FleetPride Mechanic II in Williston, Vermont

Position Summary

Repair heavy-duty trucks and trailers according to company standards and procedures.

Essential Tasks
  1. Examine vehicles to determine extent of damage or malfunction(s).

  2. Perform inspections and preventative maintenance of vehicles and equipment.

  3. Perform routine and scheduled maintenance services such as oil changes, lubrications and filter replacements.

  4. Repair, reline, replace, and adjust brakes (air, hydraulic, electric and brake accessories).

  5. Test drive vehicles and test components using proper equipment.

  6. Troubleshoot and repair suspension systems including leaf and coil spring systems, and Hendrickson walking beam type suspension systems.

  7. Troubleshoot and repair electrical systems, exhaust systems, steering systems, air conditioning, PTO”S and custom exhaust systems.

  8. Adjust, remove and replace clutches and drivelines.

  9. Overhaul, troubleshoot and repair diesel and gasoline engines.

  10. Troubleshoot and repair fuel tanks, fifth wheels, trailer hitches, pintle hooks, auxiliary axles and frames.

  11. Perform tandem alignment, front axle king pin and bushing repairs.

  12. Perform basic aluminum and steel wire welding.

  13. Inspect orders for completion and quality before presentation or delivery to customers.

  14. Record incoming measurements of Driveline to be repaired or assembled.

  15. Provide a comprehensive list of parts and services required to repair or assemble a new Driveline according to the Manufacturer’s Specifications.

  16. Record final measurements, services and parts used during the last stage of a job, noting any special customer request(s).

  17. Provide customers with preventative maintenance solution, whenever appropriate.

  18. Weld, straighten and balance Drivelines and drive shafts according to vendor specifications.

  19. Read blueprints, when furnished by the customer, regarding the special fabrication and assembly of a driveshaft.

  20. Utilize machinery in order to repair or fabricate any driveshaft.

  21. File, grind, sand and smooth filled or repaired surfaces, using power tools and hand tools.

  22. Mix polyester resins and hardeners to be used in restoring damaged areas.

  23. Fix small dents that cannot be worked out with plastic or solder.

  24. Position dolly blocks against surfaces of dented areas and beat opposite surfaces to remove dents, using hammers.

  25. Sand body areas to be painted and cover bumpers, windows, and trim with masking tape or paper to protect them from the paint.

  26. Remove upholstery, accessories, electrical window and seat operating equipment and trim to gain access to vehicle bodies and fenders.

  27. Maintain a clean and organized workspace.


Ø_Troubleshooting: Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it. _

Ø_Repairing: Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools._

Ø_Equipment Selection: Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job. _

Ø_Active Learning: Understanding the implication of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making._

Ø_Mathematics:Ability to solve simple equations; ability to use mathematics to solve problems._

Ø_Reading**_ Comprehension:* Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. *__**

_Critical Thinking:_Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Requirements

Physical Demands

Ability to frequently lift or carry parts in excess of 100 lbs. Ability to assume positions on and under vehicles while performing repairs.

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Environmental / Physical Conditions

Exposure to dirt, dust, fumes, noise and temperature variances. __



Ø OSHA approved steel toed safety shoes required from the first day of this job.__

Ø Drill press; Hydraulic press; Band hack saw; Floor grinder; Common air and electric power hand tools (Company and personally provided) (1/2" air wrench required). Mechanic must furnish all hand tools up to and including 3/4".__




Ø High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)__

Ø Post Secondary Certificate or training in mechanics preferred__

Professional Experience

Ø Minimum of 4 years experience in general heavy-duty truck and/or trailer repair.__

Ø Minimum of 1 year of experience on suspensions __

Ø Minimum of 1 year of experience on alignments.__

Ø Experience in fiberglass repairs, aluminum and steel welding and auto painting are required __

Ø Minimum of 1 year of experience in hydraulic and electric brakes. __


Ø Valid drivers’ license with clean driving record. Class A driver’s license preferred.

Ø ASE Qualified in Steering and Suspension

Ø Air brake qualified

ASE 609 Qualified

Requisition Number:: 16-0896

Post Date:: 8/16/2016

Title:: Mechanic II

Job Type:: Full Time

City:: Williston

State:: VT