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Fleet Diesel Technician / Mechanic

Company: Kaiser Transport
Location: Milton
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Fleet Diesel Technician-$45-$48k/year

Kaiser Transport, Inc is seeking a hard-charging, highly motivated person for the position of Fleet Diesel Technician. We will train the right person who has technical training from an accredited program. This is a full time entry level position with responsibilities in routine and preventative maintenance. Kaiser Transport, Inc is a LTL step-deck, double-drop, trucking company (located in Milton, WI) that runs an OTR Peterbilt fleet, specializing in hauling machines and equipment. Kaiser Transport, Inc runs an elite fleet of 2020 or newer 389 Peterbilts and Reitnouer step-deck and double-drop trailers. This is a unique opportunity for the right applicant

This position reports to the Fleet Manager and will perform the following:

  • Inspection/inventory and repair of semi-trucks/trailers
  • Inspect/repair of material handling equipment
  • Inspection/repair of general purpose company vehicles
  • Assist in the set up of new equipment
  • Perform basic maintenance on Company Fleet trucks & trailers
  • Tire changes
  • Electrical repairs
  • Oil changes
  • Welding
  • Brake replacement
  • Shop Maintenance-Cleaning

KEY JOB Requirements

  • Technical training from an accredited program
  • Capable of proactively seeking out needed repairs
  • Speak and read English
  • Must be able to understand and follow verbal and written directions from supervisor and/or co-workers
  • Must be self motivated and be able to work without direct supervision
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must have your own tools
  • Must have average to excellent body coordination
  • Must be able to work from heights of ground level to possible heights exceeding 18 feet
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 130 pounds
  • Ability to Push & Pull from moderate to maximum effort
  • Ability to bend at waist and to kneel while possibly lifting at the same time
  • Ability to reach/twist in conjunction with pushing, pulling, climbing, kneeling and bending.
  • Must have experience with computers, computer programs, diagnostic trouble shooting tools, and typing.
  • Have adequate body balance to climb, bend, lift, and crawl onto, around and over cargo

Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, paid Vacation, PTO, 401K, Profit Sharing, and more.

This is a 2nd shift full time position- start time will vary based on the truck maintenance schedule-Fleet Diesel Mechanics work up to 60 hours per week.

Offers of employment contingent on background checks, a post-offer physical, pre-employment drug screen hearing, and vision assessments.

Keywords: Kaiser Transport, Madison , Fleet Diesel Technician / Mechanic, Other , Milton, Wisconsin

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