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Automotive Mechanic at Holt of California in Modesto , California

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Holt of California is proud to be part of the elite group of Caterpillar dealers worldwide. The "Caterpillar" name originated in 1904 by inventor Benjamin Holt in Stockton, CA. Today, Caterpillar Inc. is headquartered in Peoria, Illinois and is a Fortune 100 Company. At Holt of California, we provide jobs for approximately 750 employees working to bring equipment solutions for the diverse needs of our customers. We sell and service a wide-variety of equipment including: Large and Small Construction Tractors, Agricultural Equipment, Forklifts, Racking Systems, Telescopic Handlers, Prime and Stand-by-Power Generation, UPS Systems and On-Highway Truck Engines. In addition, we rent Caterpillar and Other Preferred Manufactured Equipment for contractors.


THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN MODESTO, WEST SACRAMENTO, STOCKTON, YUBA CITY, AND REDDING. 


POSITION SUMMARY


Perform routine, emergency and repairs of industrial equipment.


QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES



  • Diagnose industrial equipment based on observational and mechanical testing as well as information provided by the customer

  • Troubleshoot problems to include brake, electrical and hydraulic systems, detect imperfections, potential problems, safety issues and/or malfunctions.

  • Able to diagnose and repair mast and attachment components.

  • Good working knowledge of brake systems and tire/wheel changes.

  • Ability to work on LP, gas, electric and diesel systems.

  • Replace broken or defective parts

  • Reassemble forklifts and make all necessary adjustments for effective and safe operation.

  • Perform safety inspection of forklifts prior to being released

  • Cleaning of equipment and other areas as required.

  • Ensure work area and methods used in carrying out job duties meet safety requirements.

  • Maintain an organized and neat work area.

  • Complete service report on each repair

  • Knowledge of tools and equipment required to conduct all repairs

  • Ability to operate diagnostic tools required

  • Other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle and feel objects, tools, controls and to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.


The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee frequently works in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud.


Apply at www.holtca.com


Holt is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/DV. Holt provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, all applicable veteran status or disabled veteran status.