MECHANIC

38 · East Hartford, Connecticut
Department 38
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation DOE

Come join the team at United Steel, New England's largest fabricator and erector of structural steel and miscellaneous metals! 


https://www.unitedsteel.com


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Job Purpose


Safely repairs and maintains manual and automatic trucks, and other automotive vehicles by performing the following duties:


Duties & Responsibilities


Reads job order and observes and listens to truck 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 makes adjustments


Lubricates moving parts and drives repaired truck to verify conformance to specifications


Performs DOT safety checks and follows federal motor carrier guidelines


Evaluates and troubleshoots using standard diagnostic procedures to determine best practice for repair


Maintain emissions testing equipment and conduct appropriate emissions testing as required


Operates a manual jack and ensures that all safety precautions are taken to avoid unsafe conditions or hazards


Orders parts and maintains an appropriate inventory level


Schedules preventive maintenance as required


Operates industrial truck or electric hoist to assist in loading or moving materials and products


Maintains the truck in a clean orderly condition and follows prescribed safety regulations


Perform prescribed preventative maintenance on equipment as required


This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.


Qualifications


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Three (3) to five (5) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Requires a broad knowledge of gas, diesel and hydraulic systems and mechanical aptitude
  • Basic shop math, reading, writing, and interpret English, basic mechanical skills, effectively utilize lifting devices, ability to interpret shop paperwork and work instructions, ability to verify log and procedures for accuracy.
  • Skills Desired: strong attention to detail, ability to multitask, good communications skills
  • ASE certification highly desired
  • Welding Experience highly desired            


Working Conditions


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts, noise and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of condition within a manufacturing environment.  The company provides engineering controls, PPE and regular training to mitigate the employee’s exposure to these elements.   


We offer competitive wages, excellent benefits, 401(k) with company match, supplemental benefits and more. 


BUILDING OUR FUTURE TOGETHER


United Steel is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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  • Location
    East Hartford, Connecticut
  • Department
    38
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
  • Compensation
    DOE