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Chassis Mechanic in Port Everglades at Amotec Inc.

Date Posted: 3/21/2018

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Chassis Mechanic

Amotec is hiring a Chassis Mechanic for our client's Port Everglades, FL location.

Chassis Mechanic Job Description

The Chassis Mechanic is responsible for providing quality maintenance and repairs within given standard times, as well as scheduled and unscheduled maintenance. These services are performed on both the interior and exterior components of the container/chassis. The mechanic is responsible for practicing safe work habits and for maintaining a clean and safe work environment. Essential functions include:

  • Performs maintenance in accordance with company standards
  • Completes a safety risk assessment prior all work performed
  • Repairs and maintains containers and coach related components
  • Diagnoses and performs accurately all phases of container/chassis and equipment repair
  • Remove, clean, repair, reinstall and adjust container/chassis components
  • Performs preventive maintenance inspections on containers/chassis/reefer containers in accordance with company standard operating procedures
  • Performs necessary component inspections including but not limited to heating and cooling systems, and electrical systems
  • Ensures work orders are completed properly and accurately
  • Conducts appropriate course of action for repairs and follow up on written/printed repairs orders and ensures proper information flow of work order data both on daily container/chassis inspection reports and input into maintenance computer system
    • Inspects all containers on a regularly scheduled basis for physical damage. Any damage will be reported immediately to the supervision/foreman
    • Performs light interior & exterior maintenance as
    • Evaluates completed work prior to release and seeks supervisor/foreman approval where required.
    • Ensures safe use of all shop equipment, power and hand-held tools.
    • Performs road calls and emergency services as necessary
    • Moves container/chassis safely between job and work area and maintains the appropriate credentials to operate it
    • Communicates professionally with team members, supervisors, and customers.
    • Actively participates in safety or educational training as required
    • In the event of a fuel or fluid spills, takes all necessary steps to contain the spill
    • Follows all safety standards & guidelines, including but not limited to, wearing of safety glasses, wearing of steel-toed/safety shoes, appropriate safety gloves as needed, and proper attire
    • Performs any other management requests or directives as requested

Chassis Mechanic Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma
  • 2 years hands-on experience in heavy container/chassis maintenance, diagnosis and repair
  • Ability to utilize computer systems to diagnose container/chassis systems
  • Some computer skill requiring basic data entry into maintenance database
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Must be able to speak and read conversational English
  • Physical demands include:
    • Lifting up to 100 lbs. without assistance and up to 250 lbs. with job aids or co-worker assistance
    • Carrying up to 25 lbs. for a distance up to 200 feet
    • Pushing/Pulling up to 80 lbs. without assistance and up to 250 lbs. with job aids or co-worker assistance
    • Standing/Walking activities are encountered during 75% of the normal work day
    • Sitting activities are normally not encountered outside of normal work breaks and would not exceed 10% of a work day
    • Stooping/Bending/Squatting activities are encountered on a frequent basis
    • Kneeling/Crouching/Crawling activities are encountered approximately 5% of an average work day
    • Climbing would comprise no more than 5% of an individual's time
    • Reaching activities are conducted on a frequent and repetitive basis throughout the work day
    • An individual may be required to perform twisting activities

Additional Information:

  • Compensation: $15.00
  • This position is first shift

At Amotec, placing quality individuals with successful companies is the core focus of our business. Submit your resume here today or call Kendall at 305.598.8071 ext. 6003.