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Field Mechanic (Renton)

Company: DTG Recycle
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

What we offer:

  • $2,000 signing bonus payable in installments - see HR for more details
  • Competitive compensation rate $22 - $37/hour DOE
  • Awesome employer paid medical benefits (PPO plan, Dental, Vision, etc.)
  • 2 weeks paid vacation accrual to start
  • 401k with substantial Employer Safe Harbor Matching Contribution approximately 3% - 4% (blended)
  • Up to $5,000 tuition reimbursement program
  • growth and advancement opportunities with a sustainable Planet Obsessed company!What we are looking for (desired traits):
    • A strong work ethic, strict attendance, and a positive attitude that puts safety first.
    • Ability to adhere to your work schedule and follow through on challenges as they arise.
    • Ability to adhere to company policies and rules that are set forth; promotes the company's safety standards; works with a sense of honesty and trustworthiness.
    • Maintains a feeling of pride in work; strives to achieve all goals and help others achieve their goals.
    • Be able to communicate often and professionally with co-workers and/or customers and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. TEAMWORK and collaborative mentality.
      Job Duties & Expectations:
      • Heavy truck and equipment repair for commercial fleet operations, diesel engines, air brakes, trailers, and electronics.
      • Diagnose varying equipment issues, failures on tractors, equipment, and trailers.
      • Communicate with the Managers through verbal and written methods to assure repairs are completed correctly.
      • Maintain work area appearance and safety
      • Perform duties with little or no supervision and in a timely and efficient manner
      • Use hand tools such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, pressure gauges, and precision instruments, as well as power tools such as pneumatic wrenches, welding equipment, and jacks and hoists.
      • Perform all levels of preventive maintenance services on truck and trailer equipment.
      • Road test vehicles when necessary to diagnose malfunctions or to ensure that they are working properly.
      • Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts to ensure that they are in proper operating condition.
      • Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment and machinery.
      • Adjust and replace brakes, wheel seals and bearings, tighten bolts and screws, and reassemble equipment.
      • Raise trucks, and heavy parts or equipment using hydraulic jacks or hoists.
      • Inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test instruments such as handheld computers and pressure gauges.
      • Examine and adjust protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices.
      • Inspect and verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to factory specifications.
      • Repair and troubleshoot major components such as engine, transmissions, differentials, hydraulic systems, electrical systems, to include replacing complete assemblies, turbochargers, fuel system components etc.
      • Report root cause of damaged equipment.
      • Be able to perform all above while in industry standard time frame or time frame given by manager.
        Essential Job Functions:
        • Frequent and periodic speaking, reading (English), writing (English), recollecting, sitting, standing, walking, squatting, climbing, for multiple sequential periods of 30 minutes or more; required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms pulling, pushing, regularly lift and/or move up to 50lbs/23kg and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100lbs/45kg
        • Pickup and Deliver
        • Internal and External Customer Services
        • Follow Safety Protocols While Driving
        • Exposure to weather between sites, offices, warehouse, and yard
        • Able to complete required paperwork accurately and completely
        • Ability to work under pressure

Keywords: DTG Recycle, Tacoma , Field Mechanic (Renton), Engineering , Tacoma, Washington

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