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Diesel Mechanic Helper - Pittsburg, CA

1501 Loveridge Rd, Pittsburg, CA 94565, USA Req #280
Wednesday, January 8, 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.

Diesel Mechanic Helper - Pittsburg, CA


  Overview

The Diesel Mechanic's Helper primary responsibility is to understand, implement and continually follow the Savage Maintenance program for all mobile equipment and material handling systems at the Pittsburg CA operation. The ultimate goal is to maintain all equipment and systems in such a fashion that everything is always operating at peak efficiency in the safest manner possible.


We are offering a $2,500 Sign-On & Retention Bonus!!
After successful completion of training - 30 days - $1000
After 3 months - $500
After 6 months - $1000

Responsibilities
Safely perform routine services
Diagnose problems
Maintain appropriate record keeping
Coordinate and schedule services including:
Change / adjust brakes
Change / mount tires
Grease the CMVs
Replace / repair lights
Check / fill gear boxes
Change oil and filters
Check / change wheel bearings
Change springs
Understand / repair air brake system
Understand / repair steering components
Steam-clean tractor / trailer units
General clean-up duties
Read and understand oil sample results to troubleshoot problems
Perform maintenance duties in the shop, yard, field and roadside on service calls
Maintain the fleet to meet Savage and DOT standards
Perform minor cleaning to the equipment and facilities keeping them in a safe condition
Maintain a clean and safe work environment
Other duties may be assigned as deemed necessary by the Maintenance Supervisor or Operations Manager / Supervisor

Qualifications
Must have a TWIC card or be able to obtain one
Welding steel and aluminum; using a cutting torch and plasma
Must be familiar with record-keeping as it pertains to maintenance of DOT regulations
Need to understand the importance of scheduling equipment for servicing
Must have experience working on equipment that operate in harsh environments
Must understand and have experience working with air brakes and hydraulics
Must have a good working knowledge of diesel engines , diagnosing, repair and maintenance of the systems
Ability to change a flat tire


Education/Experience:

High School Diploma or GED equivalent


Physical Requirements:

Ability to climb a ladder and use a safety harness
Ability to climb into and out of cab
Ability to lift 50lbs. or more daily
Must be able to climb, crawl, carry and position body in such a way that will enable you to perform your required duties
Qualified candidates must be able to pass an extensive background check, MVR, Pre-Employment Drug Screen and Physical.


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 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.

Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.

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

  • Job Family Skilled Player
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Job Start Date Wednesday, January 8, 2020
  • 1501 Loveridge Rd, Pittsburg, CA 94565, USA