Windshield Repair

Job Locations US-MO-Springfield
Posted Date 5 days ago(2/14/2018 1:09 PM)
Job ID
2018-1938
# of Openings
1
Category
Truck/Trailer Maintenance

Overview

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Prime, Inc.

 

Prime's enviable reputation within the transportation industry is a culmination of more than forty-five years of dedication to a unique corporate culture which seeks the most qualified professionals and routinely rewards them accordingly. Every Prime associate, driving and non-driving alike, is selected for their outstanding ability to perform well beyond typical expectations.

 

Positive, enterprising and highly-motivated individuals who possess the talent, creativity and drive to excel, routinely succeed once they join the Prime Team. The stated goal of Prime is simply to strive to be the best, not necessarily the biggest. The Prime Team cooperates to exceed customer requirements by providing exceptional customer service.

 

Prime has been built on the simple, yet significant philosophy that providing the best staff with the best equipment, the best support system and the best training ultimately leads to the best customer service. Prime's continued success is a direct result of a corporate culture that instills and inspires each associate to remain committed to reaching the pinnacle of their inherent potential.

Responsibilities

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Prime is looking for a hard-working windshield repair associate to replace or repair broken windshields and window glass in tractor trucks by performing the following duties:

 

  • Remove all dirt, foreign matter, and loose glass from damaged areas, apply primer along windshield or window edges, and allow primer to dry.
  • Install replacement glass in vehicle after old glass has been removed and all necessary preparations have been made.
  • Allow all glass parts installed with urethane ample time to cure, taking temperature and humidity into account.
  • Prime all scratches on pinchwelds with primer and allow primed scratches to dry.
  • Obtain windshields or windows for specific makes and models from stock and examine them for defects prior to installation.
  • Check for and remove moisture or contamination in damaged areas and keep areas dry until repairs are complete.
  • Apply a bead of urethane around the perimeter of each pinchweld and dress the remaining urethane on the pinchwelds so that it is of uniform level and thickness.
  • Select appropriate tools, safety equipment, and parts, according to job requirements.
  • Remove broken or damaged glass windshields or window glass from motor vehicles, using hand tools to remove screws from frames holding glass.
  • Install, repair, or replace safety glass and related materials, such as back glass heating elements, on vehicles or equipment.
  • Install rubber channeling strips around edges of glass or frames to weatherproof windows or to prevent rattling.
  • Hold cut or uneven edges of glass against automated abrasive belts to shape or smooth edges.
  • Cool or warm glass in the event of temperature extremes.
  • Install new foam dams on pinchwelds, if required.
  • Performs related work as required.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Any combination of education, training, and experience providing the following knowledge, skills, and abilities.

 

Knowledge

Basic knowledge of the trucking/transportation industry preferred.

 

Abilities

Strong organizational, mechanical, and customer service skills required. Multitasking and a flexible schedule required.  Some weekend work will be necessary for this position.

 

Experience, Education, and Training

One to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have strong work history, valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.

 

Physical Requirements

Candidate must be able to pass a job specific post-offer physical prior to beginning employment with Prime, Inc. Candidate must be able to lift and carry 50lbs, push 200lbs, and pull 30lbs.  Steel toed footwear, and safety glasses are required in the shop.

 

Working Environment

Primarily indoor shop environment with occasional outside work, weather permitting.

 

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
PRIME will provide protective equipment (“PPE”) as necessary to its associates in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.132(a). PRIME provides safe working conditions that are fully compliant with all applicable OSHA workplace regulations as it respects an associate’s exposure to chemical, mechanical, or other potential workplace hazards or impairing conditions that could compromise the integrity of the associate’s well-being, to include eyes, extremities, face, head, or respiratory system. PRIME associates must fully adhere to all PRIME PPE policies at all times. Any PRIME associate, who refuses to fully abide by these mandatory PPE policies, and related safety measures, may be subject to the appropriate disciplinary action, up to and including termination. All required personal protective equipment will be provided by PRIME to each associate at no cost to the associate.

 

Licensing/Certification

None required.

 

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