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Mechanical Technician

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Location: Fort Worth TX

Company Name: Groendyke Transport

Occupational Category: 49-9071.00,Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

Date Posted: 2020-02-12

Valid Through: 2020-03-13

Employment Type: FULL_TIME


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SummaryLocation: Terminal Assignment Reports To: Terminal/Shop Manager
Non Exempt Classification Date Last Revised: 8.6.2019
Location: Terminal Assignment Reports To: Terminal/Shop Manager
Non Exempt Classification Date Last Revised: 8.6.2019

This position's primary responsibility is to inspect, repair, and perform routine maintenance on all terminal shop equipment, such as truck-tractors, semi-cargo tank trailers, and related shop equipment in a safe, timely, cost-effective manner. Maintain complete, timely, and accurate records on all maintenance equipment in the absence of a Shop Manager.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to
• Troubleshoot and perform failure analysis of the component parts and systems on the truck-tractor, or the component parts and systems of a cargo tank semi-trailer.
• Make proper use of both power and hand tools to repair or replace defective components of Company fleet and other equipment.
• When applicable, use welding skills and knowledge of metals to complete vehicle repairs.
• Prepare and maintain maintenance records in accordance with Company policies and State and Federal regulations in the absence of a Shop Manager.
• Read reports, technical manuals, and other documents to keep abreast of changes in Company fleet, including all component parts.
• Qualified to perform FHWA inspections (GTI code IN-ANN)
• Qualified to perform brake maintenance (GTI code BRAQUA)
• Qualified to perform tire maintenance (GTI code TIRES)
• Qualified to perform HM-183 inspections (GTI code HM183R) *
• Ability to repair any issue discovered during a preventive maintenance inspection on all revenue-generating equipment without assistance
• Ability to diagnose and repair electronic powertrain components and trailer ABS systems
• Ability to provide guidance and training as needed to Level B and C technicians
• Ability to assume supervisor's duties on a temporary basis as needed to maintain workflow with operations
• Ability to work shifts that consist of days or nights and/or weekends as specified by the Shop/Terminal Manager.
• Provide a safe work environment for co-workers at all times.
• Assure that the cargo tank entry procedures are followed at all times.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
• Level A technicians that are HM-183 registered inspectors may not be required to possess the skills outlined in bullet points 10-13 (see highlighted) but will be at a lower "Level A" pay scale.

Additional Job Description

Education and Experience Requirements
• High school diploma or equivalent
• Possess a current, valid driver's license
• Five years of heavy truck maintenance experience preferred
• Must possess own hand tools
• Must pass pre-employment physical to ensure that all essential functions can be met

Computer Equipment and Software Requirements
• Must be able to effectively operate computer systems to complete essential job functions.

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