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Dairy Farmers Of America Mechanic Diesel in Greeley, Colorado

General Purpose: To support the maintenance and repair of milk trucks andtrailers ensuring that equipment is available and in optimal operatingcondition. Duties and Responsibilities: Responds to maintenance requestsfrom drivers, safety coordinator, DOT coordinator, shop foreperson,transportation supervisor, and fleet manager. Maintains, repairs orreplaces brakes; steering mechanisms; springs; air bags; lights; airconditioners; water, fuel, oil, and air filters; coolant andchemicals; transmissions; tire air pressure; tire tread; chassis;brakes; drive lines; u-joints; air tanks; batteries; air lines;power cords; wipers; windshields; mirrors; engines; drive traincomponents or other equipment as necessary. Conducts periodic inspections,diagnoses problems, and takes action to bring equipment to optimal operatingcondition and eliminating unsafe operating conditions. Verifies equipment isin compliance with DOT specifications. Performs annual vehicle inspection incompliance with state regulations. Conducts annual yearly admissions tests incompliance with state regulations. Responds to accidents or inoperablevehicles utilizing tow truck to transport equipment back to garage for repair. Required Minimum Qualifications: Education and Experience Musthave high school diploma or GED At least two years experience as a dieselClass 8 vehicle mechanic; CDL desirable Necessary Knowledge, Skills andAbilities: Must be able to read and understand driver inspection reportsMust be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing Must beable to provide and use personal hand tools appropriate for working on heavyequipment Must have knowledge and understanding of DOT regulations. PhysicalDemands and Work Environment: Must be able to lift 75 lbs. See physicalrequirements analysis. Hours: Day ShiftEEO/AA/Female/Minority/Disabled/VeteranEmployer's Job# 10048Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOEstatement.