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Diesel Mechanic

Labor Finders Decatur ,AL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

+ Dismantle and repair heavy equipment including diesel and gas engines, electric motors and generators, hydraulic and pneumatic attachments, cable handling devices, control systems, fuel and brake systems, etc

+ Move machinery and equipment as needed to check out and repair. + Repair and lubricate machines, equipment, and heavy equipment. + Diagnose problems and make repairs to heavy equipment, cranes, loaders, dozers, etc

+ Perform preventive maintenance on mechanical engines, vehicles, and equipment used in bulk handling operations.

+ Lubricate moving parts and operate repaired equipment to verify conformance to specifications.

+ Examine protective guards, loose bolts, and safety devices on equipment and make adjustments.

+ Operate a variety of tools/equipment such as cutting torch, welder, forklift, hand tools, power tools (impact wrench, drills, etc) and electric meters.

+ Work from blueprints, sketches, or verbal instructions + Responsible for general upkeep and maintenance of all facilities and equipment as needed.

+ Respond to emergency call-outs to perform maintenance duties

+ Identify, report, and correct safety and environmental concerns.

+ Complete appropriate documentation and paperwork.

+ Perform all work in compliance with company standards, procedures, and regulatory requirements.

+ Attend daily/weekly safety meetings.

+ Administer general preventative maintenance activities, repairs, and housekeeping tasks.

+ Perform any other terminal functions as trained, requested, and instructed by supervision.

Position Requirements Minimum Requirements:Education:

+ High School Graduate or equivalent. Experience / Specific Knowledge:

+ Knowledge and experience in safe handling practices of flammable gases, liquids, and high pressure systems.

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations:

+ Valid driver's license. Competencies, Skills, and Abilities:

+ Ability to accept supervision/direction and work effectively and cooperatively with other people.

+ Ability to carry and communicate over a company provided mobile radio.

+ Must possess basic math skills in regards to addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

+ Must possess safety training and security certification as required by customers to work in their facilities

+ Ability to deal with evolving operating conditions with few concrete variables in standardized situations.

+ Ability to focus attention and follow work rules.

+ Demonstrate aptitude to execute and maintain necessary records.

+ Successful completion of background check and post-offer and random drug screens.

Physical Demands:

+ While performing duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.

+ The employee must meet physical requirements including but not limited to, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, climbing up/down ladders and stairs, negotiating uneven and moving surfaces, and frequently lifting and/or moving up to 70 pounds.

+ Employee must be able to work at heights p to 80 feet.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

+ Must meet medical criteria for use of respiratory protective equipment, if required.

Working Conditions:

+ Must be willing to work all shifts, overtime, weekends, and holidays as needed and required.

+ Must be available to respond to call-out as assigned.

+ Perform work in dusty environment and all types of temperature/weather conditions.

+ While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to high, precarious places and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the environment is usually loud.

+ Must be available for assignments at multiple berths within a 12 mile radius. Supervisory Responsibility:

+ None Preferred education, experience, certifications, competencies, skills, and abilities above the minimum requirements; not required but advantageous in this position:

+ Prior experience repairing construction or agricultural equipment

+ Diploma or Certificate from accredited trade/vocational school for auto/diesel/truck mechanic training.

Company Description
Labor Finders mission is to provide a flexible workforce to our clients while providing employment opportunities for our temporary workers. As we focus on matching workers to our clients' needs, we are compelled to assist charitable organizations in the communities we serve. We strive to be a good corporate neighbor to the communities where we live and work. Through our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs we have become recognized as a respected American Staffing Association (ASA) staffing firm that businesses choose to work with and a company where our employees want to work. The ASA recognized our on-going commitment to CSR endeavors by awarding our company with their prestigious CARE Award for an initiative in Sacramento, California.

Labor Finders


1711 Creighton Ave. Decatur AL
Decatur, AL