Auto Mechanic

Maintenance · WASHINGTON, Iowa
Department Maintenance
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Job Title:  Auto Mechanic 

Department/Location of Position:  Maintenance/ Washington, IA

Position Reports To:  Head of Maintenance

Salary:  Dependent upon experience of candidate

Primary Job Responsibilities: Conduct routine maintenance and repair work for maximum functionality and longevity of company owned vehicles and farm equipment

  • Inspect machines, diesel engines, transmissions etc. and run diagnostic tests to discover functionality issues
  • Conduct routine maintenance work (replacing fluids, lubricating parts etc.) aiming to vehicle functionality and longevity
  • Troubleshoot reported problems and resolve them in a timely manner
  • Schedule future maintenance sessions and advise motorists on good vehicle use
  • Repair or replace broken or dysfunctional parts and fix issues (e.g. leaks)
  • Keep logs on work and issues
  • Maintain equipment and tools in good condition
  • Contain costs by using warranty; evaluating service and parts options.

Skill & Knowledge Requirements:

  • Proven experience as auto mechanic (3+ years)
  • Valid driver's license, CDL preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of mechanical, electrical and electronic components of vehicles and farm equipment
  • Working knowledge of vehicle diagnostic systems and methods
  • Willingness to observe all safety precautions for protections against accidents
  • Ability to follow established procedures and practices and read instruction, blueprints etc.
  • Self motivated and able to perform job duties without close supervision
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to multitask

Physical Requirements:

  • Aptitude in using various hand tools (screwdrivers, hammers etc.) and precision measurement tools (e.g. calipers)
  • Ability to lift, move or carry up to 60 pounds with reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, push, pull, bend, stoop, kneel, and squat for extended period of time on varied surfaces and capable of being on their feet for up to 10 hours a day
  • Ability to work in noise levels that may require hearing protection
  • Ability to reach with hands and arms, balance, and climb over gates up to 48 inches in height
  • Must possess good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including the use of hands to finger, handle, grasp or feel objects, tools, controls

Brenneman Pork is an EEO/AA employer

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