PetroChoice, a leading distributor of lubricants, oils, fluids, and greases is currently recruiting a Truck and Trailer Mechanic for our Defiance, PA location. Our history is marked by consistent growth and expansion, which has significantly widened our scope of experience and capabilities as a lubricant distributor. Our mission is to provide lubrication solutions that create value for our customers. We will realize this mission through our commitment to our employees as well as to the highest standards of service, quality, integrity, and safety.
We are a premier distributor of lubricants and services to thousands of companies in many states including Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio, Minnesota, Wisconsin, New Jersey, North Carolina, Florida, Tennessee, Kansas, Colorado, and Nebraska among others. In fact, we distribute and offer our services from more than 50 locations in 32 states every day and include top brands of oils, greases, and other lubricants
Truck/Trailer Technician is responsible for performing preventative maintenance and general repairs on tractor trailer units, petroleum bulk tankers, and heavy duty trucks. Mechanic completes all needed repairs keeping quality, safety, and expediency on forefront. Technician is the service provider as well as diagnostic technician and troubleshooter for drivers and driver managers by ensuring needs are met through effective communication on all equipment repairs. Mechanic must work with Safety and Compliance personnel and drivers to improve vehicle out of service standards while ensuring compliance with DOT and Company requirements. Mechanic is responsible for processing work order paperwork, and maintaining service schedules to keep truck and trailer fleet in top operating condition.
Hours are 2pm-10:00pm 4 days a week and Saturday 6am-2:00pm.
The ideal candidate will have an Associate's Degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year College or Diesel Technical school; or minimum one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
We offer a competitive starting salary; a comprehensive benefit package, including medical/dental/vision, 401K plan; paid time off; company paid long term disability and company paid life insurance.
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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to the following.
The Company reserves the right to add to, delete, change or modify the essential duties and responsibilities at any time. All work is to be completed with minimum supervision and in accordance with Company standards. Other duties may be assigned.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
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.
Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year College or Diesel Technical school; or minimum one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to use computer for emailing, filling out work orders and service reports, and willingness to learn new software and company driver and truck communication systems.
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.
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 is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Be able to work in outdoor environment as necessary.
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 use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.