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Heavy Truck and Trailer Mechanic at Dairy Farmers of America

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Frederick, Maryland

Job Description:

* Responds to maintenance requests from drivers, safety coordinator, DOT coordinator, shop foreperson, transportation supervisor, and fleet manager.

* Maintains, repairs or replaces brakes; steering mechanisms; springs; air bags; lights; air conditioners; water, fuel, oil, and air filters; coolant and chemicals; transmissions; tire air pressure; tire tread; chassis; brakes; drive lines; u-joints; air tanks; batteries; air lines; power cords; wipers; windshields; mirrors; engines; drive train components or other equipment as necessary.

* Conducts periodic inspections, diagnoses problems, and takes action to bring equipment to optimal operating condition and eliminating unsafe operating conditions.

* Verifies equipment is in compliance with DOT specifications.

* Performs annual vehicle inspection in compliance with state regulations.

* Conducts annual yearly admissions tests in compliance with state regulations.

* Responds to accidents or inoperable vehicles utilizing tow truck to transport equipment back to garage for repair.

* Operates arc and mig weld equipment.

* Operates torching and cutting equipment; such as torches and grinders.

* Must be a capable welder and fabricator (steel and aluminum).

Preferably have experience in refrigeration