DOT Garage Mechanic

Edmond, OK

Job status
Full time
Job description
Ben E. Keith Co. is now hiring a DOT Garage Mechanic.

As the DOT Garage Mechanic you will repair delivery equipment, including tractors, trailers, bobtails and passenger vehicles, or any piece of equipment used for the delivery and unloading of merchandise.
Experience requirements
• 3 or more years of diesel mechanic experience.
• Must have Class A CDL.
• Use hand tools such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, pressure gauges, and precision instruments, as well as power tools such as pneumatic wrenches, lathes, welding equipment, drill press and jacks and hoists.
• Raise trucks and heavy parts or equipment using hydraulic jacks or hoists.
• Immediately communicate problems with supervisor.
• Obey traffic laws and follow established traffic and transportation procedures.
• Test drive trucks to diagnose malfunctions or to ensure that they are working properly.
• Attach test instruments to equipment, and read dials and gauges to diagnose malfunctions.
• Observe and test system operation using gauges and instruments.
• Test lines, components, and connections for leaks.
• Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts to ensure that they are in proper operating condition.
• Inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test instruments such as handheld computers, motor analyzers, chassis charts, and pressure gauges.
• Examine and adjust protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices.
• Inspect and verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to factory specifications.
• Specialize in repairing and maintaining parts of the engine, such as fuel injection systems. Rewire ignition systems, lights, and instrument panels.
• Recondition and replace parts, pistons, bearings, gears, and valves.
• Repair and adjust seats, doors, and windows, and install and repair accessories.
• Inspect, repair, and maintain automotive and mechanical equipment and machinery such as pumps and compressors.
• Disassemble and overhaul internal combustion engines, pumps, generators, transmissions, clutches, and differential units.
• Rebuild gas or diesel engines.
• Braze or solder parts to repair defective joints and leaks.
• Dismantle malfunctioning systems and test components, using electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic testing equipment.
• Adjust or replace worn or defective mechanisms and parts, and reassemble repaired systems.
• Lift and align components into position, using hoist or block and tackle.
• Document repairs.
• Inspect and maintain vehicle supplies and equipment, such as gas, oil, water, tires, lights and brakes in order to ensure that vehicles are in proper working condition
• Estimate, order, pick up, deliver, and install materials and supplies needed to maintain equipment in good working condition.
• Adhere to Federal Motor Carrier Guidelines.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.