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Job Number: 2179274

Job Title: Automotive/Forklift Mechanic
Location: West Sacramento
Compensation: $30.00 - $36.00/hr

Position Overview: The Fleet Mechanic is responsible for repairs and overhauls to automobiles, trucks, and forklifts.

Compensation: $30.00 - $36.00/hr

Job Title Responsibilities:
  • Examines vehicle and discusses with Fleet Manager nature and extent of damage or malfunction.
  • Responsible for repairs and required preventative maintenance on forklifts by analyzing, diagnosing, and troubleshooting problems.
  • Diagnose mechanical failures and make necessary repairs.
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance.
  • Accurately and thoroughly completes required paperwork and ensures paperwork is turned in promptly.
  • Ensure required parts are in stock.
  • Complete all work orders timely.
  • Review and attach service request documentation to corresponding work order.
  • Perform minor repairs, lights, air and electrical lines, and air in tires.
  • Perform preventative maintenance services, and general repairs as needed on trailers, to comply with DOT standards.
  • Perform preventative maintenance and repairs on forklifts.
  • Raises vehicle with hydraulic jack or hoist, to gain access to mechanical units bolted to underside of vehicle.
  • Removes unit such as engine, transmission, or differential.
  • Disassembles unit and inspects parts for wear.
  • Repairs or replaces parts such as pistons, rods, gears, valves, and bearings, defective parts, components, or systems. .
  • Overhauls or replaces carburetors, blowers, generators, distributors, starters, and pumps.
  • Rebuilds parts such as crankshafts and cylinder blocks.
  • Rewires ignition system, lights, and instrument panel.
  • Adjusts brakes or replaces shock absorbers.
  • Mends damaged body and fenders by hammering out or filling in dents and welding broken parts.
  • Replaces and adjusts headlights, and installs and repairs accessories such as radios, heaters, mirrors, and windshield wipers.
  • Trains new employees in shop procedures or practices.
  • Regular and punctual attendance.
  • Work scheduled shift, weekends, and extended hours as required.
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere and interaction with customers, co-workers, and management.

Job Title Requirements:
  • Must possess strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to understand, remember and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information.
  • Ability to comprehend and follow policies and procedures.
  • Use equipment and materials properly.
  • Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet productivity standards.
  • Ability to count, add, subtract, multiply, and divide and to record, balance, and check for accuracy.
  • Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of welding practices and principles.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills with excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate professionally with customers and co-workers.
  • Have a strong work ethic and be able to work independently as well as working in a team.
  • Demonstrate attention to detail, a professional attitude, and produces accurate work product.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Must be proactive.
  • Must have a cooperative attitude.
  • Must have the ability to follow-up.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment

Additional Information: 401(k) with generous company match, Dental insurance, health insurance, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Account, Life insurance, PTO, Employee referral program, Vision insurance.

Job Title: Automotive/Forklift Mechanic
Location: West Sacramento
Compensation: $30.00 - $36.00/hr

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