Mechanic

Location US-AK-Fairbanks
Company Alaska West Express
Class
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Repairs and maintains industrial trailing equipment by performing the following duties.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

(Other duties may be assigned)

 

  • Attendance and timeliness are essential functions of this position.
  • Services and inspects company trailing equipment.
  • Interprets deficiencies as identified on driver’s post trip inspection forms.
  • Performs repairs to air ride and spring type suspension systems.
  • Diagnoses and repairs electrical/lighting systems.
  • Performs wheel end inspections and services.
  • Performs annual Commercial Motor Vehicle inspections per FMCSR §396.19.
  • Performs brake inspections per FMCSR §396.25.
  • Performs basic computer functions by completing job work orders using Transman Fleet Equipment Maintenance System, recording materials used, type of work accomplished, and maintenance system codes. 
  • Operate company vehicles and forklifts in a safe, professional manner. 
  • Complies with all company safety policies, including use of protective equipment and Fit for Work.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

 

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Individual must meet the requirements to obtain Brake Inspector Certification per FMCSR §396.25 and Commercial Motor Vehicle Inspector Certification per §396.19.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

 

Ability to read and speak the English language sufficiently to converse with co-workers, supervisors and managers, to understand procedures and warning signs and or markings in the English language, to respond to inquiries, and to make entries on reports and records.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

 

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to interpret bar graphs.

 

REASONING ABILITY:

 

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell.

 

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

REQUIRED PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE):

 

Employee is required to wear PPE as outlined in AWE Industrial Health and Safety Manual Chapter 2.27 PPE Program, which may include hard hat, safety toe shoes/boots, gloves, chemical splash suits, safety glasses/goggles, hearing protection, respiratory protection and arctic gear.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.

 

The noise level in the work environment is high. Hearing protection is required.

 

COMMENTS:

 

Alaska West Express Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Must pass a pre-employment drug test, background check and physical.

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