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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines
Hours/Week: 40+

Starting Salary: $ 17.00 Per Hour
• 401k
• Clothing/Uniform Allowance
• Dental Insurance
• Health Insurance
• Holidays
• Vacation

How to apply:
apply in person at 9620 E. HWY 24 Manhattan, KS 66502 apply on line at www.shilconst.com

Job Description
Custom Job Purpose:
diagnose, adjust, repair or overhaul asphalt equipment.

• Repair and replace damaged or worn parts.
• Operate and inspect machines or heavy equipment to diagnose defects.
• 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 equipment and vehicles.
• Schedule maintenance for industrial machines and equipment, and keep equipment service records.
• Research, order, and maintain parts inventory for services and repairs.
• Clean parts by spraying them with grease solvent or immersing them in tanks of solvent.
• Weld or solder broken parts and structural members, using electric or gas welders and soldering tools.

Work Context
Requires bending or twisting, Requires kneeling, crouching, stooping or crawling, Requires standing, Requires repetitive movement, Requires using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls, Requires face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams, Requires telephone conversations, Requires working in cramped work spaces and getting into awkward positions, Includes exposure to contaminants , Requires working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32 F degrees) temperatures, Requires making decisions that affect other people, the financial resources, and/or the image and reputation of the organization, Requires making decisions that impact the results of co-workers, clients or the company, Requires exposure to hazardous conditions, Requires being exact or highly accurate, Requires meeting strict deadlines, Requires work with others in a group or team, Includes responsibility for work outcomes and results, Requires working indoors in non-controlled environmental conditions

Work Activities
• Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work
• Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
• Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
• Making Decisions and Solving Problems
• use measuring devices in repairing industrial or heavy equipment
• use vehicle repair tools or safety equipment
• understand technical operating, service or repair manuals
• test mechanical products or equipment
• overhaul industrial or construction machinery or equipment
• diagnose malfunctioning vehicle systems
• follow vehicle repair procedures
• diagnose mechanical problems in machinery or equipment
• set up and operate variety of machine tools
• repair or replace malfunctioning or worn mechanical components
• use arc welding equipment
• use machine tools in installation, maintenance, or repair
• move or fit heavy objects
• use control or regulating devices to adjust or maintain industrial machinery
• maintain or repair industrial or related equipment/machinery
• service vehicle with water, fuel, or oil
• apply cleaning solvents
• follow safe waste disposal procedures
• test operate vehicles before or after repair
• use hand or power tools
• overhaul vehicle major operating units, such as engines or transmissions
• understand service or repair manuals
• lubricate machinery, equipment, or parts
• inspect machinery or equipment to determine adjustments or repairs needed
• read work order, instructions, formulas, or processing charts

Education and Experience
Additional Information:
Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent is preferred along with experience and training in mechanical disciplines.

Specific Skills:
• Must posses a valid Kansas Commercial Driver’s License.
Basic Skills
• Active Learning

• Active Listening

• Critical Thinking

• Learning Strategies

• Reading Comprehension

• Speaking
Social Skills
• Coordination

• Instructing

• Service Orientation

• Social Perceptiveness
Complex Problem Solving Skills
• Complex Problem Solving
Technical Skills
• Equipment Maintenance

• Equipment Selection

• Operation Monitoring

• Operation and Control

• Quality Control Analysis

• Repairing

Listing expires on Friday October 18th, 2019

Trailer Technician

Trailer & Reefer Technician | Olathe, KS

$16 to $18 per hour based on experience level
Earn up to an additional $2.50 per hour with our incentive for efficient and quality work
Monday-Friday day shift with overtime available at time and a half
No tools? Take advantage of our tool purchase program!
Thermo King-certified mechanics are strongly encouraged to apply
the basics | What is TransAm Trucking?

TransAm Trucking is the premier carrier in the temperature-controlled freight industry. Through consistent, controlled growth, investment in technology, and a focus on the environment, our management team explores every opportunity to make TransAm the leading transportation company to work for and do business with.

Our mission is to further the noble purpose of truck driving. We strive to deliver the best driver, employee, and customer experience through our core values of empowerment, innovation, and consistency. By listening to our drivers, employees, and customers, we endeavor to create a better trucking company.

the role | A Technician is responsible for…
Performing scheduled trailer and/or reefer basic preventative maintenance.
Performing annual DOT vehicle inspections.
Performing brake services and inspections.
Performing safety inspections.
Troubleshooting and repairing reefer issues.
Completing other basic electrical and trailer repairs.
Diagnosing and performing repairs on basic trailer tracking system (RCOM).
Completing assigned repair orders concisely and within time restrictions.

the requirements | This will be a perfect fit for you if…
You are able to perform annual DOT inspections in accordance with DOT Certification (certification preferred but not required).
You are able to perform brake services and inspections in accordance with DOT Certification (certification preferred but not required).
You have the knowledge and skills to perform basic diesel trailer and/or reefer preventative maintenance.
You are able to operate class 8 air brakes.
You have experience identifying irregular tire wear and under-inflated tires.
You have welding skills (not required)

the perks | What’s in it for you?
A casual, smoke-free work environment with a collaborative atmosphere
A convenient tool purchase program
Health, dental, life, and disability insurance coverages
401(k) plan with company match
88 hours of paid time off after 90 days
Discounted gym memberships, mobile phone services, tires, and Costco memberships

This is a full time position, with two shifts operating Monday-Friday, 6:00AM-2:30PM, and 10:30AM-7:00PM.

TransAm is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination.

Listing expires on Thursday September 26th, 2019