First Call Logistics’ asset-based division, FC TRANS, is looking for a Vehicle Mechanic to supervise the team. This role will supervise, repair, and maintain electric, diesel, and gasoline industrial trucks.

Essential Duties:

  • Reads job orders and observes and listens to trucks in operation to determine malfunction and to plan work procedures.
  • Installs new ignition systems, aligns front wheels, changes or recharges batteries, and replaces transmissions and other parts.
  • Examines protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices on trucks, and make adjustments.
  • Lubricates moving parts and drives repaired trucks to verify conformance to specifications.
  • Fabricates special lifting or towing attachments, hydraulic systems, shields, or other devices according to blueprints or schematic drawings.
  • Repairs and paints body of truck.
  • Maintains Department of Transportation (DOT) records and files.
  • Performs yearly vehicle inspections in accordance with federal regulations.
  • Performs DOT Driver’s Certifications Road Testing.
  • Maintains licenses and permits for trucks and trailers.
  • Obtains estimates for the repair of damaged vehicles.
  • Obtains prices and prepares estimates on new equipment.
  • Maintains 24-hour responsibility for the maintenance and repair of all industrial trucks.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Manages and supervises employees in Vehicle Maintenance. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of this unit.
  • Carries supervisory responsibilities per the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees, planning, assigning, and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints, and resolving problems.
  • The supervisor has 24-hour responsibility for the maintenance of all vehicles and must troubleshoot and direct maintenance of disabled vehicles stranded in transport.

Qualifications/Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); twelve (12) years related experience and/or training as required by federal safety regulations; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Certificates, Licenses, Regulations: Must maintain commercial driver’s license and meet all DOT requirements.
  • Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.
    • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts. The employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions.
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Job Category: Operations
Job Location: Kentucky

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