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Diesel Mechanic (4:00pm- 4:00am, Rotating Schedule)

1000 W Center St, North Salt Lake, UT 84054, USA Req #379
Monday, February 17, 2020
With more than 70 years’ experience in hundreds of locations across North America and internationally, Savage is a trusted partner for safely moving and managing mission-critical materials with worry-free consistency while creating value for our Customers. Savage specializes in rail, truck and marine transportation, logistics, materials handling and other industrial and environmental services. We Hire Right, Train Right and Treat Right, and strive to provide our Team Members with opportunities to do things they never dreamed possible.

Savage Services, a supply chain and logistics company, has an immediate opening for a Diesel Mechanic at our North Salt Lake operation.

Savage offers competitive benefits that include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, a retirement plan, paid time off and opportunities for growth!


Our mechanics come to Savage for the challenge, growth and focus on safety, but they stay because of the outstanding culture that exists here.  Our company was founded on processing and transporting materials for our customers. We understand and respect our Team Members as the lifeblood of what we do.  Team Members are encouraged to find a better way and are enabled to “do things they never dreamed possible”. 
 

The mechanic will primarily work with their team to repair and maintain tractors and trailers used to transport pneumatics and crude oil.  The schedule for this position will be 4:00pm- 4:00 am with a rotating schedule (3 days off every week).


What you'll be doing:

  • Perform heavy and minor repairs on all trucks and trailers
  • Maintain shop cleanliness and parts inventory
  • Utilize computer based diagnostic systems, skills, knowledge and experience to determine what repairs need to be done and whether it's a warranty issue
  • Occasional tire work
  • Implement a thorough preventative maintenance program for a fleet of tractors and trailers (crude and pneumatic) including: fueling, greasing, changing oil and other fluids and inspecting trucks for needed repairs
  • Accurately record work performed in the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Ensure all work is performed in compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Follow proper safety rules, maintenance and operating procedures
  • Assist with writing and revising maintenance procedures as needed

 What you need:

  •  2 to 3 years of Diesel Mechanic Experience a plus
  • Experience with a variety of trucks a plus
  • Experience with crude and pneumatic trailers a plus
  • Confidence in repairing suspensions, rear ends, transmissions, air brake systems, minor engine work (injectors, turbos, etc.) and more
  • An expert in identifying and diagnosing needed repairs by computer based systems, being able to visually recognize problems a big plus
  • Class A CDL a plus, but not required
  • Has an invested interest in operational safety
  • Be able to read, write and understand English and follow written and/or verbal instructions
  • Knowledge and experience using a CMMS is helpful
  • Effective interfacing with internal leadership, direct reports, external vendors and other team members
  • Self-starter capable of working independently, in line with company goals, strategies and policies
  • Will be on your feet for extended period of time throughout the day
  • Navigating the facility will include, but is not limited to, exposure to harsh weather conditions, uneven ground, ladders, racks and other high places, ground that can be slick, icy or uneven, and other industrial hazards
  • The work site is an industrial setting and will require someone who can work safely in this type of environment
  • Ability to lift 100 pounds
  • Ensure compliance to strict OSHA and State regulations
Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.

Having trouble with our application?  Please call 800-233-0883 for assistance.

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Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education High School
  • 1000 W Center St, North Salt Lake, UT 84054, USA