Vehicle Prev Maint Tech (3rd Shift)

Vehicle Preventive Maintenance (PM) Technicians are responsible for performing preventive maintenance on the vehicle fleet. This position routinely requires moderate to extreme physical exertion and may require prolonged standing, bending, kneeling, squatting, and working in awkward positions.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF POSITION:
  • Perform preventive maintenance of fleet vehicles in a safe manner in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations and company policies.
  • Inspect, lubricate, and service fleet vehicles per company maintenance schedules.
  • Grease, oil and lubricate components during preventive maintenance service.
  • Check, fill, and/or change appropriate fluids for all vehicle parts and check/change filters.
  • Inspect vehicle support systems, such as electrical, air, and brake systems.
  • Perform minor repairs and adjustments to various operating systems on the vehicles, equipment, or related components.
  • Assist senior experienced technicians with repairs, maintenance assignments, and adjustments.
  • Identify and repair or report worn or failed components, leaks, etc.
  • Perform routine housekeeping duties related tools, materials, shop, and work areas.
  • Perform required administrative duties when necessary, such as cycle counts, parts requisitions, warranties, etc.
  • Ensure all safety devices on vehicles are in good working order.
  • Professional interaction with internal and external customers.
  • May assist in other areas of the vehicle maintenance shop as needed.
  • Maintain accurate records (time, repair orders and parts usage) on computer.
  • Other duties as assigned.


REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES:
  • Ability to perform physical requirements of the job (prolonged physical exertions, including standing, lifting, pushing, pulling, squatting, bending, kneeling, climbing, and working in awkward positions and tight areas).
  • Good mechanical aptitude with basic knowledge of vehicle maintenance and repair.
  • Familiarity with the use of repair manuals, wiring (electrical) diagrams and schematics necessary to troubleshoot or repair vehicle or component failure.
  • Ability to safely drive vehicles in and out of service area.
  • General knowledge of truck components and systems.
  • Ability to work overtime, weekends and/or holidays.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills to be able to communicate effectively and professionally with internal and external customers.
  • Must possess necessary tools to perform assigned tasks.
  • Familiarity with using a computer.
  • Must be able to read and speak the English language well enough to communicate, understand, and respond to questions, instructions, signs, and safety training.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Legally eligible to work in the United States.
  • Minimum 1–2 years performing repair and maintenance on vehicles, equipment, and related components.
  • Experience with diesel powered vehicles preferred.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have at least a valid driver’s license, CDL preferred.
  • Must be able to produce satisfactory pre-employment drug test and background check results.


PHYSICAL WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Exposure to noise, heat, dust, and fumes as found in a repair facility.
  • Exposure to extreme weather conditions possible.
  • Exposure to residential and commercial waste.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature, complexity, and level of work to be performed by employees assigned to this position and is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and/or skills required. It does not prescribe or restrict the work that may be assigned. Furthermore, this does not establish a contract for employment and is subject to change at the discretion of the company.

Rumpke Waste and Recycling is committed to equality in all aspects of employment. It is Rumpke’s policy to provide equal opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability status.