• Tractor Mechanic

    Job Locations US-PA-Pittston
    Posted Date 3 days ago(12/9/2019 2:29 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Truck/Trailer Maintenance
  • Overview

    PA Tractor Shop- smaller

    Perform maintenance and mechanical repairs to a variety of over-the-road and in-house equipment


    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.
    • Must be willing to work overnights/weekends
    • Must be willing to spend twelve hours working on your feet



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



    Mechanical experience is a plus.



    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.


    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.



    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.


    Interdepartmental Role Fulfillment

    From time to time, it may be necessary for an associate to migrate from his or her permanently stationed department to another department as staffing needs require.   Any time an associate performs tasks in department other than his or her permanently stationed department, the department supervisor shall verify that the associate meets all the job description requirements of the position which that associate interdepartmentally staffs on a temporary or otherwise semi-permanent basis.   


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