Baker Commodities Inc. Mechanic PM - Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada
Mechanic PM - Las Vegas
About the Organization
Baker Commodities Inc. has been in business for over 80 years. We are a privately owned company with manufacturing facilities strategically located within the United States providing quality products and services worldwide. Much of our success is due to our outstanding employees. Through their careful attention to quality, service, innovation and integrity, we will continue to be one of the world's premier rendering companies.
Las Vegas, NV
Safely and efficiently diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul trucks, or maintain and repair any type of diesel engines. (Includes mechanics working primarily with heavy diesel engines). Requires following safe work practices including but not limited to, hazardous materials, lock out tag out, confined space entry, ladder and climbing safety and hot work.
Assist with daily vehicle inspections
Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment and machinery
Inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test instruments such as handheld computers, motor analyzers, chassis charts, and pressure gauges
Perform repairs and replacement of the following systems: engine, aftertreatment, transmission, clutch, air brake, wheel end assembly, suspension, cooling, coupling, charging, light systems vacuum and hydraulics.
Fabricate, recondition and replace parts as needed
Detail wash parts with industrial steam cleaner machine
Use hand tools such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, pressure gauges, and precision instruments, as well as power tools such as pneumatic wrenches, welding equipment, and jacks and hoists
Test drive trucks to diagnose malfunctions or to ensure that they are working properly.
Raise trucks, heavy parts or equipment using hydraulic jacks or hoists.
Clean work area, machines and equipment using shop air, broom, mop and industrial water hose
Follow department and company procedures
Keep up regular attendance and punctuality; regular attendance and punctuality are essential for the smooth operation of this company
Other duties as assigned
Knowledge of repair and maintenance of commercial vehicle operating systems
Knowledge of safety equipment, policies and procedures
Skill to maintain and repair equipment using appropriate tools
Ability to arc weld and MIG weld
Certification for air brake system repairs
Valid CDL and DOT medical card
Must have own tools
Ability to use English to communicate verbally and in writing
High school diploma or equivalent; maintenance vocational education training preferred
2 years experience in an enclosed garage maintenance manufacturing
Local travel; less than 5% overnight travel
Constantly (over 2/3):
Operates and uses maintenance/mechanic tools including electrical hand tools
Ascends/descends equipment to perform maintenance on vehicles
Must be able to position self to maintain equipment or perform duties of repairing and maintaining vehicles and work equipment.
Must be able to move around industrial equipment in manufacturing facility and garage workshop
Must be able to detect and observe equipment in need of repair
Exposed to chemicals and fumes common in the use of commercial vehicles; must be able to properly protect self and others from exposure
Exposed to work in outdoor weather conditions
Communicates with staff in the process or repairing equipment
Move and transport material, equipment and tools up to 70 lbs with and without specialized lifting, moving and rigging equipment
Moves across wet/slippery and uneven surfaces
Occasionally (under 1/3):
Remains in a seated position while using multilimb coordination to operate vehicles.
Paid medical, dental and vision coverage; Paid holidays; Paid vacation and sick time; Retirement plan available
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
This position is currently accepting applications.