• Tractor Mechanic

    Job Locations US-MO-Springfield
    Posted Date 1 day ago(5/23/2019 12:04 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2093
    # of Openings
    15
    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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    Summary: 

    Perform maintenance and mechanical repairs to a variety of over-the-road and in-house equipment by performing the following duties. Also including, but not limited to time/scheduling knowledge; willing to work overnights/weekends; and spend twelve hours working on your feet.

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

    • Diagnoses mechanical failures and repairs trucks and tractor components according to manuals, factory specifications, and knowledge of engine performances, using hand tools, power tools, and testing instruments.
    • Removes transmission and clutch using hoists, jacks and mechanics’ hand tools while following all safety protocols.
    • Inspects parts for damage and/or failure in order to make proper decisions on repair or replacement.
    • Some use of welding, cutting tools to repair, and/or modifying or adjusting parts is required.
    • Perform DOT inspections, including brake inspections and adjustments.
    • Inspect and repair advanced safety systems.
    • Applicant must be able to lift and carry 100lbs and push and pull 50lbs.
    • Must be able to read and understand wiring schematics.
    • Basic knowledge of Windows, Excel and general computer operation required.
    • Good customer service and communication skills necessary.
    • On-going training will be required, including HVAC certification.

    Qualifications

    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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

     

    Knowledge

    Mechanical experience is a plus.

     

    Abilities

    Must have a strong work history. Flexible schedule with the ability to work nights and weekends required. Candidate must be able to acquire own basic hand tools and toolbox by the end of the training period (approximately 60 to 90 days).

     

    Experience, Education, and Training

    High school diploma or general education degree (GED); one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

     

    Physical Requirements

    This position requires constant standing, forward reaching and feeling; frequent head turning, bending, kneeling, stopping, squatting and pinching. Candidate must be able to lift and carry up to 100lbs and push and pull 50lbs. Steel toed footwear, and safety glasses are required in the shop.

     

    Working Environment

    Both indoor and outdoor working environment with exposure to varying weather conditions and chemical odors. Must be able to work in a results-oriented, fast-paced environment as part of a team. Applicants for the position understand and acknowledge that PRIME implements in active practice a hearing conservation program that is fully aligned with the prescribed OSHA and related regulatory requirements (as defined in 29 CFR 1910.95).

     

    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

    Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

     

    Miscellaneous Requirements

    Candidate must be able to pass a job specific post-offer physical prior to beginning employment with Prime, Inc.

     

    Safety-First Culture
    As a condition of employment, all PRIME associates must comply with PRIME’s OHSA safety training and any related company rules, protocols, and programs. PRIME’s OSHA safety program and policies are designed to ensure the safety of all PRIME associates. PRIME associates are at all times required to dutifully comply with any and all of PRIME’s OHSA safety requirements throughout the duration of their employ at PRIME. The failure of any associate to abide by the safety requirements stated in this paragraph may subject the associate to the appropriate disciplinary action, up to and including termination.

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