Heavy Duty Truck Mechanic - Canton, MS

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A growing and stable transportation company is currently seeking a Heavy Duty Truck Mechanic. The Heavy Duty Truck Mechanic will report directly to the Regional Maintenance Manager. The individual in this position should be personable, a problem solver, reliable, ethical, intelligent and able to adapt to all forces around them.
We appreciate our employees and we offer a great and comprehensive benefit package with competitive wages:
* 401K Retirement Plan, with a company match of 25% of employee’s contribution
  • Company Paid Medical Insurance
  • Company Paid Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance available
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Company paid vacation/sick time
  • FSA
  • EAP Program
Responsibilities:
  • Diagnose mechanical problems on suspension, brake system, electrical system, hydraulic system, engine and transmission.
  • Complies with Federal and state requirements by testing engine, and safety.
  • Maintains vehicle records by annotating services and repairs.
  • Follow all safety policies and procedures; participates in all required safety training and meetings.
  • Diagnose and repairs tires according to Tire Maintenance Standards.
  • Examines protective guards, specifies safety devices on trucks, and makes adjustments.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
  • 3 years of experience as a heavy- duty truck equipment/diesel mechanic
  • A high school diploma (or equivalent)
  • Vocational Training and/or Technical Certificate or equivalent
  • Experience in all mechanical and electrical repairs on vehicles such as engine and hydraulic systems, air conditioning repairs, drivability diagnosis and electrical, metal fabrication and wiring problems.
  • A valid driver's license (Class A license preferred, but not required)
  • Provide own tools and possess ability to safely and effectively use them
  • Must be able to perform basic computer operations
  • Must be dependable and report to work on time
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with management, drivers, yard and dispatch personnel
  • Must exhibit a high level of safety consciousness and a clear understanding of equipment safety
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
ENVIRONMENTAL/ATMOSPHERIC WORKING CONDITIONS:
The following environmental/atmospheric working conditions are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position. The actual working conditions will vary.
  • Shop environment including, but not limited to, machines, tools, heavy equipment, chemicals, solvents, dust, and fumes.
  • Occasional exposure to extreme weather conditions and loud noises.
  • Push / pull up to 75 pounds’ force.
  • Occasional sitting, ladder climbing, overhead reaching, balancing, kneeling, and crawling.
  • Frequent standing, walking, stair climbing, stooping, and firm grasping.
  • Constant forward reaching and simple grasping.
We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, or national origin.
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Posted: December 1, 2021
Job ID: 70218
Location: Hansen Adkins - Canton, Mississippi (MS)
Job Type: Mechanic

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