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Mechanic - Heavy Duty Truck
at Delaco Steel
Woodhaven, MI

Mechanic - Heavy Duty Truck
at Delaco Steel
Woodhaven, MI

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Mechanics perform repairs and preventive maintenance on Trucks and Trailers. The preventive maintenance may involve assembly, disassembly, and/or repair of lubrication systems, cooling systems, electrical systems, hydraulic systems, brakes, suspension systems and exhaust systems
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time.
* Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings and other important parts to ensure that they are in proper operating condition
* Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries and lubricating equipment and machinery
* Adjust and reline brakes, align wheels, tighten bolts and screws and reassemble equipment
* Raise trucks or equipment using hydraulic jacks or hoists
* Test drive trucks to diagnose malfunctions or to ensure that they are working properly
* Inspect, test and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test instruments such as handheld computers, motor analyzers, 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
* May drive forklift or other powered industrial truck
* May lift a tire and a rim onto mounting mechanism to mount tire onto rim


. Requirements:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
O Knowledge of DOT, OSHA and other related state and federal regulations
O Ability to communicate effectively across various levels of the organization, and communicate with customers and external vendors
O Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedural manuals
O Must meet all regulatory requirements to operate trucks and other equipment used
Minimum Requirements:
Education: High School Diploma, GED and equivalent work experience
Years of Experience: Two years of vehicle/hydraulic maintenance or welding experience demonstrating progressive levels of skill attained
Equipment/Tools Used: Hand tools such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, pressure gauges, precision instruments. Power tools such as pneumatic wrenches, lathes, welding equipment and jacks, torch and hoists
Protective Clothing & Equipment Used: Steel-toe boots, gloves, goggles, ear plugs and overalls
Special Skills, Education or Licensure Required: Experience in heavy diesel repair; CDL Class A license, ability to become State Certified in multiple areas of repairs, Certified to operate forklift


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