MECHANIC B1 Competitive Hourly Rate and Benefits Package
Company: Ward Trucking
Posted on: March 15, 2020
JOB TITLE: "B" Mechanic
REPORTS TO: Shop Foreman
OVERVIEW OF ROLE: To complete repairs, inspections and service of
all company equipment in a safe, timely and cost efficient
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
--- Handle check-in: proper reporting of units checked through that
are to be added to the shop list and installation of
--- Handle proper delivery of co. freight.
--- Knowledge of safely operating the tire machine, qualified for
making the necessary tire repairs, knowledge of tire sizes and
designs, and qualified to handle the tire repairman's
--- Knowledge of repairs to electrical and air systems. Replacement
of minor equipment (Mud flaps, Lights, Radios, Etc).
--- Lubrication of trailers & dolly's and proper inspection (as
--- Proper reporting of accidents: (photos - decals - unit # -
--- Ability to drive a tractor & trailer in Ward yard -- on
--- Maintain clean work area.
--- Include all major/minor trailer repairs.
--- Capable to complete welding (Stick, Tig and Mig)
--- Ability to perform Liftgate repairs
--- Properly complete independent trailer PM's: state inspections &
P.M.'s and also federal inspection.
--- Ability to perform tractor repairs, component replacement:
Water Pumps, Turbo, 5th Wheels, Clutches, Transmissions, Etc.
--- Qualified to perform dependent PM's: " A " - " B " - " C " on
All Power Equipment, Forklifts and Trailers.
--- Knowledge and capability to complete minor repairs.
--- Knowledge and understanding to trouble shoot and perform a
failure analysis of component parts.
--- Knowledge of systems located on power and non-power
--- Capable of handling a road call and retrieves equipment when
--- Diagnose any mechanical, electrical or other breakdown or
failure related to trailers, tractors, & trucks including:
- Brake system - check operation of air valves, cams, brake shoes
and condition of air hoses.
--- Body - check floor boards for nails and holes. Check scuff rail
to be sure it is properly secured. Check roof for leaks and check
wiring for lights.
--- Doors - check for complete / proper latch operation and also,
hinges, rollers and track condition / operation as well as overall
operation. Swing and Roll up doors.
--- Tires - check condition to assure they are road worthy.
--- Ability to operate shop Laptop for diagnostic purposes.
--- Complete all paper work and records in an accurate and timely
- Must be able to read and write.
- Repair orders - complete repair order and note all comments.
- Parts - identify parts being used so they are properly charged
- Shop cards - properly complete shop cards daily.
- Computer repair order system - "learn to use".
To apply please email your resume to KAMann@wardtlc.com,
All employees are expected to maintain superior customer relations,
be involved and committed to continuous improvement, be willing to
train and give aid to fellow employees. Work in an efficient
manner, receive constructive criticism and praise in a
business-like fashion, and maintain a positive attitude.
--- Understanding and application of the safety practices related
to this position.
--- Understanding of the proper handling of hazardous material.
--- Understanding and application of DOT, EPA, ICC, and OSHA rules
--- Ability to accurately read gauges and dials and accomplish
specialized detail work required.
TOOLS: Maintain an adequate supply of personally owned hand tools
to accomplish work.
LICENSE: Must possess a valid commercial driver's license, Class A,
and must possess a valid PA State Inspection license, Class 7.
Applicants with an "E" restriction (automatic transmission only),
or "K" restriction (intrastate only) on their CDL will not be
considered for hire until those restrictions have been removed from
TRAINING: Must be willing to participate in training classes given
by or requested by the company. Must be willing to assist and train
other Ward employees in areas of job classification as needed,
which may involve travel to outside shop locations if
TRAVEL: Travel as required for maintenance reasons, including to
outside service center locations. Period of stay will be determined
on required need.
SCHEDULE: Must be willing to work in different departments,
including shift changes and days of the week to keep the company
operating in an efficient manner.
ENVIRONMENT: May be subject to climate fluctuations of a normal
shop environment. May spend 50% of time exposed to heat, cold,
dust, etc. May work with and be exposed to hazardous materials.
--- After job offer, must meet or exceed medical standards of the
US Dept. of Transportation and successfully pass company
--- Must be able to pass all medical qualifications for a D.O.T.
physical (even those applicants who do not have a CDL) as stated in
the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
--- Must be able to move, operate, lift, and store specialized
equipment that includes, but not limited to welding equipment, hand
tools, shop machines, and power.
--- May require working underneath the trailer, tractor or
--- Must be able to enter / exit cab using footholds, ladders and
handholds where available.
--- Must be able to spend 80% of the day standing and 20% of the
day walking on surfaces such as concrete, wood, and metal.
--- Must be able to successfully pass a post offer physical agility
test, specifically designed for the tasks associated with the
position. The physical demands for this position are "Heavy", as
defined by the Dictionary of Occupational Titles: Exerting 50 to
100 lb of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 lb of force
frequently, and/or 10 to 20 lb of force constantly to move objects,
physical demand requirements are in excess of those for medium
--- Specific physical demands include, but are not limited to:
- Carrying: Occasional, up to 56 lbs., up to 25 feet
- Pushing: Occasional, up to 100 lbs., up to 150 feet
- Pulling: Occasional, up to 100 lbs., up to 150 feet
- Lifting - Floor to Knee, Knee to Waist, Waist to Shoulder:
Occasional, up to 100 lbs.
- Lifting - Shoulder and Above: Occasional, up to 56 lbs.
- Balancing, Climbing, Crouching, Kneeling, Lying down, Reaching
(below shoulder), Sitting: Occasional
- Stooping, Twisting, Bending, Reaching (shoulder or above),
This job description does not necessarily represent an exhaustive
list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or
working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended
to be an accurate reflection of the job, management reserves the
right to revise the job or to require that other different tasks be
performed as circumstances change.
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