housekeeping of work area.
Approximately 2% of job.Essential Job Functions:Perform Annual DOT
inspection on tractors and trailers. Assist in training of Service
Mechanics. Perform general repairs and maintenance on all
equipment. Troubleshoot fault codes both on tractors and trailers.
Ability to perform A/C Freon recovery, recharging and repairs on
A/C. Design and Fabricate. Perform service call break downs.
Trouble-shoot and repair electrical systems. Rebuild
components.Education/Training:One year certificate from college or
technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or
training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules,
operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to
speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of
organization. Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to
multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these
operations using units of American money and weight measurement,
volume, and distance. Ability to apply common sense understanding
to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram
form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete
variables in standardized situations.Experience:The Department of
Transportation requires at least one year of service before being
qualified to perform DOT inspections or a degree from a technical
The employee must be able to read and interpret safety
instructions, job procedures and repair bulletins.
Must apply variables such as how failures occur because of wear and
Employees must be able to reasonably predict wear life of a part to
prevent unexpected failure on the road. They must also be able to
understand the importance of correctly completing the DOT testing
and documentation.Certifications and Licenses Required:Department
of Transportation (DOT) qualified to inspect and adjust brakes.
Trucking has the forms and can supply sufficient training to pass
the certification.The Department of Transportation requires at
least one year of service before being qualified to perform DOT
inspections or a degree from a technical college. Noise Level: Loud
-- area is exposed to loud noises created from mechanical tools
such as heavy duty impact wrenches, cut-off wheels, grinders,
circular saws, and other shop equipment. The working environment is
also subject to the noises from running engines in the
semi-tractors. Employees may also be exposed to blasts of
compressed air that is used to inflate tires.PPE: Required safety
items include safety Glasses, steel-toed lace-up boots, gloves,
hearing protection, and LOTO items. Additional safety items that
these employees use include fall protection, jack stands, and tire
cage that is used while inflating tires. While working in a
confined space employees will have to be harnessed to lifeline
retrieval devices.Work Schedule:
Overtime up to a 12-hour shift is expected for continuous
operations of shift work.
Employee may have days off during the week and may have to work
holidays.This position offers a complete benefit package, including
401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance. ADM requires
the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a
background check. REF:73706BR
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