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!

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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.


  • 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. 


United Steel is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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  • Location
    East Hartford, Connecticut
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation