Fleet Mechanic I

Location: Davenport, CA

Job Title:     Fleet Mechanic I
Location:         Davenport Fleet Maintenance Facility
Reports to:      Fleet Supervisor
Hours:             M-F, 7:00-3:30, additional hours as needed

General Job Description:

Fleet Mechanic I is the entry level classification in the series. Required to perform a wide variety of inspection, diagnosis, repair and maintenance work on a variety of gasoline and diesel powered vehicles and other equipment.  Repair and maintain equipment in a timely, cost effective, safe and customer friendly manner.  Prepare and complete paperwork in a timely manner.  Communicate all parts and equipment needs in a timely fashion.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform maintenance and repair work on a wide variety gas and diesel powered equipment
  • Make field and emergency repairs as needed
  • Perform periodic safety inspections on fleet
  • Keep accurate and legible records
  • Must do all services in a safe manner
  • Communicate parts needs in an effective and timely manner
  • Consistently demonstrate safe work habits and follow all company rules
  • Other duties as assigned

Experience & Training:

Must have:

  • Drive to learn the fleet maintenance field
  • Some knowledge of tools, equipment and procedures used in the overhaul, repair and adjustment of automotive and other power-driven equipment
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Valid CA driver’s license (Class A preferred) and safe driving record
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people at all levels throughout the organization
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Provide and maintain the necessary complement of tools

Essential Job Functions:

  • Bend, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb ladders and stairs, stand, walk, and turn/pivot frequently throughout the duration of the workday
  • Full-time: 8-10 hours per day, 5-6 days per 7-day week
  • Report to work on a regular and timely basis and complete the scheduled workday on a consistent basis
  • Ability to work varying shifts, additional hours and/or overtime depending on service needs
  • Sitting required infrequently throughout the duration of the workday
  • Lift, lower, push, pull, leverage and manipulate parts and equipment weighing up to 70 pounds
  • Assist in moving parts or equipment up to 150 pounds
  • Simple hand grasping, power hand grasping, fine hand manipulation, reaching from foot level to above shoulder level as necessary to complete assigned tasks
  • Operate standard transmission
  • Operate power, pneumatic hand tools
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment
  • Must meet all requirements to be Power Industrial Truck Operations (PITO) certified
  • Work in an environment with:
    • variable temperatures and humidity (climatic conditions)
    • exposure to cleaning materials, petroleum products, dust, dirt, and noise
    • outside inclement weather
  • Work cooperatively in a diverse work environment
  • Have a sufficient ability to communicate, through sight, hearing, and/or otherwise, to perform assigned tasks and maintain proper job safety conditions
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions, read at least 8th grade level and write legibly
  • Demonstrate cognitive ability to:
    • follow directions and routines
    • work independently with appropriate judgment
    • exhibit spatial awareness
    • read, write and comprehend numbers and decimal number systems
    • operate and use computer-based maintenance systems
    • read information and signs
    • concentrate, memorize, and recall
    • identify logical connections and determine sequence of response
    • processing up to 2-3 steps ahead
  • Perform other functions that may be assigned

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Wage range of $22-$28/hour depending on experience, knowledge and skill
  • Group medical/dental/life insurance for employees and their dependents
  • Group term life insurance for employees
  • Voluntary vision care plan for employees and their dependents
  • Voluntary supplemental term life insurance for employees and their dependents
  • 401k retirement plan with generous employer match and profit sharing contribution
  • Paid time off including vacation, sick leave holidays and bereavement leave
  • Employee assistance program

If you are interested in this position, please apply online. Or apply by submitting a completed  job application or resume and cover letter to us via email to careers@big-creek.com

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