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Mechanic ($25 - $35 per hour)

Salt Lake City, Utah
$25.00 to $35.00 Per Hour
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
General nature of position: Working in shop environment repairing and performing preventative maintenance on Refuse and Recycling Trucks.

Essential Duties and responsibilities:

Review of the pre and post trip inspection sheets and perform necessary repairs to trucks and equipment.
Complete scheduled preventive maintenance service on all equipment.
Diagnoses malfunctions & repairs, rebuilds, adjusts heavy duty diesel powered equipment.
Dismantles, rebuilds, replaces, and adjusts engines, brakes, transmission drivelines, electrical, fuel, exhaust, cooling, suspension & hydraulics in heavy duty diesel trucks.
Repairs equipment using acetylene & arc welding tools.
Writes up brief descriptions of repair work performed & parts used.
Operates heavy equipment to insure proper working order.
Mechanics are responsible for the clean up of shop area to assure a clean safe work area.
Mechanics will be required to obtain a Forklift operators certificate at the companies expense.
Mechanics will follow company safety procedures and attend shop safety meetings.

Summary of other job duties:

Mechanics will assist in the inspection of the truck parking area and will assist in the clean up off any spilled material.
On rare occasions a Mechanic may be asked to respond to an off-site location to assist in some sort of clean up.
On occasion Mechanics may be asked to respond to a repair issue off of company property regarding one of our fleet vehicles.
Any and all maintenance duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Knowledge of operation & principles of diesel engines: methods, material, tools & equipment used in the repair of diesel powered vehicles & related parts, hydraulic & air brake systems, electrical & cooling systems, automatic & standard transmissions, hydraulic pumps, motors & control valves.
Ability to recognize & diagnose heavy duty diesel equipment mechanical problems, properly repair & adjust diesel equipment & component parts, read & understand repair manuals & schematics, improvise repair of equipment, follow oral & written directions, acetylene & arc welding, work safely in & around equipment, safely operate refuse trucks, safely & properly operate tools & equipment in repairing & rebuilding diesel powered equipment.
Mechanics will possess their own tools and the knowledge to use them safely.
Ability to understand instructions written and verbal in English.
Ability to work well under pressure, independently or as a team.
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  • Job Reference: 700948939-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Atlas Disposal
  • Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Salary: $25.00 to $35.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent