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Lead Mechanic - Up to $31.30/hr.

Company: Dohrn Transfer
Location: Ankeny
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Job Description:

DESCRIPTION/JOB SUMMARY 4 DAY WORK WEEK, 1ST SHIFT UP TO $31.30/HR. WITH CDL & ASE INCENTIVES *TRAINING PROVIDED* Dohrn Transfer is a leading Midwest LTL Carrier providing less-than-truckload, truckload, and value-added services throughout our 10-state service area. Join our team and become a part of our new growth and bright future! We offer competitive salary and a great benefit package in an exciting, rewarding industry. DOHRN IS CURRENTLY SEEKING A LEAD MECHANIC AT OUR DES MOINES, IA (ANKENY, IA)TERMINAL. ESSENTIAL DUTIES * Oversee, delegate and schedule daily tasks for line mechanics * Estimate job costs for major work * Order, ship & receive parts to maintain shop inventories * Coordinate with Shop Operations Supervisors movement of units to other facilities for repair * Maintain preventive maintenance schedule for domiciled equipment * Review & oversee record keeping functions for shop in computer system * Communicate with office staff regarding various issues in shop * Troubleshoot/repair diesel engines and components * Maintain and control inventory levels in shop * Train new hires on shop functions * React to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned * Work independently with minimal supervision MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS * A minimum age of 18 * High School completion or equivalent * Completion of recognized apprenticeship in auto/diesel mechanic trade and/or equivalent work experience * Command of English language to communicate effectively with internal and external customers * Must pass a NON-Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examination and functional screen NOTE: CDL-qualified mechanics will be subject to a DOT physical examination * Must consent to a pre-employment drug screen; Dohrn Transfer must receive a negative result * Experience as a journey-level diesel mechanic is preferred * CDL, ASE, and state and/or federal inspection certifications are preferred * Knowledge of methods, materials, tools and techniques used in the repair and maintenance of a variety of automotive and mechanical equipment * Must have working knowledge of the operating principles of gas and diesel engines and repair of heavy trucks * Must have previous experience maintaining detailed and routine record keeping * Manual dexterity required * Must possess knowledge of occupational hazards & standard safety precautions * Must possess excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to communicate to both internal and external customers * Ability to work in a team as well as individually * Excellent attendance WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS * Overtime may be necessary during peak periods; Must be able to work a varied schedule or travel minimally based on need * Heavy work: exerting up to 50 pounds of force frequently to lift, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, and 100+ lbs. on an occasional basis * Subject to internal and external environmental conditions: work occurs inside and outside; Outside work may be in extreme weather conditions * Office environment is generally favorable; Lighting and temperature are adequate; there are minimal hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise and dust; Environment includes co-workers talking on the phone in close proximity * Subject to: standing, climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and reaching for sustained periods of time * Subject to noise: there is sufficient noise to require shouting in order to be heard above the ambient noise level * Subject to hazards: includes a variety of physical working conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, and exposure to chemicals * Subject to atmospheric conditions: one or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin: fumes, odors, dusts, mists and gases * Close visual acuity is required to perform an activity such as: operate machines and motor vehicles * Visual acuity is require to perform an activity such as: visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication of parts at distances close to the eye * Manual dexterity is regularly required to perform tasks that include fingering, grasping, and typing, and repetitive motion of the wrists, hands and fingers

Keywords: Dohrn Transfer, Ankeny , Lead Mechanic - Up to $31.30/hr., Engineering , Ankeny, Iowa

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