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Mechanic - Diesel - Jerome, Idaho

Company: Dairy Farmers of America, Inc.
Location: Twin Falls
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

General Purpose: To support the maintenance and repair of milk trucks and trailers ensuring that equipment is available and in optimal operating condition.
Duties and Responsibilities:
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.
Operates arc and mig weld equipment.
Pay and Benefits:
Competitive pay based on experience
401k Employer Match
Life Insurance
Accidental Death and Dismemberment
Short Term and Long Term Disability
Generous vacation
Paid Sick Time
And more...


Required Minimum Qualifications:
Education and Experience:
Must have high school diploma or GED
At least two years experience as a diesel Class 8 vehicle mechanic
CDL-A desirable

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Must be able to read and understand driver inspection reports
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
Must have knowledge and understanding of DOT regulations

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

Must be able to lift 75 lbs
Must be able to pass a physical demands analysis

Keywords: Dairy Farmers of America, Inc., Twin Falls , Mechanic - Diesel - Jerome, Idaho, Engineering , Twin Falls, Idaho

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