• Diesel Mechanic

    Location(s) USA-NV-Elko
    Job ID
    2018-3954
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    Rotating 5 day work week
    Category
    Skilled Labor
  • Overview

    We have an immediate opening for a Diesel Mechanic for our Northern Nevada operation located in Elko/Osino, Nevada.

     

    We offer competitive wages and benefits, and opportunities for advancement for the most qualified team members! 

     

    Savage offers competitive benefits that include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, paid time off and opportunities for growth.

     

    The Diesel Mechanic will primarily work with their team to repair and maintain tractors and trailers used to transport Lime at Savage's Elko operations. The Diesel Mechanic will report directly to the Operations Manager. 

     

    Responsibilities

    • Perform heavy and minor repairs on all trucks and trailers
    • Maintain shop cleanliness and parts inventory
    • Utilize computer based diagnostic systems, skills, knowledge and experience to determine what repairs need to be done and whether it's a warranty issue
    • Occasional tire work
    • Implement a thorough preventative
    • maintenance program for a fleet of tractors and trailers (crude and flatbed) including: fueling, greasing, changing oil and other fluids and inspecting trucks for needed repairs
    • Accurately record work performed in the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
    • Ensure all work is performed in compliance with regulatory requirements
    • Follow proper safety rules, maintenance and operating procedures
    • Assist with writing and revising maintenance procedures as needed

    Qualifications

    • 2 to 3 years of Diesel Mechanic Experience a plus
    • Class A CDL is preferred
    • Experience with a variety of trucks a plus
    • Experience with crude trailers a plus
    • Confidence in repairing suspensions, rear ends, transmissions, air brake systems, minor engine work (injectors, turbos, etc.) and more
    • An expert in identifying and diagnosing needed repairs by computer based systems, being able to visually recognize problems a big plus
    • Has an invested interest in operational safety
    • Be able to read, write and understand English and follow written and/or verbal instructions
    • Knowledge and experience using a CMMS is helpful
    • Excellent communication skills: written and spoken
    • Effective interfacing with internal leadership, direct reports, external vendors and other team members
    • Self-starter capable of working independently, in line with company goals, strategies and policies
    • Excellent planning and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and carry critical projects to completion
    • Ability to diagnose, problem solve and execute plans
    • A strong record of continuous improvement, personal development and attention to detail

     

    Physical Requirements

    • Willing to live and/or relocate to the Elko Nevada area
    • Will be on your feet for extended period of time throughout the day
    • Able to lift 100 lbs
    • Navigating the facility will include, but is not limited to, exposure to harsh weather conditions, uneven ground, ladders, racks and other high places, ground that can be slick, icy or uneven, and other industrial hazards
    • The work site is an industrial setting and will require someone who can work safely around this type of environment, as well as ensure compliance to strict OSHA and State regulations

    With more than 70 years’ experience in hundreds of locations across North America and internationally, Savage is a trusted partner for safely moving and managing mission-critical materials with worry-free consistency while creating value for our Customers. Savage specializes in rail, truck and marine transportation, logistics, materials handling and other industrial and environmental services. We Hire RightTrain Right and Treat Right, and strive to provide our Team Members with opportunities to do things they never dreamed possible. 

     

    Savage offers competitive benefits that include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, paid time off and opportunities for growth.

     

    Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.

     

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