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Preventive Maintenance Technician

We are looking for a team player to work within our Preventive Maintenance department. An ideal candidate would be a skilled problem solver and action-oriented.

This person will be responsible for:

Supporting the Adams Land & Cattle Safety Program and exemplifying safety expectations.

Safely operating equipment (e.g. tractors, pay loaders, mobile hospitals, trucks and trailers).

Maintaining, cleaning, washing, and disinfecting equipment and facilities daily and as needed.

Assisting with the expedient and safe movement of equipment in and around washing facility.

Maintaining equipment washing facilities in proper operating condition.

Maintaining a clean area around the washing facilities.

Assisting with preventative (planned) maintenance on-time.

Applying lubricants to equipment/vehicle components.

Assisting with thorough inspection of equipment and vehicles.

Understanding fluids, appropriate application and replenishment quantities for engines and equipment/vehicles.

Providing fuel delivery to various locations.

Maintaining communication with areas on their fuel needs.

Documenting and ensuring fuel delivery sheets are maintained with accuracy.

Working closely with all areas of operations and communicating the work group’s plans to all affected areas/departments.

Receiving and unloading incoming cattle, as needed

Assisting with general upkeep, maintenance, service, and repair of feedyard facilities and equipment.

Working effectively in a team environment to complete the necessary daily tasks.

Ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications:

Commitment to safety and quality culture.

Comfortable with effluent and fresh water washing facilities.

General operation of equipment is a plus.

Very good problem-solving ability.

Driven, organized, action-oriented, analytical, and ability to multi-task.

Basic knowledge of computers.

Ability to work independently.

Excellent verbal communication and customer service skills.

High attention to detail.

Must work well in a team-oriented environment.

This position requires:

Ability and willingness to perform physical labor in an outdoor environment and in adverse weather conditions.

Ability to operate vehicles and equipment with a stick shift or manual transmission.

Exerting 20-50 pounds of force occasionally; 10-25 pounds of force frequently; greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly.

Valid driver’s license.

Compensation Details:

$17.00-$20.00 per hour

Comprehensive Benefits which begin on Day 1 of employment (including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, bonus plan, company match 401(k), and more!)

Apply online at https://adamslandandcattle.com/careers. Once a formal application is submitted, our team will review it and if the background and experiences align with the position, we will be in contact to proceed with the interview process.

Diesel Truck Mechanic

Diesel / Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Kansas Paving / Kansas Ready Mix has been striving to make this the best place you’ll ever work. We have a caring team and value input and suggestions from employees on how to take the company to the next level of greatness! We have been focusing on growth and team satisfaction through this growth and need to add some amazing new teammates to the business!
Kansas Paving / Kansas Ready Mix is looking for a couple of amazing, experienced Diesel Mechanics, Truck Mechanics or Heavy Equipment Mechanics to maintain and repair our fleet of Construction equipment, trucks, trailers and Cement mixer trucks.
This is a full-time position Monday thru Friday and some Saturdays. We are urgently hiring! Hiring immediately!
The right candidate will be a:
• Diesel mechanic
• Diesel technician
• Fleet mechanic
• Heavy Equipment Mechanic
and preferably have the following knowledge:
• automotive
• truck
• diesel
• CDL
• Heavy Equipment Repair

The qualified applicant:
• Must have own tools,
• Must past drug test,
• Must be reliable.
PRIMARY JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES:
• Diagnose failures of vehicles and disassemble, repair and reassemble parts as necessary
• Perform preventative maintenance on vehicles
• Answer road calls
• Maintain vehicle records as required
• Maintain and repair fleet equipment
• Fill out all necessary documents
• Maintain records such as daily check list (pre-trip inspection)
• Regular, reliable, predictable attendance
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
• Mechanical knowledge of gas and diesel repair
• Experience with hydraulic and air brake systems
• Repairing Cement Mixer Trucks
• Knowledge of internal combustible engines
• Repairing forklifts (e.g., repairing propane fuel systems, hydraulic systems, pallet jacks, etc.)
• Working with computer instrumentation (e.g., using desktop computers, hand-held computers, laptop computers, performing diagnostics with computers, conducting preventative maintenance, executing work orders, etc.)
• Working with manufacturing standards (e.g., knowing current standards, staying up-to-date with the latest technology, having experience working with electronics, etc.)
• Repairing heavy trucks (e.g., working on tractor-trailers, brakes, tires, engines for 10 bays trucks to 18 wheelers, etc.)
• Repairing light trucks (e.g., trucks, vans, support vehicles, etc.)

Hourly Pay Kansas Paving / Kansas Ready Mix is a great place to grow! We have built a strong foundation based on the principles of exceeding service and quality. We know that success is achieved by treating our customers, community and employees like they are part of the Kansas Paving / Kansas Ready mix family. If you are up to a rewarding challenge, we would love for you to take the first step and apply today! Benefit Package includes the following : • Competitive Pay • Medical Insurance • Dental Insurance • 401(k) with a company match (after waiting period) • Paid Holidays • Paid Vacation • Direct Deposit Payroll (after waiting period) • Weekly Pay

To apply, go to Careerbuilder.com or call (3160 832-0828.

Kansas Paving / Kansas Ready Mix, Inc. does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veterans’ status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are always looking for the best, most qualified people to join our team.

Kansas Paving / Kansas Ready Mix is a great place to grow! We have built a strong foundation based on the principles of exceeding service and quality. We know that success is achieved by treating our customers, community and employees like they are part of the Kansas Paving / Kansas Ready mix family. If you are up to a rewarding challenge, we would love for you to take the first step and apply today!

Field Mechanic – Shilling Construction | Made for Manhattan

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Position Description
Must be willing to travel to any and all job sites without exception (including overnight stays out of town).
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.
Ability to work extended hours & irregular days with irregular breaks.
Complete all other tasks assigned by Superintendent or Foreman

Position Requirements
The Mechanic position requires that individual must:

Have a CDL licenese
Be at least 18 years of age;
Pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check;
Follow all safety policies and procedures;
Be willing to travel, work nights or weekends, or work overtime;
Perform manual labor
Show up to work on time; and
Be able to understand and follow instructions
Education and Experience:

High school diploma or General Education Degree GED is preferred.
Technical or trade schooling in diesel equipment or heavy trucks is preferred
Previous experience in the asphalt industry is preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer
Applicants and employees are treated without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, citizenship status (unless required by a government contract), age, marital or veteran status, physical or mental disability, or any other legally protected status during every aspect of the employment process.

As employers and government contractors, we comply with government regulations and affirmative action responsibilities. Solely to help us comply with affirmative action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements, please complete the survey below. This information will not be used for hiring, placement, or other decisions related to the terms and conditions of employment. This document will be kept in a confidential file, separate from applicant and personnel files.

Shilling Construction Company, Inc. is a family-owned asphalt paving company operating in the state of Kansas. We have been paving quality roads since 1965.

Shilling Construction Company is an equal employment opportunity employer. Applicants and employees are treated without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, citizenship status (unless required by a government contract), age, marital or veteran status, physical or mental disability, or any other legally protected status during every aspect of the employment process.

Apply here! https://hr.shilconst.com/Careers/JobDetails/3b55a7e6-8e20-4f7a-8b5f-28594245ffae?openModal=N

Equipment Mechanic – Midwest Concrete Materials | Made for Manhattan

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Attention Heavy Equipment Mechanics!
Apply your mechanical expertise with one of the leading ready-mix companies in the state of Kansas. Enjoy a better quality of life working with a growing organization that understands your experience is worth more!

Like to be challenged and learn new things? We are ready for you!

Like a weekly paycheck with great benefits? We are ready for you!

Like to work on a well-maintained, private fleet? We are ready for you!

Why work for the Midwest Concrete Materials team?

Competitive Pay: Earn up to $90,000 (depending on experience), and the addition of annual pay increases. Double-time pay on Saturdays!
Excellent Benefits: 401(k) + Employer Matching, health, dental, and vision insurance, paid time off, referral program, performance bonuses, and on-the-job training.
Stable Career: Join a stable team that has been around for over 90 years and that is always growing and pushing its limits to best serve its customers.
Community Involvement: Be a proud member of an organization that supports the local community.
Friendly Environment: Join a successful, and supportive team where you will feel valued by everyone you work with.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Performs troubleshooting and skilled mechanical work on Automotive, HD Truck, Ready Mix, Mining, Construction, Supporting Equipment, and related components, including:
gas and diesel engines, fuel systems
electrical, air, hydraulic systems
transmissions
cooling systems
chassis
brakes
general maintenance (tire repair, cleaning)
Works on equipment with minimal supervision
Maintains a neat and orderly work area and demonstrate proper handling of company tools
Interacts with Shop Foreman and other mechanics/service personnel as necessary to complete work
Follows safe work practices and procedures, using safety equipment, following Company, OSHA, MSHA and DOT/FMCSA rules and regulations in repair and maintenance of equipment
Stays abreast of new technology by participating in training and meetings
Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor or other members of management

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum 2 years of hands-on mechanical equipment repair experience, a graduate of vocational diesel courses, or related experience.
Necessary tools to perform position responsibilities.
Strong communication skills.
Must be able to follow instructions in verbal and/or written form
Computer and electronic diagnostic experience.
CDL preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to climb stairs and ladders, reach, squat, push, and pull objects.
Ability to regularly lift 50 pounds and occasionally lift up to 100 pounds.
Ability to tolerate working outdoors in all temperatures and weather.
Ability to lift objects of various dimensions and weights.

MCM is a drug-free workplace and an equal-opportunity employer.

Company Description

Established in 1927, MCM is a family-owned and operated company serving 18 counties in NE Kansas for ready mixed concrete, excavation, trucking, sand and gravel, and precast retaining wall blocks. We are proud to serve and support the surrounding communities with locations in Salina, Abilene, Junction City, Manhattan, Wamego, Perry, Lawrence, and Atchison. Quality and service have been the cornerstone of our strength and growth.

Apply here! https://www.midwestconcretematerials.com/careers/job-detail/40/equipment-mechanic-manhattan

Intern Tech, ThinkBig – Foley Equipment | Made for Manhattan

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If you are looking for a diesel technician career while earning a great paycheck, then the ThinkBIG program could be the right choice for you! Commit two years to learning and earning to reach your rewarding Caterpillar technician career.

Job duties:

Rotational two year internship that includes a comprehensive six semester program – learn and earn!
Gain hands-on in the shop experience while working with one of our mentors!
You’ll learn a solid fundamental understanding of how systems work, procedures, processes as well as safety requirements
Earn your Associates degree with emphasis on Caterpillar Service Technology
Excellent attendance and punctuality at both school and internship
High school graduate or equivalent
Ability to participate in and learn from all Cat specific assigned technical curriculum
Seeking a career path with a secure future
Must meet initial mechanical and aptitude testing requirements
May have previous experience from high school automotive classes, military training or exhibit a mechanical aptitude and great work ethic
What will put you ahead:

Previous mechanical ability and the drive to excel at troubleshooting and learning
Proven work ethic and team player
The desire to learn from others as well as a focus on safely
Ability to confidently apply newly learned procedures
Foley Industries and its subsidiaries Foley Equipment, Foley Power Solutions, Foley Rental and SITECH Central have proudly served and represented Caterpillar for nearly 80 years. Committed to customer success across Kansas and Western Missouri, Foley strives every day to deliver excellence across the full range of equipment and power generation sales, rental, service, and technology solutions. With 1,000 employees in 15 cities, we are dedicated to being Your First Choice. For more information, please visit www.FoleyEq.com.

What we can offer you:

Upon successful completion of the program you will earn an Associates of Applied Science Degree in Caterpillar Service Technology
Tooling for use during the internship becomes yours after successful completion of the program and two additional years of employment as a technician
Scholarship opportunities
Competitive pay and 401(k) with match
Tool Reimbursement
Family owned company where you’re more than just another employee
Foley Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Race/Gender/Veteran/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). To request a reasonable accommodation or assistance in completing the application, call 316-943-4211 or email careers@foleyeq.com.

Employment Type
Part-Time

Job Type
Regular

Job Category
Technician

FLSA Status
Non-Exempt

Apply here! https://careers.foleyeq.com/job/17757549/intern-tech-thinkbig-manhattan-ks/

Heavy Equipment Field Technician/Diesel Mechanic – Foley Equipment | Made for Manhattan

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Foley Equipment is the authorized Caterpillar dealer in Kansas and NW Missouri. Our Equipment Field Technician is primarily responsible for troubleshooting, servicing and repairing heavy machinery at the customer’s worksite. This includes large and small earthmoving equipment. You represent Foley Equipment off-site and help our customers with critical repairs.

Hourly Base Rate: $24.73 – $51.31 / hour

Benefits:

Tool Reimbursement
Work Boot Reimbursement
Prescription Safety Glasses Reimbursement
Uniforms and Cleaning Services
Paid Annual Training
Long-term Incentive Program
401(k) with Matching
Paid Holidays
Paid Time Off
Paid Parental Leave
Dependent Care Account
HSA / FSA Options
Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
Life / AD&D / Short-Term Disability / Long-Term Disability Insurance
Company Laptop for Troubleshooting and Ordering Parts
Clearly Defined Path of Progression for Technical Advancement
Job duties:

Perform all levels of repair and preventative maintenance on heavy machinery, diagnose and troubleshoot problems, make recommendations for repairs and perform critical repairs and adjustment
Must be willing to work overtime as required by fluctuating workloads and available for after-hours calls as needed
Perform required DOT inspections to ensure service truck is in proper, safe working order
Test and verify correct operation of all repairs and adjustments
Develop and maintain long-lasting working relationships with customers
Basic mechanical knowledge including electrical and hydraulics
Class A CDL required or ability to obtain CDL within three months of start date
General knowledge of basic hand tools, air tools, precision measuring tools and instruments
Must be able to read and comprehend specifications, service and parts literature, technical bulletins and other related publications
What will put you ahead:

Experience working within the diesel mechanics industry (specifically with CAT earthmoving equipment)
Stable work history
Class A CDL
Ability to foster positive relationships internally and externally
Foley Industries – Foley Equipment, Foley Power Solutions, Foley Rental and SITECH Central – enters its ninth decade of empowering progress for customers in Kansas and Western Missouri. Foley’s 1,000+ employees strive every day to safely deliver excellence in service, parts, rental and sales across a broad line of Caterpillar and allied construction equipment, power generation, as well as SITECH construction technology solutions. For more information, please visit www.FoleyEq.com.

Foley Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Race/Gender/Veteran/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). To request a reasonable accommodation or assistance in completing the application, call 316-943-4211 or email careers@foleyeq.com.

Employment Type
Full-Time

Job Type
Regular

Job Category
Technician

FLSA Status
Non-Exempt

Apply here! https://careers.foleyeq.com/job/17700675/heavy-equipment-field-technician-diesel-mechanic-manhattan-ks/

Heavy Diesel Mechanic

om Peace Trucking Co. is a locally owned, family operation that specializes in hauling loose aggregate. We are currently seeking a Heavy Diesel Mechanic with a minimum of three years verifiable experience. This position has multiple shifts available and is a benefits eligible full time position.

Role and Responsibilities:

Performs inspections, preventative maintenance, repairs and overhauls on fleet engine
Trouble shoot and diagnose problems (electric and mechanical)
Replace and refurbish parts
General maintenance proficiency with oils, lube and tires
Strong mechanical aptitude
Operate computer electronic systems to interpret failure codes
Experience repairing brakes and suspensions
Hydraulics and applications (a plus)
Experience with Cummins and/or Caterpillar (a plus)
Working knowledge of reading schematics
Ensures safety and quality standards in fleet
Perform DOT inspections on fleet and ensure compliance standards
Effectively communicate with customers, vendors, drivers, peers and administration
Possess exceptional multi-tasking skills with emphasis on time management
Maintain accurate inventory, stock inventory, and relay supplies needed to administration
Ensure reports and shift hand off is completed
Conduct roadside service calls; as needed
Able to sit, stand, bend, twist, reach, swoop and list up to 100lbs with assistance
Proficient computer skills
Ensure asset cleanliness
Team attitude with ability to work well independently
Ability and willingness to work overtime and weekends, as deemed necessary
Qualifications and Education Requirements:

Minimum three-year experience with own tools
Able to pass pre-employment drug screening and background check
We Offer:

Competitive Pay
Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
AD&D Insurance
PTO
Holiday Pay
Retirement Plan
Weekly Pay via Direct Deposit
Work-Life Balance
Family Oriented Workplace
Work boot reimbursement
Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 – $65,000.00 per year

Benefits:

401(k)
Dental insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Retirement plan
Vision insurance
Experience level:

3 years
Schedule:

8 hour shift
Evening shift
Overtime
Weekend availability

Compensation ranges from $45,000 – $65,000 annually.

To apply, contact Recruiting at: 816-731-0091 or send a resume to: Office@tompeacetrucking.com. You also may contact Shop Manager at jarrod@tompeacetrucking.com.

Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Established in 1965, Shilling Construction Company, Inc. is a family-owned and operated business providing safe quality asphalt roads for the state of Kansas. The Company operates a permanent asphalt plant in Manhattan and has two portable plants that travel the state of Kansas.

Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Job Description Summary
The selected candidate will be required to work in a team environment with other co-workers and managers.
• Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task.
• Properly follow all company policies for safe working procedures.
• Report any problems to your manager.
• Follow directions of manager as to daily tasks and expectations for each specific duty.
• Analyze malfunctions and repairs, re-build and maintain equipment including heavy construction equipment.
• Operate and inspect machines and equipment to diagnose defects.
• Dismantle and reassemble equipment using hoists as well as hand power tools.
• Examine parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges.
• Perform record keeping of time and parts used on the appropriate forms.
• Perform general cleaning of work areas and maintenance areas.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Work Requirements
The ideal candidate will:
• Pass a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.
• Pass a pre-employment “Fit for Work” physical.
• Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers , supervisors and the general public at all times.
• Be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
• Be willing to work nights and weekends when required.
• Report to work at the designated start time.
• Be able to work overtime when required.
• Be willing to work outdoors in extreme temperatures, both hot and cold.
• Must have valid driver’s license and meet the qualifications of the fleet safety program. CDL preferred.
• Strictly adhere to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
• Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations.
• Have the necessary tools to perform position responsibilities.

Education /Experience
• Extensive experience in truck and/or heavy equipment maintenance and repair, including diesels, hydraulic systems and electrical systems.

Benefits
• Paid Time Off
• Holiday Pay
• Health, Dental, Vision, Life and Accident Insurance
• Short-term disability
• 401 (k) with match

Compensation is based on experience. Paid Time Off • Holiday Pay • Health, Dental, Vision, Life and Accident Insurance • Short-term disability • 401 (k) with match

Apply on line at: https://www.shilconst.com/ Apply in person at: 9620 E. US HWY 24 Manhattan, KS 66502.

E.E.O. POLICY It is the policy of this company to assure that applicants are employed, and those employees are treated, during employment, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, disability, age, gender, veteran status or occupational qualification. Such action shall include, but is not limited to, application procedures, employment, upgrading, promotion, demotion, transfer, rehire, job assignment and classification, recruitment, recruitment advertising, layoff, termination, compensation, leave, fringe benefits, social activities, training and working conditions.

Maintenance Tech IV

This is an entry level position in Topeka Metro’s Maintenance Department. As a Tech IV you will provide building and ground maintenance for all Topeka Metro properties, perform basic entry-level inspections and routine maintenance as required on bus fleet vehicles.
Minimum Qualifications:
• Knowledge and ability to perform basic service work including, but not limited to fueling vehicles, driving fleet vehicles through bus wash, checking/replenishing fluid levels, tire pressures, chassis, and body.
• Ability to perform facility and grounds maintenance including but not limited to mowing, snow removal, and minor facility repairs.
• Ability to operate all equipment necessary for the completion of assigned duties.
• Ability to obtain a Class B CDL with air brake and passenger endorsements. Paid training is provided to get your CDL.
• Steady work history with mechanical experience.
• HS diploma/GED.

Topeka Metro offers an excellent benefit package including free employee health insurance, paid sick/vacation/holidays, and KPERS retirement. The shift for this position is Tuesday-Friday 12:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. and Saturday 6:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (off Sundays and Mondays) with pay of $20.58/hour.

Applicants must satisfactorily pass a background check, pre-employment drug screen, post offer functional employment test, and DOT medical exam.

Listing expires on Wednesday July 26th, 2023

Diesel Technician

Perform routine maintenance functions and adjustments on all types of class 7 and 8 diesel equipment, forklifts and trailing equipment
Repair or rebuild all or parts of various equipment systems
Work in accordance with DOT, EPA, Interstate Authority, OSHA and other rules and regulations
Conduct safety inspections on equipment and prepare safety documentation as needed
Maintain proficiency with equipment and technologies that enhance productivity
Move trailers throughout the property

Compensation ranges from $26.14 to $34.83.

Please apply at https://jobs.xpo.com/job-invite/356236/ or send resume to marvin.recinos@xpo.com