Heavy Truck and Trailer Mechanic

Dairy Maid Dairy
Frederick, MD 21701 View on Map
Apply Before : March 8, 2024
Job Description

Responds to maintenance requests from drivers, safety coordinator, DOT coordinator, shop foreperson, transportation supervisor, and fleet manager.

Maintains, repairs or replaces brakes; steering mechanisms; springs; air bags; lights; air conditioners; water, fuel, oil, and air filters; coolant and chemicals; transmissions; tire air pressure; tire tread; chassis; brakes; drive lines; u-joints; air tanks; batteries; air lines; power cords; wipers; windshields; mirrors; engines; drive train components or other equipment as necessary.

Conducts periodic inspections, diagnoses problems, and takes action to bring equipment to optimal operating condition and eliminating unsafe operating conditions.

Verifies equipment is in compliance with DOT specifications.

Performs annual vehicle inspection in compliance with state regulations.

Conducts annual yearly admissions tests in compliance with state regulations.

Responds to accidents or inoperable vehicles utilizing tow truck to transport equipment back to garage for repair.

Operates arc and mig weld equipment.

Operates torching and cutting equipment; such as torches and grinders.

Must be a capable welder and fabricator (steel and aluminum).

Preferably have experience in refrigeration

Must have high school diploma or GED

Must be able to read and understand driver inspection reports after proper on the job instruction

Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Must be able to provide and use personal hand tools appropriate for working on heavy equipment and acquire tools as needed to perform necessary repairs correctly

Must be able to pass a DOT physical examination and random post-employment drug screens

Be willing and able to work on and repair other equipment necessary for the continued operation of the fleet.


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