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Mobile Mechanic
Ref No.: 18-04779
Location: Piscataway, New Jersey
Start Date: 08/27/2018
This position will be repairing vehicles remotely via a mobile maintenance truck (not in a shop). While the truck and its features protect from the immediate environment. The operation will mobilize and perform maintenance in multiple locations around the region. Requirements: Applicant should possess one or more areas of Automotive Service Excellence as follows: (ASE Master Certification Automotive (A1-A8) and/or Medium Duty Truck (T1-T8) ) High school diploma or equivalent Knowledge of preventative maintenance scheduling 3-5 years of mechanic experience required Valid drivers' license required. Class B CDL Mobile equipment maintenance experience is a plus Ability to work second shift required (3-11pm) and or weekend shifts. Complete understanding of Federal and State DOT Regulations Certifications and Licenses: Applicants are required to possess a license to purchase and handle air conditioning refrigerants (ASE, MACS, etc.), as well as be certified to make brake adjustments and repairs. The licenses required during the probationary period include but are not limited to the following: Certification or license to perform federal, state and local inspections and emissions inspections, as well as a valid Commercial Driver's License ( "CDL”) (B Endorsement or higher). Optional to ASE Equivalent: OEM technical school certifications, military training degrees or diplomas or college diplomas or degrees. (For NY candidate) NYSI Motor Vehicle license will be required 6 months from start date. Experience and Education: Applicant is required to have at least 3 years' experience as an automotive mechanic, which could include time at a trade school for entry level mechanics. Applicant is also required to possess: a high school diploma, valid driver's license(s), and computer skills for the input of data into the fleet maintenance tracking database. Additionally, workers must acquire and maintain appropriate licenses, as required, to perform work on company equipment. All of the above required licenses must be available upon request as required by law and for all current on site employees. Testing: Each job seeker without ASE Certifications must submit a Cengage Online Comprehensive Skill Assessment Report for Automotive & Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Technicians. On-boarding Requirements: Each worker will require a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) check as part of the background investigation. In addition, an MVR will be required annually. May request one or more random drug tests throughout the length of the workers assignment. •The worker must be able to lift 50-75 pounds • The worker must be able to lift a minimum of 35 pounds over his/her head •Some of the equipment used to repair vehicles has a maximum weight limit of 275 pounds •Some of the equipment that will need to be repaired has a maximum weight limit of 275 pounds What the successful candidate will be doing: Mobile Mechanics will be working independently or with limited supervision • Observing all safety precautions and rules specified by federal, state, and Company regulations including but not limited to: wearing property safety gear and attending safety meetings, perform pre-trip inspections, complete vehicle inspection reports, and report unsafe conditions and accidents • Diagnose, adjust, and repair class 1-6 vehicles in the field. • Be responsible for managing a preventative maintenance schedule and ensuring all vehicles are completed within timeline. • Repair and replace damaged or worn parts. • Test mechanical products and equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacturers' specifications • Clean, lubricate, and perform other routine maintenance work on mobile equipment and vehicles • Keeps equipment available for use by inspecting and testing vehicles; completing preventive maintenance such as, engine tune-ups, oil changes, tire rotation and changes, wheel balancing, replacing filters. • Verifies vehicle serviceability by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems. • Complies with state vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion control standards. • Maintains vehicle records by recording service and repairs. • Keeps mobile shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs. • Contains costs by using warranty; evaluating service and parts options. • Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt. • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications. • Accomplishes maintenance and organization mission by completing related results as needed. • Working out of a mobile maintenance truck designed to allow repair work and service in the field.