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JBS USA DIESEL TRUCK MECHANIC in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Job Title: Diesel Mechanic

At Pilgrim’s, Safety Is A Condition, which means the safety of our team members comes first - always.

We have implemented safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We are working to ensure social distancing within our facility. We have installed physical barriers throughout our facility such as plexi-glass or plastic barriers between team member work stations. Each day, temperature screens are performed for each employee and visitor before entering the facility. Face coverings are provided and required over the mouth and nose at all times when inside the facility, and enhanced cleaning and sanitation is regularly performed.

Maintains diesel equipment operation by completing inspections and preventive maintenance requirements; correcting vehicle deficiencies; making adjustments and alignments; keeping records.

  • Determines vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests; identifying worn and damaged parts.

  • Keeps equipment available for use by completing preventive maintenance schedules; installing component and part upgrades; controlling corrosion; completing winterization procedures.

  • Corrects vehicle deficiencies by removing, repairing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling, disassembling, and replacing major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, parts, or systems, such as, power and drive trains, electrical, air conditioning, fuel, emission, brake, steering, hydraulics; completes machine shop operations; making adjustments and alignments including bearing loads, gear tooth contact, valve mechanisms, governors, oil systems, control linkages, clutches, and traction units.

  • Verifies vehicle performance by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems.

  • Complies with federal and state vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion control standards.

  • Maintains vehicle appearance by cleaning, washing, and painting.

  • Maintains vehicle records by annotating services and repairs.

  • Keeps shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.

  • Contains costs by using warranty; evaluating service and parts options.

  • Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical and regulation publications.

  • Enhances maintenance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Skills/Qualifications: Tooling, Supply Management, Mechanical Inspection Tools, Technical Understanding, Attention to Detail, Dependability, Thoroughness, Verbal Communication, Documentation Skills, Inventory Control, Job Knowledge

+ + EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

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